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  • VIEWS: MAC West will be a wild ride

    YPSILANTI, Mich. – In sports, mediocrity can lead to parity.This is what has happened in the Mid-Ame ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • NIU survives scare, tops Eagles

    YPSILANTI, Mich. – Northern Illinois had another scare from one of the bottom feeders of the Mid-American Conference on Saturday, trailing in the four ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • NIU's Five story lines to watch

    1. Can the Huskies contain Bell?Eastern Michigan redshirt freshman QB Reginald Bell Jr. has been a b ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Huskies ready for lowly EMU

    DeKALB – Eastern Michigan has been a barren, black hole in the Mid-American Conference for a long time.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • NIU looking for consistency on defense

    DeKALB – Consistency.To Northern Illinois defensive coordinator Jay Niemann, that's one big thing th ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Druley: International Crown at Rich Harvest Farms lands title sponsor

    Underwriters Laboratories president and CEO Keith Williams shares a handful of characteristics with Rich Harvest Farms owner Jerry Rich.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • NIU’s Brereton earns MAC volleyball honor

    Northern Illinois freshman libero Anna Brereton was named Mid-American Conference West Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Huskies run over RedHawks

    DeKALB – During Saturday’s 51-41 win over Miami (Ohio), Northern Illinois football ran the ball the way fans are accustomed to seeing.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • NIU rolls to another MAC win

    DeKALB — The winning ways of the Northern Illinois University volleyball team continue.Despite dropp ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • VIEWS: Huskies still have some tinkering to do

    DeKALB – Clap your hands if you believe in a consistent offense and defense.The Northern Illinois fo ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:31 pm
  • NIU lights up the scoreboard in win over Miami

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois' first six drives in the first half looked like this – touchdown, field goal, touchdown, touchdown, touchdown, touchdown.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • NIU's 5 storylines to follow vs. Miami (Ohio)

    1. Can the NIU offense get going?The Huskies, surprisingly, have averaged just 16 points over their ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU's Paris Logan facing another big test

    DeKALB – Although the Northern Illinois defense didn’t have its best day last week, it wasn’t because senior corner Paris Logan didn’t do his job.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Former Northern Illinois football players bringing DogHouse project to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois graduate Jordan Delegal has been out of NIU’s football program for three years.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • NIU Notes: McIntosh makes transition to safety

    DeKALB – Matt McIntosh is now a safety.Yes, you read that correctly.The junior, who spent the spring ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • NIU football coach: Miami tougher than record

    DeKALB – Rod Carey doesn’t care about Miami (Ohio)’s record. The RedHawks currently sit at 1-6, 1-2 ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Inside MAC Football: EMU’s Creighton gets 1st MAC win

    STAR OF THE WEEK Reginald Bell Jr. Eastern Michigan, freshman, quarterback Bell came off the bench i ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • NIU's Radtke earns MAC honor

    Northern Illinois sophomore volleyball player Jenna Radtke was named was named MAC West Defensive Player of the Week Monday.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • Chippewas’ RB Rawls inflicts pain on NIU

    DeKALB – Thomas Rawls said he didn’t feel any pain after his 270-yard performance in Central Michigan’s 34-17 win Saturday at Huskie Stadium.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Chippewas snap Huskies’ DeKalb winning streak

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois’ 28-game Huskie Stadium winning streak is history. Central Michigan runni ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • NIU volleyball beats Chippewas

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan – The Northern Illinois University volleyball team ended its three-match road trip in impressive fashion Saturday, ousting Ce ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Carifio: Huskies offense shows it's capable of so much more

    DeKALB – It was so promising. It was also such a tease. The first pass left Drew Hare's hand at just ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Not time to push the panic button

    Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Homecoming brings extra hype

    DeKALB – For Northern Illinois players, homecoming week has a different feel.NIU’s homecoming tradit ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Annala powering NIU women's soccer hot start in MAC play

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois freshman goalkeeper Amy Annala didn’t even know she would be attending the university until she was entering her senior yea ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Cats over dogs: Northwestern tops NIU

    DeKALB – Looking to bounce back after five straight games without a win, Northern Illinois men’s soccer hosted 24th-ranked Northwestern on Wednesday n ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • NIU's young corners still getting up to speed

    DeKALB – Heading into the 2014 season, one glaring need for new production on Northern Illinois’ roster was cornerback.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • NIU volleyball player earns MAC honor

    Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy was named the Mid-American Conference’s West Defensive Player of the Week, the league office annou ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Carey: Beebe cleared for NIU football practice

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey said he expects sophomore wide receiver Chad Beebe to play Saturday.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • NIU football looks to contain Davis, Rawls

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey thinks Central Michigan tailback Thomas Rawls is right at, or at least close to, the level of Arka ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Ty Reynolds: Fans make win special for Loos

    DeKALB – As the Northern Illinois football team ran toward the Yordon Center after Saturday’s game against Kent State, a rousing cheer went up as No. ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Inside MAC football: Hare remains NIU’s starter

    There apparently won’t be much suspense when it comes to Northern Illinois’ starting quarterback this week.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • The Northern Illinois men's golf team shot a 291 in the second round of the Erin Hills Intercollegiate in Wisconsin on Monday.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • NIU quarterback situation remains muddled

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois’ quarterback puzzle still might not be solved.The past three games, sopho ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Carifio: Huskies have no definite identity

    DeKALB – The DeKalb football team is winning games with a speed-based explosive offense led by a Division I football recruit.
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • NIU football holds on for close victory against Kent State

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois football team has its Huskie Stadium win streak put to the test on Saturday against Kent State.
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • NIU holds on for close victory against Kent State

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois' Huskie Stadium win streak was put to the test on Saturday against Kent State.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Huskies seem prepared to extend streak

    Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Streak not a main focus for Huskies

    DeKALB – Not a single player on Northern Illinois’ football roster knows what it’s like to lose a game at Huskie Stadium. The last time NIU suffered a ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • NIU volleyball tops Western Michigan

    The Northern Illinois volleyball team rolled to a 25-18, 25-22, 15-25, 25-20 win against Western Michigan on Thursday at Victor E. Court in DeKalb.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • 12 NIU softball players earn academic honors

    Twelve Northern Illinois University softball players were named 2014 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes, the organiza ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • NIU men’s soccer suffers midweek loss

    The Northern Illinois men’s soccer team lost, 2-0, Wednesday at Southern Methodist.The Mustangs got ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Aurora Christian grads fuel Northern Illinois football

    DeKALB – Out of any other high school listed on Northern Illinois’ football roster, a school with an official enrollment of 287 students has the most ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • NIU men's soccer players look to get chance to play, get education

    DeKALB – In the United Kingdom, collegiate soccer scholarships are nonexistent. For someone such as ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Kent State next for NIU after bye week

    DeKALB – If it were completely up to him, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey would prefer to have his bye week smack dab in the middle of the season.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • Scheduling puzzle takes ‘a long time’

    DeKALB – Over the past few months, Northern Illinois has made headlines with a seemingly constant stream of additions to its football schedule.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • NIU men's golf 12th at Jack Nicklaus Invite

    The Northern Illinois men's golf team had its best team score of the year Monday, finishing with a three-round score of 908, good for 12th place at th ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • NIU football announces series with South Florida

    Northern Illinois announced a home-and-home series with South Florida on Friday, concluding its “SchedulePalooza Encore.”
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 1:14 am
  • NIU to play Vanderbilt in 2019, '22

    After an unexpected day off, NIU SchedulePalooza resumed Thursday when the school announced a home-and-home series with Vanderbilt for 2019 and 2022.A ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:42 am
  • Why not? Orne goes from walk-on to handling kickoffs

    DeKALB – Josh Orne just figured, why not?A year ago at this time, Orne was a regular student at Nort ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Bye week means recruiting for NIU

    DeKALB – Rod Carey still enjoys getting out on a Friday night and watching a high school football game.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Huskies to face Tulsa in 2022, ’23

    Northern Illinois’ first opponent of its “SchedulePalooza Encore” is the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. The ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Toledo starts quickly in West

    Saturday featured an important early season football game in the Mid-American Conference West.It was ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • MAC ROUNDUP: Toledo defeats Ball State in MAC opener

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Logan Woodside threw for 152 yards with a touchdown and rushed for two more scores as Toledo defeated Ball State, 34-23, in the Mid-Ame ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Razorbacks catch Huskies’ offense off guard

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – The Arkansas Razorbacks accomplished something few teams have been able to do against Northern Illinois the past few years.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • The Northern Illinois volleyball team closed out its California road trip with a 3-1 loss to UC-Santa Barbara on Saturday evening.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Razorbacks steamroll visiting Huskies

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – Northern Illinois trailed by two touchdowns before Arkansas’ vaunted offense could even do any damage.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • VIEWS: MAC's best no match for SEC

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – Northern Illinois has been the class of the Mid-American Conference the past five years.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • No.17 Marquette scores two late to hold off NIU

    DeKALB — For the first 80 minutes in its match against Marquette University, the only thing that separated the Northern Illinois University men’s socc ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • NIU-Arkansas 5 storylines

    1. Arkansas’ rushing attackNIU coach Rod Carey said the Razorbacks have the best group of tailbacks ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:59 am
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