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Ferrell anxious to see team continue success in spring

By Mike Romor | October 11, 2012

As the fall season nears its end, NIU women’s tennis coach Ryun Ferrell is seeing progress in his program, which has been rapidly rising over the past two seasons. Coming off a bounce-back season, Ferrell is anxious to see what his team can do once...

Baseball no longer winless

By Brian Thomas | March 18, 2012

NIU baseball went on a nine game road trip across the Midwest over the spring break period. The Huskies (4-16) went in without a win, but went 4-5 in the overall trip earning wins against Austin Peay, (5-1) in a 10 inning affair, Arkansas St, (6-5) Southern...

Northern Star File Photo - NIUs Sarah Mclaughlin backhands a tennis ball.

Men’s women’s tennis set for weekend matches

By Sean Anderson | February 22, 2012

NIU men’s and women’s tennis will both hit the hard top this weekend.The women’s team will travel south to Carbondale for matches against Arkansas State and Southern Illinois.The Huskies (5-2) opened the season with a loss, but have turned their...

A season in review: Huskie football

By Eli Gehn | January 17, 2012

The NIU football team had its final hoorah a couple of weeks ago after it defeated Arkansas State 38-20 in the Bowl. It was the perfect ending to a crazy up-and-down year for the Huskies, with the arrow pointing up heading into the 2012 season....

Huskie football senior class is ‘winningest’ in NIU history

By Brian Belford | January 16, 2012

Mobile, Ala.| Chandler Harnish walked into the Bowl game press conference barefoot. NIU's record breaking quarterback's feet had carried him to victory for one last time, and he was finally able to kick off his shoes. Harnish and the rest...

NIU head coach Dave Doeren accepts the Bowl trophy
Sunday in Mobile, Ala.

Huskies win Bowl 38-20

By Northern Star Staff | January 9, 2012

<div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">After a 36-day hiatus, all NIU did for an encorewas come back from 13 points down to beat Arkansas State 38-20 towin the...

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