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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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  • Heat's already on Beckman

    Heat's already on Beckman
    Seven games, five losses, one recruiting faux pas and a pinch of chewing tobacco into his tenure, Illinois coach Tim Beckman will enter Memorial Stadium on Saturday for his first homecoming game. And there already is a faction that wants to kick...
  • 2012 Chicago Tribune All-State football | Second team

    Quarterback Chris Streveler, 6-2, 200, Marian Central, Sr. Among the most productive players McHenry County has ever seen, the Minnesota recruit completed 164 of 248 attempts for 2,397 yards with 26 touchdowns and just 4 interceptions. Rushed for 1,...
  • Big Ten, Pac-12 call off scheduling pact

    Big Ten, Pac-12 call off scheduling pact
    It seemed like a nice post-Christmas present for college sports fans. On Dec. 28, the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced a scheduling collaboration that called for a full slate of football games beginning in 2017. So much for that. Conference commissioners...
  • NCAA clears NU's Prater to play this fall

    NCAA clears NU's Prater to play this fall
    Kyle Prater finally got an answer from the NCAA -- and it was the one he wanted. The USC transfer will suit up for Northwestern this fall after the NCAA on Tuesday approved his waiver request. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound receiver from Proviso West had been...
  • Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line

    Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line
    Brian Arnfelt should be on Northwestern's "good hands" team. Though a lineman's hands often are called paws, Arnfelt uses his digits to play the keyboard in his apartment. His affinity for piano comes from his mother, Cathy, who owns a music studio in...
  • Football: Monrovia isn't done with its winning ways

     
    Monrovia has won back-to-back Southern Section Mid-Valley Division championships, and the Wildcats still have plenty of talent for Coach Ryan Maddox. Linebacker George Frazier has committed to Colorado. Linebacker Brett Walsh has a 4.33 grade-point...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: The Afternoon Shift (WBEZ-FM 91.5) Host Rick Kogan talks about the week's two hottest stories -- school closings and......
  • College football spring game schedule

     
    Courtesy of the National Football Foundation ACC Date Time Game Network/Notes Sat., April 6 1 p.m. Virginia ESPN3 Fri., April 12 7 p.m. Maryland Fri., April 12 7 p.m. Pittsburgh ESPN3 Sat., April 13 2 p.m. Florida State ESPN3 Sat., April 13 3 p.m. Miami...
  • Video: Big Ten Mascots do “Call Me Maybe”

     
    It seems everybody is doing a video version of Carly Rae Jepsen's “Call Me Maybe” these days. There was the now famous Harvard baseball version, the cute Cookie Monster version and now one performed by seven mascots from the Big Ten. The...
  • Could Penn State, Ohio State and Michigan land in the same Big Ten division?

     
    ESPN's Big Ten blog has an update about realignment, which it links to geographic and time-zone divisions. Read the full post here. But here's a look at ESPN's division breakdown. "East" Division Maryland Michigan Michigan State Ohio State Penn State........
  • SEC announces early television schedule

     
    SEC announces early television schedule...
  • College Football Countdown: No. 32 Iowa

     
    College Football Countdown: No. 32 Iowa...