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Alumnus Mike Korcek (left) speaks with Phil Kadner in 2009.

Alumnus reflects on NIU Athletics

By Chris Loggins | October 19, 2015

Mike Korcek, NIU alumnus and retired sports information director, has been around to see it all — or at least five decades worth of historic moments in NIU Athletics.Korcek worked as a Sports Editor for the Northern Star before getting his career started...

Costly Facility Master Plan will reward university in long term

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 4, 2014

Athletic Director Sean Frazier’s Facility Master Plan may one day be seen as one of the catalysts in helping NIU make the jump to a bigger conference.Frazier’s Facility Master Plan, unveiled Thursday with a price tag of an estimated $138 million,...

Iowa pulls off an upset over women’s gymnastics

By Matt Hopkinson | February 17, 2013

Seemingly picking up right where it left off, the women’s gymnastics team posted its second score in the 194 territory in a loss to Iowa State. The Huskies (3-3, 1-2 MAC) hit every routine, going 24-24 to post a 194.375, but came up short as the Cyclones...