The Daily Northwestern

‘College GameDay’ to broadcast from Northwestern

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

September 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

ESPN's "College GameDay" will broadcast from Northwestern on Oct. 5, the network announced Saturday. The broadcast will preview the No. 17 Wildcats' Homecoming game against No. 4 Ohio State. The athletic department announced Monday that...

Wildcats add NIU to 2014 schedule

Dan Ryan, Reporter

September 24, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Athletic Director Jim Phillips announced on Tuesday that Northwestern has added Northern Illinois to its 2014 football schedule. The Huskies join California, Western Illinois and Notre Dame on the Wildcats’ non-conference slate....

Field Hockey: NU ranked in top 10 by APCA

Steven Montero, Sports Editor

September 22, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The Association for the Protection of Collegiate Athletes ranked the Wildcats in the top 10 among all other Division I programs in its 2012 school ranking report.  Northwestern claimed the No. 8 spot on the association's l...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 35, Maine 21

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

What went right: The defense was Northwestern’s best offense today against Maine at Ryan Field. Senior linebacker Damien Proby and sophomore defensive end Dean Lowry recorded the Wildcats’ ninth and 10th interceptions re...

Northwestern leads Maine 14-0 at halftime

Alex Putterman, Reporter

September 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern (3-0) started and ended the first half strongly against Maine (3-0) at Ryan Field today, entering the break with a 14-0 lead in spite of an underwhelming overall performance. First Quarter: After a Maine three-an...

Former Northwestern football coach passes away at 69

Steven Montero, Sports Editor

September 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Former football coach Francis Peay died at age 69 Saturday morning, according to Northwestern officials. Peay took over the Wildcats in 1986 and collected more wins than either of his two predecessors. By the time NU replaced...

Statistical Preview: Northwestern vs. Maine

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 19, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Paschall's Point, Sports Blogs

The Maine Black Bears were one of 13 Football Championship Subdivision teams that recently took down an Football Bowl Subdivision school. Let’s take a look at what some of the key stats were that helped them in their upset win...

Treyvon Green leads Wildcats past Broncos

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

September 14, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

For coverage of the first half, click here. Third quarter: Northwestern extended its lead to 31-10 with a long drive in the middle of the third quarter against Western Michigan tonight. Senior Kain Colter began the 14-play drive at quarterback, and junior runn...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 38, Western Michigan 17

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 14, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

What went right:  Senior quarterback Kain Colter showed his tremendous playmaking abilities against Western Michigan when Northwestern needed him the most tonight. The dynamic signal caller used his legs to exploit the West...

Northwestern leads Western Michigan 24-10 at halftime

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

September 14, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

First quarter: To start off Northwestern's game against Western Michigan tonight, true freshman Matt Harris returned the opening kickoff to the 45-yard line. But on the third play of the series, senior quarterback Kain Colter thre...