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Huskie clipboard: trio of quarterbacks vying for No. 1 spot

Drew Hare
Quarterback: the most discussed battle for starting position at football camp. NIU has been stable at quarterback over the last five years with Chandler Harnish and Jordan Lynch, who combined for three Vern Smith Leadership Awards, given to the Mid-American Conference’s most valuable player. Just as Lynch was passed the torch by Harnish, Huskie fans will be…

The ‘eyes’ have it: Huskies unveil new basketball floor

New basketball floor
NIU Athletics and the NIU Convocation Center unveiled a new basketball floor and court design today. The new surface is just the second for the Huskies in the Convocation Center, replacing the original floor that debuted with the building in 2002. Along with a new court design, the new floor also includes increased padding to help cushion…

Huskie clipboard: offensive line loaded with experience

Ryan Brown
In 2014, the NIU offense will feature plenty of familiar faces on the offensive side of the ball, as nine starters from last season return to DeKalb. However, nowhere has that familiarity been more prevalent than on the offensive line, which returns four of their five starters from last year and several key reserves. With that…

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