Northern Star

Gridders lose line coach

Dave Tuley

January 13, 1987

Just when it looked like the NIU football team was going to lose only one valuable person associated with its offensive line, someone else left. Offensive line coach Lawrence Cooley has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Ball State. He also will coach the Cardinals' offensive linemen. Todd Peat...

Young NIU grapplers learning the hard way

Jeff Kirik

January 12, 1987

NIU's record falls to 1-5-0 on the season while Purdue starts the dual meet season at 1-0-0. Vatch said the reason for his team's slow start is a combination between its youth and the expertise of its opponents. "Inexperience is a big part of it (the losing record), then you look at the schedule," he said. ...

Miami contest on hold until 1990

Jim Wozniak

January 12, 1987

Exposing Niu to the Chicago audience is one of the athletic department's biggest goals, but NIU's first opportunity will have to wait a little longer. The NIU football team's scheduled game with Miami (Fla.) Sept 12 in Soldier Field has been cancelled. NIU men's Athletic Director Robert Brigham would no...

‘Days of our Huskies’

Jim Wozniak

January 12, 1987

Soap operas are generally restricted to television, but the NIU men's basketball team has provided its own version on and off the court this season. Off the court, junior forward Jim Edmondson was arrested Wednesday for punching teammate Tom Sellers' jaw in the locker room. Sellers' jaw was broken i...