The Daily Northwestern

Football: Big Ten releases 2014 schedule

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

May 16, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The Big Ten this morning released Northwestern's 2014 conference schedule. The Wildcats will open with a road game Sept. 27 at Penn State followed by their home opener a week later against Wisconsin. NU will also visit Minnesota,...

Kelly Amonte Hiller: Women’s lacrosse conference coming to Big Ten in 2015

Ava Wallace, Assistant Sports Editor

May 15, 2013

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Coach Kelly Amonte Hiller said today that a Big Ten women's lacrosse conference will debut in the 2014-15 season. Northwestern, Ohio State and Penn State will play one last season in the American Lacrosse Conference before...

Men’s Swimming: Freestyler Matthew Margritier leaving Northwestern

John Paschall, Reporter

May 15, 2013

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

Sophomore freestyler Matthew Margritier has left the men’s swimming and diving team and dropped out of Northwestern. Margritier cited “mostly personal and academic fits” as his reason for leaving the school. He also made...

Softball: Letourneau leads Cats into second round of Big Ten Tournament

Rebecca Friedman, Reporter

May 9, 2013

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

The Wildcats’ explosive offense came powered a close first-round contest against Indiana on Thursday. In its first game of the Big Ten Tournament, No. 5 seed NU defeated No. 12 seed Indiana 6-3 thanks to the Cats’ 7 extra-base...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern to play North Carolina State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

May 8, 2013

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

Northwestern will face North Carolina State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge this season, the program announced today. The Wildcats are 6-8 all-time in the interconference series, and have won four of their last five games in the...

Baseball: Former Northwestern pitcher hospitalized during MLB game

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 7, 2013

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

Former Northwestern and current Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was hospitalized tonight after being struck in the head with a line drive. Happ was pitching in the bottom of the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays...

Lacrosse: Northwestern receives No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

Ava Wallace, Assistant Sports Editor

May 5, 2013

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

In one week, Northwestern begins its quest for an eighth national title. The Wildcats received the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play the winner of the Stanford-Notre Dame matchup May 12 at Lakeside Field in their...

Updated: World of Beer calls off Illinois’ Coaches Caravan stop

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

May 1, 2013

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

Update, 8:30 p.m.: World of Beer owner Ted Mavrakis said his decision was influenced by the student response. "I don't want to alienate the community in which we live, so I made the decision," Mavrakis said. Original story: Illinois is no...

Football: Wildcats set to host Buckeyes in prime-time matchup

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

April 29, 2013

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern will take on Ohio State at home Oct. 5 before a prime-time audience, ESPN announced this afternoon. The contest will kick off at 7 p.m. and likely feature two top-20 teams in a conference showdown. It will air...

4 Northwestern football players moving on to NFL

John Paschall, Reporter

April 28, 2013

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

More than 250 picks went by in the 2013 NFL Draft, and no Northwestern football players heard their names called. But that doesn’t mean it’s the end of the road for a handful of graduating NU seniors. Defensive lineman Brian Ar...