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Then-junior Ashley Tutt inches her way to a first-place finish Nov. 2, 2019 during the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships hosted by NIU at the North 40 course.

Tutt falls shorts of personal goals at national race, leaves Terre Haute as best placing Huskie in program history

By Marcel Carrasco | November 23, 2019

DeKALB — Nine seconds.Nine seconds separated Ashley Tutt from All-American honors, a feat she set out to accomplish before her appearance at the 2019 NCAA Cross Country Championships.The Huskie fell 10 spots short, yet she ran with all of her heart....

Tutt ready to come out of Terre Haute with honors to her name

By Marcel Carrasco | November 21, 2019

DeKALB – All-American is the ultimate goal.That is what 2019 Mid-American Conference Champion Ashley Tutt said she is ready to fight for."I am so excited to be able to compete at such a prestigious event," Tutt said. "I am confident going into the race,...

Football head coach Thomas Hammock is among the 2022 Hall of Fame inductees.

Hammock is an exemplary choice

By Northern Star Editorial Board | January 23, 2019

The Northern Star Editorial Board would like to congratulate Head Football Coach Thomas Hammock and NIU for finding a perfect marriage. In sports, loyalty is never easy to come by, and Hammock exemplifies the Huskies’ “hard way.”Hammock played football...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, Northern Illinois defensive end Sutton Smith (15) reacts after sacking Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson (3) during the second half of the Mid-American Conference championship game, in Detroit. Smith was named to the 2018 AP All-America NCAA college football team, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Sutton Smith declares for NFL Draft

By Khobi Price | December 20, 2018

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, Northern Illinois defensive end Sutton Smith (15) reacts after sacking Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson (3) during the second half of the Mid-American Conference championship game, in Detroit. Smith was named to the 2018 AP All-America NCAA college football team, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Mougin misses All-American spot at NCAA tournament

By Northern Star Staff | March 24, 2013

Wrestler Matt Mougin ended his NCAA tournament run with a 3-2 record, just missing out on an All-American spot. On Thursday, Mougin upset Arizona State’s Blake Stauffer with a score of 4-2. Mougin had two takedowns in the match to upset No. 11-ranked...

Lynch named All-American quarterback

By Northern Star Staff | December 4, 2012

Although junior quarterback Jordan Lynch was not named a Heisman finalist this season, he was named to the CBSSports.com All-America Third Team. Lynch led the Huskies to a school-record 12 wins and NCAA’s longest winning streak at 12. He was a big part...