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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Senior right-hander Matt McClure throws a pitch against Tulane last weekend.

Baseball: Northwestern loses weekend series in a sweep by No. 12 Duke

February 26, 2024

Northwestern returned to the South this weekend, facing No. 12 Duke in a series of challenging play at the tree-lined Jack Coombs Field. Characterized by bursts of visiting momentum and consistent power-hitting...

Defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo and the Northwestern defense could have their hands full with Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk,a dual-threat quarterback in his first season as a starter.

Football: Against Blue Devils’ Sirk, Wildcats stare down a great unknown

September 17, 2015

Thomas Sirk is Duke’s starting quarterback heading into the Blue Devils’ matchup Saturday with No. 23 Northwestern, and that’s about all the Wildcats know about the recently promoted junior. Sirk...

Sam Shropshire returns a shot. After seeing his team knocked out of the postseason, the sophomore will compete on his own in the NCAA Singles Championships.

Men’s Tennis: Sam Shropshire is ready for the solitude of singles

May 19, 2015

Men's Tennis Although the team’s season came to an end against eventual national runner-up Oklahoma, sophomore Sam Shropshire has one more tournament. Shropshire, the No. 48 singles player in...

Chris Collins surveys the court from the sideline. The coach has taken a deliberate approach to rebuilding Northwestern’s historically unsuccessful program.

The Sideline: Slow and steady, Chris Collins marches Northwestern out of ignominy

May 12, 2015

Welcome to The Sideline, a series of profiles of Northwestern’s coaches where The Daily’s sports staff provides detailed looks into the lives and personalities of all 19 varsity coaches. A small,...

Sam Shropshire prepares to go on the attack. The sophomore currently holds down the fort at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles for Northwestern.

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern in position to establish itself as an elite program

February 17, 2015

Spring Sports Guide Anyone involved with Northwestern has two clear goals this spring: win the Big Ten and NCAA tournament. For an outfit with such lofty ambitions, NU has not yet been able to...

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