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Track and Field quartet set for NCAA West Preliminary

Maddie Barrett

May 23, 2019

DeKALB — Four Huskies will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Round beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. The three-day meet will be held in Sacramento, California. Among those competing are junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio, junior multi-event runner NeShay Curtis, first-year s...

Star editors say goodbye

Northern Star Editorial Board

May 6, 2019

Jessie Kern | News EditorIt’s crazy to think after this week I will be writing the end of, arguably, my greatest chapter yet. Transferring to NIU, I wasn’t in the greatest headspace. The ground I found myself standing on was the furthest thing from firm, and I quickly learned things had to get w...

Gooden and Myers receive contract extensions

Gooden and Myers receive contract extensions

Khobi Price

December 20, 2018

Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced Monday volleyball Head Coach Ray Gooden and women's cross country Head Coach Adrian Myers received contract extensions.Gooden is NIU's longest tenured head coach with 17 seasons at NIU, and his contract amendment keeps him in DeKalb through June 2023, while Myers' co...

Track team competes at Grand Valley

NIU freshman Kishona McCray leaping over a hurdle during the 100-meter Friday afternoon at the Huskie Classic. Isiah Jacobs | Northern Star

Maddie Barrett

December 10, 2018

DeKALB — The track team traveled Friday to Allendale, Michigan, to compete in the Grand Valley State University Holiday Open. Although the weather is cooling off outside, the team is heating up inside on the track.In her first meet of the season, senior Ericka Hibser led the team with a MAC automatic qualifying ...

Jehvania Whyte wins the silver medal in Jamaica

Northern Star Staff

July 2, 2018

After achieving All America honors and a seventh place finish at the NCAA Track and Field Championships on June 9, NIU junior jumper Jehvania Whyte continues to add to her impressive resume.Whyte earned the silver medal in the triple jump at the Jamaican Track and Field National Championships on June 2...

Huskies stay home for regular season finale

Jayce Eustice

May 5, 2018

The Track and Field team hosted the Huskie Classic Friday as it used this rare home opportunity to honor its seniors. The team honored six athletes for their commitment and dedication: sprinters Kedisha Dallas, Deshawn Franks and Ashanti Hutton, distance runner Lorena Martin, jumper Chennel Palmer a...

Track team competes in Drake Relays event

Jayce Eustice

April 30, 2018

DeKALB — The Track and Field team competed in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday through Saturday at the Drake Relays. With over 20 schools in attendance, the Huskies had an opportunity to check out top competition from around the country.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she was happy for the opportunity to c...

Huskies compete at Baylor Invitational

Jayce Eustice

April 23, 2018

DeKALB — The track and field team competed Saturday in Waco, Texas, for the Michael Johnson Invite as junior jumper Jehvania Whyte showed out. The All-American won the triple jump and set the school record at 13.42 meters, leaving her ranked No. 6 in the NCAA Division I triple jump standings.Head ...

Track team competes at Illinois

Jayce Eustice

April 16, 2018

DeKalb — The Track and Field team traveled to the University of Illinois Saturday for the Illinois Twilight Meet as it tried to outrun the less than perfect weather. Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she was proud and excited for more things to come from her young team.“We were really pleased with th...

Track team competes in Alabama

Jayce Eustice

April 9, 2018

DeKALB — The Track and Field team traveled to the University of Alabama Saturday for the Crimson Tide Invitational. The team battled through tough weather conditions but was still able to show out strong.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she saw the difficult weather as a learning opportunity.“We tried o...

Whyte, Huskies set records in Stanford

Whyte, Huskies set records in Stanford

Jayce Eustice

April 2, 2018

DeKALB — Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte returned to action Saturday as the track and field team traveled to Stanford, California, for the Stanford Invitational.She set a new outdoor triple jump school record with a third place finish, jumping 12.69 meters. The jumper continued to set a new outdoor perso...

Huskies open outdoor season in Texas

Huskies open outdoor season in Texas

Jayce Eustice

March 26, 2018

DeKALB — While DeKalb was dealing with almost freezing temperatures, the track and field team opted for warmer weather Saturday as it traveled to Arlington, Texas for the Bobby Lane Invitational.This meet marked the beginning of the outdoor track season as the Huskies looked to start things off on th...