Jul 02

What is a “RED RIOT”?

“Red Riot” is the student organization of athletic supporters from Northern Illinois University who come together in force (like a “riot”, albeit in a fun way!), to support NIU and the NIU athletes.  The group are known for “over the top” ways of showing their support from painted faces, crazy-wild costumes, and just about anything else fun that will demonstrate school spirit. Red Riot will always be there to demonstrate NIU student support for all our athletes in a variety of sports.

Jul 29

NIU football: Hare feeling just fine after Achilles injury last season

DETROIT – The question comes relentlessly at Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare like an opposing defensive end.

Jul 27

Raven Neely to Compete in ITA National Summer Championship

Northern Illinois University women’s tennis player Raven Neely is set to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Summer Championship, Aug. 13-16 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., following her success on the ITA Summer Circuit.

Jul 23

Former NIU soccer star goalkeeper recovering from brain tumor

Amy Carr was bed-ridden in the hospital in London for more than a week.

Jul 23

Former NIU soccer star goalkeeper Amy Carr recovering from brain tumor

Amy Carr was bed-ridden in the hospital in London for more than a week.

Jul 18

A three-year starter for the Huskies, Fletcher signs with Normal Cornbelters

Former Northern Illinois baseball player Justin Fletcher signed a contract with the Normal Cornbelters of the Frontier League on Friday, the university announced on Monday.

Jul 17

After battling leukemia, NIU grad finally meets bone marrow donor who helped save his life

CHICAGO – Even though he was meeting her for the first time, Josh Byrd knew he would hug Stephanie Newton.

Jul 14

NIU women’s basketball: Huskies nab transfer from Butler

Nicole Orr will transfer from Butler to Northern Illinois, Huskies women’s basketball coach Lisa Carlsen announced on Thursday.

Jul 13

NIU football: Golladay named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

Kenny Golladay’s big first season with the Northern Illinois football team garnered plenty of attention for the Chicago native.

Jul 13

Roads near Huskie Stadium to close July 17

road_closedThe annual Tour of Champions drum and bugle corps competition scheduled Sunday, July 17, at Huskie Stadium will require some road closures.

Motorists should plan ahead to avoid closures at Annie Glidden and Lincoln North, Lucinda and Stadium Drive and Stadium Drive West at Lucinda Avenue from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Tickets are available online to the Tour of Champions, presented by Rockford’s Phantom Regiment.

California’s Blue Devils, the defending Drum Corps International champion, will lead off the competition; the NIU Huskie Marching Band opens the evening with the national anthem.

For more information, call (815) 752-6800 or email convocenter@niu.edu.

Jul 08

Football: NIU’s Lurry named to Nagursky watch list

Northern Illinois All-American Shawun Lurry is one of 88 defensive players named to the 2016 Nagurski Award Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America announced today.

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