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Huskies look to spoil Broncos’ MAC title hopes, seniors ready to gear up one last time

By James Krause | November 25, 2019

DeKALB — The football team may not have a conference championship or bowl game after Tuesday night, but it can end its year with a win over the Western Michigan University Broncos.The Huskies were eliminated from postseason contention Tueaday in a 45-17...

Huskies trail Eastern Michigan by one score at the half

Huskies trail Eastern Michigan by one score at the half

By James Krause | November 19, 2019

DeKALB — The football team saw its postseason hopes shatter Tuesday in a 45-17 blowout loss to the Eastern Michigan University Eagles.With the loss, NIU is eliminated from Mid-American Conference title contention and will fall short of the 6-6 record...

Junior Ashley Tutt leads the pack Nov. 2 during the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships hosted by NIU at the North 40 course.

NIU falls two points short of MAC championship, three Huskies earn conference honors

By Mike Knapp | November 4, 2019

DeKALB — Oh, so close.The Huskies arrived Saturday at NIU’s North 40 course with hopes of winning the program’s first-ever Mid-American Conference title. With front running juniors Ashley Tutt and Mackenzie Callahan in the field, the Huskies were...

Corey Lersch, redshirt junior tight end, makes a tackle on special teams against an Akron return specialist Saturday during NIUs 49-0 victory at Huskie Stadium.

Huskies drown out Zips in shutout victory for NIU’s 113th Homecoming Game

By James Krause | October 27, 2019

DeKALB — The football team celebrated Homecoming with a bludgeoning blowout 49-0 win Saturday over the University of Akron Zips, its first shutout since 2012.Head coach Thomas Hammock said weeks of working to improve helped NIU finish its closest thing...

Huskies lead Miami at the half, Childers replaces injured Bowers

Huskies lead Miami at the half, Childers replaces injured Bowers

By James Krause | October 19, 2019

DeKALB— NIU leads the Miami RedHawks 10-7 at halftime, and will likely have to win back the Mallory Cup without their starting quarterback.Senior quarterback Ross Bowers was taken out of the game in the second quarter after he landed head first on...

Sophomore quarterback Marcus Childers looks to throw downfield against Miami.

Football plays for MAC Championship

By Jayce Eustice | November 28, 2018

The Mid-American Conference Championship is set for 7 p.m. Friday in Detroit, Michigan and the Huskies will represent the MAC West for the seventh time in the last nine years. NIU will take on the University of Buffalo after the Bulls defeated Bowling...

Huskies pick up first season victory against Central Michigan Chippewas

By James Krause | September 17, 2018

Huskies overcome hurdles in 24-16 winClutch defensive stops helped the NIU football team pick up their first victory of the season Saturday, beating the Central Michigan Chippewas 24-16.The defensive end of the Huskies were put in difficult situations...

Huskies fail to come back as Falcons win the MAC, 34-14

By Northern Star staff | December 4, 2015

The Bowling Green Falcons defeated the Huskies 34-14 in the MAC Championship game on Friday. [View the story "Huskies fail to come back as Falcons win the MAC, 34-14" on Storify] [<a href="//storify.com/NorthernStarNIU/huskies-fail-to-come-back-as-falcons-win-the-mac-s"...

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