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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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  • Northwestern falls to Nebraska 54-47

    Northwestern falls to Nebraska 54-47
    Shavon Shields recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Cornhuskers held off the Wildcats for their seventh straight win at home. Walter Pitchford contributed 10 points and nine rebounds while Terran Petteway scored 10 for Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten)...
  • Boys swimming | Libertyville is runner up at state meet

    Boys swimming | Libertyville is runner up at state meet
    The Libertyville boys' swim team knew they were in store for a special day this weekend from the moment the first horn sounded on the very first event of the Illinois High School Association state meet. Thanks to a blistering first lap from senior...
  • Ex-Northwestern QB opposes effort to unionize university's athletes

    Ex-Northwestern QB opposes effort to unionize university's athletes
    An effort headlined by Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter to unionize athletes at the university doesn't sit well with former Wildcats QB C.J. Bacher. Bacher was left uneasy by testimony at a National Labor Relations Board hearing from...
  • Another NU lacrosse win streak ends

    Another NU lacrosse win streak ends
    The Northwestern women’s lacrosse team was involved in a second straight streak-breaking game Sunday. Once again, what snapped was a long string of Wildcat victories. This time, Northwestern lost to Ohio State for the first time in 11 games...
  • Chicago college sports bar guide

    Chicago college sports bar guide
    http://chicago.metromix.com/venues/mmxchi-red-ivy-venue Looking for a local bar to cheer for your alma mater? This guide will help you zero in on where to stake out some space on college basketball gamedays. Bar owners and alumni groups: Don't see...
  • NCAA Women's Tourney Overview: Can Anybody Knock Off UConn?

    Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb. Around the country,...
  • Former Mainland star Ricardo Allen looking to impress scouts at East-West Shrine Game

    Former Mainland star Ricardo Allen looking to impress scouts at East-West Shrine Game
    On the second day of practices for the East-West Shrine Game it was already clear that Purdue defensive back Ricardo Allen is ready to make a move. His coverage in one-on-one drills is solid and the former Daytona Beach Mainland product is moving well....
  • No. 9 Wisconsin coasts to 72-58 win vs. Purdue

    No. 9 Wisconsin coasts to 72-58 win vs. Purdue
    Thanks to strong starts to each half, ninth-ranked Wisconsin's three-game Big Ten Conference losing streak is over. The Badgers outscored Purdue 17-6 to begin the game and 9-2 to start the second half on their way to a 72-58 victory on Saturday in...
  • Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20

    Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va. The losing streak is the...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 16 Nebraska

    Bo Pelini's expertise has always been defense. Says who? "Pelini's expertise has always been defense," his official Nebraska biography reads. He played safety at Ohio State, coached linebackers in the NFL (Green Bay, New England), was defensive...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 10 Northwestern

    Thirty years ago (1983) Stanford and Northwestern put their brainy football heads together to go a combined 3-19. And no one blinked, cared, or was the least bit surprised, because mediocrity then was considered the price to be paid for academic...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?

    USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?
    Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit? Paul Hovsepian Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...