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Mackenzie Roddy named to AVCA All-Midwest Region Team

Mackenzie Roddy
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s All-Midwest Region Team, the association announced Tuesday. Roddy was one of 14 honorees in the region that includes teams from the Big 12, Missouri Valley and Atlantic 10 Conferences, among others. The senior was also the top vote-getter…

Motor City Five: Football revs up for fifth straight trip to Detroit

Joel Bouganon
Talk about déjà vu. One year has passed since NIU and Bowling Green faced off at Detroit’s Ford Field for Mid-American Conference bragging rights. Jordan Lynch’s undefeated and nationally ranked Huskies, who were looking for a third straight MAC crown during their fourth consecutive appearance in the Motor City, somehow went home on the wrong side of…

Four NIU football players named First Team All-MAC

Jason Meehan
Ten Northern Illinois University football players were honored Wednesday by the Mid-American Conference as the league announced the 2014 All-MAC football teams as selected by the league coaches. Huskie offensive linemen Tyler Loos (Sterling, Ill./Sterling HS) and Andrew Ness (O’Fallon, Mo./Christian Brothers College), defensive end Jason Meehan (St. Louis, Mo./Webster Groves HS) and cornerback Paris Logan…

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