The Daily Northwestern

Statistical Highlights: Northwestern vs. Iowa

John Paschall, Reporter

October 29, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Paschall's Point, Sports Blogs

Fourth-quarter efficiency The Wildcats again struggled to put up points when the game got late. They have now totaled 7 points in the fourth quarter of the past four games. The offense has also produced at least one three-...

George McGovern, Northwestern alum and former U.S. senator, dead at 90

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

October 21, 2012

Filed under Alumni, Campus

George McGovern, former three-term U.S. senator, 1972 Democratic presidential nominee and notable Northwestern alumnus, died Sunday morning at the age of 90. A statement from his family confirmed his death, according to The...

Football: Defense steps back in conference play

Rohan Nadkarni, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The performance of the Northwestern defense reads as a tale of two schedules. The unit, credited with carrying the team in wins against Vanderbilt, Boston College and South Dakota, returned to last season's woeful ways at the...

Athletes, then students: Late-start quarter system gives NU advantage

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Fall Sports, Football, Wildcat Extra

For most student-athletes, being four weeks into the season means midterms. At Northwestern it means school is just getting started. The Wildcats have played four football games already and did not have to go to class until...

Medline: Can’t help but believe in Wildcats

Nick Medline, Assistant Sports Editor

September 26, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

When I left the Carrier Dome on Sept. 1 after the worst college football win I had ever witnessed, the script ran through my head. Northwestern had jumped out to a 22-point lead before casually giving up four touchdowns in...

Ryan: Wildcats deserve spot in top 25

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

September 24, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

When I checked the Associated Press Top 25 poll Sunday afternoon, I didn’t see a little number next to Northwestern’s name. I should have. I’m not suggesting that a win against South Dakota all of a sudden proves that...