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Bowling Green Breakdown

By Thomas Hiley III | December 3, 2015

Sports writer Thomas Hiley analyzes important players for Bowling Green as they take on the Huskies in the MAC Championship at 7 p.m. Friday in Detroit. The teams have played in two consecutive MAC Championship games against one other, splitting the two...

Miami (Ohio) Breakdown

By Thomas Hiley | October 15, 2015

Sports writer Thomas Hiley breaks down the key players for the Redhawks as they face off against the Huskies at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday in Oxford, Ohio. NIU won the last matchup between the teams in 2014, taking home a 51-41 win.QuarterbackRedshirt senior...

Ball State Breakdown

By Thomas Hiley | October 8, 2015

Football (2-3, 0-1 MAC) will face off against Ball State (2-3, 0-1 MAC) at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Huskie Stadium. Sports writer Thomas Hiley breaks down the key players for the Cardinals heading into Saturday's game.QuarterbackTrue freshman quarterback...

Offense shines in 57-26 rout of Racers

By Thomas Hiley | September 14, 2015

After putting up more than 600 yards and scoring more than 30 second-half points, football (2-0, 0-0 MAC) won its second consecutive game Saturday, defeating Murray State (1-1) in a 57-26 rout.The Racers punted on their first two possessions after moving...

Huskies race Murray State for 2nd time ever

By Thomas Hiley | September 10, 2015

Football (1-0, 0-0 MAC) will look to continue making wins when it goes up against Murray State (1-0) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Huskie Stadium.The Huskies are coming off their first win of the season against UNLV in a 38-30 game — one that nearly gave...

Football awaits season

By Thomas Hiley | September 3, 2015

Football will open up the season against UNLV 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Huskie Stadium.The team is coming off a season where they finished 11-3 and made an appearance in the Boca Raton Bowl. The Rebels finished the 2014-15 season with a 2-11 record and are...


Men’s tennis faces stern test in first round of MAC Championships

By Thomas Hiley III | April 25, 2013

The men’s tennis team’s (15-8, 3-2 MAC) MAC conference play came to a close last weekend with the win over Buffalo (9-9, 3-2 MAC) 4-3. Next for the Huskies will be the MAC Championship to be played in DeKalb. Their first opponent will be the Ball...

Top 10 athletes: #10

By Thomas Hiley | April 24, 2013

The school year is coming to a close and it’s time to decide on the top 10 athletes of the year. The men’s tennis team’s Frederic Cadieux starts it off by coming in at No. 10. Cadieux comes in at the 10 spot due to his contribution of helping the...

Women’s tennis continues losing steak, falls twice over weekend

By Thomas Hiley | April 14, 2013

It was another tough weekend for the women’s tennis team (14-8, 0-6 MAC), as it comes off two losses from the Toledo Rockets (8-11, 2-4 MAC) and Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-12, 3-3 MAC) to make it the Huskies’ sixth straight loss in conference play....

Women’s tennis to take on Akron and Buffalo

By Thomas Hiley III | March 20, 2013

The women’s tennis team will head to Ohio and New York this weekend to start off conference play against back-to-back MAC champions Akron Zips (8-6), and also undefeated Buffalo (9-0). The Huskies have a record of 14-2, but despite their success head...

Sophomore brings competition to tennis team

By Thomas Hiley | March 18, 2013

Men’s tennis team will play just one more match before heading into conference play, and one player to keep an eye on is Frederic Cadieux. Cadieux is a sophomore business major from Quebec, Canada, and attended Ediuard-Montpetit High School. He’s...