The Northerner

Norse fall to Austin Peay in closing seconds

Molly Glick (24) drives toward the basket in the game against  Austin Peay.

Austin Elmore, Contributor

December 5, 2017

The NKU women’s basketball team lost 53-52 on Tuesday night at BB&T Arena. The loss puts the Norse at 1-6 on the season, and sends Austin Peay to 7-1. Molly Glick led the Norse offensively with 19 points,  and six rebounds. Kailey Coffey added 16 points and 8 rebounds to aid the Norse. Defensi...

Norse crush Berea 112-33

NKU's Carson Williams backs down a Berea defender on Wednesday night at BB&T Arena.

Austin Elmore, Contributor

November 29, 2017

The NKU men’s basketball team defeated Division III opponent Berea College 112-33 on Wednesday night at BB&T Arena. After two straight road losses, the win brings the Norse to 5-2 on the season. The loss drops Berea to 3-1 on the year. “Obviously, coming off the last two losses, our focus wa...

Norse draw Marshall 2-2

NKU Men's Soccer coaching staff plans before the first overtime period in the game against Marshall

Austin Elmore, Contributor

September 20, 2017

The NKU men’s soccer team played to a 2-2 draw against Marshall on Wednesday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The draw brings the Norse to 4-1-3 on the year, while Marshall moves to 5-2-1. “Really pleased,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “I thought we showed a lot of character there against ...

Frey scores twice, Norse lose 3-2

Samantha Duwel (27) prepares to pass the ball to a teammate

Austin Elmore, Contributor

September 3, 2017

The NKU Norse women’s soccer team lost 3-2 to Murray State on Sunday at the NKU Soccer Stadium, bringing their record to 3-2-0 on the season. Murray State came into Sunday’s game with a record of 3-0-0, and they played well at the start on Sunday. The Racers kept possession in the NKU side of ...

Overtime goal gives Sheehan 300th win

Ally Perkins dribbles down the field against Detroit Mercy. The Norse tied 1-1 with the Titans.

Austin Elmore, Contributor

August 29, 2017

The NKU women’s soccer team defeated Appalachian State 2-1 in extra time on Tuesday afternoon at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The win was the 300th in the career of Norse head coach Bob Sheehan, who has amassed all 300 career victories with NKU. Sheehan is currently in his 21st season with NKU. The Nors...

Norse win opener in extra time

Norse win opener in extra time

Austin Elmore, Contributor

August 25, 2017

The NKU Norse men’s soccer team opened up the 2017 season with a 2-1 extra time win against Oakland City on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. “It’s really important for the chemistry,” sophomore Wlademir Babaew said. “A win, especially in the first game, it doesn’t matter who we are pla...

Norse fall to Wright State

Norse players gather on the mound during Friday's game against Wright State

Kari Lakes, Contributor

April 28, 2017

The Norse baseball team fell to Wright State Friday evening 7-3 in the first of a three game series. Pitching coach Dizzy Peyton stood as acting head coach for the Norse, as Todd Asalon served the first game on his four game suspension. Jean Francois Dionne started for the Norse and held the Raiders scoreless ...

Norse drop first game against Green Bay, game two postponed

Morgan Glover (10) talks with assistant coach Shana Madura during Thursday's game against Green Bay.

Kevin Carey, Contributor

April 28, 2017

Northern Kentucky hosted Green Bay in a doubleheader Friday afternoon to begin their final homestand of the season. Six Norse players did not dress for either game. “Six players sat out due to a violation of team rules,” said Chloe Smith, the Assistant Athletic Communications Director said. He...

Norse suffer run-rule loss

Ashlynn Roberts looks on during a visit to the mound on Tuesday against EKU.

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

April 18, 2017

The NKU softball team hosted Eastern Kentucky at Grein Softball Field on Tuesday, and lost to the Colonels 13-4. The Norse are now 12-29 on the season. “I was disappointed in our effort,” Head Coach Kathryn Gleason said. “I don’t think we showed up to play today.” Ashlynn Roberts started...

RECAP: Norse softball drop two of three

The Norse gather at the mound prior to the start of the inning against Valparaiso.

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

The NKU softball team dropped two out of three games to Detroit Mercy over the weekend in Detroit. The Norse are now 9-25 overall, and 3-6 in conference play. Game 1: NKU 6, Detroit 2 Charlie Nolen pitched seven complete innings, allowing just two runs on six hits, while striking out six and walking j...

Norse bullpen struggles in loss to EKU

Trey Ganns (23) and Will Haueter (16) tap helmets

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

April 4, 2017

The NKU baseball team lost 6-5 to Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday at the Bill Aker Baseball Complex. The Norse fall to 10-17 on the season. NKU wasted no time, jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. After Jake Richmond and Will Haueter got on base, Trey Ganns blasted his fifth hom...

Norse softball falls to No. 16 Kentucky

Outfielder Ava Lawson throws the ball back into the infield to keep runners from advancing .

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

The NKU softball team lost 2-1 to No. 16 Kentucky on Wednesday. The loss brings the Norse to 6-20 on the season, and 1-5 at home. Kentucky advances to 23-6 on the season. NKU's Charlie Nolen pitched seven complete innings, giving up just two runs on six hits and striking out two.   “That’s a huge...

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