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Family and former players remember father-figure Coach Mallory

By Maddie Barrett | October 21, 2019

DeKALB — Saturday was the second time the Huskies competed against the Miami University – Ohio RedHawks for the Mallory Cup, in honor of the late Bill Mallory.NIU lost a tough road game to the RedHawks in a 27-24 match Saturday in Oxford, Ohio.Mallory...

Huskies have a shot at returning to DeKalb with Mallory Cup and second MAC win

By Maddie Barrett | October 15, 2019

DeKALB — After the football team lost the Mallory Cup last season in its inaugural game, the Huskies hope to win the trophy Saturday against the Miami University – Ohio RedHawks. The Mallory Cup honors the late Bill Mallory, who led NIU to its first...

Huskies face Miami for inaugural Mallory Cup

By Jayce Eustice | November 11, 2018

 A potential trip to the Mid-American Conference Championship is on the line, and the Huskies will play for something extra when they face off against conference rival Miami Ohio RedHawks. The inaugural Mallory Cup will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at Huskie...

Jordan Lynch rushes in a game earlier this season. Lynch rushed for 142 years on two carries on NIUs 71-3 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

Football team has chance to stand on top with ’83 champs

By Andrew Singer | December 1, 2010

Perched atop a mountain in Yosemite National Park, the 1983 NIU football team stood as one singing its school’s fight song. Prior to participating in the 1983 California Bowl, NIU head coach Bill Mallory wanted to take his team to a place they could...