*The NMU football team is currentlypracticing twice a day for their opener on August 28 at Michigan Tech with a 1:00 p.m. kickoff.
*Football Media Day is set forSaturday, August 21 at 1:00 p.m. in the Superior Dome.
*The first home football game isagainst The University of Findlay on Saturday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m.
*The NMU volleyball team iscurrently in preseason drills as the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats have a morning and an afternoonsession.
*The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were ranked 14thin the CSTV/AVCA Preseason Top 25.
*NMU opens the 2004 campaign onFriday, August 27 against Minnesota-Duluth at 7:00 p.m.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Bulldogs wereranked 17th in the preseason poll.
*The current volleyball ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats willtake on the 1994 NCAA II National Championship Team on Saturday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m.
*The NMU womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team openspreseason workouts this week.
*The home opener and Matt GranstrandÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™sdebut as the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats new coach will be on Saturday, August 28 againstMinnesota-Crookston at 1:00 p.m.
*The soccer ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will play Moorhead State on August 29 at 2:00 p.m.
*Season tickets for volleyball andfootball are currently available.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Contact the NMU Ticket Office ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ at (906) 227-1032.
*Also available from the ticketoffice are All-Sports Passes (good for football, volleyball, and menÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s andwomenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball) and Pick 10 ticket packs for football, volleyball, andmenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s and womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball.
*The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats have a new radio home asWNGE (99.5 FM) will carry the action.