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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

Former Northwestern pitcher George Kontos has become a key reliever in the San Francisco Giants bullpen.

Q&A: George Kontos, former Northwestern pitcher and World Series winner

June 15, 2015

When George Kontos pitched a third of an inning in Game 1 of the 2012 World Series, he became the third Northwestern alumnus (along with Joe Girardi and J.A. Happ) to ever appear on baseball's biggest...

Paul Stevens is the winningest coach in Northwestern baseball history. The veteran announced Thursday he will retire after the conclusion of his 31st season as a Wildcat.

Baseball: Coach Paul Stevens to retire after 31 years

April 2, 2015

Baseball Coach Paul Stevens will retire at the end of the 2015 season after 31 years, Athletic Director Jim Phillips announced Thursday. “We are incredibly grateful that Northwestern has been...

Northwestern pitcher Luke Farrell came back from his second benign tumor in three years last season to make an impact for the Wildcats this year. The senior leads the team with a 1.84 ERA and is tied for the Big Ten lead with 78 strikeouts this season.

Baseball: Luke Farrell evolves from great story to great pitcher

May 15, 2013

Luke Farrell the pitcher could not keep up with Luke Farrell the story. For three years, Farrell was a semi-important member of Northwestern pitching staffs, passing through a variety of roles with...

Baseball: Former Northwestern pitcher hospitalized during MLB game

May 7, 2013

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...

Sophomore third baseman Reid Hunter takes an at-bat during a game last spring. The Wildcats won three of four games over the weekend.

Baseball: Wildcats take three of four during busy weekend

February 24, 2013

A last-minute trip to Nashville resulted in three wins and one loss for the Wildcats. After being snowed out of a series with the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Northwestern (4-2) made last-minute...

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