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Attending Huskie sporting events important for programs’ success

By Maddie Barrett | August 26, 2019

DeKALB — The fans' support, the food and the entertainment are all key reasons to attend games.Attending games gives you the opportunity to meet people, eat snacks, tailgate and cheer on our Huskies.We have competitive athletic programs at NIU. Our...

Cross country season finishes strong

By Rhema Rhea | November 18, 2013

Cross country ended its rocky season on a high note, having low times across the board during Friday’s NCAA Midwest Regional.Head coach Greg Hipp was not pleased with the way NIU finished the MAC Championship Nov. 2 when the team placed 11th out of...

Heuer’s 6K impressess at cross country regionals

By Rhema Rhea | November 17, 2013

Cross country took to the course one last time in 2013 against the toughest in the midwest, finishing 23rd out of 34 at the NCAA Midwest Regional held in Ames, Iowa, Friday.NIU beat out local rivals Eastern Illinois, SIU Edwardsville, University of Illinois...

Cross country heads to regionals

By Rhema Rhea | November 13, 2013

Cross country will battle the biggest and toughest field of the season when it travels to Ames, Iowa, for the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships on Friday.The championship will be hosted by the Iowa State Cyclones, which have won the last three Midwest...

Huskie Open provides chance for inexperienced runners

By Rhema Rhea | November 6, 2013

Runners who will not compete in the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship next week have one last opportunity at competition Friday at the NIU North 40 in the Huskie Open.NIU has its regional lineup set, including its top seven finishers from their MAC Championship...

Cross country loses focus in MAC finals

By Rhema Rhea | November 3, 2013

Cross country didn’t meet its expectations this weekend, finishing 11th of 12 during the 2013 MAC Championships Saturday in Bowling Green, Ohio.NIU came out of the race with a solid start, but did not continue its race with the determination it had...

Heuer picking up the pace for cross country

By Rhema Rhea | October 21, 2013

Meghan Heuer, junior cross country runner, has gone from the No. 5 Huskie runner to the top finisher since NIU opened the season on Aug. 6 at the NIU Open meet.Going into the season, head coach Greg Hipp felt Heuer would be one of the Huskies’ top finishers...

Cross country finishes in top half at Bradley

By Rhema Rhea | October 20, 2013

DeKalb | The women’s cross country team placed 11th out of 24 teams Friday during the Bradley Pink Classic 6K in Peoria.One of NIU’s goals going in was to improve upon its 26th-out-of-27 finish at the Roy Griak Invitational, and place higher in the...

Cross country back to competition

By Rhema Rhea | October 16, 2013

After 20 days off between meets, cross country is ready for the at 5:05 p.m. Friday at the Bradley Classic in Peoria.In NIU’s last meet on Sept. 28 the Huskies finished the Roy Griak Invitational as 27th of 28. During the long layoff, training and improving...