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  • NIU baseball: Huskies at Eastern Michigan preview

    First pitch: 5 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday; Noon SundayRecords: Huskies 19-28 overall, 12-9 in MAC ...
    May 12, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Frazier stitched up after Sox lose finale at Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Todd Frazier had to be stitched up after going all out for the White Sox, and they never seemed the same after the suddenly surging ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Miscues cost Cubs their 8-game win streak with loss

    CHICAGO – Miscues missing during the Cubs’ eight-game winning streak helped bring it to an end.Brett ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Prep roundup: Sycamore names new basketball coaches

    Sycamore hired a pair of new head basketball coaches, the athletic department announced on Twitter on Wednesday.
    May 11, 2016 - 9:01 pm
  • Prep girls soccer: Sycamore shuts out rival DeKalb in regular season finale

    SYCAMORE – In a competitive showing by rivaling teams, the Sycamore girls soccer team got goals from three different players for a 3-0 victory over De ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Prep baseball: Sycamore's Beaudoin only needs 50 pitches in 1-hitter over DeKalb in five innings

    SYCAMORE – Michael Beaudoin didn't spend much time on the mound in his one-hitter for the Sycamore baseball team on Wednesday.
    May 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Padres rally for 7-4 win, snapping Cubs' 8-game win streak

    CHICAGO – Injuries gave Brett Wallace the chance to play every day. His performance is likely to keep him in the lineup even after the injured players ...
    May 11, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Next Level: Kaneland grads doing big things for their college track teams this season

    Alumni of the Kaneland track and field program continued their strong collegiate performances as national outdoor competitions are coming up on the sc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 2:37 pm
  • NIU softball: Naegele homers in Huskies' win over Broncos in first round of MAC tourney

    The Northern Illinois softball team shook off the cloud of close losses.Coming into the Mid-American ...
    May 11, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Zobrist, Cubs beat Padres 8-7 for 8th straight win

    CHICAGO – Ben Zobrist went 4 for 4, Addison Russell had three RBIs and the Cubs beat the San Diego Padres, 8-7, Tuesday night for their eighth straigh ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Girls Class 1A soccer regional semi: Turner records hat trick in Indian Creek's win over Hinckley-Big Rock

    Indian Creek’s Alex Turner scored three goals as the Timberwolves defeated the Royals, 4-1, Tuesday to advance to the Class 1A Hinckley-Big Rock Regio ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Recent report from NIU opens door to possibly eliminating cheerleading

    DeKALB – Holly Vizzaccero called being a part of the Northern Illinois cheerleading team one of the best experiences of her life.
    May 10, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • The No. 4 seeded Genoa-Kingston girls soccer team won in dramatic fashion, topping No. 6 North Boone 1-0 in penalty kicks in the Class 1A Rockford Chr ...
    May 10, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • NIU football: Brescacin selected by Calgary in second round of CFL

    Former Northern Illinois wide receiver Juwan Brescacin was selected by the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football Draft on Tuesday night.
    May 10, 2016 - 7:39 pm
  • NIU softball: Frenz named MAC Freshman of the Year for Huskies

    Northern Illinois pitcher Alex Frenz emerged as the Huskies' ace this season and was named the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year, the leagu ...
    May 10, 2016 - 6:16 pm
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