The Daily Northwestern

Report: Capital One Bowl wanted Northwestern

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

December 13, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Two members of the Capital One Bowl selection committee told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday that their ideal match-up would have been Northwestern and Texas A&M. According to the sources, the Big Ten and SEC strong-armed...

Walfish: Joe McKeown makes Northwestern relevant

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 13, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Fall Sports, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

To say Northwestern women's basketball was irrelevant before Joe McKeown wouldn't be completely accurate. The Wildcats have made the NCAA Tournament six times, five of which came under the tutelage of Don Perrelli from 198...

Freshman 15: Elena Barham

John Paschall, Reporter

November 4, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

While most freshmen on campus are worrying about the dreaded Freshman Fifteen, we know one group of new students who won't: the athletes. Instead of packing on the pounds, these new faces answer 15 questions about what it's like...

Northwestern adds Western Michigan to 2013 football schedule after Vanderbilt backs out

Rohan Nadkarni, Assistant Sports Editor

October 19, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Western Michigan will replace Vanderbilt on the Wildcats’ football schedule next year, Northwestern announced this morning. The Broncos will visit Evanston on Sept. 14, 2013. Vanderbilt reportedly canceled its 2013 an...

Report: Vanderbilt cancels two football games with Northwestern

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

October 18, 2012

Filed under Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Vanderbilt has informed Northwestern that it is cancelling the schools' football series in 2013 and 2014, the Chicago Tribune reported this afternoon. The games were scheduled to take place Sept. 13, 2013, in Nashville and Sept. 14, 2014, in Evanston. According t...

Nadkarni: New athletic facility should foster campus unity (and house a water park)

Rohan Nadkarni, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2012

Filed under Sports

About a month ago, Northwestern announced plans for new athletic facilities to reside on the north end of campus, presumably on the lakeside. Considering I’m friends with Jim Phillips, the vice president of athletics and...

Walfish: Football coaches at heart of promising season

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

October 4, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

If you've only been paying attention to the football team so far, I don't blame you. Northwestern is 5-0, the rest of the Big Ten is struggling and it feels like a year the Wildcats could contend for a Big Ten title. Howev...

Schapiro appoints new vice president for athletics, recreation

Lauren Caruba, Reporter

September 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Wildcat Extra

University President Morton Schapiro on Monday named James Phillips the new vice president for athletics and recreation. Phillips was previously the director of intercollegiate athletics and recreation. “I’m deeply honored a...