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A graphic shows the dates of this week in Huskie sports. NIU mens and womens golf are set to compete in their respective MAC Championships tournaments this week. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Men’s and women’s golf compete in MAC Championships this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | April 22, 2024

After three consecutive years of finishing in second place at the MAC Championships, NIU women’s golf searches for the elusive MAC title beginning Sunday. NIU men’s golf is set to defend its 2023 MAC Championships title as they travel to Westfield,...

A graphic shows the dates for this week in Huskie sports. NIU mens tennis trip to Toledo for the MAC Championships highlights NIU Athletics events this week. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Men’s tennis’ MAC title quest begins this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | April 15, 2024

NIU men’s tennis travels to the University of Toledo on April 20 in search of a MAC Championship title this week in Huskie sports. MEN’S TENNIS Saturday, April 20: at the University of Toledo, 1 p.m. CT Toledo, Ohio / UT Varsity Tennis Courts/Shadow...

A graphic shows the dates for upcoming NIU Athletics events. NIU baseball is set to face in-state rivals Eastern Illinois University and the University of Illinois this week in Huskie sports. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Baseball’s Big Ten matchup highlights this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | April 7, 2024

NIU baseball travels south to face the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in a three-game series this week in Huskie sports. BASEBALL Tuesday, April 9 at Eastern Illinois University, 3 p.m. Charleston, Ill. / Coaches Stadium at Monier Field Live...

A graphic shows the dates of this week in Huskie sports. NIU baseball is set to play its first home game of the 2024 season after playing 28 games on the road. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Baseball returns to DeKalb this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | April 1, 2024

After multiple postponed home games, NIU baseball is finally set to make its home debut Wednesday this week in Huskie sports. BASEBALL Wednesday, April 3 vs. University of Illinois Chicago, 3 p.m. DeKalb / Ralph McKinzie Field at Walt and Janice...

A graphic shows the dates for upcoming events in NIU Athletics. Softball returns to DeKalb Tuesday to face DePaul University for its first home action of the year. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Softball’s home debut headlines this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | March 24, 2024

NIU softball is set to open their first home series of the 2024 season against DePaul University this week in Huskie sports. SOFTBALL Tuesday, March 26 vs DePaul University, 2 p.m. DeKalb / Mary M. Bell Field Watch: NIU Athletics | Live Stats:...

A graphic shows the dates of this week in Huskie sports. Redshirt sophomore wrestler Blake West heads to the NCAA Championships this week in NIU Athletics. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

West’s NCAA Championships trip headlines this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | March 18, 2024

Redshirt sophomore wrestler Blake West heads to Kansas City to compete in the NCAA Championships, and gymnastics takes a trip to Muncie, Indiana, for the MAC Championships this week in Huskie sports. WRESTLING Thursday, March 21 at NCAA Championships,...

A graphic shows the dates for NIU Athletic events this coming week. Wrestling’s trip to Kent, Ohio for the MAC Championships highlights this week in Huskie sports. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Wrestling heads to MAC Championships this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | March 3, 2024

NIU wrestling heads to Kent, Ohio, for the MAC Championships while men’s and women’s basketball conclude their 2023-2024 seasons this week in Huskie sports. WRESTLING Friday, March 8 at MAC Championships, TBD Kent, Ohio / Memorial Athletic...

A graphic shows the dates of this week in Huskie sports. NIU mens golf is set to begin its 2024 spring season following its MAC Championship title run in 2023. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Spring debut of men’s golf headlines this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | February 26, 2024

NIU men’s golf is set to begin its 2024 spring campaign and defend their 2023 MAC Championship title this week in Huskie sports. MEN’S GOLF Monday, Feb. 26: at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, all day. Henderson, Nev. / Reflection Bay...

A graphic shows the dates for this week in Huskie sports. NIU baseballs road trip to Baton Rouge, Louisiana highlights this week in Huskie sports. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Baseball faces reigning national champion this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | February 19, 2024

NIU baseball is set for a showdown with the 2023 College World Series champion and No. 2-ranked Louisiana State University this week in Huskie sports. BASEBALL Thursday, Feb. 22 at Louisiana State University, 2 p.m.  Baton Rouge, La. / Alex...

A graphic shows the dates of this week in Huskie sports. NIU softball is set to start its 2024 regular season Friday. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

Softball’s 2024 debut headlines this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | February 4, 2024

DeKALB – NIU softball begins its 2024 campaign this week in Huskie sports. SOFTBALL Friday, Feb. 9: vs. Western Illinois University, 9 a.m. CT Cedar Falls, Iowa / UNI-Dome Watch: ESPN+ | Live Stats: SIDEARM Sports Saturday, Feb. 10: vs....

A graphic shows the dates of this week in Huskie sports. NIU Athletics kicks off another busy week of events, headlined by wrestlings quest for its fourth straight victory. (Eddie Miller | Northern Star)

6 teams active this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | January 28, 2024

DeKALB – NIU Athletics is set for another busy slate of events, highlighted by wrestling’s quest for its 11th win of the 2024 season. MEN’S BASKETBALL Tuesday, Jan. 30: at Central Michigan University, 6 p.m. Mount Pleasant, Michigan / McGuirk...

A graphic shows the dates of this week in Huskie sports. NIU gymnastics looks to build on their record-setting performance in their next meet against Central Michigan University and Eastern Michigan University. (Ria Pathak | Northern Star)

Red hot gymnastics set to compete this week in Huskie sports

By Northern Star Sports Staff | January 21, 2024

DeKALB – NIU gymnastics looks to build on a record-setting performance and men's basketball seeks their first conference win this week in Huskie sports. MEN’S BASKETBALL Tuesday, Jan. 23: vs. University of Toledo, 7 p.m. DeKalb / Convocation...