NU Sports News Digest

Yes, we missed yesterday due to some serious client problems and power outages... <br><b>Football</b> heads to Durham to play Duke Saturday - here are some previews. Its <b>Wildcat Women's Sports Weekend</b> back on campus with <b>Volleyball, Cross Country,</b> and<b> Soccer</b> matches. <br>We've got <b>Soccer</b> Results, and some other Items of interest, along with the PGA Cats...

It's Wildcat Women's Sports Weekend! [NU Sports]

FOOTBALL

Jason Wright has been bothered by a twitch in his hamstring - he's going to stop babying it and play all out this week....so is the team
Cats' Wright fights mental test [Chicago Trib]

Jason and Noah Herron are working together as friends on and off the field....
NU's Herron, Wright truly backfield mates [Sun Times]

NU wants a "bounce back" win Saturday - but 2 of the D-backs are hurt...
NU not about to look past Duke [Daily Herald]

The return of the Pregame Intel Reports...
Previewing Duke... [Purple Reign]

Including one at Duke this Saturday...
Alumni Tailgates Are Back for 2003!

One more obituary for Ron Burton...
Cancer claims Northwestern legendary halfback [Evanston Review]

USA Today's Big 10 Report [USA Today]

at Duke Blue Devils [9/20]:
Looking at the game from the Duke perspective....
Previewing Duke vs Northwestern [Devil's Den]

One more thing about the frosh QB, he runs....
Duke notes: Franks letting Schneider slide [Herald Sun]

More on the Duke Running game...
Football hopes to run wild on Northwestern [Chronicle]

So how is Jason Wright? - even the Dookies have a story on him...
Big Ten's best rushers expects to do no wrong [Chronicle]

And the placekicker is getting a workout...and making the grade...
Duke's Garber getting his kicks

The place we'll be playing is getting on in years, but has been updated lately...
Horseshoes And Sideshows; Wallace Wade Stadium 75 Years Old [Go Duke]

at Ohio State [9/27]
OSU's QB is injured and they're not sure if he'll play Saturday
Decision on Krenzel Won't be Made Until Saturday  [TV10]

The TV guys think turnovers, penalties and no running game....
Three Problems Holding Back Buckeyes  [TV10]

Recruiting:
From the Insiders.com and others
Dan Doering: Junior Tackle Receives Offers - Taking Visits
Nate Waldron: DB Getting Interest
Warren Suess Three Schools Call
Chris Henry Visits Pac-10 School
Four Schools Top List
Brandon Robinson New Visits Being Scheduled; Top Five Named
Marquis Walton: NU has offered, but Walton will Wait [Irish Eyes]

SOCCER

Men
Heckenbach, NU Earn First Shutout in 2-0 Win Over UW-Green Bay [NU Sports]

Women - Michigan and Michigan State come to Evanston to play
Wildcats Kick Off Big Ten Play This Weekend [NU Sports]

VOLLEYBALL

Its the Wildcat Classic this weekend at McGaw
Friday's Northwestern Volleyball Match Set Back An Hour [NU Sports]
Northwestern Set To Host Wildcat Classic [NU Sports]

FIELD HOCKEY

The 'Cats #18 ranking could be shakey...
Iowa Blanks 'Cats, 1-0 [NU Sports]

CROSS COUNTRY

The Harriers get started for 2003
Finally, The 'Cats Are Ready To Run  [NU Sports]

MISCELLANY

The "other" NU related law suit involves the shooting death of D-Lineman Robert Russ...
Russ-suit cop says he broke chase rules [Chicago Trib]

Amputee Parry completes his comeback for San Jose State [Sun-Times]

Hayes' son hearing Clarett case [ Daily Herald]

Slezak: Graduation rates as part of MNC Polls? [Sun Times]
Look what graduation rates did for Bob Davie [SI]

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
NBA Cats

PGA Cats
Where They're Playing this week - Tee Times Local

Luke Donald: Playing the 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania
Shot a -5 to tie for 6th on the first day
First-round scores [PGA]

Tee Times: Delayed by the weather today...
Friday: 12:27 Tee 10

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Albertsons Boise Open
Jim Benepe - Shot a +3 due to tee off at 8:30 MT
Jess Daley - Shot a +1, tied for 81st, due at 2:25 MT

Brian Payne - Not scheduled

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Tour is done for the year
Josh Habig - Finished 31st [$15,396] on the Order of Merit List
Is also 39 on the NGA tour money list [Golfweek]

Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
Bjorn Widerstedt -


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