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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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  • Big Ten basketball preview: Teams at a glance

    Big Ten basketball preview: Teams at a glance
    In Shannon Ryan's predicted order of finish. Wisconsin 2013-14 record: 30-8, 12-6 Big Ten (T-2nd). Big Ten tournament: Lost to Michigan State in the semifinals. NCAA tournament: Lost to Kentucky in the Final Four. Key players: Center Frank...
  • Northwestern basketball adds two for 2015

    Northwestern basketball adds two for 2015
    Northwestern added a pair of highly-regarded prospects to national letters of intent on Wednesday. Jordan Ash, a 6-2 guard from St. Joseph, and Aaron Falzon, a 6-8 forward from Northfield-Mt. Hermon High School (Newton, Mass.), have Wildcats coach Chris...
  • Notre Dame circles wagons with Northwestern up next

    Upon further reflection, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly pinpointed those responsible for Notre Dame's five turnovers Saturday against Arizona State. Everyone was at fault — and nobody in particular was to blame. That was the gist of Kelly's...
  • Forward Sam Dekker could be Wisconsin's X-factor

     Forward Sam Dekker could be Wisconsin's X-factor
    As Chris Collins returned to Northwestern's jubilant locker room after his news conference at the Kohl Center, he heard the unmistakable sounds of a dribbling basketball and sneakers squeaking on a gym floor. He peaked inside and spotted Sam Dekker. "He...
  • Matt Alviti could see more snaps for Northwestern

    Technically Matt Alviti remains Northwestern’s third-string quarterback, but the mobile Maine South grad figures to get a decent number of snaps Saturday at Notre Dame. That’s not so much a reflection on Trevor Siemian, who completed 32-of-...
  • 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...
  • 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....