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Huskies drop fifth consecutive bowl game

By Ryan Ostry | December 28, 2017

The football team (8-5, 6-2 Mid-American Conference) lost its final game of the season in the Quick Lane Bowl against the Duke Blue Devils (7-6, 3-5 Atlantic Coastal Conference) by a final score of 36-14.“The kids played hard, we just didn’t execute...

Football season ends on loss

By Ryan Ostry | November 27, 2017

DeKALB — It was a tale of two halves in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, resulting in a 31-24 loss for the Huskies against Central Michigan, putting them at an 8-4 record to finish the regular season.“It’s disappointing,” Head Coach Rod Carey said. “We...

Huskies fly past Cardinals

By Ryan Ostry | November 9, 2017

On a frigid fall night in DeKalb, only one team came to play as the Huskies defeated the Ball State University Cardinals by a score of 63-17.“I thought all three phases [of the game] were executed at a high level for the majority of the game, “ Head...

Football ready for Eastern Michigan

By Tom Burton | October 26, 2017

A short turnaround for the football team has it back in action for a weeknight home game Thursday against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles.The Huskies (5-2, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) will look to stay undefeated in conference play with a game...

The Huskies line up against the Bowling Green State University Falcons in their home game Nov. 1, 2016. NIU won the game 45-20 on senior night.

Huskies can’t take Bowling Green lightly

By Tom Burton | October 19, 2017

The Huskies line up against the Bowling Green State University Falcons in their home game Nov. 1, 2016. NIU won the game 45-20 on senior night.