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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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  • Top 5 playoff football games to watch this week

    Top 5 playoff football games to watch this week
    The first weekend of the high school football postseason features 25 games involving Baltimore-area teams in state regional semifinals and MIAA semifinals. (For the full schedule, click here.) Following is a look at the top five games to watch this...
  • Women's lacrosse Player of the Week: Shannon Smith, Northwestern

    Shannon Smith, Northwestern Senior, West Babylon NY, Attack Last season's Tewaaraton Award winner helped keep the No. 1 Wildcats' record perfect by scoring five times, including the insurance goal in overtime, as the defending national champs rallied...
  • Rogers' hat trick lifts No. 7 Notre Dame over Hofstra in OT, 6-5

    Sean Rogers completed his hat trick with the game-winner in overtime as the No.7 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team beat host Hofstra, 6-5, on Saturday at James M. Shuart Stadium. Notre Dame (3-1) trailed 4-3 late in regulation when Jim Marlatt evened the...
  • No. 1 Virginia rallies past No. 19 Ohio State, 11-9; No. 3 Cornell edges Yale, 8-7

    Chris Bocklet scored four goals and Ryan Tucker had his second career hat trick as No. 1 Virginia came back on the road to defeat No. 19 Ohio State, 11-9, on Saturday. The Buckeyes (3-4) took an early 3-0 lead and extended the advantage to 6-1 by the end...
  • Navy's Timchal to return to the sideline at Northwestern on Sunday

    Navy's Timchal to return to the sideline at Northwestern on Sunday
    On Sunday, Navy women’s lacrosse coach Cindy Timchal will make her first trip to Northwestern¬†as an opposing coach since she left the Wildcats in 1990. Timchal’s teams have played Northwestern – a few times while she coached at Maryland...
  • Regional championship football previews

    Regional championship football previews
    A glance at the top 5 regional championship football games featuring area teams. (For the full schedule, click here.) No. 8 Catonsville (11-0) at No. 5 Poly (11-0) When: Friday, 7 p.m. Region: 4A North Coaches: Rich Hambor, Catonsville; Roger Wrenn,...
  • No. 11 C.M. Wright tops Broadneck in softball

    After losing by a run to Glen Burnie on Wednesday, No. 11 C. Milton Wright's softball team bounced back with a 14-hit performance to upset host and No. 6 Broadneck, 6-3, Thursday. The Mustangs (1-1) lost their season opener, 2-1, to the unranked Gophers....
  • College football scouting report: Towson at Rhode Island

    College football scouting report: Towson at Rhode Island
    No. 8 Towson (8-2, 6-1 Colonial Athletic Association) @ Rhode Island (3-7, 2-5) Time: Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Site: Meade Stadium, South Kingstown, R.I. Radio: 1570 AM Series: Rhode Island leads 6-5. What's at stake: Towson looks to close out its...
  • Roundup: No. 2 Gilman edges Hoyas, 7-6 in 2 OTs, on 3rd goal by Koerber

    Gordie Koerber finished his hat trick in the second overtime Tuesday as No. 2 Gilman beat host Georgetown Prep, 7-6, in lacrosse. Both teams had several chances to win in the first overtime, but the Hoyas (6-1) committed a penalty in the closing...
  • Northwestern women to play second game in NFL stadium

    Northwestern women to play second game in NFL stadium
    The defending national champion Northwestern women’s lacrosse team will play its second game in two years in an NFL venue Saturday, taking on Ohio State at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., home of the New England Patriots. The event will...
  • Roundup: No. 17 Navy women outrun California, 15-5

    No. 17 Navy proved its resilience Wednesday night. Coming off a 20-8 loss to top-ranked Northwestern on Sunday, the Mids women's lacrosse team (11-2) opened with a big run and won, 15-5, over California. After trading goals in the opening six minutes,...
  • College lacrosse: No. 3 Cornell men stifle Dartmouth in first half en route to 7-5 victory

    The No. 3 Cornell men's lacrosse team limited host Dartmouth to one goal through the first 41:01 of the game, then held off a late Big Green run to win, 7-5, on Saturday. The Big Red offense was led by Steve Mock and Chris Langton with two goals apiece....