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Freshman guard honors basketball legend

Freshman guard honors basketball legend

Matt Spaulding, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

NKU men’s basketball freshman point guard Dean Danos wears jersey number 44. The same as “Pistol” Pete Maravich, one of his favorite players﹣even though Maravich passed away at the age of 40 in 1988 before Danos was even born. “I didn’t know he [Danos] was old enough to even know who he wa...

Senior team leader reflects on athletic career, life after college

Senior team leader reflects on athletic career, life after college

Maggie Pund, News Editor

November 7, 2013

To NKU women’s basketball team, Kayla Thacker is the only senior player, a shooting guard, a captain and a teammate, who had more minutes on the court than anyone else in the Atlantic Sun Conference during her first Division I season. But some people closer to this girl also know her as a future rad...

Men’s team will face top two winningest programs in college

Mac Payton, News editor

November 7, 2013

NKU’s men's basketball team will be playing several high profile teams this season. This includes the two winningest college basketball programs in the nation, the Kentucky Wildcats (2,111 program wins) and the North Carolina Tar Heels (2090 program wins). Both head Coach Dave Bezold and point guard T...

Women’s Basketball Key Players

Brook Clifford, Sports editor

November 7, 2013

The NKU women’s basketball team is coming to the court with one lone senior this season. However, according to Dawn Plitzuweit, women’s head basketball coach, the team has a core group of girls that will lead them this season. Plitzuweit named Kayla Thacker, Melody Doss, Kaitlyn Gerrety, Christ...

Men’s Basketball Key Players

Evan Merrill, Staff writer

November 7, 2013

The NKU men’s basketball team is coming off an 11-16 overall finish last year, and lost three of their starters. The Norse return only two of their top five scorers and are looking for leaders to step up this year. Head Men’s basketball coach Dave Bezold said he’s looking for his returning pla...

Women’s Basketball Incoming Freshmen

Brook Clifford, Sports Editor

November 7, 2013

NKU women’s basketball team finished last season with a 15-13 overall record. They ended with a standing of fourth in the Atlantic Sun Conference. The team is projected to finish seventh overall in the A-Sun this year, according to A-Sun rankings. The women welcome five new freshman to the group th...

Athletic trainers discuss working with injured athletes

Athletic trainers discuss working with injured athletes

Olivia Shawmeker, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2013

Athletes from the NKU athletic department encounter injuries, but with the careful preparation and help of NKU athletic trainers they are able to stay in the game. The athletic training staff of NKU develops and prepares for every season and every athlete to come. The athletic training staff also connects ...

Men’s Basketball Incoming Freshmen

Evan Merrill, Staff writer

November 7, 2013

NKU men’s basketball team has an incoming class featuring seven newcomers. This class includes five freshman, making for a very young team. The freshman class includes Daniel Camps, Deontae Cole, Dean Danos, Cole Murray and Matt Rosenwinkel. “They’re all good basketball players,” Bezold said. ...

N-Focus: 2013-14 Basketball Special Section

N-Focus: 2013-14 Basketball Special Section

November 6, 2013

NKU Basketball season takes off Nov. 9 when the women's team faces the University of Cincinnati at 7 p.m. at The Bank of Kentucky Center. The men's season begins Nov. 8 at Purdue at 7 p.m. Check out The Northerner's exclusive N-Focus coverage of the upcoming basketball season. Click the photos below...

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Everyday Phobias

Jessica Kopena, Staff writer

October 24, 2013

Halloween is the time where fears come to life; from a creepy clown lurking through the darkness of a haunted house to a teenager dressed up in a Freddy Krueger mask trying to scare people. However, this is not the only part of the year when fears are realized.   Fears   According to Webster’s New World D...

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