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Football looks to extend nation’s top road-winning streak

Keith Harris Jr.
Twenty years after their first and only meeting – a game played before many NIU students were alive – the NIU Huskies and the Arkansas Razorbacks will battle again in Fayetteville. Arkansas prevailed in the Nov. 12, 1994, contest, but not by much. The final score was 30-27. Coach Rod Carey’s Huskies, who are 3-0 and still…

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…

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