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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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  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings
    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power. Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...
  • 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...
  • Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court

    Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court
    The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June. Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
  • NU football game times set for first two games

    NU football game times set for first two games
    The Big Ten Conference announced start times for the first two Northwestern games of the 2014 season Wednesday, which should excite tailgating fans in Evanston. The Wildcats open the season at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 against Cal, a game that will air on...
  • NCAA finally does the right thing with concussion proposal

    I woke up on a stretcher. I still can't remember hitting the receiver or anybody removing my helmet and shoulder pads, the way Ball State trainers did after a nasty collision during football practice one day in 1989. By the time I was alert enough...
  • NU lands mobile Oak Park QB

    NU lands mobile Oak Park QB
    As Pat Fitzgerald's latest Northwestern recruiting class continued to fill up, the one thing it lacked was the most important position. That changed Thursday, when Oak Park quarterback Lloyd Yates committed to the Wildcats. A mobile quarterback and...
  • North's Schieber starts 23 games for Wildcats

    Former Wheaton North star Jake Schieber received a generous amount of playing time for Northwestern University's baseball team as a sophomore in 2014. Schieber, a third baseman and outfielder, played in 37 games and made 23 starts for the Wildcats. He...
  • Girls soccer | Wildcats' Sebo ready to play again

    Girls soccer | Wildcats' Sebo ready to play again
    It wasn't necessarily the pain that came with tearing an anterior cruciate ligament that bothered Northwestern midfielder Niki Sebo. It was being away from the game she's loved most of her life. And one she wondered she'd ever be able to play again....
  • Glenbard West: Caleigh Ryan makes impact at Northwestern

    Northwestern is looking forward to a big season in women's volleyball come August, and Glen Ellyn's Caleigh Ryan could be a big part of it. The sophomore setter from Glenbard West made a big impact right away in 2013 as she led the Big Ten Conference...
  • Girls soccer | Illini give 'athlete of the year' honors to local player

    Girls soccer | Illini give 'athlete of the year' honors to local player
    All Jannelle Flaws wanted was another chance. A chance to get back on the field at the University of Illinois and prove she could play soccer again. And along the way she made history. Flaws, one of the top recruits coming out of Glenbrook South three...
  • Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald sticking to commitment policy

    Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald sticking to commitment policy
    Pat Fitzgerald is not about to alter his policy that might have led to the decommitments of two four-star players. Scout.com first reported that running back Andrew Dowell and defensive back David Dowell, the twins from Ohio who pledged to...