Mia Zanzucchi
Northwestern student-athletes share what they wish they knew when they got here.


long may he reign
Trevor Siemian, an embattled quarterback at Northwestern, is (inexplicably) 3-0 as a starter in the NFL. We break down his best moments.
mixed bag
Field hockey had a great week. Volleyball, on the other hand, did not.
zoe davis
Northwestern's soccer programs had a largely successful weekend, going a combined 2-1.
The Kids Got Some Exercise
Northwestern showed flashes, but it wasn't enough to knock off the #20 Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday night
northwestern sports wins games!
If you seek a respite from NU football, look no further than three of these four NU fall sports teams who have winning records.
Alex Furuya
At last
It wasn't the prettiest game, but NU will take it to get in the win column for the first time this year.
natalie escobar
rock bottom
Illinois State is a stout FCS team, but one Northwestern expected to beat at home nonetheless. It just ... didn't happen.
Mark Brown
Can we get a do over?
The Broncos dominated the 'Cats at the line of scrimmage, allowing them to pull off an upset in a sluggish performance by Northwestern.
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
all of these are right
In part three of our 2016 football preview, NBN's sportswriters give their predictions for how the 'Cats will fare this season.
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
access denied
NU's defense carried it to a 10-3 record last season. Can "The Franchise" and the "Sky Team" live up to lofty expectations this season?
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
that's offensive
Football season starts a week from today, so here's what to look out for from the 'Cats on the offensive side of the ball.
Photo by Sean Winters/Licensed via Creative Commons
straight shot to the top
Halfway through his college career, Cooper Wetherbee made a leap from club baseball to the varsity team. How did he do it?
Photo courtesy of Wikipedia
all the highlights
It may have been a low year for Northwestern sports. But in these shining moments, we truly felt anything at all was possible.
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
well, it's over now
NU didn't quite go out with a whimper, but skidded to a program record 39 losses.
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valiant in defeat
The 'Cats battled, but were ultimately unable to advance out of the Regional round of the NCAA Tournament.

On The Blogs

Halfway to Saturday
With opponents stuffing the box against NU's stout running game, the 'Cats will need to find answers through the air to have success in B1G play.
Halfway to Saturday
NU football is seemingly at rock bottom just two games removed from a 10-win season. But could a successful 2015 have masked some debilitating flaws within the program?
Halfway to Saturday
NU's vaunted defense struggled mightily on Saturday. Our new sports blog seeks to offer some explanation and/or reassurance.
Two miNUte drill
Other than Baseball, a decent week for the 'Cats.
Two miNUte drill
Men's basketball has won three games in a row, and other sports had impressive showings.
Two miNUte drill
Men's Tennis and Women's Basketball have outstanding weeks while Baseball and Softball stumble.
Two miNUte drill
Other than men's basketball, Northwestern fared pretty well this week.
Two miNUte drill
NU Basketball has a heartbreaking weekend. Check out the Wildcat news from the weekend.