Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 24, Western Illinois 7

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

September 20, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

What went right: True freshman running back Justin Jackson had himself a game. Buoyed by a solid run-blocking offensive line, Jackson showed an adept ability at making the first defender miss. He bursted through... Read more »

Halftime Reaction: Northwestern 14, Western Illinois 7

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

September 20, 2014
Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back Northwestern showed many signs of progress in the first half. Save for one very ugly red zone drive that resulted in a fumble by senior quarterback Trevor Siemian, the offense... Read more »

Field hockey: Wildcats prepare for showdown with 2nd-ranked Terrapins

Mike Marut, Reporter

September 18, 2014
Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

On Saturday, No. 15 Northwestern (4-3) opens its Big Ten season against field hockey powerhouse and conference newcomer, No. 2 Maryland (5-1). The Terrapins enter the Big Ten on a hot streak of 14 straight wins against Big... Read more »

Lacrosse: Amonte Hiller to join Chicago sports hall of fame

Ava Wallace, Reporter

September 16, 2014
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

In her adopted hometown, lacrosse coach Kelly Amonte Hiller once again finds herself in good company. Amonte Hiller is one of 14 who will be inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday alongside Chicago sports... Read more »