The Huskies face their toughest task of the season against Bowling Green in Detroit.
The Huskies quarterback is the first ever MAC player to be named a finalist.
The Green Falcon's know they'll have their hands dealing with the Huskies' high-powered offense.
The Huskies had the MAC MVP and Coach of the Year, among other awards.
Hononegah defeated Boylan 51-40 Tuesday in girls basketball.
The NIU Huskies will have more than a conference championship at stake Friday night.
NIU safety Jimmie Ward has been picked to compete in the Senior Bowl in January.
Hononegah football player Seth Combs is up for the National Long Snapper of the Year award.
NIU's Jordan Lynch is climbing in the Heisman Trophy race.
Former Boylan baseball standout Jake Smolinki has signed with the Texas Rangers organization.
Illini Director of Athletics Mike Thomas says Tim Beckman will return as the head football coach next year.
Elliot Golf Course will be open Tuesday weather permitting.
The Bears were dealt a tough overtime loss in Minnesota.
The Cardinals and their fans soaked in their fifth championship win under Mike Lalor.
The IceHogs bounced back after a blowout loss in Chicago.
The Cardinals won an incredible game in overtime of the 3A state finals.
The Comets ran all over Staunton, giving them a 40-13 championship win.
The Panthers got better late, overtaking Tri-Valley in the second half and winning the 1A final.
Stillman Valley and Lena-Winslow will try to add to their State Championship collection Friday.
The Packers were dominated by the Lions 40-10 on Thanksgiving Day.
Scott Leber says Jordan Lynch has done enough to warrant an invitation to the Heisman Trophy ceremony.
Mark McNeill's overtime goal lifted the IceHogs to a 2-1 win over the Admirals Wednesday.
Boylan opened its basketball season wtih a 72-55 win over DeKalb Wednesday.
Lena-Winslow held a pep rally for its State-bound football team.
Jordan Lynch broke his own NCAA rushing record Tuesday night in his final home game of his career.
NIU and the Huskies football program could benefit greatly from hosting the State Football Championships.
Cardinal Nation turned out Tuesday night to salute their State bound football team.
Stillman Valley continued preparations for State Tuesday by practicing at Wyeth Stadium.
The IceHogs will play three key division games in four days.
The State Football Championships will be held for the first time in DeKalb at NIU this weekend.
The Packers-Falcons game on December 8th has been moved from a night game to a day game.
Derrick Rose underwent knee surgery Monday morning.
The Bears were blasted in St. Louis by the young Rams.
Matt Flynn helps Packers settle for tie.
The IceHogs won the back half of a back-to-back in Charlotte.
The Cardinals won on a touchdown with 12 seconds left to punch their ticket to DeKalb.
The Titans suffered a rare loss on their home turf.
The Green Machine proved to be superior in the 4A division.
The Comets played rugged defense, getting the shutout to advance to the 2A state title game.
The Panthers continued their torrid play through the playoffs.
Two teams that know all about going deep in the playoffs will square off Saturday in the semifinals.
Lutheran got a send-off from fellow students and parents Friday when it boarded a bus for Geneseo.
Boylan will need to play four solid quarters of football to beat Batavia Saturday.
NIU running back Cameron Stingily could join the one thousand yard club Tuesday.
Several Stateline football players have been named All-State by the coaches.
The Huskies beat the Rockets to win their fourth MAC West division in a row.
NIU dealt with a banged up WR corps and ran to the win in Toledo.
The IceHogs fell behind early in losing to the Abbotsford Heat.
The stakes will be high as usual Wednesday night when NIU takes on Toledo.
Stillman Valley is getting ready for a showdown with Aurora Christian Saturday.