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Third-year Northern Illinois head women’s golf coach Kim Kester signed a pair of players for the 2015-16 season on Wednesday.
The Northern Illinois women’s tennis team added another international player, signing Anja Bebic to a National Letter of Intent this week.
Former Northern Illinois receiver, Kaneland grad is turning around a rival MAC football program
DeKALB – After years of mediocre and bad seasons, there was reason to be optimistic about Northern Illinois coming into the 2014-15 campaign, Mark Montgomery’s fourth season as Huskies coach.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett said the first half of Thursday’s 65-50 loss to Valparaiso was the worst the Huskies’ have played in Bennett’s tenure.
Images from the first half of the game on Thursday.
Images from the game on Thursday
DeKALB – Northern Illinois head baseball coach Ed Mathey resigned Thursday and will head to Naperville to become the head coach at North Central College.
Huskies go for 5th straight MAC West title
DeKALB – The Northern Illinois baseball team announced six signings on Tuesday during the NCAA early signing period.
ATHENS, Ohio – One more victory, and Northern Illinois’ football team is headed back to the Motor City.
Images from the game on Tuesday night.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Northern Illinois University volleyball team defeated Western Michigan, 25-16, 25-22, 25-15, Thursday to clinch the Mid-American Conference West Division title.
Amy Annala saved two penalty kicks and Ashley Neubeck scored the winning penalty shot as the Northern Illinois women’s soccer team advanced to the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinals for the first time since 2007 thanks to a 4-3 penalty-shootout victory over Miami (Ohio) after the two teams played to a scoreless draw in regulation.
YPSILANTI, Mich. – Northern Illinois’ passing game was basically nonexistent Saturday.
In a matchup of conference unbeatens, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team came out on the short end with a 25-17, 25-22, 25-17 loss on the road to Ohio.
YPSILANTI, Mich. – In sports, mediocrity can lead to parity.
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Northern Illinois freshman libero Anna Brereton was named Mid-American Conference West Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
DeKALB – During Saturday’s 51-41 win over Miami (Ohio), Northern Illinois football ran the ball the way fans are accustomed to seeing.
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DeKALB – Rod Carey doesn’t care about Miami (Ohio)’s record.
Images from the Huskies' loss to Central Michigan on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois freshman goalkeeper Amy Annala didn’t even know she would be attending the university until she was entering her senior year of high school.
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy was named the Mid-American Conference’s West Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey said he expects sophomore wide receiver Chad Beebe to play Saturday.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey thinks Central Michigan tailback Thomas Rawls is right at, or at least close to, the level of Arkansas running backs Jonathan Williams and Alex Collins, who the Huskies saw earlier this season.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois’ quarterback puzzle still might not be solved.
DeKALB – The DeKalb football team is winning games with a speed-based explosive offense led by a Division I football recruit.
Images from Northern Illinois' 28th straight win at Huskie Stadium.
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.
Twelve Northern Illinois University softball players were named 2014 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes, the organization announced Thursday.
The Northern Illinois men’s soccer team lost, 2-0, Wednesday at Southern Methodist.
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 representation.
DeKALB – In the United Kingdom, collegiate soccer scholarships are nonexistent.
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.
DeKALB – Over the past few months, Northern Illinois has made headlines with a seemingly constant stream of additions to its football schedule.
Huskies get an SEC opponent
DeKALB – Rod Carey still enjoys getting out on a Friday night and watching a high school football game.
Northern Illinois’ first opponent of its “SchedulePalooza Encore” is the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – The Arkansas Razorbacks accomplished something few teams have been able to do against Northern Illinois the past few years.
DeKALB – After missing a handful of practices during the 2001-02 season, former NBA star Allen Iverson was criticized by 76ers coach Larry Brown for missing too many.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey said Arkansas has the best group of tailbacks in the nation.
Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey named sophomore Drew Hare his starting quarterback at his weekly press conference Tuesday afternoon.
EVANSTON – Relentless.
DeKALB – The verdict is in.
DeKALB - The NIU volleyball team (1-0) picked up its 11th season-opening victory under Head Coach Ray Gooden Friday night as the Huskies defeated Presbyterian (0-1) in four sets, 25-8, 25-16, 28-30, 25-13. NIU is 11-1 in season-openers since 2002 under Gooden, last falling in 2007.
Northern Illinois football will be broadcast on 92.5 WCPT FM in DeKalb this season. The Huskies were previously heard on 1360 WLBK.
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, they discuss the Northern Illinois football quarterback situation and NIU’s season opener at 6 p.m. today against Presbyterian.
Does NIU coach Rod Carey get enough credit for NIU's season?
Yes
No