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Volleyball: Northwestern wins first Big Ten game versus Michigan State

Volleyball: Northwestern wins first Big Ten game versus Michigan State

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Volleyball

Volleyball At the end of the third set between Northwestern and Michigan State on Friday, Beardsley Gym erupted with its biggest cheer in a long while. For the first time in over a month — and for the first time in conference play — the Wildcats had won a volleyball match. And NU (11-11, 1...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern ends regular season with devastating 1-1 tie

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern ends regular season with devastating 1-1 tie

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer The painful reality for Northwestern is that if any of the six games it was projected to win went its way, the Wildcats would all be going to practice tomorrow. Instead, after tying Iowa (8-7-3, 4-5-2 Big Ten) 1-1 in the final game of the regular season, it will take a mirac...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern gets first road result since 2016 with 0-0 draw against No. 15 Michigan State

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern gets first road result since 2016 with 0-0 draw against No. 15 Michigan State

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men’s Soccer Northwestern had not fared well against ranked opponents coming into its game against No. 13 Michigan State on Friday in East Lansing, Michigan. In four matchups against then-No. 15 Fordham, then-No. 2 Indiana, then-No. 19 Michigan and then-No. 15 Notre Dame, the Wildcats finish...

Football: Northwestern scores late, fends off Rutgers’ upset attempt to win

Football: Northwestern scores late, fends off Rutgers’ upset attempt to win

Ella Brockway, Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Football PISCATAWAY, N.J. — On an afternoon when almost everything seemed to go wrong for Northwestern – the offense had little success in the air, the run game was missing its two most experienced rushers and the defense allowed the country’s worst scoring offense to build a halftime lead – ...

Football: Isaiah Bowser’s big day gives Northwestern much-needed offensive spark

Football: Isaiah Bowser’s big day gives Northwestern much-needed offensive spark

Cole Paxton, Gameday Editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Northwestern needed something, anything, to work offensively. So the Wildcats turned to a freshman running back with two career yards — and it worked. With Clayton Thorson off his game, the Wildcats’ top several veteran running backs out injured and receivers stru...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 18, Rutgers 15

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 18, Rutgers 15

Cole Paxton, Gameday Editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Football PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Northwestern, by most measures, played very poorly. But it was still, barely, enough to win. Despite trailing for long stretches of the second half and failing to score for multiple quarters in succession, the Wildcats (4-3, 4-1 Big Ten) managed to make enough plays to ...

Women’s Soccer: Returning Viggiano sparks Northwestern’s victory over Illinois

Women’s Soccer: Returning Viggiano sparks Northwestern’s victory over Illinois

Avi Varghese, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Going into Thursday’s game against Illinois, Northwestern knew that a positive outcome would be crucial for its chances of making the Big Ten tournament. The Wildcats had gained only four points in the standings in their last three games, but goals from senior forward Bren...

Dylan: Winning the penalty battle is Northwestern’s secret weapon

Dylan: Winning the penalty battle is Northwestern’s secret weapon

Jonah Dylan, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Northwestern led Purdue late in the fourth quarter of its season opener, but the Wildcats were about to face a fourth down and a likely punt. Then Lorenzo Neal threw sophomore running back Jeremy Larkin to the ground well after the whistle, and the ensuing unnecessary roughness penalty sealed the victory...

Volleyball: Cats return home, face off against Michigan State, Michigan

Volleyball: Cats return home, face off against Michigan State, Michigan

Andy Marquardt, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball Northwestern will return home this weekend to face off against Michigan State and No. 13 Michigan as they look to enter the win column in Big Ten play. Following three straight road sweeps at the hands of No. 7 Illinois, No. 9 Wisconsin and No. 3 Minnesota, the Wildcats are looking ...

Men’s Soccer: Wildcats look ahead to matchup with Spartans

Men’s Soccer: Wildcats look ahead to matchup with Spartans

Stephen Council, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men’s Soccer Northwestern is ready to flip the script. The Wildcats will return to Big Ten action this Friday in East Lansing, Mich. against No. 13 Michigan State. The Spartans have been a dominant force this season, and NU (4-7-4, 0-4-2 Big Ten) will look to come home with an upset victory....