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  • Tuesday's matchup: Toledo at Northern Illinois

    Tuesday's matchup: Toledo at Northern Illinois
    TV/radio: 7 p.m., Tuesday; ESPN2, WIND-AM 560. Line: Off. Records: Toledo 6-3, 5-0 MAC; Northern Illinois 7-2, 4-1. Last meeting: NIU won 35-17 on Nov. 20, 2013, at Toledo. On the offensive: The Huskies offense has scored 14 of its last 15...
  • Northern Illinois moving up with victory over Toledo

    Northern Illinois moving up with victory over Toledo
    DEKALB — Northern Illinois thought it had Toledo right where it wanted the Rockets on Tuesday night. Northern Illinois held on to defeat Toledo 27-24 for a fifth straight time to move into a tie for first place in the Mid-American Conference...
  • Grading Northern Illinois' performance vs. Toledo

    Grading Northern Illinois' performance vs. Toledo
    The Huskies (8-2, 5-1) remain in control of their destiny in the Mid-American Conference West race after defeating Toledo (6-3, 5-1), 27-24 Tuesday night in DeKalb. NIU travels to Ohio on Tuesday night before winding up the regular season Nov. 28 at...
  • Northern Illinois at a glance

    Northern Illinois at a glance
    2013-14 record: 15-17, 8-11 Mid-American Conference (4th in MAC West). MAC tournament: Lost to Eastern Michigan in the second round. NCAA tournament: Did not appear. Key players: Leading scorer Dontel Highsmith (10.5 points per game), a sophomore...
  • Wednesday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Ball State

    Wednesday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Ball State
    TV/radio: 7 p.m. Wednesday; ESPN2, WIND-AM 560. Line: NIU by 31/2 . Records: Northern Illinois 6-2, 3-1 MAC; Ball State 3-5, 2-2. Last meeting: NIU won 48-27 on Nov. 13, 2013, in DeKalb. On the offensive: NIU quarterback Drew Hare is second in the...
  • MAC West title next on NIU agenda

     MAC West title next on NIU agenda
    There are dozens of college football programs that would love to be bowl-eligible before the winter's first significant snowfall. Northern Illinois has come to expect an early opportunity for a bowl bid, even though such a postseason invitation never is...
  • Neuqua grads make mark on college teams

    First collegiate starts Tara Tralewski, a freshman volleyball player at Central College (Wis.), had 36 digs in two matches against Aurora and Wisconsin Lutheran Saturday in the NACC/IIAC Crossover tournament in Milwaukee. Tralewski is a Naperville...
  • Stevenson grad Radtke ready to lead young NIU team

    Stevenson grad Radtke ready to lead young NIU team
    Jenna Radtke showed up for her first volleyball practice at Northern Illinois last summer just trying to help out wherever she could. From that moment on, it seems she never left the court. The Stevenson graduate started all 32 matches last year for...
  • NIU player recognized

     NIU player recognized
    Former Hinsdale South star Ashley Kopp, a softball player at Northern Illinois University, was named honorable mention for the All Mid-American Conference Academic team. Kopp hit .209 in 56 games with two homers and 15 RBIs. As a junior in 2013, she...
  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    1. Game away from 400 as a head coach for Mount Carmel’s Frank Lenti, who is second all-time in wins (339) and first in state titles (11). 2. Heisman Trophy winners who played high school football in Illinois. Evanston’s Clint Frank and...
  • Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense

     Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense
    Northwestern's first seven series against Northern Illinois last Saturday ended like this: punt, punt, interception, punt, punt, punt, punt. No wonder Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald said of his offense: "Right now we don't have any guys playing at an...