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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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  • Roundup: No. 11 Lake Clifton tops Centennial in boys hoops

    The No. 11 Lake Clifton boys basketball team found itself in unfamiliar territory, trailing for most of the game Friday. But a switch in defense and free throws down the stretch changed the Lakers' fortune in a 56-52 win over Centennial at the IAABO...
  • Big Ten move doesn't make sense

    While I deplore the Maryland decision to go to the Big Ten (they cannot even count in that conference) on traditions alone, I find the economic arguments totally without merit ("UM to leave ACC for Big Ten in '14," Nov. 20). One quote was that...
  • Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    Just when Mark Turgeon had grown weary of answering questions about the Big Ten, along comes a game with a Big Ten school — Northwestern — to revive the discussion about Maryland's move to its new conference in 2014. It is just...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth

    Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Is Maryland’s 12-1 record simply the result of a soft non-conference schedule? And if the Terps...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    WEATHER: Rain and light snow, high near 41. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a slight chance of precipitation before 9 p.m. and a low around 31. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Revelations in abuse...
  • Dez Wells leads Terps past Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Dez Wells leads Terps past Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    EVANSTON, Ill. — As Mark Turgeon walked briskly into Welsh-Ryan Arena wearing a business suit, a purple-clad Northwestern staff member intercepted the Maryland basketball coach, smiled and said: “Welcome to the conference.” Maryland...
  • Notebook: Ex-Salisbury star Bradman chosen in NLL draft

    Notebook: Ex-Salisbury star Bradman chosen in NLL draft
    Former Salisbury midfielder Sam Bradman, the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Outstanding Player of the Year, was chosen by the Minnesota Swarm with the 24th overall pick (third round) in the National Lacrosse League draft on Monday...
  • Roundup: No. 1 Denver men win in 2OT; Towson women beat JMU

    Roundup: No. 1 Denver men win in 2OT; Towson women beat JMU
    Senior Eric Law scored in the second overtime period as No. 1 Denver defeated visiting Bellarmine, 11-10, in men's lacrosse Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers' Cameron Flint matched a career high with four goals for his 10th career hat trick. The Pioneers...
  • Roundup: Lake Clifton boys knock off No. 12 Randallstown

    The Lake Clifton boys basketball team is mostly quick and small, and the Lakers are well-aware there will be games when they have to scrap for everything to get a win. Against bigger and stronger Randallstown at the International Association of Approved...
  • Laurel delivers in seventh to edge Northwestern in baseball

    Laurel delivers in seventh to edge Northwestern in baseball
    There were plenty of reasons Laurel trailed Northwestern going into the bottom of the seventh inning of Wednesday afternoon's baseball game. There was poor base running and a lack of execution at the plate. A much bigger problem was the fielding....
  • Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble

    Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. Mark Turgeon has seemed down lately on his freshman class. Should Terps fans be concerned? Jeff...
  • College lacrosse roundup: Loyola women edge Irish, 14-13, in 2OT

    Loyola sophomore Hannah Schmitt stunned No. 5 Notre Dame (10-1, 4-1 Big East Conference) with a sudden-death goal to hand the host Fighting Irish its first loss of the season on Friday, 14-13. In the second overtime period, Notre Dame won the draw but...