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Men’s Soccer: Norse face tough loss against Green Bay, 3-2

Men’s Soccer: Norse face tough loss against Green Bay, 3-2

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

October 19, 2019

NKU men's soccer team falls to Green Bay 3-2 Saturday evening. The Norse are now 4-8-1 on the season and 2-4 in the Horizon League. The Phoenix advance 4-6-2 and are 3-3 in conference play. 

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor

October 10, 2019

NKU volleyball falls 2-3 (22-25, 28-26, 25-20, 18-25, 15-13) against the Oakland Grizzlies on Wednesday just after being ranked 44th on the NCAA Ratings Percentage Index—The highest ranking in school history as well as highest in the Horizon League. The Norse drop to 10-7 overall and 3-2 in the Horizon League. They finished with 69 kills, 117 digs and hit .194%.

VIDEO: Volleyball Spotlight 2019

VIDEO: Volleyball Spotlight 2019

Brittany Bowling, Casey McCollister, and Brennen Alm

October 10, 2019

NKU's volleyball team is aiming for gold as they train to win this year's Horizon league tournament. Northerner reporters catch up with the team's captains as they navigate their competition and their schoolwork.

Men’s Soccer: Alex Greive scored a hat trick in win over UIC

Men’s Soccer: Alex Greive scored a hat trick in win over UIC

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

October 5, 2019

The NKU men’s soccer team wins 3-2 against UIC with help from a record breaking hat trick. The Norse advance to 3-5-1 overall and now 2-2 in the Horizon League. The UIC Flames fall to  8-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference. 

Women’s Soccer opens home conference play with a 1-0 loss

Women’s Soccer opens home conference play with a 1-0 loss

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 28, 2019

The Norse opened up home conference play with a 1-0 loss to the UIC flames. The Norse are now 4-5 on the season and 1-1 in the conference. The Flames advance to 6-3-1 and to 2-0 in the conference.

VIDEO: Get Involved at the Campus Rec

VIDEO: Get Involved at the Campus Rec

Keara McClellan, Jason Houston, and Caleb Hodges

September 19, 2019

NKU has a large array of resources that it provides for its students. However, many students are still unaware of what is available to them. One of the best locations to find support and other resources is the Campus Recreation Center. As many students are still trying to navigate NKU during this fall...

Rachel Conaway: Patient to physician

Rachel Conaway: Patient to physician

Kaycee Sloan, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Recent graduate and former soccer player for the NKU Women’s soccer team, Rachel Conaway, is anything but ordinary. During her time at NKU, Conaway suffered multiple injuries—from a torn right quad her freshman year, typical ankle sprains her sophomore year to re-tweaking her right quad senior year.

Mental Health: ‘A part of being a complete student-athlete’

Mental Health: ‘A part of being a complete student-athlete’

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

September 17, 2019

Student-athletes in college have trainers and coaches around to keep them in top physical condition. If they get injured, doctors are in place to help get them back on the field in peak physical shape. But who can help student-athletes with their mental health? Mental health is an important area that can be overlooked when coaches and trainers push the student-athletes to be invincible physically. 

NKU Invitational ends 1-2 for the Norse

NKU Invitational ends 1-2 for the Norse

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 15, 2019

The Norse hosted three top teams in the top 100 of NCAA Division I volleyball over the weekend. The Norse played no. 1 in the MAC West Division Ball State Friday night then faced no. 4 in the ACC Notre Dame and no. 2 in the AVC University of Cincinnati on Saturday night. The Norse finished the tournament 1-2 bringing their season record to 5-4. 

NKU ends nonconference schedule in loss to Xavier, 4-0

NKU ends nonconference schedule in loss to Xavier, 4-0

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor

September 14, 2019

NKU women's soccer team falls to Xavier 4-0, making the season record 3-4. Xavier’s record increases to 5-1-1. Xavier ended the game with 22 shots and 13 shots on goal while NKU finished with one shot. 

Norse leave D.C. Invitational 2-1

Norse leave D.C. Invitational 2-1

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Over the weekend, the Norse traveled to Washington, D.C. to play in the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Georgetown University Hoyas. The Norse faced the American East Conference’s Stony Brook University, who were projected to be the champions of their conference in a preseason poll, the #6 ranked Big East Conference Georgetown University and Marshall University, ranked #8 in Conference USA.

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

After a 10-win season in 2018, and a successful preseason record of one win and one tie to #8 University of Kentucky, the Norse are continuing to build. Their first game of the regular season was on the road against Grand Canyon University; that game ended 3-0 in Grand Canyon’s favor.  “We had a really solid spring where we got some great results at the end,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “And we've continued that momentum now through preseason. So, I think we're all cautiously optimistic of what lies ahead for us.”

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