Michael Santacaterina

Football looks to snuff Rockets amid Senior Day fireworks

Jason Meehan
NIU counts only a dozen victories over the perennially troublesome Toledo Rockets, but that number includes the last four meetings between the MAC West rivals. Coach Rod Carey and the Huskies look to push that winning streak to five at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, on a Veterans Day game set to honor the team’s 19…

Football falls to Central Michigan, 34-17

Juwan Brescacin
Behind Thomas Rawls’ 270 rushing yards and two touchdowns, Central Michigan knocked off the NIU football team 34-17 Saturday at Huskie Stadium in a Mid-American Conference West Division match-up. The win by CMU (4-3, 2-1 MAC) snaps the Huskies’ (4-2, 1-1 MAC) 28-game winning streak at Huskie Stadium, while also ending NIU’s 24-game regular season winning…

How ’bout them apples? Matt McIntosh to lead Huskies at QB

Matt McIntosh
Redshirt junior Matt McIntosh is the starting quarterback of the 1-0 NIU Huskies, Coach Rod Carey announced Tuesday. McIntosh started the Aug. 28 season opener, going 10-14 for 87 yards and one touchdown, while rushing for 27 yards on four carries. Quarterback hopefuls Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie also ran the team during the 55-3 victory…

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