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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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  • Boilermakers set sights on Big Ten home win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Purdue - INSIDE SLANT Purdue can't make a bowl game, so the 3-7 record after 10 games means the Boilermakers are just playing out the string. However, that doesn't mean there won't be much at stake when the team...
  • Hampton University women's basketball preview

    COACH: David Six (6th season, 127-35). OPENER: Nov. 16 at Northwestern. 5 GAMES TO WATCH: Nov. 25 vs. Washington State. Home opener against Pac-12 team. Dec. 8 vs. Morgan State. MEAC home opener. Dec. 17 vs. South Carolina. No. 2 Gamecocks highest-...
  • Lehigh Valley teams prepare for PIAA semifinals in soccer, volleyball, field hockey

    Lehigh Valley teams prepare for PIAA semifinals in soccer, volleyball, field hockey
    Field hockey Years ago Emmaus made postseason trips to Tulpehocken High School on the way to state championships. Said Green Hornets coach Sue Butz-Stavin, "That was back during the [playing on] grass days." Times have progressed. Tulpehocken now...
  • Buckeyes state their case against Spartans - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT Ohio State delivered the statement win that coach Urban Meyer sought for his program with Saturday night's 49-37 romp past Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich. But after the huge Big Ten...
  • Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald: No time for ND 'nostalgia'

    Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald: No time for ND 'nostalgia'
    Linebacker Collin Ellis has become the third Northwestern player to retire from football due to injury, joining cornerbacks Dan Jones (knee) and Dwight White, who bruised his lone kidney. Ellis, a team captain, suffered multiple concussions this...
  • Top-seeded Terps fall to Northwestern in Big Ten field hockey championship

    Top-seeded Terps fall to Northwestern in Big Ten field hockey championship
    Third-seeded Northwestern claimed its first Big Ten Conference tournament championship in field hockey at Phyllis Ocker Field in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Sunday with a 3-1 upset of top-seeded Maryland. Lisa McCarthy scored the first goal of the game for the...
  • Wildcats take lst Big Ten field hockey title

    Wildcats take lst Big Ten field hockey title
    The Northwestern women's field hockey team completed a string of upsets to earn their first Big Ten tournament title and a place in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1994. The third-seeded Wildcats (16-6) beat top seed Maryland 3-1 in Sunday'...
  • Auburn fumbles away chances to stay atop College Football Playoff race

    Auburn's amazing streak of having everything goes its way during a championship run might have ended in Saturday's 41-38 loss to Texas A&M. It seemed impossible third-ranked Auburn would lose at home, even after trailing by 10 points with 7:54 left....
  • Northwestern rolls 102-52 over McKendree in exhibition

    Northwestern rolls 102-52 over McKendree in exhibition
    The plan was to give his young players an opportunity to become acclimated to playing in game conditions at Welsh-Ryan Arena during Friday night's exhibition game against McKendree. As it turned out, coach Chris Collins' young Wildcats made themselves...
  • Preview: Michigan at Northwestern

    Michigan has long since seen its season bottom out and the Wolverines will attempt to get back to .500 when they visit Northwestern on Saturday. Michigan routed Indiana last week and coach Brady Hoke would like to produce a couple more sterling...
  • Saturday's matchup: Michigan at Northwestern

    Saturday's matchup: Michigan at Northwestern
    TV/radio: 2:30 p.m. Saturday; ESPN2; WGN-AM 720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Line: Michigan by 1 1/2. Records: Michigan 4-5, 2-3 Big Ten; Northwestern 3-5, 2-3. Last meeting: Michigan won 27-19 in triple overtime on Nov. 16, 2013, in Evanston. On the offensive:...