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Wrestlers ready for Friday’s Red/Black Dual

Tyler Argue
The Northern Illinois University wrestling team caps its preseason Friday, Oct. 24, with the annual Red/Black Dual. The intrasquad meet starts at 7 p.m. inside Victor E. Court. “My staff and I are looking for competitive fire,” said NIU head coach Ryan…

Men’s soccer erupts on offense to hammer SIUE

Len Henison
Behind three second half goals, including two from freshman Len Heinson (Wuppertal, Germany/Carl-Fuhlrott Gymnasium) the NIU men’s soccer team earned a 4-1 victory Wednesday over SIU Edwardsville at the NIU Soccer Complex. The Cougars scored first, but NIU answered with a…

Volleyball’s Anna Brereton collects weekly MAC West accolades

Anna Brereton
Northern Illinois University freshman Anna Brereton (Sun Prairie, Wis./Sun Prairie) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Co-Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Brereton, who shared the honor with Eastern Michigan libero Corynne Smith, earned the weekly honor…

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