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Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 30, 2015

Hailey ShanahanTennisJuniorBiology major Hailey Shanahan is a junior college-transfer from Temple Community College in Texas. A native of Australia, Shanahan finished her first season at NKU with...

NKU guards Chad Jackson (top right), Tyler White (left) and center Jalen Billups (bottom right) struggle to rebound the ball against FGCU's Marc-Eddy Norelia (center) during NKU's 59-65 loss to FGCU. NKU lost to Florida Gulf Coast 59-65 at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

NKU athletics progress in third year of Division I

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 29, 2015

The NKU athletics program will be completing its third year in Division I competition at the end of the Spring season. From both soccer teams winning a game in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, to...

Miller’s stellar outing gives NKU baseball hard-fought win over Maryville

Chris Looy, Contributor April 16, 2015

The NKU baseball team squeaked past the Maryville Scots, 3-1, on the heels of a dominant pitching performance from junior Tyler Miller on Wednesday afternoon. “I had everything working for me out there,”...

NKU guard Tayler Persons dribbles the ball while holding off a West Virginia University defender during NKU's loss to WVU.

A-Sun freshman of the year leaving NKU

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 15, 2015

Coming off its first year of postseason action and the subsequent firing of its head coach, the NKU men’s basketball lost three players from next year’s team to transfer, according to the NKU athletics...

Lauren Hill taught us more than how to shoot a lay-up

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 10, 2015

Let me start off by saying that I never met Lauren Hill. I haven’t seen anything more than the images on a computer or the video on the evening news. However, Lauren Hill is one of those people who you...

Hot Seat: Kaitlyn Hooper

Hot Seat: Kaitlyn Hooper

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 10, 2015

Kaitlyn Hooper Track and Field Senior Nursing Major Kaitlyn Hooper is a senior long distance runner for the NKU Track and Field team. She currently leads the team with the best time in the 10,000M...

DI coaching changes not uncommon

DI coaching changes not uncommon

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 9, 2015

Recent changes to the NKU men’s basketball coaching roster brought much shock to the community, however the loss of a head coach for unknown reasons during a transition to Division I is not something...

John Brannen is announced as NKU men's basketball head coach, April 8, 2015.

Brannen officially announced as next NKU men’s basketball head coach

Carrie Crotzer and Clayton Castle, Managing Editor and Sports Editor April 7, 2015

When the NKU men’s basketball team takes the court for their final season in the four-year Division I reclassification period, a new face will be at the front of the sideline. It was announced late...

Hot Seat: Allie Conner

Hot Seat: Allie Conner

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 2, 2015

Allie Conner Softball Senior Athletic Training   Allie Conner is the starting catcher for the softball team and has started all but one game this season for the Norse. She currently has a .967...

Jordan Jackson dribbles the ball up the court in NKU's match-up against West Virginia. NKU took on WVU on Dec. 7, 2014, losing 67-42.

Who might replace Bezold as head coach?

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor April 1, 2015

Since the announcement of NKU’s decision to fire longtime men’s basketball Head Coach Dave Bezold, many analysts have speculated who may be in the mix to be the next Norse head coach. I sat down and...

Hot Seat: Landon Osbourne

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor March 26, 2015

Landon Osbourne Golf Sophomore Business Administration Landon Osbourne has appeared in all six tournaments for the Norse this season, where he averages a score of 76.27 per round. This season, he has...

NKU forward Kaitlyn Gerrety shoots the ball while being defended by two Marshall defenders. NKU lost to Marshall 81-79 in the first round of the WBI at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015.

NKU women end strong season with loss in WBI

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor March 25, 2015

After an opening round loss in the Women’s Basketball invitational (WBI) tournament to Marshall, the NKU women’s basketball team’s season came to end after a third straight winning record in Division...

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