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Freshman Amber Best in possession of the ball during the womens soccer match against Western Illinois on Sept. 9 (Mingda Wu | Northern Star).

Huskies defeated by top team in MAC in road battle

By Ethan Gonzales, Assistant Sports Editor | October 15, 2022

DeKALB – NIU women’s soccer was bested by the University at Buffalo Bills in a tough Mid-American Conference matchup on Thursday. The Huskies and Bulls were engaged in a defensive stalemate in the first half, holding each other scoreless. Buffalo...

This weekend in Huskie sports: Oct. 7-9

This weekend in Huskie sports: Oct. 7-9

By Northern Star Sports Staff | October 6, 2022

DeKALB – NIU’s 115th Homecoming celebration features a weekend filled with Huskie home sporting events. Football, volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer all stay in DeKalb to defend home against various Mid-American Conference opponents....

Freshman midfielder Aubrey Robertson in possession of the ball during the NIU womens soccer game September 9th. The Huskies lost 3-0 to their opponent Western Illinois. (Mingda Wu | Northern Star)

Women’s soccer bags first conference victory at Toledo

By Jermel Williams, Sports Reporter | September 26, 2022

DeKALB – The NIU women's soccer team (4-3-2, 1-1 MAC) visited Toledo for their second game of league play, where they took a 2-0 victory. The win comes off of a 2-0 loss against Western Michigan University on Thursday. The two goals against Toledo...

Michael O’Neill builds new culture at NIU women’s soccer

By Ethan Gonzales, Assistant Sports Editor | September 21, 2022

DeKALB – First-year women’s soccer head coach Michael O’Neill enters the spotlight as he establishes a new identity for the NIU women’s soccer program. O’Neill was hired to be the head coach of the women’s soccer program on March 14. He...

NIU hires Michael ONeill as womens soccer head coach

NIU hires Michael O’Neill as women’s soccer head coach

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | March 14, 2022

Editor's Note: This story has been modified to reflect the official contract details for Michael O'Neill's employment at NIU. DeKALB — Nearly four months to the date, NIU athletics has filled the women's soccer coach vacancy left by the dismissal...

The Latest: Rival Koreas close liaison office over outbreak

January 29, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China:10 a.m.The rival Koreas have agreed to suspend operations at their liaison office in North Korea until the new virus outbreak comes under control.South Korea’s Unification Ministry...

Health experts: Human-to-human spread of new virus worrying

By KEN MORITSUGU | January 29, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — World health officials expressed “great concern” Wednesday that a dangerous new virus is starting to spread between people outside of China, a troubling development as China and the world frantically work to contain the outbreak....

A long journey, including time in Central America and Europe, has led Coach Colhoff to DeKalb

A long journey, including time in Central America and Europe, has led Coach Colhoff to DeKalb

By Jarrett Huff | November 13, 2019
Head Coach Julie Colhoff has a word with sophomore defender Jenna Lewey Sept. 15, 2019, during NIU's 2-1 loss against Loyola University – Chicago at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.   

Huskies fall in last game of the season, seniors bid farewell

By Jarrett Huff | November 1, 2019

DeKALB — Mother nature was unsure whether it was Halloween or the Winter holidays when the women’s soccer team lost its last game of the season on Thursday during a snowy showdown. Unfortunately for NIU, the team fell 2-1 to Western Michigan University,...

Huskies prepare for season finale, seniors reflect on Huskie careers

Huskies prepare for season finale, seniors reflect on Huskie careers

By Jarrett Huff | October 30, 2019
Junior forward Haley Hoppe controls the ball Sept. 29 during a match against Kent State University at Soccer and Track and Field Complex.