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NMU women icers sweep MSU

MARQUETTE - The women's club hockey team of Northern Michigan University swept Michigan State 6-2 and 3-0 in games played Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning at the Berry Events Center.Next up for the Wildcats are a trip to Central Michigan University this weekend.

Loss endangers Wildcats’ volleyball tournament hopes

By Journal Sports StaffUNIVERSITY CENTER - Northern Michigan University lost an important opportunity to move closer to a GLIAC Tournament berth when the Wildcats lost in four sets at Saginaw Valley State on Saturday.The Cardinals won 19-25, 25-18, 26-24, 25-22, to lock up their berth in the ...

Record-setting opponent

MARQUETTE - Two weeks ago, the Northern Michigan University football team rallied against No. 8 Ashland, but lost by one point on a last-second touchdown.On Saturday, the Wildcats took on another team ranked among the nation's top 10, No. 3 Ferris State.Although they fought hard to pull within ...

NMU cross country team makes nationals

By Journal Sports StaffEVANSVILLE, Indiana - The cross country running season will continue for Northern Michigan University when its women's team qualified for its first NCAA national finals in a decade on Saturday morning.The Wildcats, ranked eighth in the country, placed fourth among 30 full ...

Wildcats unable to dig out of early hole in Alaska on Friday

By Journal Sports StaffFAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Northern Michigan University hockey team's overall and WCHA records fell back to .500 after the Wildcats lost 5-2 at Alaska-Fairbanks late Friday night.The Wildcats slipped to 3-3-3 overall and 2-2-1 in league games with the closing game of the ...

23 NMU-OTS wrestlers take part in New York event this weekend

By Journal Sports StaffMARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team has 23 athletes participating this weekend at the Bill Farrell International Open in New York.Athletes will be vying for a trip to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials to be held in Iowa ...

Wildcat women icers to take on MSU

MARQUETTE - Hockey season has begun in Marquette as the Northern Michigan University men's team is a month into their schedule and the Marquette Royales youth team is almost two months into its campaign.And the Marquette Iron Rangers will play their first home game in 40 years this weekend, so ...

NMU football to host No. 3 Ferris State

MARQUETTE - Coach Chris Ostrowsky's Northern Michigan University football team has a chance to clinch a winning season record this weekend.To do that, however, the Wildcats will have to beat No. 3-ranked Ferris State University (8-0) in a GLIAC contest at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Superior Dome.It ...

Wildcats hang close with MSU for a half

EAST LANSING - Much like they did to NCAA Division III Finlandia last week, Northern Michigan University couldn't keep up with the depth of Division I Michigan State, which pulled away around the start of the second half for a 94-53 exhibition men's basketball victory on Wednesday night."It was ...

Wildcats going far north to Fairbanks

MARQUETTE - After finally getting a full two-game series at home, the Northern Michigan University hockey team goes back on the road for a long trip this weekend to Alaska-Fairbanks.It's going to be a grueling trip for the Wildcats with an almost full day of travel to get to the interior of the ...

Tolvanen saluted again

MARQUETTE - Freshman goaltender Atte Tolvanen of Northern Michigan University has been named the WCHA Rookie of the Month for October.It comes on the heels of him being named Defensive Player of the Week in the league in addition to two earlier Rookie of the Week awards from the WCHA.The Vihti, ...

NMU-OTS wrestlers place

MARQUETTE - A pair of Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestlers took bronze medals at the Malar Cup in Vasteras, Sweden, over the weekend.Ty Pelot of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, at 59 kilograms and Parker Betts of St. Michael, Minnesota, at 130 kg brought home the ...

NMU spoils Tech Senior Night with 4-set win

HOUGHTON - On a night when the Michigan Tech University volleyball team honored its seniors, it was the Northern Michigan University Wildcats who stole the show Tuesday at the Student Development Complex.Michigan Tech played its finest set of the night in the opener, winning 25-18. But NMU, ...

Whitehead earns more accolades

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's Madison Whitehead has been named the Division II National Player of the Week by Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association. Whitehead is the seventh Wildcat in program history to be honored as top national player and one of only two to ...

NMU soccer season ends

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The season came to an end for the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team at the quarterfinals of the GLIAC tournament on Tuesday afternoon when the Wildcats fell at Ohio Dominican 3-0.NMU fell behind early when Ohio Dominican's Courtney Kozak was able to find Lauren ...

Wildcats’ Tolvanen earns 3rd WCHA honor

EDINA, Minn. - Atte Tolvanen has made the most of his chance to mind the Northern Michigan University net with an injury to star senior Mathias Dahlstrom.The freshman sensation earned his third weekly WCHA honor barely a month into the college hockey season when he was named Defensive Player of ...

NMU men face Spartans tonight

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University men's basketball team will face two of its biggest opponents in years during the next week starting tonight.The Wildcats suit up in East Lansing against NMU alumnus Tom Izzo and his Michigan State Spartans at 7 p.m. today. Then on Friday, Nov. 13, ...

Wildcats’ Whitehead named Player of the Week

BAY CITY - Madison Whitehead of the Northern Michigan University volleyball team was named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week by the league on Monday.Whitehead led the Wildcats on Saturday to a five-set upset of Ferris State, the nation's No. 1 ranked NCAA Division II team, posting a ...

NMU men golfers ranked

MARQUETTE - It's the highest ranking in the program's history.The Northern Michigan University men's golf team has been tabbed as No. 19 in the nation - and No. 1 in the Midwest - in this week's Golfstat rankings."The men have played great so far," head coach Kyle Wittenbach said. "They had a ...

Olympic dream alive

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Mikaela Mayer won the lightweight division of the U.S. Olympic women's boxing trials Sunday, beating Jajaira Gonzalez by a narrow split decision for the second time this week.Gonzalez beat Mayer by unanimous decision Saturday to force the decisive third bout between the ...