Monday, November 18, 2019

NAZ Today's Nadya Armenta gives us an on update how the NAU Men's Basketball is starting off their season. Even after a tough loss against U of A, they are keeping their heads held high. New Head Coach Shane Burcar says that the team knows when big games are coming but to cherish everything … READ MORE

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019

NAU Women's Swim Team diver Tatiana Kurach is in this week's NAU Spotlight. Kurach is a senior from Russia. She's won several titles, and was a part of the NAU 2019 WAC swim and dive championship team. READ MORE

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019

NAU women’s basketball team again undefeated. It extended to two game streak. As Head Coach Lauree Payne explains patient is very important right now. Coach Payne says players and her understand that programs wild be showing after three to four years, and they are in process right now. And L… READ MORE

Ted McCree has become the go to guy for the NAU Men's Basketball team when it comes to consistently putting points up on the board. Coach Jack Murphy says McCree expects to win each game and this mindset has an infectious outcome on the attitude of other players on the team. READ MORE

Friday, November 30, 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018

This week’s spotlight goes to NAU Senior Emmanuel Butler, wide receiver for Lumberjacks Football. Coming straight out of high school, Butler had no college offers besides NAU. Now being scouted by the NFL, Butler reflects on his favorite moments as a player and shows his appreciation to NAU … READ MORE

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ryan Peretti and Susie Conran give an overview of the end-of-season competition between the NAU Lumberjacks and the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. Peretti and Conran also provide a look at the team’s changing dynamic as they deal with multiple injuries. Despite having a rough season, the Lumbe… READ MORE

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Last week's game against Sacramento was canceled due to poor air quality caused by the wild fires. The game will not be rescheduled, which means this week's home game against North Dakota will be the last. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

NAU women`s volleyball took the win this Saturday against Northern Colorado after a neck and neck match ending in a win after five sets. Kaylie Jorgenson, senior outside hitter, says the team must focus together and execute the plays with self-determination and continue their hard work. READ MORE

Friday, November 09, 2018
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Friday, November 02, 2018

This week, NAZ Today highlights NAU Football's Chauntez Thomas. Thomas came to NAU without a scholarship or commitment to be a student athlete. He has become one of the top defensive players for the Lumberjacks this season. This past homecoming game, he had the only sack of the game and 5 so… READ MORE

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018

The NAU women's basketball team has recruited many new players this year and are all looking forward for their season to start next month. Loree Payne, head coach, says that despite their win-loss record from last year, their season was successful and they were able to do a lot of recruiting… READ MORE

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

The NAU Volleyball team won a four-set match 3-1 last night against Southern Utah. This is the Lumberjacks’ third consecutive win. Sydney Lema and Aubrea Bandfield set the ball up for Heaven Harris to make a notable kill. Kaylie Jorgenson took a dig, which led to another great play when Jord… READ MORE

Thursday, October 04, 2018

NAU Women’s Volleyball is more than halfway through their regular season. After a few minor setbacks due to injuries, they are hard at work and focusing on their health. Women’s Volleyball Coach, Ken Murphy, talks about the upcoming games against Montana and Montana State and the process of … READ MORE

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

NAU Track & Field athlete Brooke Andersen was recently named the Big Sky Field Athlete of the Week for the fifth time this season. This honor follows her recent performance where she recorded the second best toss in the NCAA and world with a mark of 74.2. READ MORE

Monday, April 30, 2018

The 2018 NFL draft has wrapped up over the weekend, and despite NAU Lumberjack football star Elijah Marks not cutting the scouting at the Sky Dome, he's still made it to the pros. Marks has recently signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, ending his career at NAU ranked amongst the leaders in re… READ MORE

Friday, April 27, 2018

As the NAU football team prepares for their upcoming season starting in the fall, we have highlights from the spring game this past Saturday. Junior quarterback Case Cookus and senior WR Emmanuel Butler were the two stars of Lumberjack football that came to shine at the Skydome.  READ MORE

Friday, April 20, 2018

After 14 spring practices it's official, Lumberjack football is back. This game will be a marker for improvement thus far and a starting a point for improvement into the future. Coach Souers believes that improvement is the goal of spring training. He is most concerned about the same mistake… READ MORE

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Thursday, March 29, 2018

As winter sports wind down, NAU Football is preparing to start up for their spring football game. With strong fourth-year starting quarterback, Case Cookus, and other players, coach Jerome Souers has high hopes that his team is in it for a solid season this coming fall. READ MORE

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Friday, March 16, 2018

After the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships NAU was ranked No. 1 by The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). At the NCAA  Indoor Championships, which was held Sat. 9 and 10, Andy Trouard came in 1st in the men's 3000-meter and Ashley Taylor … READ MORE

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

It was a big day today for the NAU Lumberjack football team as NFL scouts came to visit at the Walkup Skydome. While a couple players were slated to compete in front of the pros, all eyes were on senior wide receiver Elijah Marks. READ MORE

Monday, March 12, 2018

NAU is hosting their annual pro day at the NAU walkup sky dome and the nearby practice fields March 13th at 9:30. The event is a chance for football prospects to showcase their skills to professional evaluators with hopes of a future in the NFL. Elijah Marks, Bryon Evans, Clarence Smith and … READ MORE

Friday, March 09, 2018

After a turbulent season for the Men's Basketball team and first-round exit of the Big Sky Tournament, there's plenty of work for the Lumberjacks this offseason. Coach Jack Murphy says that despite the next opportunity to win a game waiting for the team next fall, he's confident that a stron… READ MORE

Monday, March 05, 2018
Friday, March 02, 2018

Senior Veronica Houck, is going out with a splash after her fourth consecutive WAC championship. After 17 years she’s leaving swimming but not the water. Houck is hoping to use her biology degree to go into marine conservation. She is confident that the team is in good hands and that the inc… READ MORE

Thursday, March 01, 2018

After taking on the 2nd place Idaho Vandals last night in their attempt to finish off the regular season with a win, the NAU Women's Basketball team lost their momentum in the game. With Idaho carrying the first quarter with repeated 3-pointers, the Lady Lumberjacks caught up with the help o… READ MORE

NAU Golf heads to Tucson, facing their toughest matchup of the year in the Arizona Wildcat Invitational. Coach Brad Bedortha says that just because the Lady Lumberjacks are up against good teams, doesn't mean they're down and out or the least bit discouraged. READ MORE

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