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Hockey suffers second loss to experienced Illini team

By Matt Boecker | November 17, 2019

DeKALB — Saturday the Huskies faced the University of Illinois in the second of two weekend non-conference games in American College Hockey Association play.NIU fell to the Illini 11-1, as Illinois posted double-digit goals for the second time against...

Kill made right call on two-point conversion

By Chris Dertz | September 19, 2010

CHAMPAIGN | After the NIU football team had scored what seemed to be a game-tying touchdown against Illinois this weekend, the Huskies fell to a two-point conversion gone awry. The Huskies lined up with one down lineman, quarterback Chandler Harnish directly...

Leshoure and Scheelhaase lead Illini to victory

By Chris Dertz | September 19, 2010

CHAMPAIGN | NIU defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys was worried about one thing before this weekend’s game against Illinois. “Everything starts with the quarterback,” Claeys said. He was referring to Illini quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase, who, together...

Broadband Internet is key to the future

By The Editorial Board | September 15, 2010

When you think of school pride, the first things that come to mind are probably athletics and exceptional academic programs, not Internet access. But NIU can count that now, with word that the university received a $68.5 million grant for broadband network...

C’mon Huskies, let’s show the Illini some real school spirit

By The Editorial Board | September 15, 2010

On Saturday, the Huskies will take on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in some good ole' fashioned football. While we think school spirit is essential for every sporting event, we think that, for this game, it's time to pull out all the...