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Aug. 30, 2010

SPANN IN THE RUNNING FOR DOAK WALKER AWARD

By Joe Summins | Posted at 9:03 am on Thursday, August 26, 2010

Chad Spann was named a candidate for the prestigious Doak Walker Award yesterday. Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune caught up with Spann at NIU's Chicago Media Day last month at Ditka's and posted his interview with the Huskie tailback on the Trib's Website last night.


IOWA STATE-NIU GAME AVAILABLE COAST-TO-COAST

By Joe Summins | Posted at 10:28 am on Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The Northern Illinois University football team's season opener with Iowa State (Sept. 2, 7 p.m. FSN) will be carried live by most Fox Sports Net affiliates across the country and locally by Comcast SportsNet Chicago. Only Fox Sports Northwest and Fox Sports Rocky Mountain will not show the game live.

Here is a list of affiliates that will carry the game live across the country; Fox Sports Arizona, Fox Sports Detroit plus, Fox Sports Houston, Fox Sports Midwest, Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports North, Fox Sports Ohio, Fox Sports Pittsburgh, Fox Sports South, Fox Sports Southwest, Fox Sports West, Fox Sports Wisconsin, Comcast Bay Area, Comcast Chicago, The Comcast Network and MSG Plus.


VICTOR E. TRYOUTS

By Joe Summins | Posted at 9:52 am on Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Attention current Northern Illinois University students! Want to play an active role at NIU sporting events and help represent the university in the community? The NIU Athletics marketing department will be holding open tryouts for anyone interested in potraying the NIU mascot Victor E. Huskie Wednesday and Thursday at Huskie Stadium. Contact Ryan Harris at 815-753-8042 for more information and to set up an appointment.


BASKETBALL SCHEDULE RELEASED

By Brett McWethy | Posted at 2:37 pm on Monday, August 23, 2010

Head men's basketball coach Ricardo Patton unveiled the Huskies' complete 2010-11 schedule Monday, a slate that features 14 home games, a season-opening visit from Northwestern, and five other opponents that played in the 2010 postseason.  Check it out!


JESKEY NAMED PLAYER OF THE MONTH

By Russell Houghtaling | Posted at 10:28 am on Monday, August 23, 2010

yourBPL.com, the self-proclaimed unofficial official site of the Brisbane Premier League named former Huskie soccer player Drew Jeskey its player of the month. Jeskey took home 60 percent of the vote for the award. Drew has also been named "Man of the Match" a few times during his pro career in Australia.


FORMER GOLFER DRIVING OUT AT CANCER

By Russell Houghtaling | Posted at 10:28 am on Monday, August 23, 2010

Former NIU golfer Michelle Hupfer is helping fight the disease that killed her father. Read about it on the Illinois Professional Golfer's Association "Beyond the Fairways" feature.


PAIR OF COFFMAN FEATURES

By Joe Summins | Posted at 9:25 am on Monday, August 23, 2010

When NIU defensive end Jake Coffman decided to return to the NIU football program after originally announcing he was stepping away from the game, it stirred up a lot of excitement among the Northern Illinois football team, coaching staff and community. The Chicago Tribune and USA Today are spreading that excitement to a larger audience. The Trib's Fred Mitchell filed this story on the Marine veteran's desire to come back to play football, while Kevin Allen of USA Today talked about Coffman's story as part of a preview of the Huskies.


HAVE A HAPPENING?

By Joe Summins | Posted at 9:22 am on Monday, August 23, 2010

Have a Huskie Happening we missed? Let us know by e-mailing us here! We only have so many sets of eyes, but the Huskie Nation sees all!

 

 

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Event Calendar
Women's Volleyball
Sunday, Nov 23 vs Miami (Ohio)
Women's Volleyball
Monday, Nov 24 vs Championship
Men's Basketball
Wednesday, Nov 26 at Iowa
Women's Basketball
Wednesday, Nov 26 at Eastern Illinois
Football
Friday, Nov 28 at Western Michigan
Women's Basketball
Saturday, Nov 29 vs South Dakota St.
Wrestling
Saturday, Nov 29 vs West Virginia
Wrestling
Saturday, Nov 29 vs Binghamton
Wrestling
Saturday, Nov 29 vs Sacred Heart
Men's Basketball
Sunday, Nov 30 vs Maine
Women's Basketball
Sunday, Nov 30 vs Delaware State or UNLV
Men's Basketball
Tuesday, Dec 2 at DePaul

 

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