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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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  • Cornerback Commits To Huskies

    Aaron Garland, a 5 foot 11, 193-pound cornerback from Fenwick High in Oak Park, Ill became the 10th commitment Friday to the UConn Football program's class of 2015. Garland had several scholarship offers but Iowa and Northwestern both of the Big Ten, had...
  • Boys volleyball | Plainfield Central establishing new standard

    Boys volleyball | Plainfield Central establishing new standard
    The Plainfield Central boys volleyball team fell short of its ultimate goal, but managed to establish a new standard for the program. The Wildcats won their first regional title but suffered a 23-25, 25-20, 25-23 loss to Edwardsville on June 3 in the...
  • Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers

     Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers
    The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012. In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
  • NU, DePaul agree to 5-year basketball series

    NU, DePaul agree to 5-year basketball series
    Northwestern and DePaul won’t meet this season in men’s basketball, but the schools have agreed to a five-year series beginning in 2015-16.   “As a Chicago native, I think it's terrific for basketball in the area,” NU coach Chris...
  • Alabama trustees approve $6.9-million salary for Nick Saban

    Alabama football Coach Nick Saban's new $6.9-million salary, unanimously approved Tuesday by the school's Board of Trustees, represents everything that is wrong, and right, with college athletics. Saban's pay package will make him one of the highest-...
  • Northwestern to enhance football videoboards

    Northwestern to enhance football videoboards
    Northwestern football fans, rejoice: Your team is going to be looking bigger than ever. Maybe not so much on the field, but certainly if you peer just above it.   Northwestern announced Monday plans to upgrade the videoboards at Ryan Field in time for the...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court

    Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court
    The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June. Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
  • College Update: Rachel Fox helps make history for Chapman tennis

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Rachel Fox (La Cañada High, 2011) Chapman tennis junior: The former All-Area singles player turned in a season to remember in doubles alongside teammate Andrea Hammer. The tandem...
  • Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern

    Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern
    Regis Durbin’s life changed dramatically the week of Feb. 22. Since then, it’s only gotten better. Durbin became Lake Forest’s first individual wrestling champion when he pulled off an improbable 3-2 ultimate tie-breaker victory over...
  • NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools

    NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools
    Membership stable after two years of upheaval, Colonial Athletic Association and Atlantic 10 Conference schools and officials turn their attention to the growing movement among the NCAA's power conferences toward greater freedom to govern themselves....
  • Oak Park's Levin set to visit NU, Notre Dame, Marquette

    Oak Park's Levin set to visit NU, Notre Dame, Marquette
    Gabe Levin averaged nearly 20 points and 10 rebounds as a senior at Oak Park High School, yet college coaches responded with a yawn. Two years later, the 6-foot-7 forward is a hot commodity – and he’s in the midst of a recruiting battle...