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Packers defense emerges and other top stories in week three of NFL

By Matt Boecker | September 23, 2019

DeKALB — This week the NFL was highlighted by a team continuing their dominance and an unexpected team emerging. The Baltimore Ravens get derailed by the ChiefsThrough two weeks, the Ravens averaged 542 total yards of offense and 41 points per game,...

Men’s, women’s soccer take losses over weekend

By Christopher Loggins | August 31, 2015

Men’s soccer defeated Green Bay on Friday at the NIU Soccer Complex, while women’s soccer traveled to Nebraska and took losses to both Creighton and Nebraska-Omaha, falling to 0-2 on the year.Men’s soccerSoccer opened its season with a 1-0 win over...

New-look team may give soccer new light

By Christopher Loggins | August 27, 2015

Coming off of a season where men’s soccer went 3-9-5 and 0-4-1 in the MAC, the team will be looking to redeem itself and secure its first winning season since the 2011 year when they went 15-6 and 4-2 in the conference.It’s been a rough few years...

Footballs Tyler Loos has been on the sidelines of the MAC Championship game for 4 years, but thats changing Friday

Football’s Tyler Loos has been on the sidelines of the MAC Championship game for 4 years, but that’s changing Friday

By Frank Gogola | December 4, 2014

For Tyler Loos, redshirt senior left tackle, the fifth time’s the charm.Loos missed the Huskies’ MAC title game each of the last four seasons due to redshirting or being sidelined with injuries. He’ll see his first MAC Championship game action when...

Sophomore middle blocker Jenna Radtke plays against Bowling Green Saturday. NIU won both its weekend matches and claimed the MAC West division regular season title, its second in four seasons.

Volleyball takes top spot in MAC West

By Rhema Rhea | November 9, 2014

Volleyball (20-8, 13-1 MAC) earned its second MAC West division regular season title in four seasons with a 109-kill weekend.By winning both weekend matches, NIU clinched a top-two seed in the MAC Tournament and will receive a double-bye into the semifinals.The...

Men’s tennis headed to Indianapolis for double header

By Thomas Hiley III | February 27, 2013

After coming up 1-1 last weekend against University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Western Illinois, the men’s tennis team will be heading to Indianapolis to face off against the Butler University Bulldogs (5-7) and Indiana University-Purdue University...

Volleyball travels out west for start of its four game road trip

Volleyball travels out west for start of its four game road trip

By Mike Romor | August 30, 2012

After opening the season at home, NIU volleyball is headed to unfamiliar territory this weekend as the program competes in Stockton, Calif. The Huskies (2-2) will open up the Community Bankers Classic, hosted by Pacific, against Nevada at 7 p.m. Friday...

 

Mens, women’s tennis set for action

By Sean Anderson | March 7, 2012

NIU men’s and women’s tennis will be in action over the weekend and during spring break. The men’s team will be home to play against Brown March 9. After that, the Huskies will travel to Daytona and Orlando to play matches against North Carolina...

Commentary: football armageddon is upon us in Bears vs. Packers game

By Jimmy Johnson | January 17, 2011

We all know the overplayed elements between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers. Sky-rocketing cholesterol. George Halas and Vince Lombardi. The list goes on and on, but I'll save you from my being "meat-headed." Put aside the food that will clog...