Football’s Hare, Wedel earn conference accolades

Tyler Wedel
Northern Illinois University quarterback Drew Hare (O’Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West HS) and kicker Tyler Wedel (McFarland, Wis./McFarland HS) are the latest Huskies to earn Mid-American Conference Player of the Week honors as the league announced its Week 3 award winners Monday. Hare was named the Co-MAC West Offensive Player of the Week while Wedel was the…

Huskies beat the house in Vegas

Aregeros Turner
Northern Illinois University jumped out to a 21-5 halftime lead and survived a furious comeback to pull out a 48-34 win Saturday over the Rebels at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Da’Ron Brown hauled in a 54-yard pass from Drew Hare with 8:55 left in the game to put the Huskies back in control after UNLV…

NIU Channel 20.1 to show Huskie football Saturday

Da'Ron Brown lunges forward for the first of two scores at Northwestern
Couldn’t make it to Las Vegas for the big football game? No worries. NIU’s Ch 20.1 will broadcast an online video stream of Saturday’s pigskin contest between NIU and UNLV. The game telecast  begins at 6 p.m. Central Time. For more information on NIU football and Huskie athletics, visit

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