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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

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • NIU and Northwestern both have something to prove

    NIU and Northwestern both have something to prove
    Rod Carey insists he did not give Northwestern a second thought before this week. But immediately after Northern Illinois dominated Presbyterian 55-3 on Aug. 28 in DeKalb, the Wildcats became his No. 1 focus as the Huskies travel to Evanston on...
  • Mature Parkland drowns inexperienced Liberty in field hockey

    Mature Parkland drowns inexperienced Liberty in field hockey
    Parkland's water torture-style field hockey patiently stalked Liberty throughout the first half Thursday The omnipresent Trojans (3-1) drizzled the Hurricanes' end, dripping home only two goals in 20 minutes despite controlling the action. Pass. Pass....
  • NU's Tony Jones injured

    A Northwestern offense already stung by the losses of Kain Colter to the pros, Venric Mark to West Texas A&M and Christian Jones to knee surgery has been dealt another blow.   Top receiver Tony Jones will not play Saturday against NIU, with a source...
  • Bears expecting a bounce-back season

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - California - INSIDE SLANT The Cal Golden Bears will open the season Aug. 31 against Northwestern, just as they did a year ago. This time they hope the outcome will foretell a much different fate. Cal is coming off...
  • Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; Drunken Love heavy favorite

    Et cetera Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; 'Love' heavy favorite Live racing returns to the major Maryland tracks for the first-time since early June as the 65-day Laurel Park fall meeting begins Friday. Admission and programs are free on opening day....
  • Freshman Justin Jackson makes early impact for Northwestern

     Freshman Justin Jackson makes early impact for Northwestern
    They bickered as kids, especially on NFL Sundays. Justin Jackson would root for the Cowboys, while older brother Phil pulled for the Patriots. They grew up in Carol Stream, but their father gave them the freedom to select their Sunday heroes. This...
  • Northwestern's Jim Phillips sadly recalls friend — every day

    Northwestern's Jim Phillips sadly recalls friend — every day
    Every day, Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips walks into his office brimming with hopes of a brighter future for Wildcats sports. Then Phillips peers out the window at the press box of Ryan Field and quietly honors part of his past, however...
  • Maryland men's basketball picked to finish 7th in Big Ten by Sporting News

    Maryland men's basketball picked to finish 7th in Big Ten by Sporting News
    Maryland's men's basketball team has been picked by The Sporting News to finish seventh in its first season in the Big Ten. Senior guard Dez Wells has been chosen for the all-conference team, and freshman guard Melo Trimble was picked for the all-...
  • Wildcats hope to avoid 0-2 start

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern has never lost to Northern Illinois in seven meetings but the Huskies have turned heavyweight since the teams last met in 2005. Northern Illinois (1-0) has 46 wins since...
  • Trevor Siemian eager to get NU passing game going

    Trevor Siemian eager to get NU passing game going
    After one week, Northwestern's passing game rates 92nd nationally out of 120 teams. To add a sorry footnote, NU's issues came against a Cal pass defense that last season rated among the nation's 10 worst. So no wonder quarterback Trevor Siemian said...
  • Sports announcers Eanet, Hughes honored

    Sports announcers Eanet, Hughes honored
    A couple of Chicago’s best announcers are receiving well-deserved honors. On Saturday, Northwestern named the Ryan Field radio booth after Dave Eanet. The Northwestern alum is in his 25th year calling football and basketball games for the school....