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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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  • Roundup: Raymond's goal gives Towson women berth in CAA final

    Roundup: Raymond's goal gives Towson women berth in CAA final
    Andi Raymond scored with 8 seconds left to propel Towson (10-7) past Hofstra (8-10) in a Colonial Athletic Association semifinal Friday in Williamsburg, Va. Raymond finished with three goals. The Tigers will face James Madison in the championship game...
  • Big Ten, Big East to launch basketball series

    Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
  • Roundup: Towson women's lacrosse win CAA title in OT

    With 35 seconds left in overtime, Towson midfielder Michelle Gildea scored to lift the Tigers over James Madison, 12-11, on Sunday at William & Mary for the Colonial Athletic Association title. The win gave Towson (11-7) its sixth conference...
  • 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...
  • Boys swimming | Normal U-High wins downstate-themed state meet

    Boys swimming | Normal U-High wins downstate-themed state meet
    Chicago-area teams have dominated the boys state swimming and diving meet, with the only non-Chicagoland team champion coming in 1933 when Rockford turned the trick. That 81-year streak came to an end Saturday in Evanston when Normal U-High earned a...
  • Wheaton South's Vitale orally commits to Northwestern

    Wheaton South's Vitale orally commits to Northwestern
    By following in his brother's footsteps, Wheaton Warrenville South junior outside linebacker Tommy Vitale provided his family some relief for future travel plans. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Vitale announced his plan to join his older brother, Dan, by...
  • Brust leads Wisconsin over Minnesota

    Brust leads Wisconsin over Minnesota
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Wisconsin's hunt for a No. 1 seed is still alive. Minnesota's bid for an NCAA tournament invitation is just as much up for debate. In a Big Ten quarterfinal meeting Friday night with NCAA tournament implications, the second-seeded...
  • College hoops players teach us how to tourney

    College hoops players teach us how to tourney
    So, seeds don't mean anything. Of the five Chicago college basketball players RedEye leaned on for March Madness expertise, three chose No. 4 seed Louisville as their tourney favorite or their dark horse. The Big Ten gets a lot of love, too. As the meat...
  • No. 9 Wisconsin coasts to 72-58 win vs. Purdue

    Thanks to strong starts to each half, ninth-ranked Wisconsin's three-game Big Ten Conference losing streak is over. The Badgers outscored Purdue 17-6 to begin the game and 9-2 to start the second half on their way to a 72-58 victory on Saturday in...
  • Unbeaten City defeats Poly, 10-9, in boys lacrosse

    Tracy Smith scored his game-high fifth goal with a minute left as City remained undefeated and handed host Poly its first loss, 10-9, in boys lacrosse Tuesday. The Knights' (5-0, 5-0 Baltimore City) biggest lead was two goals in the third quarter, but...
  • Northwestern calls ruling on athlete unionizing 'faulty' in NLRB filing

    Northwestern assailed the decision of a National Labor Relations Board regional director that the school's scholarship football players are employees and can unionize in an appeal filed Wednesday with the full board. "In this unprecedented decision, the...