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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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  • Varsity basketball playoff roundup: Glenelg boys upset Atholton, 61-54, in 3A East section semifinals

    Visiting Glenelg built its lead to 12 points in the second half and came away with a 61-54 upset of No. 10 Atholton (19-4) in a Class 3A East boys basketball sectional semifinal Wednesday. The Raiders cut the lead to six points with 59 seconds left, but...
  • Another NU lacrosse win streak ends

    Another NU lacrosse win streak ends
    The Northwestern women’s lacrosse team was involved in a second straight streak-breaking game Sunday. Once again, what snapped was a long string of Wildcat victories. This time, Northwestern lost to Ohio State for the first time in 11 games...
  • Hopkins keeps rising in Inside Lacrosse women's media poll after crazy week of upsets

    Hopkins keeps rising in Inside Lacrosse women's media poll after crazy week of upsets
    A crazy week of upsets in Division I women's lacrosse has scrambled the Inside Lacrosse Brine Division I Women's Media Top 20 with Johns Hopkins making a big leap into the Top 10. The Blue Jays rise to the No. 9 spot from No. 14 after a 7-0 start....
  • Chicago college sports bar guide

    Chicago college sports bar guide
    http://chicago.metromix.com/venues/mmxchi-red-ivy-venue Looking for a local bar to cheer for your alma mater? This guide will help you zero in on where to stake out some space on college basketball gamedays. Bar owners and alumni groups: Don't see...
  • NCAA Women's Tourney Overview: Can Anybody Knock Off UConn?

    Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb. Around the country,...
  • Former Mainland star Ricardo Allen looking to impress scouts at East-West Shrine Game

    Former Mainland star Ricardo Allen looking to impress scouts at East-West Shrine Game
    On the second day of practices for the East-West Shrine Game it was already clear that Purdue defensive back Ricardo Allen is ready to make a move. His coverage in one-on-one drills is solid and the former Daytona Beach Mainland product is moving well....
  • No. 14 New Town fights past Aberdeen in boys basketball, 50-35

    In a physical game that featured 58 fouls, the No. 14 New Town boys basketball team got to the line more than Aberdeen did, and made more free throws. And the Titans beat the Eagles, 50-35, in the opening round of the Basketball Academy tournament at...
  • No. 9 Wisconsin coasts to 72-58 win vs. Purdue

    Thanks to strong starts to each half, ninth-ranked Wisconsin's three-game Big Ten Conference losing streak is over. The Badgers outscored Purdue 17-6 to begin the game and 9-2 to start the second half on their way to a 72-58 victory on Saturday in...
  • Terps ranked No. 2 in Inside Lacrosse preseason women's top 20

    Terps ranked No. 2 in Inside Lacrosse preseason women's top 20
    Maryland's women's lacrosse team has been ranked No. 2 behind defending national champion North Carolina in the Inside Lacrosse preseason Brine Media Poll released Monday. In last year's national championship, the Tar Heels edged Maryland, 13-12, in...
  • Georgia pulls away from North Texas; Ohio State, Louisville win big

    Georgia pulls away from North Texas; Ohio State, Louisville win big
    ATHENS, Ga. -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. 9 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over pesky North Texas on Saturday. Murray overcame an early interception in the end zone, hooking up with freshman...
  • Miami upends No. 12 Florida, 21-16

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday. Duke Johnson added...