NIU Huskies

Saturday’s Huskie Bowl to feature offense v. defense

Juwan Brescacin
Northern Illinois University Head Football Coach Rod Carey has modified the format for the 2014 Huskie Bowl, which will be played at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in Huskie Stadium. Admission to the contest, as well as to the pregame activities in “The Yard,” the new official tailgate home of NIU Athletics, is free. The Black Team…

Hey, Huskies fans! Vote for ‘Play of the Year’

Jordan Threloff
Northern Illinois University Athletics will host its fifth annual awards banquet – “The Victors” – at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at DeKalb’s historic Egyptian Theatre. The red-carpet event is open to the public and fans can help choose the Top Performance of the Year as the Huskies celebrate their academic and athletic achievements over the past year. An…

Baseball drops doubleheader at Bradley

Andrew Frankenreider
The NIU Huskies (9-25-1) played two tight games Wednesday night in Peoria’s Dozer Park versus Bradley (20-13) as the Huskies dropped both games in its doubleheader, 3-0, 7-5. Sophomore Justin Fletcher (Pekin, Ill./Illinois Central) finished the games 2-for-6 with an RBI and a double. Relief pitcher Andrew Frankenreider (Peoria, Ill./Dunlap) pitched one inning in game two,…

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