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NKU MBB announces assistant coaches for 2019-20 season

NKU MBB announces assistant coaches for 2019-20 season

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU Men’s basketball announced David Harris and Simon McCormack as assistant basketball coaches with Joey Kizel as Video Coordinator for the Norse on Friday afternoon.

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

The 7'1 center from Mayfield, KY is leaving NKU's men's basketball team.

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports, Women's Basketball

"Based on all of the interviews and documents reviewed, the concern of emotional abuse by Whitaker is unfounded," the independent review read.

Norse Baseball Break Losing Streak against Oakland Grizzlies

Norse Baseball Break Losing Streak against Oakland Grizzlies

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Sports

In their series against Oakland, the NKU baseball team breaks their seven game losing streak with a sweep against the Golden Grizzlies. The Norse won the first game on Saturday 11-10, followed by two wins on Sunday with final scores of 12-3 and 14-3.  This brings the Norse’s overall record up to 13-34 and their conference record to 11-13, while the Golden Grizzlies fall to 10-30 overall and 8-13 in the Horizon League.

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Softball, Sports

The NKU softball team took on Miami (Ohio) in a double header on Tuesday afternoon.  The final score of the first game was 5-1 with the Redhawks winning. The final score of the second game was 3-2 with the Redhawks taking the win as well. Overall, the Norse’s record falls 17-30 while the Redhawks’ record improves 30-14.

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s official! The new men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn stepped foot into his new home of BB&T Arena Thursday afternoon. The press conference opened with remarks from President Ashish Vaidya and NKU Athletic Director Ken Bothof—welcoming Horn and his family to the NKU community.

NKU selects Darrin Horn as men’s basketball head coach

NKU selects Darrin Horn as men’s basketball head coach

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Horn formerly coached WKU, USC, and was assistant coach at the University of Texas.

Ethan’s Purpose: Foundation focuses on Suicide Awareness through basketball

Ethan’s Purpose: Foundation focuses on Suicide Awareness through basketball

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, Sports

The Northern Kentucky community gathered at Conner High School in honor of Ethan Zegarra. But their tribute on April 21 was not a sorrowful one; they honored him by doing one of the things he loved most—playing basketball.

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Cheerleading, Featured Story, Multimedia, Sports, Video

What sport encompasses heights, flips, jumps, potential balls hurtling toward you and lifting other people all while remaining smiling and energized? None other than the beast of cheerleading.

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Viewpoints

On a clear blue Sunday, news broke that NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen was leaving for the Cincinnati Bearcats. The veil in BB&T Arena was torn, and the mountains fell on themselves at the word that the leader of NKU’s Division I crusade was hopping across the river. (Editor’s Note: Ok, not really, but it did kind of feel that way.)

Cincinnati to snag NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen

Cincinnati to snag NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton

April 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen is expected to leave for the Cincinnati Bearcats, according to reports.

Cardinals defeat NKU Baseball late in the game

Cardinals defeat NKU Baseball late in the game

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU baseball team took on number 12 Louisville Tuesday night at Jim Patterson Stadium with a final score of 11-2.  This brings the Norse season down 8-23 while the Cardinal’s season improves 25-8.

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