Shawn Scott

Wrestlers go 3-0 at Northeast Duals

The Northern Illinois University wrestling team extended its winning streak to six Saturday with a 3-0 day at the Journeymen/ASICS Northeast Duals. The Huskies opened the day with a tight 18-17 win over West Virginia, then capped the day by pounding Binghamton,

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Derek Elmore

Wrestling swept at Illini Quad

The Northern Illinois University wrestling team fell in all three duals Sunday at the Illini Quad, suffering losses to No. 13 Illinois, Rider and SIU Edwardsville. “We needed more grit in crucial situations,” said NIU head coach Ryan Ludwig. “We let some

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Danny Pulliam

NIU sets ESPN3 broadcast schedule

All 27 Northern Illinois University home basketball games, along with two volleyball matches, two gymnastics meets, two wrestling meets and NIU’s football signing day press conference will be broadcast live on ESPN3 as part of its school content production schedule. NIU’s first

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Chef Paul Kahan

Alum chef finds right ingredients on second try

During his NIU days, award-winning chef Paul Kahan studied computer science. A career in culinary arts hadn’t crossed his mind. Today, Kahan runs seven Chicago restaurants, including the nationally known Blackbird, avec and the Publican. He won the Outstanding Chef Award from

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Rob Jillard

Wrestlers’ NCAA run comes to an end

The Northern Illinois University wrestling team saw its season come to an end Friday in Oklahoma City, Okla., as seniors Nick Smith (Ida, Mich./Ida) and Rob Jillard (Franklinville, N.J./Delsea Regional) dropped consolation matches to seeded opponents at the NCAA championships. Smith suffered

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