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Softball drops doubleheader to Loyola

Rebecca Rupard
The NIU softball team lost its doubleheader with Loyola in non-conference action Wednesday at Loyola Softball Park. NIU (19-24) suffered a 4-3 setback to the Ramblers (19-27) in the first game, while dropping the second game, 10-9, in 10 innings after…

Battaglia’s squeeze bunt seals Huskie baseball win

Joe Battaglia
A squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth by senior Joe Battaglia (Westchester, Illinois/St. Joseph) broke a 2-2 deadlock for Northern Illinois (11-28-1) as it defeated UW-Milwaukee (14-17), 3-2. Battaglia recorded the bunt in his only plate appearance of…

Tracksters Day, Tillmon place at Penn Relays

Logan Tillmon. Photo by Jorge Salgado.
The Northern Illinois University track and field team opened its week in a big way Wednesday, as Claudette Day (Belleville, Ill./Belleville West) and Logan Tillmon (Rockford, Ill./East) finished second and third, respectively, in the heptathlon. Day finished just behind Penn’s Noel…

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