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NIU Weekly Set for Saturday

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Huskie fans, remember to get your weekly update of all the news from NIU Athletics, and hear interviews with head coaches every Saturday morning at 7:30 am on WSCR 670 AM The Score on "NIU Weekly." 

Hosts Andy Garcia and NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher bring you up-to-date on Huskie sports.  This week's special guest is first-year Northern Illinois gymnastics coach Sam Morreale, who makes his NIU Weekly debut to talk about his team's season to date and upcoming homestand. 

Don't miss the show this Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. on WSCR 670 AM The Score! 

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

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The day started off with a bang, no not because my second bicuspid was exploding with pain from all the candy floating around the NIU Athletics office, but because of a man oozing with patriotism on All Hallows' Eve.


The day had not even started yet. I walked into the office with my coffee, sat down in my chair and opened my bag to unload my laptop and began my Monday. Before I could even open my email to check the abundance of messages sent in the past couple hours, the door to the sports information offices opened and a distinctive "woosh, woosh" sound promptly followed, followed a low pitched "hum" that grew closer.


When I quickly turned around to investigate, all I saw was a red, white and blue blur darting towards the end of the office and past my cubicle entry way. That blur was none other than Captain America, who quickly got into a ready fighting stance in front of Assistant Media Relations Director Joe Summins and asked (jokingly) if he "was ready to throw down!?!" Before he could finish laughing, Summins snapped back that his "shield looked like a dinner plate." So ended the confrontation and the smiles kept radiating.


The man behind the mask was Head Women's Gymnastics Coach Sam Morreale, who made his rounds in athletics to remind everyone that today was halloween and show us his spirit. So from all of us in the Northern Illinois Athletics, including Captain America, we wish you a happy and safe Halloween.


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