The Northerner

The final score of Mondays game against Akron was 70-69.

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...

From golf player to golf coach: Rachel Hydes journey

From golf player to golf coach: Rachel Hyde’s journey

Torie Houston, Contributor November 22, 2022

From a young age, Rachel Hyde has always had a strong connection to golf. Being taught by her grandfather and playing on the men's golf team at her high school, Hyde's goal was to play at the collegiate...

Girls basketball returned to Truist Arena Sunday.

Women’s basketball uses fast start to catapult over Tennessee Tech

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 21, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team returned to Truist Arena Sunday afternoon following a difficult two-game road trip and used their lethal offensive production to pick up a win against the Golden Eagles...

Mens basketball guard Trevon Faulkner during a game.

Faulkner seeks to avenge Horizon League title loss in return for fifth year

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 19, 2022

As he was walking off the court for what could’ve been the final time in his college basketball career back in March, Trevon Faulkner took in the emotion of the scene. After losing out on a Horizon...

NKU Norse took home the win Wednesday night with a total score of 64-51.

House party: Fans storm the court as Norse knock off Bearcats for first time ever

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 17, 2022

The term “program-defining win” isn’t one to be thrown around lightly. For a team to earn one of these, they must cultivate a certain culture as a winning attitude from players, fan support and...

Preview: NKU mens basketball hosts UC for first time ever Wednesday

Preview: NKU men’s basketball hosts UC for first time ever Wednesday

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

Although the University of Cincinnati is more well-known for the Crosstown Shootout with Xavier, the Bearcats will face a roadblock Wednesday against the NKU men’s basketball team as The Battle of Big...

Mens basketball defeated UC Clermont by 89-49 Saturday afternoon.

Warrick drops 26 as Norse offense awakens in blowout win over UC Clermont

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 13, 2022

Despite a first half where they shot just 20% from beyond the arc, a Sam Vinson-less NKU men’s basketball team dug deep and made a furious comeback fueled by pinpoint perimeter shooting from Marques...

Norse womens basketball beat the Lipscomb Bisons in triple overtime 101-95.

Norse women’s basketball utilizes aggressive play in triple overtime win against Lipscomb

Alex Perez, Contributor November 11, 2022

The Norse women’s basketball team opened their season at home in exciting fashion as they beat the Lipscomb Bisons in triple overtime 101-95. The first quarter began with both teams trading baskets...

The Norse lost to the Kent State Golden Flashes by 77-54 Monday night.

Shooting woes plague men’s basketball in home opener loss against Kent State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 8, 2022

Basketball in the Bluegrass returned Monday night as the NKU men’s basketball team took on Kent State for opening night in college basketball, but all the excitement was quickly dispelled after the Norse...

Roberto Burlew is defensive midfielder for the mens soccer team.

Name, Image and Likeness: The hidden opportunities of college athletics

Emmanuelle Hewson, Contributor November 2, 2022

College athletics is amid one of the most dramatic changes it has ever seen, as schools and students navigate their newfound ability to monetize their own name, image and likeness (NIL). NIL came into...

Norse won against Cleveland State Friday.

Robinson’s clutch goal seals the deal for Norse against Cleveland State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

Despite finding themselves down early in the first half, the Norse men’s soccer team rode on a pair of goals from senior forward Sam Robinson - including one in the final seconds of the game - to...

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