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Senior setter Amanda Krahl jump sets junior middle blocker Kennedy Wallace Aug. 30 in a 3-1 loss to Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville.

Volleyball wins first road game, levels 2-2 in conference play

By Justin Kelley | October 6, 2019

Senior setter Amanda Krahl jump sets junior middle blocker Kennedy Wallace Aug. 30 in a 3-1 loss to Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville.

Freshman guard continues to impress

By Tom Burton | February 27, 2017

In a season filled with disappointing losses, under-achieving player performances and big lead surrenders, freshman guard Eugene German has played like someone the Huskies will be able to depend on for this season and hopefully the next three years.If...

Former sophomore guard Marshawn Wilson shoots from distance in a 2015 game. Wilson and Head Coach Mark Montgomery came to a mutual agreement for Wilson to have a fresh start elsewhere before Tuesdays game against Ball State University at the Convocation Center.

Guard and coach reach ‘mutual’ agreement

By Tom Burton | February 20, 2017

Former sophomore guard Marshawn Wilson shoots from distance in a 2015 game. Wilson and Head Coach Mark Montgomery came to a 'mutual' agreement for Wilson to have a fresh start elsewhere before Tuesday's game against Ball State University at the Convocation Center.

Guard puts up 33 points in win

By Eddie Garcia | February 16, 2017

DeKALB — After six lead changes and four ties in the fourth quarter, the women’s basketball team battled past the Miami University Redhawks, 63-61, to give NIU the season sweep.Senior guard Ally Lehman ignited the offense as she scored the team's...

Turnovers a factor in men’s hoops loss

By Krystal Ward | February 12, 2017

KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN — The men’s basketball team lost Saturday against the Western Michigan University Broncos, 76-67, despite freshman guard Eugene German’s career-high 20 points.German shot 7-for-12 from the field, but the Huskies were unable to...

Ally LehmanSenior guard

NIU off to its best start in school history

By Eddie Garcia | January 30, 2017

Ally Lehman

Senior guard

Huskies fend off Falcons

By Krystal Ward | January 15, 2017

Men’s basketball is off to a hot start in Mid-American Conference play, winning for the third time in four games Saturday.NIU (11-6, 3-1 MAC) defeated the Bowling Green State University Falcons (3-10, 1-7 MAC), 69-52, at the Stroh Center in Bowling...

Volleyball shares title

By Danielle Brown | November 14, 2016

The volleyball team earned two wins over the weekend, which qualified the team for its fourth Mid-American Conference regular season championship and their first ever co-championship honors.NIU will be co-MAC champions with Miami University who also finished...

Freshman forward Abby Gregg chases down the ball alongside an opposing player during a Sept. 18 match against Illinois State University. 

Women’s soccer stuns opponent in quarterfinal

By Krystal Ward | October 31, 2016

Freshman forward Abby Gregg chases down the ball alongside an opposing player during a Sept. 18 match against Illinois State University. 

Center Midfielder Emilie Haugan takes a free kick during an Oct. 9 game against Ball State. The Huskies lost 2-0. 

Women’s soccer celebrates its seniors

By Krystal Ward | October 13, 2016

Center Midfielder Emilie Haugan takes a free kick during an Oct. 9 game against Ball State. The Huskies lost 2-0. 

Senior quarterback looks to lead Huskies

By Patrick Smith | October 10, 2016

DeKALB | Football(1-5, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) has endured its worse five game start to the season since 2007 when they began the season 1-4. This puts the Huskies bowl game bid in jeopardy, but the ray of hope for reaching a bowl game lies in the...

Volleyball plays home matches

By Danielle Brown | October 6, 2016

DeKALB | NIU volleyball (12-4, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) will be home this weekend as they host Ball State University (7-11, 3-1 MAC) 7 p.m. Friday, and University of Toledo 7 p.m. (10-6, 3-1 MAC) Saturday at Victor E. Court.The Huskies have excelled...