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Huskies post second consecutive clean sheet

By Marcel Carrasco | September 19, 2018

The Huskies secured a well-fought win Tuesday over the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames.“I think it was a great performance tonight, a great win,” Head Coach Ryan Swan said. “Obviously, UIC [is] a very strong, very experienced team. “I thought...

Sophomore guard Laytwan Porter looks to set up his offense Wednesday at the Convocation Center against University of Idaho. Porter was ejected in the second half after drawing his second technical foul, but the Huskies still won.

Frustration boils into victory

By Tom Burton | November 17, 2016

DeKALB | Sophomore guard Laytwan Porter scored a team-high 12 points and added two rebounds as men’s basketball (3-0) defeated Idaho University, 63-49, Wednesday night.Three Huskies, including Porter, scored in double-figures in a game which saw both...

Men’s tennis: Huskies claim wins over weekend

By Northern Star staff | January 26, 2015

Men’s tennis bounced back from a season-opening loss with a winning record in its second weekend of competition.The Huskies beat the Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks, 7-0, and the Illinois-Chicago Flames, 5-2, Friday in Rockford. Sunday, the Huskies beat...

Editorial: Safety should be top priority with Convo alcohol sales

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 19, 2013

When it comes to selling alcohol at the Convocation Center, the Editorial Board wants to make sure it doesn’t take away from safety, which should always be a priority.The addition of alcohol, if approved, will be used in an effort to raise attendance...