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NMU Sports

Brewers tumble

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee third baseman Elian Herrera was taken away on a backboard and stretcher after an eighth-inning collision in the Cincinnati Reds' 9-7 win over the Brewers on Saturday night.Herrera's condition and injury was not immediately known.With two on and two outs in the eighth, ...

No. 1 Buckeyes survive scare

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Darron Lee returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown and top-ranked Ohio State's defense bailed out its struggling, two-quarterback offense in a 20-13 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday.Cardale Jones started for the Buckeyes (3-0) and J.T. Barrett finished, ...

NMU hosts Hillsdale for homecoming

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University football team looked impressive in several areas last week in a nonconference triumph over Quincy University and looks to carry that momentum over to its 4 p.m. Saturday homecoming game against GLIAC foe Hillsdale."Whenever you win it feels good, ...

NMU spikers host today, Saturday

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University volleyball team will open GLIAC play this weekend starting tonight with two matches scheduled for Vandament Arena in Marquette.The Wildcats (8-1) will host Northwood University (2-6) at 7 p.m. today and Lake Superior State (0-4) at 2 p.m. ...

NMU ice tickets on sale

MARQUETTE - Single-game tickets to Northern Michigan University hockey games are now on sale.The Wildcats' ticket office also announced the addition of the hockey flex pass to its ticket package lineup.Single-game tickets cost $16 for the general public, $14 for seniors and $10 for students age ...

Wildcats runners ranked No. 8

MARQUETTE - A pair of recent wins have enabled the Northern Michigan University women's cross country team to move into its highest national poll ranking since 2005.The Wildcats are ranked No. 8 in the NCAA Division II women's cross country national coaches' poll, released Wednesday by the U.S. ...

Goble named GLIAC’s top runner

MARQUETTE - Sarah Goble of Northern Michigan University was named the GLIAC Cross Country Athlete of the Week for her performance at Lake Superior State, the league office announced Monday afternoon.The freshman posted a time of 19 minutes, 0.62 of a second in the five-kilometer Chris Yanni ...

NMU runs volleyball mark to 8-1

BEMIDJI, Minnesota - Northern Michigan University improved it volleyball record to 8-1 as it readies for its first GLIAC match later this week.The Wildcats won at Bemidji State in four sets, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21, 25-21."This was a full team win," NMU head coach Dominic Yoder said. "We had ...

NMU golf wins Wildcat Invite

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan men's golf team shot a 612 over two rounds of play on the par-71 Greywalls to win the Wildcat Invitational team title. "It's a great feeling to get a win on our home course against great teams," head coach Kyle Wittenbach said. "Greywalls played tough today, ...

Wildcats hire men’s soccer coach

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University men's soccer program doesn't start play until the fall of 2016, but the Wildcats have taken their first step in naming a head coach.According to an NMU sports release, David Poggi was named the first skipper in team history and comes to NMU from ...

Tasty home cooking

MARQUETTE - A week ago, the Northern Michigan University football team was plagued by turnovers and missed opportunities on the road.Saturday's home opener against Quincy University was a much different story as the Wildcats took advantage of the chances they had, notching their first win of ...

Wildcats finish 4-match sweep in Iowa

By Journal Sports StaffFAYETTE, Iowa - Northern Michigan University completed a two-day, four-match sweep at the Peacock Open hosted by Upper Iowa with a pair of three-set victories on Saturday.The Wildcats opened with a 25-22, 25-16, 25-15 win over South Dakota Mines on Saturday, then dropped ...

Wildcats prepare for football home opener

MARQUETTE - Looking to rebound from a season-opening loss Saturday on the road, the Northern Michigan University football team will begin its home schedule this weekend at the Superior Dome.Coach Chris Ostrowsky's Wildcats will host Quincy (Illinois) of the Great Lakes Valley Conference at 4 ...

Wildcat Open spikers honored

MARQUETTE - The 2015 Wildcat Open all-tournament volleyball team was announced Wednesday by host Northern Michigan University.The Wildcats are represented by middle hitter Kayla Chosa, who posted 52 kills, 20 blocks and a hitting percentage of .433 in the tournament play last weekend.The rest ...

Wildcats fall in home opener

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's home opener in women's soccer didn't go as planned Tuesday.The Wildcats suffered a 1-0 loss to Bemidji State (Minnesota) at the NMU soccer field adjacent to the Superior Dome.In the 52nd minute, Bemidji's Sarah Stram took a pass from Christine Szurek ...

NMU’s Burmeister lauded

MARQUETTE - Kameron Burmeister of Northern Michigan University has been named the GLIAC Cross Country Athlete of the Week for her performance during the opening weekend of competition, the league office announced Tuesday."This a great honor for Kameron to be recognized right at the start of the ...

Life in the limelight

Editor's note: This year, Northern Michigan University is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its first and only NCAA football championship in 1975. Steve Mariucci was not only the quarterback of that noteworthy team, but has gone on to become one of the most famous NMU alumnus today.Mining ...

Bisek medals, makes Olympics

LAS?VEGAS?(AP)?- Russia's Roman Vlasov and German Frank Staebler won titles Monday in the opening session of the wrestling world championships in Las Vegas.Staebler defeated Korea's Ryu Han-Soo at 66 kilograms (145 pounds), and Vlasov beat Denmark's Mark Madsen at 75 kilograms (165 ...

Wildcats sink Lake State to open season

MARQUETTE - After a rough start to last season when the Wildcats started 0-4, the Northern Michigan University volleyball team opened on a much better note this season on Thursday evening.The Wildcats took down Lake Superior State in three sets, 25-17, 25-11, 25-16, in the first match of the ...

NMU runners ranked 9th in nation

MARQUETTE - Just days before their lone home meet of the season, Northern Michigan University is ranked ninth in the preseason national coaches poll for NCAA Division II women's cross country.The poll was released Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches ...