TAILGATE SHOWDOWN 2009
A funny thing happened today at the Convo...
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With all that said, we think we'll name them. Any suggestions? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. And, of course, be sure to keep checking Huskie Happenings for all the latest news on the situation.
SPRING PREVIEW SET FOR TOMORROW!
The Northern Illinois Football Spring Preview is set for tomorrow. Festivities start at 11 a.m. with the tailgate showdown, and the official Spring Preview, where you can get your first look at the 2009 Huskies, starts at 1 p.m. in Huskie Stadium. As has been reported by NIUHuskies.com and multiple other outlets, fans who have seen different spring games on ESPN the last few weeks shouldn't expect the same thing Saturday afternoon at Huskie Stadium. The event will be much more practice-oriented, and give fans a glimpse into what the NIU football team has been a part of thrice per week over the last five weeks. Read the Northern Star's preview, complete with some comments by Chandler Harnish.
LIVE BLOG SET FOR TAILGATE SHOWDOWN, SPRING PREVIEW
In an attempt to jump back into the football spirit, NIUHuskies.com will be blogging live from the festivities surrounding the annual Spring Preview Saturday. We'll start out at the Tailgate Showdown, and provide fans a "virtual taste" of what dishes make the cut (jealous?!?). We'll also blog from the press box during the practice session, and paint the picture of how the Huskies look at the end of the spring season. So if you can't make it to the big event tomorrow, be sure to come back here to NIUHuskies.com to see what your missing.
Fans who do make it out can pick up their very own "Experience It Live!" yard sign, and show their support for Huskie Athletics on your lawn all year long!
BEAUTIFUL DAY (AND WEEKEND) FOR SOFTBALL!
Home softball at 1 p.m. today; sounds like a perfect business man's special to me!!! After a solid effort against No. 10 Northwestern Wednesday, the Huskies will jump back into Mid-American Conference play today, hosting West Division rival Central Michigan in a doubleheader. Eastern Michigan then visits Mary M. Bell Field for single-game contests on Saturday and Sunday -- NIU will honor its five-member senior class prior to Sunday's home finale. If you can't make it out to the field, you can follow the game through Gametracker or listen to Bill Baker's call on NIUHuskies.com.
CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND CONTINUES
Both the men's and women's tennis teams survived and advanced Thursday, and will continue their quests in the respective Mid-American Conference Championships Friday. The women's golf team is already underway in the first-round of the MAC Championship at Longaberger Golf Club in Nashport, Ohio. All three teams can be followed ALL DAY by utilizing the following links: