UAB Beats NIU in Boca Raton Bowl, Huskies’ 6th Straight Bowl Loss

NIU's bowl drought continued in Florida, losing to UAB in the Boca Raton Bowl.

OLSHA plays first-ever home basketball game

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Academy has never experienced a home varsity basketball game. That changed Wednesday night, as OLSHA hosted Elgin Academy, falling 57-18.

Athlete of the Week – Major Dedmond

Major Dedmond is making a seamless transition from Freeport’s football field onto the wrestling mat. He’s our newest WREX Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rock Valley College.

Sutton Smith rakes in MAC postseason awards

One year after becoming just the second consensus All-American in Northern Illinois University history, NIU junior defensive end Sutton Smith added to his legacy Wednesday when he was named the winner of the Mid-American Conference’s 2018 Vern Smith Leadership Award, presented to the top player in the MAC, and became the first Huskie to win back-to-back MAC Defensive Player of the Year awards.  

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Drizzly weather kicks in Wednesday night

Drizzly weather kicks in Wednesday night

The mild weather is keeping snow away and provides rain instead.

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