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Senior wrestler Tyler Argue (center right) is recognized for his four years at NIU prior to Friday’s dual against the Buffalo Bulls at the Convocation Center. Argue was joined by his dad, David Argue (center), his mom, Monica Argue (center left), and head coach Ryan Ludwig (far right).

Cancer dual: NIU wrestler Tyler Argue perseveres through mom’s 2 bouts with breast cancer

By Frank Gogola | February 23, 2015

Senior wrestler Tyler Argue knew something strange was going on with his family when he would head home over the weekend freshman year.“All I know is I would go home … and see doctors’ notes on the fridge from like Loyola University and everything...

NIU wrestling: Huskies close regular season with 2 home duals

By Frank Gogola | February 20, 2015

What’s happeningWrestling will close out its regular season with a pair of home duals this weekend.The Huskies (9-11, 1-5 MAC) host the Buffalo Bulls (5-13, 0-7 MAC) 7 p.m. Friday at Victor E. Court for Senior Night. They then face off with the Old...

NIU wrestling: Seniors Tyler Argue, Derek Elmore ready for final home duals

By Frank Gogola | February 19, 2015

Seniors Tyler Argue and Derek Elmore will wrestle their final home matches this weekend.The Huskies (9-11, 1-5 MAC) take on the Buffalo Bulls (5-13, 0-7 MAC) 7 p.m. Friday at the Convocation Center for Senior Night. Head coach Ryan Ludwig said Argue and...

NIU wrestling: Huskies need ‘total team effort’ against Kent State

By Frank Gogola | February 13, 2015

What’s happeningWrestling (9-10, 1-4 MAC) will look to string together wins for the first time since a 3-0 day Nov. 29 when it takes on the Kent State Golden Flashes (7-12, 3-4 MAC) 6 p.m. Friday at the M.A.C. Center in Kent, Ohio.BreakdownThe Huskies...

NIU wrestling: Huskies devoured by Bobcats, Tigers

By Northern Star staff | January 26, 2015

Wrestling failed to pick up its first MAC win, coming up short against the Ohio Bobcats and the No. 3 Missouri Tigers this weekend.The Huskies (8-10, 0-4 MAC) fell to the Bobcats (7-4, 3-3 MAC), 21-16, Friday at the Convocation Center. Sunday, the Huskies...

Wrestling dropped by Michigan State

By Northern Star Staff | December 7, 2014

Wrestling failed to find a rhythm Friday against the Michigan State Spartans, dropping eight of its 10 matches.The Huskies (7-6) fell to the Spartans, 27-6, at the Chick Evans Field House.Senior Tyler Argue (141) and redshirt sophomore Shawn Scott (197)...

Wrestling wins trio of duals on road

By Danny Albers | November 30, 2014

Wrestling swept away its competition at the Journeymen/ASICS Northeast Duals to move above .500 for the first time this season.The Huskies (7-5) defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers (0-4), 18-17, the Binghamton Bearcats (1-5), 27-13, and the Sacred...

Wrestling opens home slate 2-0

By Northern Star Staff | November 23, 2014

Wrestling got its home season started off on the right foot, picking up a pair of wins Saturday.The Huskies beat the Buena Vista Beavers, 52-0, and the Tiffin Dragons, 41-9, in the Huskie Duals Saturday at the Convocation Center.All 10 Huskies who wrestled...

Wrestling opens season on road

By Danny Albers | October 29, 2014

Wrestling’s young nucleus is looking to gain some much-needed experience in its first live competition of the 2014-15 season.The Huskies break in the regular season 8 a.m. Sunday in East Lansing, Mich., at the Michigan State Open. The event is only...

Wrestling gears up for MAC Championships

By Zack Thompson | March 5, 2014

Wrestling is headed to Kent State for the MAC Championships Saturday and Sunday in Kent, Ohio.The Huskies (7-11, 2-6 MAC) will have two wrestlers ranked in the top three of their respective weight classes.Redshirt freshman Shawn Scott earned the third...

Junior Tyler Argue begins a takedown against his Mizzou opponent on Jan. 25 at Victor E. Court. Argue dropped a 4-0 decision to the No. 5 wrestler in his weight class during Friday’s meet at Old Dominion in Norfolk, Va.

Wrestling stumbles at Old Dominion

By Frank Gogola | February 2, 2014

Wrestling’s slide continued, as it closed out January with its third-straight loss.The Huskies (6-9, 1-5 MAC) fell to the Old Dominion Monarchs (6-9, 2-2 MAC), 23-12, Friday at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Va. They previously lost...

Wrestling looking to rebound from tough loss

By Steve Shonder | January 30, 2014

Wrestling will need to bounce back from a devastating loss to Missouri when it takes on Old Dominion at 6:30 p.m. at Norfolk, Va.The Huskies (6-8, 1-4 MAC) will face MAC rivals Old Dominion (5-8, 1-2 MAC) in their first meet since 2010. The Old Dominion...