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  • NIU roundup: Basketball releases schedule

    The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team will make trips to Missouri and Ohio State in 2015 as the school released the team’s schedule Friday.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Despite young roster, NIU men's soccer brings back enough to compete

    DeKALB – It was hard for Northern Illinois junior defender Richard Hall not to notice all the new faces.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • NIU volleyball: Surrounded by winning her entire career, Alexis Gonzalez returns as setter for Huskies

    DeKALB – Since she was a freshman in 2012, Northern Illinois setter Alexis Gonzalez has been a mainstay for the NIU volleyball team.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • National Guard, NIU can’t find way to retain howitzer

    DeKALB – After looking at the options given by Northern Illinois, the Illinois National Guard Armory in Sycamore has decided not to continue its 18-ye ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • NIU football: Marlon Moore, Brandon Mayes, Mycial Allen rotating with 1st-string defense 10 days from first game

    DeKALB – Against Northern Illinois last season, UNLV quarterback Blake Decker threw for a season-high 397 yards.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Former NIU DB inducted into hall of fame

    Former Northern Illinois defensive back Eddie Davis was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Golladay makes pair of big plays in scrimmage for Huskies

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois wide receiver Kenny Golladay certainly made his touches count on the final day of training camp.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Freshman Loprieno ready to make impact for NIU soccer after three years of tough injuries

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois redshirt freshman midfielder Delaney Loprieno is ready for her string of bad luck to finally be over.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Photos: NIU women's soccer practice

    Danielle Guerra images of NIU women's soccer practice ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Korcek: Why isn’t corn logo up at Huskie Stadium?

    Just typing out loud.Item No. 1: OK, I apologize. Guess I’ve just lost track over the years.  Why is ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • NIU football: Bobby Jones IV emerging at outside linebacker for Huskies

    DeKALB – During a portion of Monday’s practice inside the Chessick Center, freshman running back Marcus Jones caught a pass out of the backfield on th ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Andrew Ness and Aidan Conlon anchor Huskies O-line that lost three starters

    DeKALB – Death, taxes and Andrew Ness and Aidan Conlon starting for the Northern Illinois offensive line.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • NIU football scrimmages at Huskie Stadium, Hare sharp in two-minute drill

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois hit Huskie Stadium for a situational scrimmage with officials on Saturday afternoon, giving as close to a live look as ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Maxwell brings experience at tight end for Huskies

    DeKALB – Desroy Maxwell said he still remembers everything about his first day as a true freshman for the Huskies in 2012.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • VIEWS: With group of running backs, concept of ‘starter’ irrelevant for Huskies

    The offseason and training camp are all about speculation.Who will play where, who can handle a new ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • NIU Notebook: Huskies turn back the clock with old facilities at practice

    DeKALB – The state-of-the-art facilities inside the Yordon Center were replaced by a hot, old locker room under the west bleachers of Huskie Stadium o ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Download the Huskie Wire podcast

    In our second episode, we talk NIU running backs and interview Sean Folliard ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Korcek's Corner: Ron Christian unable to escape George Bork’s legacy

    Former Northern Illinois University Little All-America quarterback Ron Christian has heard it most of his life.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Huskies likely looking at running back committee this season

    DeKALB – For the Northern Illinois running backs, there will likely be a strength in numbers.A year ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Newman's Noah McCarty commits to NIU

    Noah McCarty made six phone calls Sunday night, but it was the first one that had him excited to press the phone to his ear.
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Huskie Family Fun Day allows people to see players outside of competition

    Young children filled the Chessick Indoor Practice Center on Sunday afternoon where they participated in various activities with soccer players and co ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Download the Huskie Wire podcast

    The Huskie Wire podcast is now available in iTunes. Click here to download and subscribe. ...
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Photos: NIU Huskies football practice

    Photos of NIU Huskies football practice at Huskie Stadium by Daily Chronicle photo editor Danielle Guerra
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 8:57 am
  • NIU to host Huskie Family Fun Day and Movie Night

    DeKALB – Huskie fans of all ages are invited to join Northern Illinois University student-athletes and staff at the Huskie Family Fun Day and Movie Ni ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Versatile Turner brings more than backflips to Huskies this season

    DeKALB – Aregeros Turner took the Internet by storm this spring with a short video of him catching a pass while doing a backflip.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Huskies kick off training camp with helmets-only practice

    DeKALB – The silence was gone from Huskie Stadium. The Northern Illinois football team opened traini ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • NIU men's, women's soccer looking to build strong 2015 season

    DeKALB – The sidelines are going to be a little more crowded this year for the Northern Illinois men’s soccer team this year.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Photos: NIU Media Day

    Northern Illinois University's fall sports media day held at the Yordon Center and in Huskie Stadium on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Huskies return with history of winning close games

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois football team was in eight games that were either tied or were one-possession contests in the fourth quarter last seaso ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 8:56 am
  • Views: Summer practices take some of the shine of start of fall camp

    DeKALB – The start of football practice in the fall used to be the first time a coach could get a good feel for his team, an exciting time to see what ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 8:57 am
  • VIEWS: Despite preseason poll, road to Detroit still goes through NIU

    The Mid-American Conference preseason media poll seemed like a setup for a Rodney Dangerfield joke. ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Views: NIU lowering the boom and getting rid of the cannon is the right call

    I’m not exactly a world-class athlete. But the first time I heard it, you’d think I was a high-jumper.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Cannon goes silent at NIU's Huskie Stadium

    DeKALB – The familiar boom of cannon fire after a Huskies touchdown will disappear from Northern Illinois football games this season, instead replaced ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Former Huskie great Fleck continues to build at Western Michigan

    DETROIT – During his playing days at Northern Illinois, PJ Fleck racked up the third-most receptions and fifth-most receiving yards during his four-ye ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • MAC football media day: Huskies take third-place preseason poll prediction with grain of salt

    DETROIT – Despite winning the Mid-American Conference West for five consecutive seasons, the Northern Illinois football team was predicted to finish t ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 8:59 am
  • Notebook: Plenty of talent returns for MAC football teams

    DETROIT – With the Mid-American Conference returning four out of the five best quarterbacks and running backs from last season, several of the coaches ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Video: NIU quarterback Drew Hare reacts to preseason poll

    In this short video from Mid-American Conference media day in Detroit, Northern Illinois quarterback ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • NIU hosts 7th annual Women’s Football Clinic

    DeKALB – Women of all ages gathered at the Yordon Center next to Huskie Stadium for the seventh annual Northern Illinois Women’s Football Clinic on Fr ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • NIU player charged with driving under the influence

    SYCAMORE – A Northern Illinois University football player faces felony charges after police said they stopped him drunkenly driving 93 mph on Route 23 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Photos: NIU Women's Clinic

    Female family and community members spent an evening in the Huskies' shoes. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • NIU football focused on start of practice

    CHICAGO – The Northern Illinois football program isn’t satisfied with its bowl game loss to Marshall in December, but coach Rod Carey is ready to move ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Women's basketball: NIU's Lisa Carlsen rounds out her coaching staff

    Northern Illinois women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen announced her staff Friday afternoon, hiring three new assistant coaches ahead of the 2015-16 ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Camp Power wraps up with volleyball, softball at NIU

    Northern Illinois University student-athletes, camp counselors and campers gathered for the third and final day of Camp Power hosted at NIU on Wednesd ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • NIU pitcher Andrew Frankenreider earns Cape Cod all-star berth

    After an impressive first half of the season, Northern Illinois pitcher Andrew Frankenreider was named to the Cape Cod League’s West All-Star team Sun ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Camp Power participants spend time with NIU football team

    DeKALB – When the children participated in the Camp Power event with the Northern Illinois football players at Huskie Stadium, a theme emerged on the ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Photos: Camp Power Visits NIU Football

    University Village's Camp Power visited Huskie Stadium on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, to run drills with the Northern Illinois University football team.
    July 15, 2015 - 8:11 pm
  • Jordan Lynch looking to prove himself with CFL's Edmonton Eskimos

    Despite being a lightly recruited quarterback out of high school, Jordan Lynch emerged as one of the most highly decorated players in the Northern Ill ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • NIU's Logan named to Thorpe Award watch list

    Northern Illinois cornerback Paris Logan was named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list on Monday, given to the best defense back in NCAA Football Bowl ...
    July 13, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • NIU's Lee wins Ohio Amateur Championship

    Northern Illinois men's golfer Joo-Young Lee had a strong final round and won the Ohio Amateur Championship in the first playoff hole on Friday.
    July 10, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Ness named to Outland Trophy watch list

    The preseason attention is piling up for Northern Illinois center Andrew Ness.The center was named t ...
    July 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Lynch scores touchdown in Edmonton's win over Ottawa

    Jordan Lynch only had one yard on one carry in the Edmonton Eskimos' home opener on Thursday, but he made it count.
    July 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Michael Turner headlines NIU hall of fame class

    Running back Michael Turner headlines the list of seven new inductees into Northern Illinois Athletics’ Hall of Fame the school released Thursday.
    July 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Photos: Camp Power at NIU

    Highlights from Camp Power held at NIU ...
    July 9, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Huskies helping kids – NIU basketball teams host University Village youth as part of Camp Power

    DeKALB – Growing up on the east side of Detroit, Northern Illinois men’s basketball player Travon Baker never had the opportunity to attend any basket ...
    July 9, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • 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
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