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Notable Native: Frank Gardner

Notable Native: Frank Gardner

By Metro Editor

February 10, 2014

Frank Gardner, a 2012 Columbia film alumnus, is taking his lifelong passion for the environment to Chicago’s political sphere by running for commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation Distri...

Wildcats upset Gophers, show life at home

By Nader Ihmoud

January 23, 2013

The Northwestern University Wildcats upset the No. 12-ranked University of Minnesota Golden Gophers 55–48 at Welsh Ryan Arena on Jan. 23.Wildcats Head Coach Bill Carmody went to a 1-3-1 defense during the second half, and it flustered the already struggling Gophers even more, according to senior guard Reggie Hearn.The Gophers turned the ball over 10 times during that stretch, after only committing 5 turnovers during the...

Northwestern Wildcats prepare for another Big Ten opponent

By Nader Ihmoud

January 22, 2013

http://youtu.be/1Kh6TyibGtAThe Northwestern University Wildcats will continue Big Ten play when the No. 12 ranked University of Minnesota Gophers visit Welsh Ryan Arena on Jan. 23.The Wildcats (11–8) are 2–4 against conference opponents and have posted a 6–7 record at home this season. The Wildcats have won the last five meetings between the two teams at Welsh Ryan. Northwestern’s only road loss happened during the ...

Wildcats claw back, but Hoosiers prevail

By Nader Ihmoud

January 20, 2013

The Northwestern University Wildcats were knocked in the mouth early by the No. 2 ranked Indiana University Hoosiers on Jan. 20. Although the Wildcats did not lose their spirit, the team ultimately lost 67–57 at Welsh Ryan Arena.The Hoosiers built a 14-point lead, restricted the Wildcats to a dismal 30 percent shooting and only allowed them to make 1 of 9 three-point field goal attempts during the first half. Although Nort...

Wildcats, Fighting Illini renew rivalry

By Nader Ihmoud

January 16, 2013

The Northwestern University Wildcats men’s basketball team looks to bounce back on the road against state rival University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign on Jan. 17.The Wildcats suffered a massive defeat at the hands of the Iowa Hawkeyes Jan. 13 when the team shot a dismal 29 percent from the field.Following the loss, Wildcats Head Coach Bill Carmody called on his veteran players to step up their performance. He said th...

Wildcats’ offensive slump continues against Hawkeyes, lose big at home

By Nader Ihmoud

January 13, 2013

According to senior guard Alex Marcotullio, frustration is “pretty high” in Evanston, following the Northwestern University Wildcats (10-7 [1-3]) 70-50 loss to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes (12-5 [1-3]) at Welsh Ryan Arena, on Jan. 13.Although both teams shot terribly during the first half, Iowa managed to build a 10 point lead thanks in part to the Hawkeyes 14-4 run to end the half. The Wildcats had two stints, each ...

Featured Athlete: Lauren Douglas

By Nader Ihmoud

November 19, 2012

Lauren DouglasAge: 18College/Team: Northwestern WildcatsLauren Douglas, a freshman forward for the Northwestern University Wildcats’ basketball team, has already obtained her first double-double and helped her team to a 2-0 start this season. She hails from Tennessee, where she played at Briarcrest Christian High School and led the Lady Saints to a shot at the state championship during her senior year. Douglas sat down wi...

Wildcats escape Devils, improve to 2-0

By Nader Ihmoud

November 15, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats men's basketball team needed 35 minutes to finally take control of the game and ultimately win against the Mississippi Valley State Devils on Nov. 15.Although Drew Crawford scored as many points as he had fouls (4), a few of the senior forward's teammates produced enough to lead the Wildcats to a 81-68 victory. Senior guard Reggie Hearn and forward Jared Swopshire, a graduate student, c...

Wildcats run through Hawkeyes

By Nader Ihmoud

October 26, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats executed their game plan and this time held on to the lead in the fourth quarter to improve to 7-2 overall and 3-2 in Big Ten play.The Wildcats 28-17 victory against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes was driven behind their running game and their great defensive play on Oct. 27 at Ryan Field.“We had a difficult time trying to stop [the Wildcats’ ground game] and the score shows that,” said Haw...

Steep competition in the Big Ten

By Nader Ihmoud

October 25, 2012

The college hoops regular season is roughly three weeks away from beginning, and there is no clear front-runner in the Big Ten.Five teams from the Big Ten have been ranked in USA Today’s preseason poll. The University of Indiana Hoosiers, who were ranked No.1 in the nation by the poll, are also voted by a panel of media as the favorites to win their conference.“The attention the team has gotten is good,” said Hoosiers...

Featured Athlete : Kain Colter

By Kyle Rich

October 7, 2012

Kain Colter, junior quarterback, runningback and wide receiver for the undefeated Northwestern University Wildcats, is an offensive triple threat who deftly handles the ball. During the team’s Sept. 29 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers, Colter had 297 offensive yards, rushed for 164 yards, caught nine passes and scored four touchdowns, which earned him his second Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award. The Chronicle pho...

Wildcats ride defense, stay undefeated

By Nader Ihmoud

September 16, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats did not score a touchdown until their 100th offensive play of the game, but the 15 points they scored prior were all they needed against the Boston College Golden Eagles on Sept. 15 at Ryan Field.Northwestern didn’t need much offensive help because of their stellar defensive play against the Golden Eagles rushing attack. Boston College collected negative four yards rushing headed into t...

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