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  • NIU men's soccer: Huskies announce Miech as new assistant coach

    The Northern Illinois men's soccer team announced the hiring of Jesse Miech as an assistant coach on Thursday.
    June 24, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • NIU basketball: Former Huskie selected by Celtics in second round of NBA Draft

    Just before the second round of the NBA Draft came to a close on Thursday, a former Northern Illinois men's basketball player became the Boston Celtic ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • Korcek: Sky's the limit for the Lurry

    Item No. 1: What’s Northern Illinois University junior-to-be Shawun Lurry planning for an encore in 2016? More pass interceptions, more NCAA rankings, ...
    June 14, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • Jesse Severson: Ranking top players, athletes for Northern Illinois in past year

    Summer is boring. There are no Northern Illinois games to cover, and so let’s do the next best thin ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies announce addition of James, Thomas

    The Northern Illinois men's basketball team officially announced on Wednesday the addition of transfer forward Lacey James and guard recruit Justin Th ...
    June 8, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • Football fans are raising money for statue of NIU mascot Diesel

    DeKALB – After the Northern Illinois University’s football team won its game at Purdue in 2009, it took Huskies fans Bob Smith and Tom Bonnevier about ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Track: NIU fails to qualify anyone for nationals on Day 1

    The season came to end for some of the Northern Illinois track team on Friday at the NCAA West Regionals in Lawrence, Kansas, with no Huskies qualifyi ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies looking to avoid fourth loss to Toledo as teams square off in MAC Tournament

    The Northern Illinois baseball team lost all three games against Toledo this season.Now the Huskies ...
    May 24, 2016 - 7:36 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies rally past Ball State twice

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois baseball team rallied twice to beat Ball State, winning the first game of the three-game series, 14-8, Thursday at Ralp ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • NIU baseball: Vast community service builds relationships for Huskies players

    DeKALB – Whenever the Northern Illinois baseball players headed over to visit the residents of the DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center on Monday nigh ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • NIU baseball: Ball State at Huskies preview

    First pitch: 3 p.m. Thursday; Noon Friday; 3 p.m. Friday, Ralph McKenzie FieldRecords: Cardinals 31- ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • College softball: NIU softball ousted from MAC tourney

    The Northern Illinois University softball team was ousted by Ohio on Saturday at the Mid-American Conference Tournament, dropping a 3-1 decision that ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • NIU roundup: Softball falls into lower bracket in MAC Tourney after loss to Miami

    The Northern Illinois softball team got the go-ahead run to the plate but lost 2-1 to No. 2 Miami (Ohio) in the third round of the Mid-American Confer ...
    May 13, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • NIU softball: Naegele homers, Frenz throws 4-hitter in Huskies' win over No. 1 seed Kent State

    When the Kent State softball team won the series over Northern Illinois in DeKalb earlier this season, coach Eric Oakley said he was impressed with Hu ...
    May 12, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • NIU softball claims MAC West title after split with Central Michigan

    The Northern Illinois softball team claimed its first Mid-American Conference West Division crown since 2000 with an 8-3 win over Central Michigan on ...
    May 6, 2016 - 9:42 pm
  • NIU baseball falls to Toledo

    Brian Sisler's homer in the bottom of the ninth inning wasn't enough as the Northern Illinois baseball team lost to Toledo, 9-8, Friday in DeKalb.
    May 6, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Huskies riding seven-game winning streak, eyes still on MAC title

    DeKALB – The long winning streak is nice, but Northern Illinois baseball coach Mike Kunigonis said the ultimate goal still is a conference championshi ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • NIU softball: Central Michigan at Huskies preview

    First pitch: 3 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. SaturdayRecords: Chippewas 22-24-1 overall, 9-10-1 ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Former Huskie guard to transfer to South Dakota State

    Former Northern Illinois men's basketball team guard Michael Orris has transferred to South Dakota State for his final season.
    May 4, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies score seven in the ninth, shock Valparaiso

    The game was essentially over for the Northern Illinois baseball team against Valparaiso on Tuesday.
    May 3, 2016 - 8:37 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies at Valparaiso preview

    First pitch: 2 p.m. Wednesday; 4:30 p.m. WednesdayMedia: ESPN3Records: Huskies 32-16 overall, 12-7 i ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • NIU baseball: Valparaiso at Huskies preview

    First pitch: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Ralph McKenzie FieldRecords: Crusaders 20-20 overall, 11-7 in Horizon L ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • NIU football: Lewis, Ford sign with NFL teams as undrafted free agents

    The Northern Illinois football team didn't have a player selected in the NFL Draft, but two former Huskies are headed to pro teams.
    May 1, 2016 - 7:49 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies at Toledo preview

    First pitch: 2 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday; 2 p.m. SaturdayMedia: ESPN3Records: Huskies 32-13 overall ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies at Bowling Green preview

    First pitch: 2 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday; noon SundayMedia: ESPN3 on SundayRecords: Huskies 15-25 o ...
    April 28, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • NIU baseball, softball each earn wins over UIC

    The Northern Illinois baseball team jumped out offensively and won 11-6 against UIC on Tuesday afternoon at Ralph McKenzie Field.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:35 pm
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