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  • NIU has trouble applying the finishing touch

    BOCA RATON, Fla. — When it comes to winning conference championships and advancing to bowl games, Northern Illinois has had a pretty successful pattern going. Winning those bowl games, however, has become problematic. The Huskies were shredded...
  • Football | Kaneland grad P.J. Fleck staying put at Western Michigan

    Football | Kaneland grad P.J. Fleck staying put at Western Michigan
    He engineered the best turnaround in program and Mid-American Conference history, taking Western Michigan from 1-11 to 8-4 in his second season. Not surprisingly, P.J. Fleck’s name has since surfaced on lists as a potential candidate for more than...
  • N. Illinois respects Boca Raton Bowl opponent Marshall

    N. Illinois respects Boca Raton Bowl opponent Marshall
    Rod Carey, the coach at Northern Illinois, step off the plane, tilted his head up toward the Florida sunshine and smiled as he and his Huskies arrived in Palm Beach for the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. Several of the Huskies smiled too as they looked at the...
  • Drew Hare gives NIU surprise lift, steers Huskies to Boca Raton Bowl

    WEST PALM BEACH — One of the biggest question marks coming into the 2014 college football season for Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey was how he and the Huskies were going to replace quarterback Jordan Lynch, who finished third in the...
  • Monday's local college basketball roundup: Virginia men rise to No. 3 in AP poll; HU men lose, but VCU wins

    Men’s basketball: Virginia moved up two spots to third in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Cavaliers (11-0) conclude their non-conference schedule when they host Davidson (9-1) at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Kentucky (13-0) earned all 65 first-...
  • Tuesday's bowl games: Boca Raton and Poinsettia

    Tuesday's bowl games: Boca Raton and Poinsettia
    Boca Raton Bowl MARSHALL (12-1) VS. NORTHERN ILLINOIS (11-2) Time: 3 p.m. PST. Location: Boca Raton, Fla. TV: ESPN. The buzz: This one is essentially a showdown between the top Group of Five teams left out of a major bowl. Marshall quarterback...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 12/5 log (updated Thursday AM)

    10:30 a.m.    Softball: May 1991: Hampton vs. Bethel.--LSC 48 1 p.m.    Basketball: Feb. 2004: Hampton boys vs. Phoebus.-- LSC 48 2 p.m.    Golf: PGA Hero World Challenge second round (in Windermere, Fla.).--Golf 3 p.m.    Football: Nov. 2007: Great...
  • Phoebus alum Mark Wilson gets it right in the classroom and on the field at Cincinnati

     Phoebus alum Mark Wilson gets it right in the classroom and on the field at Cincinnati
    Mark Wilson just didn't get it. He's the first to admit studying, homework and excelling in the classroom weren't anywhere near the top of his agenda in his early high school days at Phoebus. That was the old Wilson. Now, as the redshirt freshman...
  • College Report: Ally Simmons helps Grand Valley State earn Elite Eight berth

    College Report: Ally Simmons helps Grand Valley State earn Elite Eight berth
    Ally Simmons, a Waubonsie Valley graduate, has helped Grand Valley State’s volleyball team pound its way into the NCAA Division II Elite Eight. Grand Valley State won the regional by downing Ferris State (3-0) and Rockhurst (3-0). In the win...
  • Pep rallies set on eve of Boca Bowl

    The two teams are chosen and Florida Atlantic University's stadium was nearly sold out last week, but for college football fans who still want in on the action for ESPN's first Boca Raton Bowl, there's a pep rally and after party in Boca the night...
  • Football: 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State second team

    Football: 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State second team
    Gabe Green, Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin, Sr., QB Led the Cyclones to consecutive Class 5A championships and posted big numbers in the process. Southern Mississippi recruit threw for 2,841 yards on 75-percent passing with 37 TDs and two INTs as a...