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Softball falls to Central Michigan in title game

Amanda Sheppard
The Northern Illinois University softball team fell Saturday to No. 3 seed Central Michigan in the championship game of the 2013 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament at Firestone Stadium. A walk-off two-run homer by Central Michigan’s Trista Cox in the bottom of…

Baseball ralllies late but falls 17-12 in slugfest

Tommy Hook
It was a hitters’ day at Ralph McKinzie Field with winds blowing out from home plate to cause havoc to players on the field. Though Northern Illlinois (21-27, 15-8 MAC) took advantage of those opportunities, Eastern Michigan (23-26, 10-13 MAC) capitalized…

NIU heptathlon record falls at championships

Jamie Burr
NIU’s Natalie Tarter broke the school record in the heptathlon, Sidra Sherrill matched her career best in the shot put and two Huskies advanced to Saturday’s finals, highlighting Northern Illinois’ day at the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships…

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