NIUHuskies.com, the official online home for Northern Illinois Athletics, is pleased to announce the launch of a new blog, "Huskie Happenings." The section includes links to a daily newsstand, online chats, feature stories and interviews, game-day and multimedia information, promotions, calendars and much more. We hope this will become your first and last stop everyday for all the information you crave about Huskie Athletics!
SENEGAL NOT ALL SUNSHINE AND RAINBOWS
As great of a time Huskie trackster Kaylee Walters is having in Senegal, in her third entry she points out some of the "not-so-good" things she's seen in her time there. Here's a snippet of what she's seeing every day:
PAIN? NO PROBLEM!!!
Jordin Hood is pictured here after his second home run against Milwaukee at Road Ranger Stadium.
KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY
Another member of the Huskie football family is moving toward a career in athletic administration, after it was announced that Gwen Poore, the wife of NIU wide receivers coach Pat Poore, will take over as the athletic director at Elgin High School. Read the Courier News' story HERE.
AN ALL-STAR LINEUP
Incoming freshman Tony Nixon, the lone member of head coach Ricardo Patton's 2009-10 recruiting class, will compete in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Class 1A/2A Senior All-Star Game on June 27 at the Shirk Center in Bloomington, Ill., on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University.