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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

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • College soccer coaches pushing for split season

    College soccer coaches pushing for split season
    The Northwestern men's soccer team has hit the ground running. The Wildcats had their first practice Wednesday, exhibition matches in New Jersey on Saturday and Tuesday and will have another exhibition game this week leading to their Aug. 29 season...
  • Michigan really counting on linebacker Jake Ryan

     Michigan really counting on linebacker Jake Ryan
    If you ask Michigan defensive end Frank Clark, Wolverines linebacker Jake Ryan always makes sure he keeps up appearances. "He's a really laid-back type of guy, keeps a smile on his face and always makes sure his hair is in perfect condition," Clark...
  • Mason Monheim assuming leadership of Illini defense

     Mason Monheim assuming leadership of Illini defense
    CHAMPAIGN — Illinois linebacker Mason Monheim sports a Fu Manchu and doesn't typically use the same slang as most of his peers. But he could find no other words to describe the difference he has noticed in his defensive teammates. "They have swag,...
  • Northwestern sheds little light on Venric Mark's exit

    Northwestern sheds little light on Venric Mark's exit
    KENOSHA, Wis. — A day later, the only thing clear about Venric Mark is that he no longer plays for Northwestern. He departed Camp Kenosha on Wednesday, much to the sadness of his teammates. “It’s a family member our guys know and love,...
  • Where does NU go without Venric Mark?

    Where does NU go without Venric Mark?
    KENOSHA, Wis. – Little No. 5 won’t be running around Northwestern practice this morning. For the first time since the spring of 2010, Venric Mark – “V” to teammates and coaches – will be nowhere to be found. Don&...
  • Venric Mark leaving Northwestern

    Venric Mark leaving Northwestern
    One day after Venric Mark said he planned to “hit the ground running” after returning from a two-game suspension, Northwestern announced that its star tailback is hitting the road. The news release says Mark, a native Texan, is leaving...
  • NCAA changes will bring power to the players

     NCAA changes will bring power to the players
    Already deep in the football bunker at training camp in Kenosha, Wis., Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded last week as if he barely knew or cared about a judge's ruling likely to shake the college sports world around him. "I don't think there's a...
  • Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage

    Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage
    Plantation American Heritage, which ran roughshod over Class 5A football competition last season, will bring its stockpile of talent into the Sentinel's coverage area twice this fall. The Stallions, No. 6 in MaxPreps' preseason national rankings, will...
  • NCAA decision could change college sports

     NCAA decision could change college sports
    Northwestern's first football game is more than two weeks away, but fans are already speculating on possible bowl destinations, including the Outback Bowl, the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Each bowl comes...
  • Northwestern - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern won't be quarterbacking by committee in 2014. It's now Trevor Siemian's team. The 6-foot 3-inch senior alternated with Kain Colter last year and still threw for more than 2,100 yards and 11...
  • Wisconsin - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Wisconsin - INSIDE SLANT Despite returning just eight starters from last season's nine-win team, including losing star linebacker Chris Borland and steady wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, and still facing question marks at the...
  • Illini set sights on winning season

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT For those who believe that history repeats itself, Illinois should be in bowl contention this year. The previous five coaches before Tim Beckman took the Fighting Illini to the postseason by...