Eddie Carifio, Shaw Local

Eddie Carifio

Shaw Local

DeKalb, IL, United States

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Recent:
  • Shaw Local
Past:
  • Daily Herald
  • Northwest Herald
  • The Herald-News
  • KaneCounty Chronicle
  • FridayNightDrive

Recent articles by Eddie:

NIU football: Five under-the-radar players to keep an eye on as fall practices begin

A look at five guys you may not be thinking a lot about this year as NIU practices got underway on Monday. → Read More

Prep football: Kaneland long snapper Ryan Algrim commits to Minnesota

Kaneland long snapper Ryan Algrim committed to Minnesota. He'll play for head coach P.J. Fleck, a Kaneland grad. → Read More

Prep baseball: Dundee-Crown, DeKalb split doubleheader

After a long week for both teams, DeKalb and Dundee-Crown split a nonconference doubleheader Saturday. → Read More

NIU football: 8th-year senior Kyle Pugh looks for healthy send-off

Not many college football players get eight years in a program. Kyle Pugh is relishing that chance. → Read More

Larkin denies DeKalb for sectional crown

In its run to a sectional final, the DeKalb boys basketball team shot lights out from long range to dispatch St. Charles North and Rockford Auburn.Larkin keyed in on the Barbs' 3-point shooters on Friday in the Class 4A Huntley sectional championship, stymying the Barbs in a 70-56 win. → Read More

Men’s basketball: NIU falls to red-hot Kent State

Keshawn Williams scored 16 but the NIU basketball team lost to Kent State on Tuesday. → Read More

Burlington Central's 18-0 2nd quarter nets regional title

Burlington Central forced 10 turnovers and allowed Kaneland to take just two shots in the second quarter Friday, turning a close game after 8 minutes into a 66-39 win for a Class 3A Sycamore regional championship. → Read More

Montini drops heartbreaker in sectional final to Sycamore

With 15 points in the fourth quarter alone, Shannon Blacher was leading Montini's charge from 15 down in the final frame against Sycamore in the Class 3A Kaneland Sectional final.But her layup attempt at the buzzer in traffic didn't fall and the Spartans held on for a 57-56 win for the first sectional title in school history. → Read More

Wrestling: Sterling qualifies 2 for state; Ottawa and L-P send one each to Champaign

Sterling, Ottawa, La Salle-Peru all have grapplers heading down to Champaign. → Read More

Schueler sparks Kaneland past LaSalle-Peru

McKenzie Schueler drained a 3-pointer with less than two minutes left in the fourth quarter to break a tie and propel the Kaneland girls basketball team to a 39-34 win over La Salle-Peru in an Interstate 8 Conference battle Wednesday. → Read More

Women’s basketball: NIU squanders 6-point lead in overtime, falls to Ball State

DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team went more than 40 minutes without a lead against Ball State on Wednesday but found themselves up six in overtime. But Sydney Freeman found her 3-point stroke for the Cardinals, Anna Clephane had a putback in the closing seconds, and the Huskies suffered their sixth straight loss, 83-82. “As a fan, it’s a great basketball game to… → Read More

NIU AD Sean Frazier: School actively working on Gator Bowl bid

Frazier: NIU working on spot in Gator Bowl, a decision expected soon. → Read More

MAC Freshman of the Year Jay Ducker enters the transfer portal

After a breakout season, NIU freshman running back Jay Ducker announced he's entering the transfer portal. → Read More

Ella Shipley’s clutch 3 gifts Sycamore win over Bolingbrook

Ella Shipley hits a big 3 to give Sycamore a win over Bolingbrook. → Read More

Cure Bowl: NIU will be tested by Coastal Carolina potent option offense

Northern Illinois meets Coastal Carolina in the Cure Bowl Friday night in Orlando, Fla. → Read More

Northern Illinois gets another Lynch at quarterback

Justin Lynch -- the brother of Jordan -- announces he's transferring to NIU. → Read More

Wrestling: DeKalb bests Naperville Central in top 10 matchup

Not only has the DuPage Valley Conference title come down to DeKalb and Naperville Central the past two years, Thursday's battle between the ranked teams featured both in the top 10 of the latest Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association poll. But as they've done all year, the No. 2 Barbs cruised in the dual meet, topping the No. 7 Redhawks, 57-12. → Read More

NIU set to face Coastal Carolina

The NIU football team will face Coastal Carolina in the Cure Bowl in Orlando on Dec. 17, according to a report from Brett McMurphy of the Action Network. A representative of NIU did not immediately return a message seeking confirmation. The Huskies are fresh off winning the MAC Championship on Saturday, defeating Kent State 41-23 in Detroit. They enter the bowl game with a 9-4 record. They only… → Read More

Carifio: Non-wavering belief leads NIU from winless season to MAC title

After a winless 2020 campaign, Huskies believe from start to finish of run to MAC title → Read More

Halftime report: NIU 17, Kent State 0

A look at the first half of the MAC Championship game between Kent State and NIU, with the Huskies leading 17-0. → Read More