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Northern Michigan University volleyball team heads to Michigan Tech tonight

Tonight: NMU at Michigan Tech, 7 p.m.; TV: Fox-U.P. ------------------ MARQUETTE — Two of the three best volleyball teams in their division don’t need good records to make it a heated contest when Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech universities square off on the Huskies’ home ...

Wildcats in the win column

MARQUETTE — Sonia Basma earned her first win as Northern Michigan University women’s soccer coach after the Wildcats shut out Northwood 2-0 at the NMU Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats got late goals from Aimee Colla and Jenna Halonen to gets its first victory of the ...

Frustrated NMU men shut out again

MARQUETTE — Not being able to score a goal, the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team couldn’t overcome an early deficit and lost to Northwood 2-0 in a men’s soccer game played at the NMU Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats fell to 2-3-1 overall and 0-2 in the ...

Streaking Wildcats

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Kayla Chosa made 10 kills for a Wildcats volleyball team that was too tough to tame on Saturday afternoon at Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena. NMU improved to 8-2 this season by chalking up a sweep of visiting Lake ...

17 Greco-Roman wrestlers added to NMU-OTS roster

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The U.S. Olympic Training Site at Northern Michigan University recently announced that 17 new athletes have joined the men’s Greco-Roman wrestling team for this school year. A total of 54 athletes are now training in this Olympic sport, according to a ...

NMU games previewed at luncheon

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will reintroduce its Wildcats Luncheon before certain home events this school year. The first will be held next Friday, a day before the NMU football team hosts new GLIAC member Davenport University in the first home game of head coach Kyle ...

Bulldog gridders roll NMU

By Journal Sports Staff BIG RAPIDS — Ferris State as the No. 2 team in the nation might be a bit too much to bite off at this point for Northern Michigan University. The Wildcats football team, in its second game under new head coach Kyle Nystrom, proved no match for the offensive ...

NMU women’s soccer opens GLIAC schedule today

MARQUETTE — The women’s soccer team at Northern Michigan University opens its GLIAC schedule this weekend with a pair of home games at the NMU Soccer Field. The Wildcats (0-4) face Saginaw Valley State (3-1) at 1 p.m. Friday and Northwood (2-2) at 4 p.m. Sunday. These are also the first ...

Whitehead earns GLIAC honor

MARQUETTE — Senior Madison Whitehead was second consecutive Northern Michigan University volleyball player named GLIAC North Player of the Week this week. Whitehead earned the league honor after being named to the all-tournament team at the Keweenaw Classic held at Michigan Tech last ...

Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team falls in overtime

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University extended its men’s soccer game to overtime, but in the end Upper Iowa pulled out a 2-1 victory at the NMU Soccer Field on Thursday afternoon. The visiting Peacocks, ranked No. 22 in the country after winning their first two games, got the “golden ...

Rapid River Rockets outlast Superior Central football team in 2 OTs, 48-40

RAPID RIVER — It’s only the second week of the high school football season, but there’s already a front-runner for game of the year. Rapid River forced overtime late in the fourth quarter Thursday and pulled out a 48-40 victory in double overtime against Superior Central in a ...

David Feldmann scores in Northern Michigan University men’s soccer win

GRAND RAPIDS — Sophomore forward David Feldmann scored in the 78th minute to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team to a 1-0 season-opening victory over Indianapolis on Thursday afternoon. Feldmann’s goal was assisted by junior forward Nic Harenda in this neutral-site ...

Northern Michigan University names Andy Keller as assistant Nordic ski coach

MARQUETTE — A former Michigan Tech University athlete has been named assistant coach of the Nordic ski program at Northern Michigan University. Andy Keller will assist head coach Sten Fjeldheim after a collegiate career with the Huskies and having been with the coaching staff of the Central ...