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Women’s cross country wins its first MAC championship

NIU cross country Head Coach Adrian A. Meyers talks to his team in this 2019 file photo.
Mike Knapp, Reporter November 23, 2020

DeKALB — Since Adrian Myers became the NIU women’s cross country coach, the program has achieved several firsts, and the program added another Saturday. Traveling to Bowling Green State University for the Mid-American Conference cross country meet,...

Recap of NIU’s performance at Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special

Recap of NIU's performance at Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special
Kyle Mathas February 23, 2020

DeKALB  — The Huskies competed in their final indoor meet before the conference championships Friday in the Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special. The Huskies had multiple top three finishes in multiple races and in the field events. NIU...

NIU women’s track and field team heads to two events Friday

Kyle Mathas February 21, 2020

DEKALB — The Huskies will be splitting up this weekend to compete in the Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special in Charleston, Illinois and the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Indiana. Both meets will start on Friday, with the Alex...

Several Huskies to compete at Meyo Invitational

Several Huskies to compete at Meyo Invitational
Kyle Mathas February 8, 2020

DeKALB — This weekend the Huskies will be participating in the Meyo Invitational, one of the Midwest’s premier indoor track and field meets. The Huskies will be heading to South Bend, Indiana for the meet, which features some of the top teams and...

NIU women’s track and field take home team title and three records

Kyle Mathas January 26, 2020

DeKALB — The women’s track and field team won the team title and broke three facility records Saturday at Indiana State University. The Huskies had a combined team score of 179 points, just beating the Indiana State Sycamores who had 177 points.In...

Huskies take two wins at the Fred Wilt Open, while Tutt sets a new school record in the 3000 meter

Huskies take two wins at the Fred Wilt Open, while Tutt sets a new school record in the 3000 meter
Kyle Mathas December 14, 2019

DeKALB — The Huskies had two victories and a broken 3000 meter record last weekend at the Fred Wilt Open at the University of Purdue in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Huskies did great in long jump, where sophomore Jazmyn Smith took third place in the...

Hall of Fame includes several NIU and MAC stars

Marcel Carrasco October 17, 2019

DeKALB — NIU’s 2019 Hall of Fame class is packed with Huskies who etched their mark in NIU athletics. Cleats, sneakers, playbooks and hurdles are mere trademarks in the careers of the history-making athletes who represented NIU. The 2019 class includes...

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall
Maddie Barrett August 23, 2019

DeKALB— NIU Athletics is launching a new and convenient way to gain access into athletic events. The days of forgetting your OneCards are over, as students can now present their tickets at the gate electronically through their smartphones.All full-time...

Whyte places in the top 20 at the NCAA Championships

Whyte places in the top 20 at the NCAA Championships
Maddie Barrett June 11, 2019

Senior jumper Jehvania Whyte competed in the NCAA Championships on Saturday and finished within the top 20 in the triple jump.Whyte posted a mark of 12.84 meters on her third jump, but was unable to advance into the top nine to the second round of the...

Huskie quartet sets records at the NCAA West Preliminaries

Huskie quartet sets records at the NCAA West Preliminaries
Maddie Barrett May 26, 2019

DeKALB — Four members of the track and field team competed in the NCAA West preliminaries Thursday through Saturday. Many personal records were set, and Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she's proud of the athletes for what they accomplished."Having...

Track and Field quartet set for NCAA West Preliminary

Maddie Barrett May 23, 2019

DeKALB — Four Huskies will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Round beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. The three-day meet will be held in Sacramento, California. Among those competing are junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio, junior...

Whyte breaks school record at NIU Classic

Maddie Barrett May 6, 2019

DeKALB — Track and Field competed at home this weekend in the annual NIU Classic. Senior jumper Jehvania Whyte concluded her final regular season with the Huskies, breaking the school long jump record with a jump of 6.04 meters.  Head Coach Connie...

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