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Men’s soccer erupts on offense to hammer SIUE

Len Henison
Behind three second half goals, including two from freshman Len Heinson (Wuppertal, Germany/Carl-Fuhlrott Gymnasium) the NIU men’s soccer team earned a 4-1 victory Wednesday over SIU Edwardsville at the NIU Soccer Complex. The Cougars scored first, but NIU answered with a goal from sophomore Richard Hall (Billericay, England/The Billericay School) less than 90 seconds later. After halftime,…

Football looks to continue winning ways against Eastern Michigan

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Rod Carey and the NIU Huskies football team aren’t planning to see many familiar things Saturday when they journey to Ypsilanti. Eastern Michigan has a new coach – Craig Creighton owns a 2-5 record in his first year leading the Eagles – along with new schemes on offense and defense. There’s also a new turf and,…

Volleyball’s Anna Brereton collects weekly MAC West accolades

Anna Brereton
Northern Illinois University freshman Anna Brereton (Sun Prairie, Wis./Sun Prairie) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Co-Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Brereton, who shared the honor with Eastern Michigan libero Corynne Smith, earned the weekly honor for the second time this year after winning on Sept. 15. The freshman is one…

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