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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: No. 11 Lake Clifton tops Centennial in boys hoops

    The No. 11 Lake Clifton boys basketball team found itself in unfamiliar territory, trailing for most of the game Friday. But a switch in defense and free throws down the stretch changed the Lakers' fortune in a 56-52 win over Centennial at the IAABO...
  • Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern

    Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern
    Navy’s women’s lacrosse team had never come closer than within seven points of a Top 20 opponent, so they turned a few heads Monday when they came within 15-12 of No. 4 and defending national champion Northwestern. Perhaps what shows how far...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth

    Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Is Maryland’s 12-1 record simply the result of a soft non-conference schedule? And if the Terps...
  • Roundup: No. 14 Yale beats No. 12 Princeton for 2nd Ivy title in row

    No. 14 Yale broke a 6-6 tie with five straight goals in the third quarter to defeat No. 12 Princeton, 12-8, in the Ivy League men's lacrosse tournament championship Sunday afternoon at Cornell. The Bulldogs (11-4) beat the Tigers (9-6) in the title game...
  • Big Ten settles on divisions for football

    Big Ten settles on divisions for football
    While the majority of the University of Maryland's athletic teams will be trekking all over the Big Ten beginning in 2014, the Terps will have a few shorter trips when it comes to football. As expected, the expanding Big Ten will divide its 14...
  • National women's lacrosse: No. 4 Florida routs No. 2 Northwestern, 22-4

    The No. 2 Northwestern women's lacrosse team has a habit of handing out beat-downs, not taking them. But No. 4 host Florida used a fast-starting offense to build a big lead and win, 22-4, Saturday. The Wildcats (13-2, 4-1 American Lacrosse Conference),...
  • Road to NFL has been bumpy for Ravens' draftee Tandon Doss

    Road to NFL has been bumpy for Ravens' draftee Tandon Doss
    When Billy Lynch first realized that Tandon Doss might allow his promising football career to implode, the Indiana assistant coach did not call the wide receiver into his office or even grab him by the facemask and stare him in the eyes. Lynch took Doss,...
  • Close friends Cathy Reese, Jen Adams meet for the first time in NCAA quarterfinals

    Close friends Cathy Reese, Jen Adams meet for the first time in NCAA quarterfinals
    When Maryland lacrosse coach Cathy Reese told her 5-year-old son Brody last week that the Terrapins might play Loyola and coach Jen Adams in the NCAA quarterfinals, Brody was all smiles. "Mommy, that's so great. You can play each other and tie and both...
  • Baltimore-area players lead Florida into its first women's lacrosse final four

    Baltimore-area players lead Florida into its first women's lacrosse final four
    When Sam Farrell visited the University of Florida on her women's lacrosse recruiting trip three years ago, there wasn't much to see. No lacrosse facility. No locker rooms. No team. No tradition. Coach Amanda O'Leary didn't even have an assistant coach....
  • Previewing the men's and women's NCAA tournament semifinals

    MEN At Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. No. 1 Loyola (16-1) vs. No. 4 Notre Dame Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Comment: The Greyhounds have a 12-5 lead in the series, but the Fighting Irish have won the past four meetings. However, Saturday's contest will be...
  • Maryland, Northwestern set to vie for spot in women's lacrosse title game

    Maryland, Northwestern set to vie for spot in women's lacrosse title game
    Maryland and Northwestern haven't played during the regular season since 2007, but the two most successful NCAA women's lacrosse tournament teams are well-acquainted with each other. In 2010, the Terrapins won their 10th NCAA title by beating the...
  • Hopkins women knock off No. 2 Northwestern, 12-11

    Hopkins women knock off No. 2 Northwestern, 12-11
    With Johns Hopkins clinging to a one-goal lead in the closing minutes of Saturday's game against second-ranked Northwestern, Blue Jays coach Janine Tucker told her team that it was just as important to play with their heads as their feet. The Blue Jays...