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The scholarship was open to any NIU student who considers themself a gamer, not just varsity athletes like most esports scholarships.

Cardinals beat Huskies in Rocket League

By Jordan Radloff | September 16, 2021

DeKALB — The NIU eSports Rocket League team had a night of action in two Esports Collegiate Conference best of five matches with five-minute games Wednesday. The Huskies lost both matches, falling to the Ball State University Cardinals and the University...

The scholarship was open to any NIU student who considers themself a gamer, not just varsity athletes like most esports scholarships.

NIU Esports holding tryouts for varsity teams

By Northern Star Staff | September 1, 2020

DeKALB — As many classes have moved online, so have organized NIU competitive events. NIU Esports will be holding tryouts for its varsity teams. The first tryout is 6 p.m. Sept. 9, followed by a second tryout at 6 p.m. Sept. 10. NIU Esports is looking...