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Chris Brandon shows some emotion after finishing a dunk in the first half of NKU’s loss against Milwaukee. Brandon had a season-high 18 points on the night, and his 17 rebounds was two off from tying his best mark this year.

Homecoming heartbreak: Norse lose 20-point halftime lead against Milwaukee

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor January 30, 2023

The glitz and glamor of homecoming weekend is normally a time to celebrate, but the NKU men’s basketball team were left stunned on their own court after Saturday night. In a battle to retain first...

Greaves Concert Hall plaque.

New audio production minor takes a fresh approach to teaching students about music

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2023

Have you ever wanted to produce your own music? In the fall of 2022, NKU’s School of the Arts introduced their new audio production minor. Inside the state-of-the-art studio, students can learn skills...

Northern Kentucky University sophomore Sam Vinson is second on the team in scoring and rebounding, playing a big role in the Norses rise to the top of the Horizon League standings.

“Sammy Burrow” Vinson’s confidence helps Norse to the top of Horizon

Evan Dennison, Sports Editor at LINK nky January 25, 2023

The moxie that Sam Vinson carries isn’t necessarily intentional, rather something that comes natural to the Norse sophomore. “Sam is a guy that has great swag. We call him Sammy Burrow,” Northern...

Marques Warrick surveys the floor as he is defended by Purdue Fort Wayne’s Damian Chong Qui (2) in the first half of NKU’s 74-54 win Saturday night. Warrick led the Norse in scoring for the third consecutive game as the junior guard posted 18 points in the winning effort.

Horn pleased with effort in “complete game” as Norse cruise past Mastodons

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor January 23, 2023

In a battle between the two programs that were picked to win the Horizon League according to the coaches’ preseason polls, the NKU men’s basketball team sailed past the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons...

Marques Warrick celebrates with his teammates following NKU’s thrilling 57-56 win over Cleveland State Thursday night. Warrick had 19 points during his birthday bash, including a buzzer-beating three at the end of regulation to win the game for the Norse.

Warrick hits birthday buzzer beater as NKU knocks off Cleveland State

Torie Houston, Reporter January 21, 2023

  NKU athletics have many factors to be thankful for after the electric conference win over Cleveland State.  The Vikings were a tough battle as both teams played extraordinary defense...

Ivy Turner goes up for a layup over Cincinnati’s Jadyn Scott in the second half of NKU’s 72-52 victory over the Bearcats. Turner and Lindsey Duvall cemented themselves into Norse lore Wednesday night as both surpassed the 1,000 point mark on their respective careers.

How sweep it is: Turner, Duvall make history as Norse assert dominance over UC

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 23, 2022

It’s one thing to beat a high-major program as a mid-major in college sports as a one-off event. It’s another thing to pick apart that program in two games with two different teams. In yet another...

Womens basketball will play UC Wednesday night in Truist Arena.

Preview: Women’s basketball gets their shot against UC at home Wednesday

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 21, 2022

Over a month removed from the NKU men’s basketball team’s first victory over Cincinnati in program history, the women’s basketball team will take their turn at continuing their winning ways over...

A’lahn Sumler looks for a weak spot in Eastern Kentucky’s defense in the second half of the NKU men’s basketball teams 64-61 win over the Colonels Wednesday night. Sumler finished with 12 points on the night, all of them coming off three-point shots.

Men’s basketball digs deep, find big numbers from Sumler, Rhodes in win over EKU

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 15, 2022

NKU men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn led off Wednesday night’s press conference after a close win over Eastern Kentucky with a simple, yet telling statement: “If you’re paying to come to our...

Photo of Christian Sjølander.

Men’s soccer recap: Sjølander, Vasic among young Norse finding success

Emmanuelle Hewson, Reporter December 12, 2022

Despite finishing ninth in the Horizon League and failing to make the conference championship tournament, the NKU men’s soccer team saw success come from both fresh faces and old ones. Christian...

Barrett Minks playing the role of Black Stache.

“Peter and the Starcatcher” to set sail in the Corbett Theatre

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2022

Hold on to your pirate hats, as “Peter and the Starcatcher” is running this weekend for its final showings in the Corbett Theatre.  “Peter and the Starcatcher,” adapted by Rick Elice from...

Womens basketball will play UC Wednesday night in Truist Arena.

Points off turnovers haunt women’s basketball in tough loss to Akron

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 29, 2022

Despite outshooting the Zips’ 38% from the field and out rebounding them 44-39, the NKU women’s basketball team dropped a close game in the final seconds to Akron by a score of 70-69. In a game...

Mens basketball took home a win Sunday against Tennessee Tech with a score of 85-77.

Norse receive record-breaking outing from Warrick in 2OT win over Tennessee Tech

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 28, 2022

Following an 0-for-3 slump in the Gulf Coast Showcase over Thanksgiving week and an ugly first half, the NKU men’s basketball team dug deep and found a way to win Sunday afternoon against Tennessee Tech...

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