NAU and Southern Utah University went back-and-forth in a nail-biting game that eventually came down to the Thunderbirds winning by one point. Senior quarterback Case Cookus 325 passing yards made him the all-time leader in passing yards for NAU.


NAU men's cross-country won their fourth straight NCAA Mountain Regional Championship and finished 1-2-3, while the women's team is on the brink of their first NCAA Championship appearance since 2008.

My life revolves around sports and the difference they can make in this world. It's the inspiration they bring that draws people together to believe in something bigger than themselves.

Assistant athletic trainer Amanda Bock is working her dream job with the NAU volleyball team. She even created her own prevention program to help reduce ankle injuries.

Across Major League Baseball, the mindsets of managers and front-office staff members have transformed into ones that rely heavily on math-based, advanced stats. However, this mentality has led to decisions that have cost teams in numerous situations, even in Game 7 of the World Series.

Abdihamid Nur is not your average international student-athlete. From a far away place with an interesting story, to say the least, it's no doubt that Nur is poised and ready to make his mark in cross-country.

Athletes are idolized and used as Halloween costumes. Their actions are more than dumb mistakes and are viewed by the kids who wish to be them one day.


The women's volleyball (@NAUVolleyball) front row executed a four-set match against the Idaho State Bengals. Freshman outside hitter @tjacobsenn5 had 18 kills, marking a new career high.

Mighty Ducks, DodgeBall and Bad News Bears are films of true underdog stories. Although fictional, they parallel real life examples of the little guy proving the doubters wrong — Much like NAU versus ASU and the Los Angeles Dodgers versus Washington Nationals.


NAU finishes the season with an overtime victory heading into the Big Sky Conference Tournament. The Lumberjacks were celebrating their Senior Day and even though they had some players out with the flu they were still able to pull off the victory.