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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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  • Football Roundup: Hereford beats Owings Mills, 73-43

    Football Roundup: Hereford beats Owings Mills, 73-43
    Hereford 73, Owings Mills 43: The visiting Bulls (6-3) fell behind 6-0 after the opening kickoff but took a 30-14 lead at halftime. Jamal Cody had four touchdowns as Hereford's ground game accumulated yards and points. The Eagles dropped to 4-5....
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    Oh, how I loved it when Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio had the Spartans punch in that final touchdown in garbage time against Michigan. It reminded players on both sides that it's a 60-minute game. It rewarded the Spartans fans who stayed till the...
  • Iowa blows out Northwestern

    Iowa blows out Northwestern
    IOWA CITY — If this putrid performance doesn't prompt Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald to ponder significant changes in his program, what will? Northwestern got destroyed Saturday by Iowa, losing 48-7 in a game that wasn't that close. NU's only...
  • Big Ten West should have a wild finish

     Big Ten West should have a wild finish
    Who would have imagined that Big Ten football would provide the fall's most compelling pennant race? The Big Ten West won't produce a wild card, only a winner that advances to the conference title game in Indianapolis. With four weeks left, Nebraska...
  • Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern keeps making same mistakes

     Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern keeps making same mistakes
    It's heavy stuff, this malaise afflicting Northwestern football. There are the obvious problems: The Wildcats have scored seven points in their last three halves; their 4.4 yards per play ranks 123rd of 128 FBS teams; and injured receivers Miles Shuler,...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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'...
  • 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...