The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

Christopher Decker

Year: Senior


Major: Journalism

Minor: Electronic Media & Broadcasting


Hobbies: Bass fishing, playing and watching sports, coaching youth basketball

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

Apr 24, 2017
Norse Notebook: Ganns earn Horizon League honors, women’s golf leads tournament (Story)
Apr 23, 2017
Norse hold on to earn double header split with UIC (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
Ganns gets Norse back on track with win over OSU (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Norse offense slows against top seeded Flames (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Ferrante’s six RBI lead Norse past Penguins (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Gallery: Norse split double header with Youngstown State (Story)
Apr 09, 2017
Norse lose first Horizon League series of the year (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
Gillis, Maxwell released from men’s basketball team (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
Norse split double header with Morehead State (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
Norse Notebook: Ross finds a home in Norse Nation (Story)
Apr 02, 2017
Opinion: Success will bring inevitable change at NKU, other mid-major schools (Story)
Apr 02, 2017
Gallery: Kelley carries Norse to series victory over Penguins (Story)
Apr 01, 2017
Norse comeback falls short against Penguins (Story)
Apr 01, 2017
GALLERY: Norse club five homeruns, crush Penguins in game one (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
WATCH: New season, new field: turf outfield to benefit future Norse (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
Norse can’t keep up with Flyer bats (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
Update: Bothof issues statement on Brannen’s status (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
GALLERY: Softball drops first Horizon League series of the season (Story)
Mar 25, 2017
Norse fall in final game of double header to lose series (Story)
Mar 24, 2017
NKU men’s basketball attendance rises with improved record (Story)
Mar 24, 2017
The NCAA Tournament: A Sports Writer’s Dream (Story/Photo)
Mar 22, 2017
Ganns double in the ninth lifts Norse over Redhawks (Story)
Mar 22, 2017
Norse comeback falls short against Colonels (Story)
Mar 19, 2017
Norse Notebook: Richmond, Colletta catch fire in first Horizon League series (Story)
Mar 19, 2017
UPDATE: Norse complete sweep of Panthers (Story)
Mar 18, 2017
Norse Notebook: In loss, Holland and Williams push Norse (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
Column: Win or Lose, NKU winners no matter what (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
WATCH: Get ready for the big game: NKU vs. UK (Story)
Mar 13, 2017
Norse drop series to Radford (Story)
Mar 12, 2017
BREAKING: NKU to play Kentucky in NCAA Tournament (Story)
Mar 03, 2017
Norse comeback attempt falls short in Horizon League tournament (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
WATCH: NCAA tourney bids on the Horizon? (Story)
Feb 28, 2017
Despite constant changes, Murray thrives for Norse (Story)
Feb 27, 2017
Baseball can’t find a win in California (Story)
Feb 26, 2017
Norse outlast league leading Valparaiso to finish regular season (Story)
Feb 20, 2017
Norse fall to Camels in first series of the season (Story)
Feb 19, 2017
Terry’s big night not enough to take down Vikings (Story)
Feb 19, 2017
Norse fall to Penguins in final road game (Story)
Feb 17, 2017
Preview: NKU baseball looks to improve Horizon League performance (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Free throws guide Norse to victory over Vikings (Story)
Feb 11, 2017
Holland propels Norse to homecoming win (Story)
Feb 10, 2017
NKU Athletics announces 2017 Hall of Fame class (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
The John Basalyga story (Story)
Feb 05, 2017
Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
Norse set DI win record in victory over UIC (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
NKU Athletics, exercise science collaborate to prevent injuries to athletes (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Norse women sweep road trip (Story)
Jan 22, 2017
Faulkner’s career day helps Norse end losing streak (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
Turnovers, cold shooting extend Norse losing streak (Story)
Jan 12, 2017
Norse bench struggles in loss to Milwaukee (Story)
Jan 10, 2017
Turnovers doom Norse in Green Bay (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
Riddle named men’s soccer coach (Story)
Jan 07, 2017
Norse win first Horizon League game of the season (Story)
Jan 07, 2017
McDonald powers Norse to victory against Cleveland State (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
Norse end losing streak against Arkansas State (Story)
Dec 18, 2016
Williams, Murray carry Norse to fifth straight win (Story)
Dec 10, 2016
Murray’s career night carries Norse over Southeast Missouri State (Story)
Dec 10, 2016
Terry’s double-double not enough to lift Norse over Racers (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
BREAKING: Basalyga retires as men’s soccer coach (Story)
Dec 04, 2016
Norse offense continues to struggle in loss to Tennessee Tech (Story)
Dec 04, 2016
Community chosen mascot makes first appearance (Story)
Dec 03, 2016
Strong first half propels Norse to victory over Norfolk State (Story)
Nov 30, 2016
Norse fall to Stetson on Victor Hoops for Health day (Story/Photo)
Nov 26, 2016
Terry scores career high in Norse victory (Story)
Nov 20, 2016
Holland carries Norse to win over Miami (OH) (Story/Photo)
Nov 15, 2016
Gallery: Norse struggle to shoot in first home game (Story)
Nov 12, 2016
Norse fall short in first NCAA Tournament appearence (Story)
Nov 12, 2016
Volleyball looks to win final regular season game (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
2016 Basketball Preview (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Norse open with top-seeded West Virginia (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Column: NKU Shouldn’t give into pressure (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
Students get second chance to choose mascot (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
NKU alum calls mascot change ‘a shame’ (Story)
Oct 22, 2016
Komolong honored on senior night; Norse lose (Story)
Oct 22, 2016
GALLERY: Norse earn Horizon League tournament berth in draw with Detroit-Mercy (Story)
Oct 08, 2016
GALLERY: Newton extends scoring streak in Norse victory (Story)
Oct 08, 2016
Creamer shines in Norse win (Story)
Oct 04, 2016
What do you think of Victor’s new look? (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
Norse lose third straight Horizon League game (Story)
Sep 28, 2016
GALLERY:Norse get revenge in win against Oakland (Story)
Sep 28, 2016
GALLERY: Men break losing streak behind freshman Betz: Draw with UC (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
Volleyball battles but drops first two league games (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
GALLERY: Ngatcha and Raiders prove to be too much for Norse (Story)
Sep 23, 2016
Confidence is high as Norse prepare for Milwaukee (Story)
Sep 18, 2016
GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris (Story)
Sep 18, 2016
Norse route Green Bay in first league game (Story)
Sep 18, 2016
Volleyball drops three in a row, takes step back (Story)
Sep 12, 2016
Frey lifts Norse to win against Vandy (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
Libs excells while Norse continue to improve (Story)
Sep 06, 2016
GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds (Story)
Sep 04, 2016
Volleyball splits weekend tournament (Story)
Sep 03, 2016
Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo (Story)
Aug 28, 2016
Norse shutout against Evansville (Story)
Aug 28, 2016
Norse start season strong in Indiana Invitational (Story)
Aug 27, 2016
GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw (Story)
Aug 26, 2016
NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana (Story)
Aug 26, 2016
NKU shut out against EKU (Story)
Aug 25, 2016
Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year (Story)
Aug 17, 2016
Norse to battle Bearcats for the first time (Story)
Jun 30, 2016
Adidas helps athletic department reach new heights (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Men’s tennis team opens Horizon League tourney (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
VIDEO: The marvelous Mavriplis: Baseball’s emotional leader (Story/Photo/Video)
Apr 14, 2016
New league, same student attendance problem (Story)
Mar 22, 2016
Norse end 3 game skid with win against Northwestern (Story)
Mar 19, 2016
NKU Can’t Hold Lead, Drops Game 2 (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
Baseball Update: Asalon gives team C grade through first 16 Games (Story)
Mar 08, 2016
Norse baseball splits series with Western Illinois (Story)
Mar 03, 2016
Norse look to pound Penguins (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
NKU Baseball Seeks First Win of the Season this Weekend (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
Norse begin big two-game road trip in Milwaukee (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Six wins in seven games as Norse pound Oakland (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
Preview: NKU Baseball by the Numbers (Story)
Feb 06, 2016
White’s milestone helps Norse rally against Milwaukee (Story)
Feb 06, 2016
BREAKING: NKU signs apparel deal with Adidas (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Students broadcast in a class of their own (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
GALLERY: Rec Center renovations provide students new opportunities (Story)
Sep 27, 2015
Volleyball falls to UIC; Julian hits career milestone (Story)
Aug 24, 2015
New athletic position to raise money for department (Story/Photo)
Aug 17, 2015
NKU finally finds win against UK (Story)
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