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NIU baseball: Huskies give back to DeKalb

NIU baseball: Huskies give back to DeKalb

By Steve Shonder | April 30, 2015

Baseball is hoping to make a more visible difference in DeKalb by reaching out to community members in need.Beginning in January, head coach Mike Kunigonis set up the DeKalb Pride Project, which has baseball’s players going out and giving back to the...

NIU baseball: Huskies take 2 of 3 from Eastern Michigan Eagles

By Steve Shonder | April 27, 2015

Baseball (17-26, 7-11 MAC) took two out of three from the Eastern Michigan Eagles (17-26, 7-11 MAC) in a three-game series over the weekend in DeKalb.The doubleheader sweep Sunday marked the first time the Huskies won two games in a row and won a series...

NIU baseball: Huskies salvage series final against Toledo

By Steve Shonder | April 20, 2015

Baseball finally came to life in this weekend’s series finale against the Toledo Rockets.The Rockets (15-24, 8-7 MAC) took two out of three games from the Huskies (15-24, 5-10 MAC) over the weekend in Toledo, Ohio. NIU was held scoreless in the first...

NIU baseball: Huskies have 9-game losing streak after meeting with Zips

By Steve Shonder | April 13, 2015

Baseball (13-21, 4-8 MAC) extended its losing streak to nine games when it was swept by the Akron Zips (16-16, 8-4 MAC) over the weekend.The Huskies continued to struggle at the plate during their losing streak. They hit .162 over the series, totaling...

NIU baseball: Huskies host Kent State for 3-game series

By Steve Shonder | April 3, 2015

What's happeningBaseball (13-14, 4-2 MAC) will take on the Kent State Golden Flashes (14-11, 3-3 MAC) over the weekend. First pitch for game one is set for 3:05 p.m. Friday at Ralph McKenzie Field. Games two and three will begin at 1:05 p.m. Saturday...

NIU baseball: Huskies face Texas-sized challenge in Red Raiders

By Northern Star staff | February 20, 2015

Men’s baseball looks to keep its season-opening hot streak going when it leaves the frigid cold of DeKalb for Lubbock, Texas.The Huskies (3-0) will play a four-game series against the Texas Tech Red Raiders(4-1) this weekend. The two teams square off...

NIU baseball: Huskies sweep opening weekend

By Northern Star staff | February 16, 2015

Baseball swept away the competition at the Governor’s Challenge in Clarksville, Tenn.The Huskies (3-0) beat the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 10-6, Friday. They then took out the Niagara Purple Eagles, 15-5, Saturday. They closed out the weekend Sunday...