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  • Arkansas Little Rock defeats Northern Arizona 84-57

    Marcus Johnson Jr. led four reserves in double figures with 15 points and Arkansas Little Rock continued its best start in school history with an 84-57 win over Northern Arizona on Sunday.
  • Hampton beats Northern Arizona in double overtime

    Reginald Johnson scored a career-high 35 points and Hampton overcame a 22-point second-half deficit to beat Northern Arizona in double overtime 98-94 on Wednesday night.
  • Yanku scores 17, Northern Arizona beats Embry-Riddle 90-57

    WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Kris Yanku scored 17 with seven assists and Ako Kaluna finished with 10 points, 13 rebounds and four steals to help Northern Arizona beat Embry-Riddle 90-57 Friday night. Yanku made 5 of 6 field goals for the Lumberjacks (1-3). Nick Agostino finished with 18 points and seven rebounds while Anthony Jensen […]
  • Domantas Sabonis, Kyle Wiltjer lead Gonzaga over NAU

    Domantas Sabonis scored 26 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 23 to help No. 10 Gonzaga beat Northern Arizona 91-52 on Wednesday night.
  • NAU football upsets Eastern Washington

    Corbin Jountti rushed for three touchdowns, Casey Jahn ran for two and Marcus Alford returned an interception 70 yards for a score as Northern Arizona defeated Eastern Washington.
  • NAU will wear black helmets with pink logo this week against Montana State

    NAU will wear black helmets with a pink NAU logo this week against Montana State.
  • Wild, controversial ending in NAU loss to Montana

    What the heck happened here? In a wild, controversial ending to Friday night’s 61-59 Northern Arizona loss to Montana, the Grizzlies bench celebrated a go-ahead layup with less than a second remaining. A staff member was caught on the court as the resulting in-bounds pass occurred, and footage shows him trying to dive off before […]
  • North Dakota edges Northern Arizona, snaps Lumberjacks’ four-game streak

    Jer Garman rushed for a career-high 235 yards and Reid Taubenheim kicked the winning 35-yard field goal to lift North Dakota to a 30-28 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday.
  • Former Sun Devil Kevin Kruger joins NAU men’s basketball staff

    Northern Arizona announced Friday they hired former ASU men’s basketball player Kevin Kruger to be on Jack Murphy’s coaching staff for the 2014-15 season. Kruger played for ASU from 2003-06 and in three seasons, he averaged 10.5 points, making 2 three-pointers made. He received his degree from ASU in that time and later continued his […]
  • Local tennis player on beating the odds on and off the tennis court

    As she walks off the tennis court after a tough loss, Northern Arizona University sophomore Jordan Denesik replays the last six years of her life over and over again. That nagging voice in her head reminds her of the negative thoughts that tormented her and nearly kept her from realizing her dream of playing Division […]
  • NAU stages comeback to topple Sacramento State

    Northern Arizona found itself facing a 17-point deficit halfway through the third quarter, but the Lumberjacks closed out the game with 18 unanswered points to top Sacramento State, 39-38, Saturday at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento. NAU (4-2, 2-1 Big Sky) racked up 619 yards of offense and quarterbacks Chase Cartwright and Kyren Poe combined for […]
  • Northern Arizona loses big to Montana State

    Montana State threw for just 87 yards, but beat Northern Arizona, 36-7, Saturday in Bozeman, Mont. The Lumberjacks (3-2, 1-1 Big Sky) fell in an early 29-point hole as the Bobcats amassed 276 rushing yards. NAU was held to just 232 total yards, just 64 of which came on the ground. Montana State (4-2, 2-0) […]
  • Northern Arizona holds off South Dakota for second win

    FLAGSTAFF — Zach Bauman ran for 151 yards and a touchdown to power Northern Arizona to 22-16 win over South Dakota on Saturday night. Bauman, who became the school’s all-time leading rusher last week in a win over UC Davis, ran for a 3-yard score just before halftime to give the Lumberjacks (2-1) a 13-0 […]
  • NAU football using robot as part of concussion study

    The NAU football team will look a little different when it takes on the University of Arizona in Tucson Friday night. It’s not an aesthetic change but rather an upgrade to their personnel — their medical personnel that is. According to the Arizona Daily Sun, the Lumberjacks will be utilizing new robotic technology on the […]
  • NAU picked to finish fifth in 2013 Big Sky Preseason Polls

    Riding the momentum of an 8-3 season, NAU football was picked to finished fifth in the 2013 Big Sky Media and Coaches’ Preseason Polls Monday — a four-spot increase from 2012. In addition to their first eight-win season since 2003, the Lumberjacks come into 2013 fresh off a campaign in which they recorded an eight-game […]