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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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  • Clarksville's McFadden sets course record in defense of London Marathon title

    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden set a course record and defended her London Marathon title in the women's wheelchair race Sunday. With a time of 1 hour, 45 minutes and 12 seconds, McFadden beat Manuela Schar of Switzerland by more than a minute and a half. The win comes just a month after she won her first medal in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, earning silver in the 1-kilometer cross-country sitting-ski sprint event. “I was nervous, but I was not in my chair for three weeks,” McFadden told website Inside the Games. “It was a tough race, but I stayed calm and relaxed and I tried to use the downhills as much as I could.” Last year, she became the first athlete with four major marathon wins in a calendar year.
  • Ironman Series to hold first state, Mid-Atlantic triathlon in September

    Triathlon Ironman Series to hold first state, Mid-Atlantic race in September The inaugural state Ironman triathlon will take place Sept. 20, becoming the first Ironman Series race in the Mid-Atlantic and the series' 12th U.S. location. The 2.4-mile...

    Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse

    Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse
    You could pen a thick book about the traditions and history of the Maryland and Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse teams, including colorful characters like Henry Ciccarone and Frank Urso, hard-fought games, respect, mutual disdain and a nasty bench-clearing...

    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...

    No. 7 Northwestern women's lacrosse stifles No. 12 Penn, 7-2

    No. 7 Northwestern kept No. 12 host Penn scoreless for a stretch of 34 minutes and pulled away for a 7-2 win Sunday. Midfielder Kat DeRonda had a team-high four points on two goals and two assists for the Wildcats (8-3). After scoring first just two...