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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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  • Lookingland scores hat trick in Blast's 18-4 win vs. Missouri Comets

    Lookingland scores hat trick in Blast's 18-4 win vs. Missouri Comets
    The Blast won its fifth straight game Sunday, routing the host Missouri Comets, 18-4, to remain a half-game behind the Milwaukee Wave in the Major Indoor Soccer League standings. The Blast (13-3) scored first with a 3-point power-play goal by Lucio...
  • Matt Murschel: A college union is an impossible dream, but another cry for change to NCAA

    Matt Murschel: A college union is an impossible dream, but another cry for change to NCAA
    ¬† When Kain Colter stood up in front of the media Tuesday, it wasn’t as a star college football player. Those days are done, but it didn’t stop the former Northwestern quarterback from making what some believe to be a game-changing play....
  • Varsity basketball playoff roundup: Glenelg boys upset Atholton, 61-54, in 3A East section semifinals

    Visiting Glenelg built its lead to 12 points in the second half and came away with a 61-54 upset of No. 10 Atholton (19-4) in a Class 3A East boys basketball sectional semifinal Wednesday. The Raiders cut the lead to six points with 59 seconds left, but...
  • Boys swimming | Libertyville is runner up at state meet

    Boys swimming | Libertyville is runner up at state meet
    The Libertyville boys' swim team knew they were in store for a special day this weekend from the moment the first horn sounded on the very first event of the Illinois High School Association state meet. Thanks to a blistering first lap from senior...
  • Ex-Northwestern QB opposes effort to unionize university's athletes

    An effort headlined by Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter to unionize athletes at the university doesn't sit well with former Wildcats QB C.J. Bacher. Bacher was left uneasy by testimony at a National Labor Relations Board hearing from...
  • Northwestern falls to Nebraska 54-47

    Shavon Shields recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Cornhuskers held off the Wildcats for their seventh straight win at home. Walter Pitchford contributed 10 points and nine rebounds while Terran Petteway scored 10 for Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten)...
  • NU lacrosse forced indoors again

    NU lacrosse forced indoors again
    The weather has forced the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team to move a second straight game out of Evanston to an indoor facility. The No. 4 Wildcats (3-0) will meet No. 12 Notre Dame (2-2) at the Lake Barrington Field House Wednesday at 8:30 p....
  • Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year

    Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year
    After playing its final ACC season without visits from Duke or North Carolina, Maryland will have plenty of heavyweights coming to Comcast Center in the Terps' first year in the Big Ten. Maryland will play host to Michigan State, Michigan, Wisconsin and...
  • Lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins women upset No. 7 Loyola, 6-5

    No. 20 Johns Hopkins scored just one goal in the second half, but it turned out to be the game-winner in a 6-5 upset of No. 7 Loyola Maryland on Wednesday night in the first-ever Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer game. The host Blue Jays (4-0) get their first...
  • Roundup: No. 8 Virginia men outlast Mount, 14-6

    Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday. Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields...
  • Nation lacrosse: No. 14 Penn State men top No. 6 Notre Dame

    Host No. 6 Notre Dame scored four of the game's last five goals but its rally fell short as No. 14 Penn State won, 8-7, on Saturday. Penn State (2-1) increased its 5-3 halftime lead to four with early third-quarter scores from Shane Sturgis and TJ...