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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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  • Maryland turns to its offense in 9-6 win over Northwestern

    Maryland turns to its offense in 9-6 win over Northwestern
    Maryland's high-powered offense took a little while to heat up in Friday night's NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinal, but once it did, the No. 1 Terps kept rolling into the title game. No. 5 Northwestern managed to slow the Terps offense in the...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: W&M bounces back after loss to reach CAA finals; ODU stays alive in C-USA tournament

    Colleges: Baseball: CAA: William and Mary regained its offensive mojo in time to keep its season alive, bolting to a 10-run lead in a 12-6 victory Friday night that eliminated Colonial Athletic Association tournament host UNC Wilmington and...
  • Capstone project for Terps' Glaros is a lacrosse national title

    Capstone project for Terps' Glaros is a lacrosse national title
    Beth Glaros believes she's been a Terp all her life. The only starting senior on the Maryland women's lacrosse team, Glaros followed her parents, who met at Maryland, to College Park and also has two brothers and several members of her extended family...
  • Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers

     Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers
    The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012. In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
  • Boys volleyball | Plainfield Central establishing new standard

    Boys volleyball | Plainfield Central establishing new standard
    The Plainfield Central boys volleyball team fell short of its ultimate goal, but managed to establish a new standard for the program. The Wildcats won their first regional title but suffered a 23-25, 25-20, 25-23 loss to Edwardsville on June 3 in the...
  • National champ Terps No. 1 in final women's media poll

    National champ Terps No. 1 in final women's media poll
    Maryland's national championship victory over Syracuse on Sunday night sealed the No. 1 ranking for the Terps in the final Inside Lacrosse Brine Division I Women's Media Top 20, while Loyola Maryland and Johns Hopkins also finished in the Top 10. The...
  • NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools

    NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools
    Membership stable after two years of upheaval, Colonial Athletic Association and Atlantic 10 Conference schools and officials turn their attention to the growing movement among the NCAA's power conferences toward greater freedom to govern themselves....
  • Northwestern to enhance football videoboards

    Northwestern to enhance football videoboards
    Northwestern football fans, rejoice: Your team is going to be looking bigger than ever. Maybe not so much on the field, but certainly if you peer just above it.   Northwestern announced Monday plans to upgrade the videoboards at Ryan Field in time for the...
  • College Update: Rachel Fox helps make history for Chapman tennis

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Rachel Fox (La Cañada High, 2011) Chapman tennis junior: The former All-Area singles player turned in a season to remember in doubles alongside teammate Andrea Hammer. The tandem...
  • Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena
    Welsh-Ryan Area is going high-tech, with Northwestern adding four high-definition video boards to the 62-year-old arena. NU fans attending basketball games, volleyball matches and wrestling meets will notice a center-hung two-sided display board...
  • Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football

    Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football
    Oak Park junior Adam Lemke-Bell put on weight this spring and saw the scholarship offers pour in from the Big Ten, ACC and even an SEC school. A rising star in the recruiting world, the 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive tackle saw no need to continue the...