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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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  • Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan

    Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan
    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. What is the biggest surprise of this young Maryland basketball season? Jeff Barker: Well, it’...
  • Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern

    Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern
    Navy’s women’s lacrosse team had never come closer than within seven points of a Top 20 opponent, so they turned a few heads Monday when they came within 15-12 of No. 4 and defending national champion Northwestern. Perhaps what shows how far...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason

    Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature the day after Maryland games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ lockerroom after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last couple of years under...
  • At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him

    At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him
    It's hard to fathom what it must have been like for Dez Wells to emerge from beneath the weight of public suspicion and step into a sold-out basketball arena again and hear cheers and balls bouncing and bands playing. Those who know the Maryland player'...
  • US Lacrosse women's roster for Champion Challenge features many players with local ties

    US Lacrosse women's roster for Champion Challenge features many players with local ties
    US Lacrosse has announced the 25-player U.S. Women's National Training Team roster, including several players with ties to the Baltimore area, that will represent Team USA at the Sunday, Jan. 27 exhibition against defending NCAA champion Northwestern at...
  • Roundup: No. 20 Duke men upset No. 4 UNC, 11-8

    Roundup: No. 20 Duke men upset No. 4 UNC, 11-8
    The No. 20 Duke men's lacrosse team jumped all over host No. 4 North Carolina early and often Wednesday night. A strong first-half performance and finish led the Blue Devils to an 11-8 upset of the rival Tar Heels. Jordan Wolf finished with a game-...
  • Women's lacrosse notebook: ACC rules the quarterfinals

    Women's lacrosse notebook: ACC rules the quarterfinals
    The Atlantic Coast Conference boasts more teams in the NCAA women's lacrosse quarterfinals than any other conference — No. 1 seed Maryland, No. 3 North Carolina, Duke and Virginia. Those teams have posted a .822 winning percentage against non-...
  • Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

    Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge
    Combining Maryland’s seventh-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference last season and the recent decision by 7-foot-1 sophomore center Alex Len to leave early for the NBA, most figured that the Terps would not get a marquee matchup in next...
  • 2013 girls track and field performers to watch

    2013 girls track and field performers to watch
    Erin Causey Hereford, junior Bulls coach Brad Duvall said he hopes Causey will have her best season this spring. She finished second in the 1,600 meters to teammate Sarah Ashwood as Hereford won a second straight Class 3A state title in indoor track....
  • National lacrosse: Notre Dame men edge Denver in OT, 13-12

    The No. 8 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team trailed No. 3 Denver by two goals with less than two minutes left to play in the Whitman's Sampler Mile High Classic on Saturday night. The Fighting Irish (4-1) scored twice over the final 1 minute, 42 seconds to...
  • Freshman Matz a draw-control game changer for Johns Hopkins

    Freshman Matz a draw-control game changer for Johns Hopkins
    With Johns Hopkins women’s lacrosse team losing most of the draws and trailing by a goal at halftime against Loyola on Wednesday night, Blue Jays coach Janine Tucker knew she had to make a change, so she sent freshman Erica Matz to handle the draws....
  • Boys basketball roundup: Centennial outlasts River Hill in 3 OTs

    The Centennial boys basketball team had been here before. The two-time defending Class 3A East regional champion found itself down by three points with six seconds left in regulation. But the Eagles have turned to Omari Ringgold all year when they...