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NMU Sports

New roster, new schedule

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball season may still be a few months away, but the wait for the upcoming schedule is over as the Wildcats released it earlier this week. Last season was one to remember as NMU was in contention ...

Celebrating the Blues

MARQUETTE — If you’re looking to find a guy who stands out on the Northern Michigan University hockey roster, defenseman Adam Roeder definitely fills that role. It’s not due to his size, or how he plays the game, it’s where he’s from. The Wildcats roster is stacked with players ...

Celebrating the Blues

MARQUETTE — If you’re looking to find a guy who stands out on the Northern Michigan University hockey roster, defenseman Adam Roeder definitely fills that role. It’s not due to his size, or how he plays the game, it’s where he’s from. The Wildcats roster is stacked with players ...

NMU men start new coaching era with new schedule

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The upcoming Northern Michigan University men’s basketball season will be a different one in more ways than one. First off, the Wildcats will have a new head coach after former coach Bill Sall moved downstate to be the bench boss at his alma ...

Looking to improve

MARQUETTE — Last year was a rough one for the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team, but the Wildcats have embarked on a new journey as they recently announced this season's schedule. Unlike last year, NMU will open the year on the road as it will take on Minnesota Duluth on ...

NMU men strikers release their fall slate

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men's soccer team is a program on the rise and it's looking to continue that success this fall as the Wildcats recently released their upcoming schedule. Just like last year, NMU will open the year at home as it hosts NCAA Tournament participant ...

Major honor for former Wildcats

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Five individuals and an entire sports team will be the newest inductees into the NMU Sports Hall of Fame, the university announced earlier this week. Induction ceremonies will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20, starting with a social and dinner in the ...

NMU’s Huebner earns award

MARQUETTE — For the second straight year, Northern Michigan University senior Shayla Huebner has been named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District 4 Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team. Huebner, a graduate of Marquette Senior High School, is a sports science major ...

NMU to hold open house for camps

MARQUETTE — An open house for Northern Michigan University’s Wildcat Kids and Tween camps will be held next week in the PEIF building on campus. The PEIF Dance Studio, room 130, will host the open house from 4 to 5:30 p.m. next Thursday. The camps are sponsored by NMU’s Recreational ...

One step at a time

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — It’s not easy to build an athletic program from scratch. Typically, a team struggles from the start and it takes a few years for it to find its footing. The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse began the same way, but in its ...

Sports briefs

Huebner to race in 800 meter final KINGSVILLE, Texas — Northern Michigan University senior, and former Marquette Redette, Shayla Huebner qualified for the finals in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships Friday. She finished with a time of 2:08.75, which placed ...

NMU’s Caro Els ties for 36th at nationals

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Northern Michigan University junior women’s golfer Caro Els is the first player in program history to compete at the NCAA Division II National Championships and she finished stroke play Thursday tied for 36th out of 95 golfers. She started the tournament by ...