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A graphic featuring a photo of NIU men’s basketball playing against Central Michigan University last week on Tuesday at the NIU Convocation Center. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

IN PICTURES: Sports between the semesters

By Sean Reed, Multimedia Editor | January 16, 2023

Logo for All-Star: A Huskie Sports Podcast (Graphic by Harrison Linden | Northern Star)

‘All-Star: A Huskie Sports Podcast,’ Episode 4: A conversation with women’s tennis

By Northern Star Sports Staff | October 26, 2022

On this week’s episode of “All-Star: A Huskie Sports Podcast.” sports editor Skyler Kisellus hosts alongside a special guest host, Northern Star copy chief and co-host of “The Culture Pop”, Bridgette Fox. The full episode can be listened...

Junior Lara Slisko prepares for an opponents swing at the NIU Tennis Courts.

Fall season ends for women’s tennis, Huskies stumble at Redbird Invitational

By James Krause | October 29, 2019

DeKALB — The women’s tennis team finished its fall season Sunday with the Redbird Invitational at Illinois State University where NIU failed to pick up a bracket finish better than fourth place.“This was a tough tournament for us,” Head Coach...

Junior Maria Potsi prepares to for a serve during a match at the NIU Tennis Courts.

Women’s tennis competes at ITA regional, team can compete with anyone says Coach Burns

By James Krause | October 22, 2019

DeKALB — NIU didn’t leave the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regionals in East Lansing, Michigan with any titles Monday, but it did pull off a major upset in doubles competition.Juniors Lara Slisko and Maria Potsi upset the Notre Dame...