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Football searches for quarterback

By Tom Burton | November 14, 2016

DeKALB | Quarterback Anthony Maddie suffered a hairline fracture in his left leg Nov. 1 and will not return for the Huskies in 2016, Head Coach Rod Carey said Sunday.“Our hearts are broken for Anthony to see his career end this way,” Carey said. “He...

Huskies fall to the Rockets

By Tom Burton | November 10, 2016

CHICAGO | Huskie football nearly pulled off a Donald Trump-type upset but fell short Wednesday night in the Chi-Town Huskie Showdown against University of Toledo by a score of 31-24.The team lost in front of a crowd of 10,180 fans at the first ever football...

Huskies set for city

By Scott Nicol | November 7, 2016

Football plays at home of White SoxDeKALB | NIU’s football team is set to play the first ever non-baseball sporting event in the 25-year lifespan of the home of the Chicago White Sox in the Huskie Chi-Town Showdown.Newly renamed “Guaranteed Rate Field”,...

Football to play its first event at U.S. Cellular Field

By Scott Nicol | October 6, 2016

CHICAGO | Newly named Guaranteed Rate Field’s first event will not be a Chicago White Sox baseball game.Instead, NIU will host the first event: A Mid-American Conference rivalry game Nov. 9 against the University of Toledo Rockets.The game will be a...