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  • 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...
  • Saturday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan

    Saturday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan
    Radio: Noon Saturday; WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5. Line: NIU by 21. Records: Northern Illinois 5-2, 2-1 MAC; Eastern Michigan 2-5, 1-2. Last meeting: NIU won 59-20 on Oct. 26, 2013, in DeKalb. On the offensive: The Huskies lead the MAC and are fifth...
  • NIU pulls out 28-17 win over Eastern Michigan

    NIU pulls out 28-17 win over Eastern Michigan
    YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Quarterback Drew Hare rushed for 166 yards and a touchdown and Joel Bouagnon scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 24-yard run to lead Northern Illinois to a shaky 28-17 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday afternoon at Rynearson...
  • Northern Illinois not taking Eastern Michigan lightly

     Northern Illinois not taking Eastern Michigan lightly
    Winning has not come easily of late for Northern Illinois, yet the Huskies should come away with a victory Saturday at Eastern Michigan. The Eagles dropped to 2-5 and 1-2 in the Mid-American Conference with their 36-14 loss Saturday at Massachusetts....
  • Jerry Kill has brought Minnesota back to life

     Jerry Kill has brought Minnesota back to life
    Even Jerry Kill would have been skeptical. The Minnesota coach's collection of doubters was vast after he was hired from Northern Illinois and brought along a resume that included stops at Saginaw Valley, Emporia State and, as much of a successful...
  • C-USA, MAC eager to send teams to new Boca Raton Bowl

    C-USA, MAC eager to send teams to new Boca Raton Bowl
    Atop a dais, Britton Banowsky and Jon Steinbrecher smiled as they each shared their excitement for the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. Banowsky, the commissioner of Conference USA, said the Boca Raton Bowl, which will be played Dec. 23 at FAU Stadium, has...
  • NIU takeaways

    Tortoise and Hare: After being questioned about his lack of running options in last week's loss to Central Michigan, NIU quarterback Drew Hare ran wild against Miami. Hare rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown in the first half, finishing with 180 yards...
  • NIU's Drew Hare puts up big numbers in 51-41 victory

    DEKALB — Northern Illinois' offensive production was prolific, while its defense was much less than aesthetically pleasing. Regardless, NIU outlasted Miami of Ohio 51-41 Saturday at Huskie Stadium. "We never discount winning around here," NIU...
  • Grading Northern Illinois' performance vs. Miami (Ohio)

    Northern Illinois seems to have rectified its issues on offense with Saturday's 51-41 victory over Miami of Ohio. Now if NIU can only raise the level of its performances on defense, the Huskies might be able to challenge for another Mid-American...
  • Saturday's matchup: Miami (Ohio) at NIU

    Saturday's matchup: Miami (Ohio) at NIU
    Radio: 4 p.m. Saturday; WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5. Line: NIU by 13. Records: Northern Illinois 4-2, 1-1 MAC; Miami 1-6, 1-2. Last meeting: Miami won 26-21 for the MAC championship game on Dec. 3, 2010 in Detroit. On the offensive: NIU has averaged...