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Softball Series Preview: Northwestern At Nebraska

Northwestern softball, winners of 17 of their previous 19 games, entered its weekend series against No. 15 Minnesota looking to extend its undefeated conference streak. Instead, the Wildcats left the Twin Cities with three straight losses. A 3-2 Notre Dame walkoff win on Wednesday makes Northwestern’s (20-15, 8-3 B1G) upcoming series at Nebraska (23-18, 10-4) a pivotal one in the

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Covering the Bases: April 7

It was another perfect week for Northwestern softball, while Wildcat baseball lost a coach to retirement and a series to ranked Illinois. First Base: Stevens stepping down. A mid-week press release announced that NU head baseball coach Paul Stevens is set to retire at the end of the 2015 season, his 31st at Northwestern. Stevens has never led the Wildcats

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Softball Series Preview: Northwestern vs. Purdue

WNUR’s Erik Bremer (@Erik_Bremer) previews a key series for Northwestern softball against Purdue The Northwestern Wildcats welcome the Purdue Boilermakers to Sharon J. Drysdale Field this weekend as they look to continue their winning ways in Big Ten play.  The Wildcats (17-11, 5-0 B1G), the lone remaining unbeaten team in the Big Ten, are coming off a doubleheader sweep of

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Covering the Bases: April 1

It’s time to check in on Northwestern baseball and softball. Both teams won a Big Ten series this weekend and scored 19 runs in a game (softball dropped 19 on Wisconsin Saturday, while baseball did the same to Minnesota Sunday). Let’s cover the bases: First Base: Ruchim Raking Kyle Ruchim was widely regarded as the Wildcats’ best player heading into

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