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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Big Ten announces men's and women's lacrosse schedules

    Big Ten announces men's and women's lacrosse schedules
    The Big Ten Conference announced the sites and weekends of the 2015 men’s and women’s lacrosse conference schedules Tuesday, the same day that Maryland and Rutgers officially joined the conference as full members and Johns Hopkins came on...
  • NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse
    It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...
  • 15 years later, Kelley Byrdsong reflects on shooting spree that changed her life

    15 years later, Kelley Byrdsong reflects on shooting spree that changed her life
    Fifteen years ago on the July 4th weekend, former Northwestern University basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong was murdered by a neo-Nazi on a hate-filled shooting spree. Each year, the anniversary is difficult for his 25-year-old daughter, Kelley Byrdsong,...
  • Steps 4 Stellar continues down the path of helping families battling cancer

    The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase. Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...
  • Delany's competitive drive takes him from ACC to Big Ten

    Delany's competitive drive takes him from ACC to Big Ten
    More than four decades later, Eddie Fogler can still see Jim Delany dumping their North Carolina basketball teammate Rusty Clark on the floor during a practice at Carmichael Auditorium. It was payback for the hard screen that Clark, one of the team's...
  • One more challenge for McDonogh's Whittle

    One more challenge for McDonogh's Whittle
    After leading No. 1 McDonogh to its 112th straight win and sixth straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship, Megan Whittle was the youngest player invited to try out for the U.S. national women's lacrosse team....
  • Fire's Shipp, Ritter named to MLS Homegrown team

    Fire's Shipp, Ritter named to MLS Homegrown team
    Fire midfielders Harry Shipp and Chris Ritter were among 20 players named Wednesday to compete in Major League Soccer’s inaugural Homegrown Game on Aug. 4 in Portland. The league’s homegrown stars will meet the Portland Timbers Under-23 team...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • Northwestern ranked No. 23, Wildcats look to bounce back from bumpy season

    Northwestern ranked No. 23, Wildcats look to bounce back from bumpy season
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Nebraska ranked No. 28, Cornhuskers face challenges contending for elusive league title

    Nebraska ranked No. 28, Cornhuskers face challenges contending for elusive league title
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Former Illini player dies practicing in Minnesota

    Former Niles West, Illini player dies practicing
    Former Illinois offensive lineman Shawn Afryl died of cardiac arrest Monday night, according to his former high school football coach. Afryl was 22. He collapsed while practicing with a few teammates at Winona State University in Minnesota, where he had...