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NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

Milwaukee earned both Horizon League Tournament titles
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 17, 2021

In an epic Horizon League championship showdown between the top two teams in the Horizon League, the Milwaukee Panthers defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s soccer team in penalty kicks, advancing...

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NKU women’s soccer cruises past UIC in Horizon League Tournament semifinal

NKU men’s team advances to final due to COVID-19
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 12, 2021

On a chilly and rainy afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team continued their defensive brilliance that they have consistently brought in 2021, defeating the UIC Flames...

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

Two teams had 15 combined recipients
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

Following tremendous regular seasons in the spring of 2021 for both the NKU men’s soccer team and women’s soccer team, a multitude of Norse players took home All-Horizon League awards that were announced...

Members of the Baylor men's basketball team celebrate a National Championship game win over Gonzaga on Monday, April 5. The Bears won the 2021 championship over the Bulldogs, 86-70.

In appreciation of the NCAA Tournament

The return of March Madness brought a sense of comfort to college basketball fans
Brendan Connelly, Reporter April 8, 2021

It is regarded by many as the greatest sporting event on Earth, and each March that claim is substantiated time and again. There are not enough words or emotions to encapsulate these three weeks in March...

Kailey Ivins with the ball against Wright State on Monday. Ivins scored the go-ahead goal on her Senior Day in the 2-0 victory.

NKU women’s soccer wins regular-season title in 2-0 win over Wright State

Norse clinch the top seed in the Horizon League Tournament
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 5, 2021

The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team concluded their extraordinary regular-season performance with yet another dominant effort on Monday afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, defeating the Wright State...

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU soccer teams each picked up wins on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Both the Northern Kentucky women’s and men’s soccer teams were in action for crucial Horizon League conference matches on Tuesday afternoon, as the women’s team manufactured a 1-0 win over the IUPUI...

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How NKU’s Spikeball club became a fun organization for NKU students

NKU students smashing at Spikeball
Elizabeth Glancy, Reporter March 21, 2021

In the Fall of 2019, some incoming Norse recognized that NKU needed a Spikeball club. A few months into their first semester at NKU, Drayden Rogers—former Spikeball President—and Alex Aaron—current...

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NKU women’s soccer team picks up 2-0 shutout win over Cleveland State

Norse have now won three in a row
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 17, 2021

The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team got goals from freshman midfielder Sofia Wilmes and sophomore midfielder Kayla Wypasek, and defeated the Cleveland State Vikings 2-0 on Wednesday at NKU Soccer...

A trophy used by the NKU volleyball team.

How the NKU volleyball team continues to shine in 2021 spring season

The Norse are 8-3 in the spring season
Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor March 14, 2021

NKU women’s volleyball team has been putting in the work to maintain their winning season this year. The Norse continue on their 8-3 season with only a few games left. This season has very strong ...

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

Norse beat Green Bay on Friday
John Dettor, Contributor March 13, 2021

It was a wild afternoon as the Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team (4-1) took the pitch against the Green Bay Phoenix (2-1-1) on Friday. Friday’s match with Green Bay was a critical game for...

NKU players celebrate the dramatic win over Detroit Mercy in the Horizon League quarterfinals.

NKU falls short in bid for third straight Horizon League Tournament title, falling to Oakland in semifinals

Norse end the 2020-21 season with 69-58 loss
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, winners of the previous two Horizon League Tournament championships, were denied in their quest for a three-peat on Monday night, falling to the Oakland Golden...

David Bӧhm tips the ball toward the basket, eventually scoring the game winner at the buzzer to lift the Norse over Detroit Mercy.

Böhm’s buzzer beater gives NKU 70-69 over Detroit Mercy in Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals

Norse now head to Indianapolis for semifinals
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

  It was an ending almost too storybook (or chaotic) to be true. The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team trailed by one, 69-68, and had the ball with just eight seconds remaining...

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