The Daily Northwestern

Football: Three takeaways from Northern Illinois’ 23-15 victory over Northwestern

Joseph Diebold, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 7, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

1. Northwestern’s strengths aren’t good enough to mask its weaknesses The story of Saturday’s 23-15 loss to Northern Illinois was one step forward, two steps back for Northwestern. For every time NU’s defense stood ta...

Football: Slow start dooms Northwestern in season-opening loss

Bobby Pillote, Reporter

August 30, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The Cardiac Cats are back. Confirming multiple stereotypes about its athletic programs at the same time, Northwestern (0-1) lost its season opener 31-24 to Cal (1-0) on Saturday at Ryan Field in simultaneously embarrassing...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats eager to confront California in first road game

Alex Lederman, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The undefeated Wildcats take to the road for the first time this season to face their biggest challenge yet: the No. 17 California Golden Bears. “We’re really excited about playing Cal this weekend,” sophomore guard Maggie...

Northwestern heads into halftime with 17-10 lead over Cal

John Paschall, Reporter

August 31, 2013

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

After a disastrous opening series, Northwestern rallied to take the lead 17-10 heading into halftime against Cal tonight. On their first drive, the Golden Bears marched down the field with ease thanks to big runs from junior...