The Independent

Boxing It Out With Catalano

Hossein Sadeghian, Writer

September 11, 2017

Joe Catalano is a junior, a secondary education major with a focus in history, and the leader of the NEIU boxing club. He was kind enough to give me his time and tell me more about what they do every week. He has been boxing for more than 2 years and says he came to boxing by watching “Rocky” movies at a young age. ...

Golden Eagles at the Golden Gloves

Mary Rose Halloran, Staff writer

March 26, 2013

  Chicago has a lively amateur boxing scene, and NEIU is proud to have a piece of the action this time around! Under the leadership of Coach Israel “Izzy” Gonzalez, three dedicated NEIU students are competing in the Chicago Golden Gloves. The National Golden Gloves is an annual amateur boxing competition where the...

NEIU Boxing Gets Slugged

George H. Borawski, Visual Media Editor

December 6, 2012

Fans expected better performance and behavior from Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) athletes. On Friday November 16, NEIU hosted a men's and women's boxing event. NEIU only won two bouts, and most fights were unspectacular. There were no knock outs, and six fights went to decision.  After one fight was called early,...

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