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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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  • NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools

    NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools
    Membership stable after two years of upheaval, Colonial Athletic Association and Atlantic 10 Conference schools and officials turn their attention to the growing movement among the NCAA's power conferences toward greater freedom to govern themselves....
  • Terps, Hopkins to host first two Big Ten men's lacrosse tournaments

    Terps, Hopkins to host first two Big Ten men's lacrosse tournaments
    The Big Ten's two newest additions for men's lacrosse will host the first two conference tournaments, the organization announced Thursday. The 2015 men’s tournament will be held April 30 to May 2 at Maryland's Byrd Stadium in College Park; the...
  • Northwestern alumnus Fran Quinn journeys up U.S. Open leaderboard

     Northwestern alumnus Fran Quinn journeys up U.S. Open leaderboard
    PINEHURST, N.C. — Fran Quinn has won in Thailand, Saskatchewan, Panama and Idaho. He has missed cuts in odd locales too. Hey, he's 49 and he has been at this a while. His golf odyssey continued Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, and the Northwestern...
  • Phil Mickelson in comfort zone on first day of U.S. Open

     Phil Mickelson in comfort zone on first day of U.S. Open
    PINEHURST, N.C. — Phil Mickelson smiled so much Thursday, his teeth got a tan. It's good to be the people's choice in a grouping of champions. "With everyone supporting Phil," U.S. Amateur champ Matthew Fitzpatrick said, "you feel kind of left...
  • Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football

    Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football
    Oak Park junior Adam Lemke-Bell put on weight this spring and saw the scholarship offers pour in from the Big Ten, ACC and even an SEC school. A rising star in the recruiting world, the 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive tackle saw no need to continue the...
  • Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena
    Welsh-Ryan Area is going high-tech, with Northwestern adding four high-definition video boards to the 62-year-old arena. NU fans attending basketball games, volleyball matches and wrestling meets will notice a center-hung two-sided display board...
  • Boys volleyball | Plainfield Central establishing new standard

    Boys volleyball | Plainfield Central establishing new standard
    The Plainfield Central boys volleyball team fell short of its ultimate goal, but managed to establish a new standard for the program. The Wildcats won their first regional title but suffered a 23-25, 25-20, 25-23 loss to Edwardsville on June 3 in the...
  • College Update: Rachel Fox helps make history for Chapman tennis

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Rachel Fox (La CaƱada High, 2011) Chapman tennis junior: The former All-Area singles player turned in a season to remember in doubles alongside teammate Andrea Hammer. The tandem...
  • USC football: Tailback Ty Isaac will transfer to Michigan

    Former USC tailback Ty Isaac, who said last month that he would transfer, will attend Michigan, he announced on his Twitter feed. "I will be attending the University of Michigan this year," Isaac wrote. Isaac came to USC from Joliet (Ill.) Catholic...
  • NU to restrict sale of numbered jerseys

    NU to restrict sale of numbered jerseys
    Northwestern football fans will have to work a little harder to show love for their favorite players. As reported by ESPN.com, Northwestern, Texas A&M and Arizona will not sell jerseys this season with numbers that reflect current players. An NU...
  • Oak Park's Levin set to visit NU, Notre Dame, Marquette

    Oak Park's Levin set to visit NU, Notre Dame, Marquette
    Gabe Levin averaged nearly 20 points and 10 rebounds as a senior at Oak Park High School, yet college coaches responded with a yawn. Two years later, the 6-foot-7 forward is a hot commodity – and he’s in the midst of a recruiting battle...