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  • VIEWS: Hiring Carlsen good move, but comes with questions

    DeKALB – A head coach who had a sensational three-year run at Division II or an assistant coach for a strong Division I program?
    July 6, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Take 2: Charging NIU students may not be answer, but something has to be done to boost football attendance

    Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Jesse Severson spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they g ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • New NIU women's head coach Carlsen led Division II Lewis over Huskies last season

    DeKALB – If you can’t beat ‘em, hire ‘em.When Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier annou ...
    June 30, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • NIU's Sean Frazier on new women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen: 'She's a winner'

    DeKALB – When Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier introduced Lisa Carlsen as the newest women’s basketball coach on Tuesday morning, one ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • NIU to name women's basketball coach Tuesday

    The Northern Illinois athletic program will name its women's basketball coach on Tuesday and documents obtained by the Daily Chronicle appear to show ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Jordan Lynch makes regular-season CFL debut

    Jordan Lynch made his regular-season CFL debut on Saturday night with the Edmonton Eskimos rushing two times for 17 yards, including a 13-yard scrambl ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Russell Wilson brings football camp to Huskie Stadium

    DeKALB – Russell Wilson was much kinder to Northern Illinois this time around.Years after torching t ...
    June 26, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Huskies still deciding on new women's basketball head coach

    DeKALB – According to Northern Illinois associate athletic director Debra Boughton, the Huskies are the only women's basketball team at Division I wit ...
    June 24, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • NIU football: Oswego's Austin Warner commits to Huskies

    Oswego offensive tackle Austin Warner almost didn’t attend to the Northern Illinois University Big Dawg camp Saturday, and he’s sure glad he did in th ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Ex-NIU QB Jordan Lynch makes cut with Edmonton Eskimos

    Despite a modest beginning in his first two Canadian Football League preseason games, former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch survived roste ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • NIU football looking to boost dropping attendance

    Since 2010, only three Football Bowl Subdivision programs have won more games than Northern Illinois – Oregon, Alabama and Florida State.
    June 21, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • NIU approves $360K for football team air charter

    The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees approved a request Thursday to purchase an air charter service for the football team’s upcoming sea ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Huskies' game at Ohio State to be broadcast on ABC

    For the third time in program history, the Northern Illinois football team will play on ABC.The Husk ...
    June 13, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry’s Corey Lersch commits to Huskies

    Corey Lersch didn’t need a lot of time to decide.The McHenry linebacker has been a Northern Illinois ...
    June 12, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry's Corey Lersch commits to Northern Illinois

    Corey Lersch didn’t need a lot of time to decide.The McHenry linebacker has been a Northern Illinois ...
    June 11, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • NIU, MAC announce times for most 2015 football games

    It won't take long for the Northern Illinois football team to be on national television.The Huskies ...
    June 10, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • New turf, design installation finished at Huskie Stadium

    Brigham Field’s makeover is finally complete.The new turf for the field at Huskie Stadium, which fea ...
    June 9, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • MAC, CBS Sports agree to four-year deal

    The Mid-American Conference announced on Wednesday that it has reached a multi-year deal with CBS Sports Network to televise up to 12 football and 12 ...
    June 3, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • NIU reveals new design for turf at Brigham Field

    DeKALB – The big reveal has finally come, and the cornstalks didn't make the cut.After a successful ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • NIU roundup: Track finishes fourth at MAC behind five champs

    The Northern Illinois University women's track and field team completed the 2015 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track with several program bests, pos ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • NIU roundup: Baseball keeps playoff hopes alive with win over Ball State

    With any hope of making the conference baseball tournament hanging in the balance, Northern Illinois senior Ben Neumann delivered a gem on Thursday.
    May 15, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Huskies come into final series likely needing a sweep

    DeKALB – With the Northern Illinois baseball team currently on the outside looking in for the Mid-American Conference tournament, the final series of ...
    May 13, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • With medical issues behind him, Dirk Ormsby now NIU baseball's most consistent starter

    DeKALB – Dirk Ormsby couldn’t breathe. As he walked out of a movie theater in the fall of 2013, he s ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • NIU drops non-conference game to UW-Milwaukee

    With the Northern Illinois baseball team fighting for its playoff lives later this week, the Huskies lost 11-2 to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in ...
    May 13, 2015 - 1:49 am
  • Bennett receives 20-month buyout after resigning

    On April 29, Northern Illinois sent out a news release announcing women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett had resigned after five seasons, with a 57-93 ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Three former Huskies sign with pro football teams

    A pair of former Northern Illinois football players are joining Da’Ron Brown on NFL rosters.It was a ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Northern Illinois seniors balance home meet, graduation

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior Alexandra Schad finished her final triple jump of the day –and final attempt ever at a home meet – at 2:59 p.m.
    May 10, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • 800-meter relay team record-holder for Huskies heading into home meet

    DeKALB – Age is only a number for the Northern Illinois women’s 800-meter relay team.Coming into the ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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