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Junior men’s golfer Salvador Rocha hits a shot during the Mid-American Conference Championships April 28. The Huskies begin the season Monday.

Men’s golf ready for exciting season

By Tom Burton | September 18, 2017

Junior men’s golfer Salvador Rocha hits a shot during the Mid-American Conference Championships April 28. The Huskies begin the season Monday.

Top-5 athletes; Aug. 23-Sept. 13

By Tom Burton | September 14, 2017

The stats are from games, meets and matches that occurred from Aug. 23 to Sept. 13. If you feel there are student-athletes left off or deserve to be on the list or in upcoming weeks, tweet us @NIUNorthernStar using #NIUTop5Top 5 status went solely based...

Senior outside hitter Taylor Krage (right) hits the ball Sept. 16, 2016 against the University of Tennessee. The Huskies went 0-3 Friday and Saturday at the Oregon Invitational.

Volleyball drops three in Oregon

By Tom Burton | September 5, 2017

Senior outside hitter Taylor Krage (right) hits the ball Sept. 16, 2016 against the University of Tennessee. The Huskies went 0-3 Friday and Saturday at the Oregon Invitational.

Volleyball loses fourth straight game

By Tom Burton | August 31, 2017

The volleyball team lost their fourth match in a row Monday against the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Panthers.The Huskies (0-4, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) lost the match 3-0 for the second time in a row, dating back to their 3-0 defeat against...

Huskie to represent NIU golf at U.S Amateur

By Northern Star Staff | July 17, 2017

Sophomore men’s golfer Jordan Less qualified for the 2017 U.S. Amateur in a playoff hole after finishing the tournament three-under par (68-71-139) in the qualifying event at Weibring Golf Club in Normal, Illinois.Less carded six birdies in round one...

One of 65 cars Jerry Rich, owner and founder of Rich Harvest Farms, has in his car garage. He owns four of the 50 1989 Lamborghini Countachs imported into the United States. 

NIU alumnus opens course for NCAA Tournament

By Tom Burton | May 4, 2017

One of 65 cars Jerry Rich, owner and founder of Rich Harvest Farms, has in his car garage. He owns four of the 50 1989 Lamborghini Countach's imported into the United States. 

(From left) Mikayla Voigt, women’s basketball sophomore guard, senior gymnast Megan Greenfield, Austin Pauga, sophomore men’s basketball guard and Hope Schmelzle, senior track and field runner were all named to the winter sports Distinguished Scholar-Athlete team. NIU gave 14 student-athletes the award. 

Huskies given winter scholar award

By Tom Burton | April 27, 2017

(From left) Mikayla Voigt, women’s basketball sophomore guard, senior gymnast Megan Greenfield, Austin Pauga, sophomore men’s basketball guard and Hope Schmelzle, senior track and field runner were all named to the winter sports Distinguished Scholar-Athlete team. NIU gave 14 student-athletes the award. 

Former Huskies Jordan Less, has advanced to the first stage of Korn Ferry Tour Q-School after finishing his college golf career in May.

Men’s golf putts way to 9th place

By Tom Burton | April 16, 2017

Freshman golfer Jordan Less was awareded the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week April 14. This is the second-consecutive honor NIU Huskies have received in the sport after senior Charlie Cameron received the award March 30.

The women’s golf team celebrates a win April 10 at the Kansas City Shootout. The team begins MAC Championships April 21 in Cleveland.

Women’s golf takes 1st place

By Tom Burton | April 13, 2017

The women’s golf team celebrates a win April 10 at the Kansas City Shootout. The team begins MAC Championships April 21 in Cleveland.

New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose goes to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the second half of an NBA game, March 20, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 114-105. 

Former Bull falls in career

By Tom Burton | April 6, 2017

New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose goes to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the second half of an NBA game, March 20, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 114-105.