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Football schedule sends Huskie on the road 7 times

By Frank Gogola | March 1, 2014

Football’s 2014 season schedule presents some challenges, but it’s very favorable in terms of making a return trip to Detroit for the MAC Championship game.For the second year in a row, Huskie Stadium will play host to only five teams, while the Huskies...

Huskies dogfight for victory over Ball State

By Brian Earle | November 14, 2013

In a game that may have decided the MAC West Champion, football bested Ball State, 48-27, in a dogfight until the end Wednesday night at Huskie Stadium.With the win, the Huskies took sole possession of first place in the MAC West and increased their winning...

Face Off: Will Ball State be trouble for Huskies?

By Brian Earle & Frank Gogola | November 12, 2013

After hype and buildup over the last couple weeks, the Huskies are set for their biggest game of the season. Football (9-0, 5-0 MAC) will host Ball State (9-1, 6-0 MAC) at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a game that will have serious implications for the season to...

Huskies to play their first game in MAC contest Saturday

By Matt Hopkinson | October 3, 2012

NIU football will face its first road MAC contest Saturday as it heads to Muncie, Ind., to square off with Ball State. The Cardinals (3-2, 1-1 MAC) will be looking to rebound from a close MAC loss against Kent State, while NIU (4-1, 1-0 MAC) will aim...