A collage of Norse athletes participating in various sporting events

Bay College to Host Youth Basketball Camp

Basketball about to go into a basketball hoop Bay College will be hosting a youth basketball skills camp July 31 – August 2.  The camp will be held in the Bay college Gymnasium at the YMCA in Escanaba, for boys and girls in grades 3-8.  Camp coaches will include the Bay College coaching staff and players.  The cost of the camp is $35 for Non-YMCA members and $30 for YMCA members.  The camp will run from 9-10:30am for grades 3-5 and 10:30-noon for grades 6-8.  All campers will receive a camp t-shirt.  If you would like more information, please email Coach matt Johnson at or call 906-217-4134.  

Youth basketball skills camp registration form

RRN Sports to Announce Norse Basketball

The Maverick Classic Country WMXG 106.3 FM logo The Radio Results Network announced today that it has secured the rights to broadcast men’s and women’s basketball games for the Bay College Norse when the teams begin their inaugural seasons in November.
The broadcasts will all be produced locally over both on-air and on-line platforms under a three-year contract agreement between RRN and the college.  Brand new station, Maverick 106.3 will serve as the flagship station for every men’s and women’s Norse basketball game, both home and away.  The games will also be broadcast live on-line at RRN Sports.

RRN Sports website

Bay Campus 5K Run

Promotional poster for the Bay Campus 5K run

The Bay College Cross Country Team will be hosting a 5K run on the Escanaba Campus on Saturday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m. (EST). All proceeds of the race benefit the Bay College Cross Country Program.

$25.00 per person
$20.00 for Bay College Employees & UPRRC Members
$15.00 for Students

Registration after April 14: $30.00 per person

Download the Bay Campus 5K Run registration form and training guide below.


The Norse Welcome Two Coaches

Bay College Hires Women's Basketball & Cross Country Coaches

Dr. Laura Coleman, Jim Murtha, Rae Drake and Matt Johnson sitting at a table during the press conference announcing new Norse coaching positions
Dr. Laura Coleman, Jim Murtha, Rae Drake, Jr., Matt Johnson

ESCANABA – Bay College has hired Rae Drake, Jr. as its head women’s basketball coach and Jim Murtha as its head cross country coach, announced Wednesday by Director of Athletics, Matt Johnson.

Event press release


Tradition Starts Here

Bay College Norse Inks Student-Athletes

Tierdra Fuson sitting at a table signing a contract to play women's basketball at Bay CollegeTeidra Fuson (Women's Basketball)
Teidra Fuson press release
Marcus McKenny sitting at a table signing a contract to play men's basketball at Bay CollegeMarcus McKenny (Men's Basketball)
Marcus McKenny press release
Jace Briggs (Men's Basketball)
Jace Briggs press release
Caleb Maki (Men's Basketball)
Caleb Maki press release
Rasonte Smith (Men's Basketball)
Rasonte Smith press release
Dre Touminen (Men's Basketball)
Dre Touminen press release
Tyler Willette (Men's Basketball)
Tyler Willette press release
Darien Nichols (Men's Basketball)
Darien Nichols press release
Joe Gibbs (Men's Basketball)
Joe Gibbs press release

Jordan Belleville (Women's Basketball)
Jordan Belleville press release

Justice Kinnunen (Women's Basketball)
Justice Kinnunen press release

Buy Norse Gear

Apparel including a blue Norse t-shirt, white Norse hooded sweatshirt, and a gray Norse long sleeve sweatshirt
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