NMU Sports

Northern Michigan University lacrosse team returns home on Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team plays its first home game in more than three weeks on Wednesday evening before heading out of town for its final road trip of the season this weekend. Each game will be a GLIAC contest, with Concordia-St. Paul coming to ...

Northern Michigan University women’s track 2nd at Tiffelberg Open

TIFFIN, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team finished as runner-up while winning six individual events on Saturday at the Tiffelberg Open that was hosted by Tiffin and Heidelberg universities. NMU scored 162 points, second only to Tiffin’s 191 in this ...

A season to remember

MARQUETTE — When fans looked at the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball roster at the start of the year, a trip to the NCAA Division II national tournament may have not been on the radar. However, the Wildcats managed to pull off that feat and more with a couple big ...

Remembering Buffalo

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The city of Buffalo means a lot to Grant Potulny. That’s not surprising, either, as the Northern Michigan University head hockey coach was an assistant coach for the bronze medal-winning U.S. team in the 2017-18 World Junior Championships, ...

Looking at the state of WCHA

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The WCHA season may now be over, but that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening within the conference. In an interview a few weeks ago, league commissioner Bill Robertson talked with The Mining Journal about the state of the WCHA. He ...

NMU lacrosse ends road trip with loss to Concordia St. Paul

By Journal Sports Staff ST. PAUL, Minn. — After picking up two straight road victories, the Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team ended its four-game trip on a low note as the Wildcats fell to Concordia St. Paul (Minn.) 21-9 on Friday. NMU junior Graison Ringlever led the ...

Northern Michigan University lacrosse team going for 3rd straight road win

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team concludes a four-game GLIAC road swing at 7 p.m. EDT Friday when the Wildcats head to Concordia University-St. Paul in St. Paul, Minnesota. Fans can follow the action through video and live statistics. Follow @NMU_Wildcats ...

Beyer leads NMU men golfers

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Senior Owen Beyer shot a 7-over-par 151 over two days to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team at the Findlay Spring Invitational that wrapped up Tuesday at the University Club of Kentucky. Beyer shot rounds of 74 and 77 as he tied for 41st place while ...

Ex-Northern Michigan University hockey players debut in pros

MARQUETTE — Two of three former Northern Michigan University hockey players who recently signed professional deals in the American Hockey League debuted for their new teams this past weekend. Goaltender Atte Tolvanen made 26 saves Sunday in his debut with the Syracuse Crunch, a Tampa Bay ...