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Flames swept by gymnasts

March 30, 1988

It was a clean sweep for the NIU women's gymnastics team Tuesday night against Illinois-Chicago as the Huskies won every event on their way to a 178.50-170.15 victory. NIU improved to 12-5 in duals this season while the Flames fell to 2-9. "Again, this...

Unger paves big win by women gymnasts

March 28, 1988

State bragging rights were on the line for NIU, and the women's gymnastics team earned them in dominating fashion with a 178.45-133.75 win over Illinois State Friday night at Chick Evans Field House. The Huskies, 11-5, swept the top three places in every...

Men’s gymnasts miss trip to nationals

By Kari Brackett | March 28, 1988

Houston Baptist put on a divine performance at Chick Evans Field House Saturday afternoon, scoring 282.05 to win the blue ribbon at the Independent Gymnastics Championships. NIU finished third in the tourney with its 274.75 tally, just missing second...

Gymnastic action to sweep Chick Evans

By Kari Brackett | March 25, 1988

Some of the best gymnastics in the United States will be on display Saturday when NIU hosts the National Independent Gymnastics Championships. The all-day tournament begins at 1 p.m. with team competition and is followed by the 7 p.m. individual finals....

Women host Illinois State

By Chris Sigley | March 25, 1988

Although Illinois State will be present at the women's gymnastic meet in Chick Evans Field House Friday at 7 p.m., NIU coach Bobbie Cesarek said she feels the Huskies will be battling themselves. The ISU squad has been under the weather with injuries...

Germans live American dream

By Kari Brackett | March 24, 1988

Imagine deciding your whole life in two days. West Germany's Jens Furst did it, with the help of his complement Thomas Koll. Furst, from Ludwigshafen, West Germany, and Koll, of Bergisch, are members of the NIU men's gymnastics squad. Not only are the...

Coach buffet served at Huskie luncheon Rosborough, Cesarek, Ehrlich speak

By Jeff Aronin | February 10, 1988

At Tuesday's Huskie Club Luncheon, NIU men's basketball coach Jim Rosborough told the gathering he once heard "basketball is a great game if you're winning." But after not winning a game for over a month, Rosborough maintains a good outlook for the Huskies....

NIU minor sports’ weekend panorama

February 8, 1988

Women's gymnastics NIU women's gymnastics coach Bobbie Cesarek doesn't ask for much. She expects her Huskie gymnasts to put forth their best efforts whenever they compete. From that perspective, Cesarek was quite pleased with NIU's performance Saturday...

Gymnasts soar past old marks

By Kari Brackett | February 8, 1988

When NIU men's gymnastics coach Chuck Ehrlich said he wanted his team to improve in its consistency, he got even more than what he asked for. Although the Huskies (2-2) lost to Ohio State (4-0) 282.25-279.80 on Saturday, NIU set an all-time school record....

Gymnasts take meet

By Kari Brackett | February 1, 1988

NIU women's gymnastics won the top spot in its first home meet Saturday by defeating Iowa and Wisconsin-Oshkosh at Chick Evans Field House. After four events, the Huskies tallied a 176.60 score, followed by the Iowa at 172.35 and UWO's 166.40 rounded...

Gymnasts to host meet

By Kari Brackett | January 29, 1988

Team depth and team competitiveness are the two keys NIU women's gymnastic coach Bobbie Cesarek will mention when talking about her squad's 3-1 record. Cesarek and her tumblers want to continue their winning ways Saturday when NIU hosts Iowa and Wisconsin-Oshkosh...

Women cagers to play in Vegas in ‘88

By Tom Clegg | December 10, 1987

The NIU women's basketball team will spend some time in Las Vegas next December. Thanks to a shaky approval of the 1988-89 schedule by the NIU Athletic Board Wednesday, Coach Jane Albright and her squad will play Dec. 9-10 in the Nevada-Las Vegas Classic....