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Baseball’s gritty effort not enough over CMU

Anthony Andres
Against arguably the top Major League League Baseball pitching prospect in the Mid-American Conference – Jordan Foley – the NIU Huskies (9-27-1, 5-8 MAC) outhit Central Michigan (25-14, 11-2 MAC), 7-6, but fell one run short as Northern Illinois dropped game…

Softball splits pair with Central Michigan

Jessica Sturm
The Northern Illinois University softball team split its doubleheader with defending Mid-American Conference champion Central Michigan at Margo Jonker Stadium Friday. NIU (18-21, 6-6) took game one from Central Michigan (27-14, 6-4), 4-1, before falling 5-0 in the second contest. The Huskies…

Hoops boss Mark Montgomery extends contract through 2018

Mark Montgomery
Northern Illinois University has extended the contract of men’s basketball head coach Mark Montgomery by two years, NIU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced Friday. With the extension, Montgomery now has four years remaining on his…

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