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Captured: Northwestern takes field at Wisconsin with arms locked

Captured: Northwestern takes field at Wisconsin with arms locked

Daily Photo Staff

September 30, 2017


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern players, coaches and staff entered the field for their game at No. 10 Wisconsin on Saturday with their arms locked. The gesture follows widespread pregame demonstrations in the NFL last week. In a Chicago Tribune report, coach Pat Fitzgerald said taking the field in that manner was a "d...

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats take first place in Big Ten with comeback over Indiana

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats take first place in Big Ten with comeback over Indiana

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Momentum is swinging in Northwestern’s favor as it continues Big Ten play. After conceding a goal to Indiana in the first minute of Thursday’s match, the Wildcats notched two in the second half to complete a comeback and take first place in the Big Ten. Nine of NU’s last...

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats look for leadership in 3 returning seniors

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats look for leadership in 3 returning seniors

Calvin Alexander, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis With five returning players, a top-5 doubles team and a strong performance just two weeks ago in Durham, North Carolina, Northwestern looks poised for success this season. Last year the Wildcats finished third in the Big Ten behind only No. 3 Ohio State and No. 11 Michigan. They a...

Football: Northwestern’s front seven faces tough test against Wisconsin

Football: Northwestern’s front seven faces tough test against Wisconsin

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Football In its Big Ten opener Saturday against Wisconsin, Northwestern’s defense knows pretty much what it’s going to get. “Wisconsin is known for having those gigantic offensive linemen,” senior defensive tackle Tyler Lancaster said. “They’re going to bring the run game, and we’re going to try...

Volleyball: Searching for first Big Ten win, Northwestern takes on Rutgers, No. 3 Penn State

Volleyball: Searching for first Big Ten win, Northwestern takes on Rutgers, No. 3 Penn State

Jonah Dylan, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball It’s going to be a weekend of polar opposites for Northwestern. The Wildcats (10-4, 0-2 Big Ten) travel to Piscataway, New Jersey, to take on Big Ten bottom-feeders Rutgers (5-9, 0-2) on Friday. The next night, NU will visit State College, Pennsylvania, home of perennial powerhouse N...

Balk: Wildcats locking arms is a non-story

Balk: Wildcats locking arms is a non-story

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Football, Opinion, Sports

Football Pregame politics have made it to Northwestern. The word on the street, first reported by the Chicago Tribune this week, is that the Wildcats will take the field arms-locked in Madison prior to their battle with the No. 10 Badgers on Saturday. It’s an oblique critique of racism and of America’s white nationalist-leaning leadership from the Cats. Another wave in the sto...

Cross Country: Wildcats to compete at 80th anniversary of historic race

Cross Country: Wildcats to compete at 80th anniversary of historic race

Alison Albelda, Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Northwestern will celebrate the 80th running of the Cowboy Jamboree on Saturday — the oldest consistently held cross country meet in the nation. The race, hosted by Oklahoma State, will see the Wildcats compete in a six-kilometer race for the first time this season. NU will challeng...

Football: Dickerson brings rising stock into Wisconsin’s tight end factory

Football: Dickerson brings rising stock into Wisconsin’s tight end factory

Ben Pope, Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football A laundry list of NFL tight ends have called Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium home in recent decades. Troy Fumagalli, the Badgers’ current tight end and receptions leader for two years running, is projected as a near-certain pick in next spring’s draft — par for the course in Madi...

Northwestern football team to take field with arms locked against Wisconsin

Northwestern football team to take field with arms locked against Wisconsin

Garrett Jochnau, Print Managing Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Last Sunday, national anthem protests and demonstrations of unity permeated NFL action. On Saturday, Northwestern will join the conversation with arms locked when it takes the field against Wisconsin, athletic department spokesman Paul Kennedy confirmed to The Daily. Though the Wildcats will not be...

Women’s Golf: NU prepares for season’s only home tournament

Women’s Golf: NU prepares for season’s only home tournament

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Golf

Women's Golf After a two-week break from competition, Northwestern returns to Evanston this weekend for the Windy City Collegiate Classic, the Wildcats’ only regular season opportunity for home course advantage. Junior Janet Mao said the two-week hiatus wasn’t really a break at all, but it ...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern prepares for difficult challenge at No. 3 Maryland

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern prepares for difficult challenge at No. 3 Maryland

Hugh Mallen, Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports

Men’s Soccer In four years in the Big Ten, Maryland has lost only four conference games. Northwestern has already lost four this year. However, the Wildcats (2-7-0, 0-4-0 Big Ten) have won two of their last three matchups against the No. 3 Terrapins, (6-0-3, 2-0-2) proving to be Maryland’s to...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern prepares to defend lone 2016 tournament title

Men’s Golf: Northwestern prepares to defend lone 2016 tournament title

Benjy Apelbaum, Assistant Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Golf Northwestern is heading to the site of the 2017 U.S. Open hoping to defend its lone tournament title from last year. The Wildcats will tee off Sunday at the Marquette-hosted Erin Hills Intercollegiate for their second event of the fall. NU will participate in a 15-team field that coach David ...