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Familiar name grace NIT

Local Sports

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — Some familiar names are popping up on the basketball court at Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium during the second weekend of the two-weekend-long Negaunee Invitational Tournament. Three now-former Northern Michigan University men’s basketball players led ...

Bloodied and beaten

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Sometimes in hockey, a team has a bad night where it’s pushed around, makes careless mistakes and is just beaten in all facets of the game. That describes the Northern Michigan University hockey team’s performance Friday night as the Wildcats looked off all game and were ...

4 hockey Wildcats earn WCHA awards

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Another good season for the Northern Michigan University hockey team has resulted in multiple award winners from the WCHA. Three Wildcats made the All-WCHA First Team with another earning a spot on the Second Team. Northern senior forward ...

NMU women upset Ashland at NCAA  tournament

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — It’s hard to beat a team three times in a season and the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team proved that Friday night in the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Wildcats had lost to No. 4 Ashland twice this year, including a ...

NMU’s Huebner, Juergen earns track All-American honors

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff PITTSBURG, Kansas — Marquette Senior High School graduate Shayla Huebner led the Northern Michigan University women’s indoor track and field team at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships last weekend at Pittsburg State University. Huebner was one of two ...

Wildcats drop 20-10 lacrosse decision to Davenport

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team couldn’t make it two in a row over Davenport. NMU fell 20-10 Friday, a year after the Wildcats recorded their first GLIAC win in the Superior Dome against the same Panthers. Friday’s contest ...

Watch for bowling tournaments, both local and on TV

Sports Columns

I’ve got some good news and some bad news about the PBA tour. The bad? For the first time in 2019, there won’t be a new TV show this Sunday. But the good news is really good — instead of Sunday, you can watch the pros live next week on Monday night, Tuesday night, Wednesday night and ...