NMU Sports

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 ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 12-16

Looking to the future

MARQUETTE — With the Northern Michigan University hockey season over, it’s time to start looking toward next year. On paper, it appears that the Wildcats are bringing in a solid recruiting class. The most obvious changes to fans will be on the back end of the ice as longtime ...

NMU goalie Tolvanen signs AHL deal with Syracuse

By Journal Sports Staff SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Two Northern Michigan University seniors have landed professional hockey opportunities this week and a third got his chance on Saturday. Goaltender Atte Tolvanen has now followed teammates Troy Loggins and Adam Rockwood to the American Hockey ...

Potulny finds some positives

MARQUETTE — It was a roller coaster of a season for the Northern Michigan University hockey team as the Wildcats went through several ups and downs before eventually leveling out in the end. The Wildcats started slowly before catching fire in late December, then losing ...

McKendree lights up NMU lacrosse 22-3

By Journal Sports Staff LEBANON, Ill. — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team had its first GLIAC road game Friday and it didn’t end well for the Wildcats. NMU fell behind McKendree 13-2 at the half and things got worse from there as the Bearcats thumped the ...

NMU volleyball scrimmage set

MARQUETTE — A scrimmage between the Northern Michigan University volleyball team and a group of NMU volleyball alumni will be held next month. No admission will be charged to attend the event set for 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at Vandament Arena, home of the volleyball Wildcats.

NMU, YMCA set up swim club

MARQUETTE — The athletic department at Northern Michigan University is partnering with the YMCA of Marquette Country to continue the successful tradition of youth competitive swimming in the area. Youth swimmers can sign up for the Wildcat Aquatic Club through the NMU Recreational Sports ...