Mid-American Conference

Volleyball picked to finish second in MAC West

MacKenzie Roddy
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team was once again predicted to finish among the top teams in the Mid-American Conference, as the Huskies were picked to claim second in the MAC West Division by the league’s coaches. In addition, senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) was selected to the Preseason All-MAC West team. The Huskies ended up…

Envelope, please! Football to kick off Thursday, reveal new QB

Keith Harris Jr.
As the tiresome summer reality shows finally reveal their destined-for-obscurity winners, it’s Rod Carey who soon will truly provide “the moment we’ve all been waiting for.” Who will quarterback the NIU Huskies football team? Drew Hare? Anthony Maddie? Matt McIntosh? “Each one of them has a different release,” wide receiver Da’Ron Brown said, “but at the same…

Tanya Gombera to lead NIU women’s tennis program

Tanya Gombera
Tanya Gombera has been named head coach of the Northern Illinois University women’s tennis team. Gombera is well-equipped to become the ninth head coach in the history of the Huskie women’s tennis program, said Sean T. Frazier, NIU associate vice president and director of Athletics. “Tanya Gombera quickly rose to the top in an outstanding pool of…

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