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McDonald named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week

McDonald named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

After leading the Norse to a perfect 3-0 record en route to the team title in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic, Drew McDonald was named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week, along with Green Bay's JayQuan McCloud on Monday afternoon. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native was named tournament MVP...

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

Noël Waltz, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

At 9 years old, Kayla Upthegrove received her first saxophone. She immediately joined her parents, who are also musicians, in their basement to play. “I was just playing random notes, just having a ball making noises come out of this instrument,” said Upthegrove. Little did they know that Upthegrove...

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Aric France, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team collected a clean sweep in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic after beating Coastal Carolina 89-83 to remain undefeated (6-0) on Sunday night. “I thought this was the first of the six games where everyone did their job,” NKU head coach John Branne...

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team fell to the Green Bay Phoenix in three sets (25-22, 27-25, 25-19) at the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Championship on Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Norse drop to 21-9 overall and the Phoenix move to 20-10 on the season. This will be the first time since 2003 th...

Mens Basketball: Five home games to air on Fox Sports Ohio

Mens Basketball: Five home games to air on Fox Sports Ohio

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Northern Kentucky University and Fox Sports Ohio recently entered into an agreement to air five Norse men’s basketball games on the regional network this season. “Partnering with FOX Sports Ohio provides a great opportunity to showcase our men’s basketball program and to shine a spotlight on Nor...

NKU holds off late rally to win 59-53

NKU holds off late rally to win 59-53

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

After pulling off a six-point margin victory against Manhattan on Saturday night, the NKU men’s basketball team remain undefeated (5-0) and in the driver's seat in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic. Drew McDonald led the Norse with 19 points and eight rebounds, followed by Dante...

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

The Norse managed a clean sweep (25-20, 25-22, 27-25) over Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament on Saturday night. With the victory, the Norse move to 21-8 overall and ride an eight-game winning streak into the final round of the Horizon League Cha...

NKU defeats UNC Ashville in KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic opener

NKU defeats UNC Ashville in KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic opener

Aric France, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Norse opened its KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic by defeating the Bulldogs 77-50 on Friday night. With the victory, the Norse remain undefeated (4-0) while the Bulldogs drop to 1-2. Jalen Tate led the Norse with 16 points, five assists and three rebounds, while Drew McDonald produc...

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team won a five-set thriller (25-21, 21-25, 22-25, 25-14, 15-9) over Wright State in the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament quarterfinals on Friday afternoon. The victory places the Norse in the HLVC semifinals against the no. 2 seed Cleveland State Vikings ...

Preview: KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic

Preview: KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

A new basketball tournament is bringing top-tier teams together at BB&T this weekend, and the Norse face stiff competition.

‘Hope in others’: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

‘Hope in others’: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

“There’s no shame in being depressed; there’s no shame in feeling suicidal,” Dr. Kathy O’Connor said. In any one year, over 17 million Americans report feeling depressed, and over half of all suicides are tied to depression. Unfortunately, 86 percent of college students who died by suicide did not seek on-ca...

NKU food pantry growing, moving to Albright Center

NKU food pantry growing, moving to Albright Center

Northerner Staff

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

FUEL NKU, the on-campus food pantry for students, is about to get much, much bigger.

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