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Coach Hart observing team practice

The Liz Hart Story

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor November 22, 2023

Liz Hart sits in her office at Northern Kentucky University, her daughter Ellie keenly observing from the corner of the room as her mother shares her story. Hart would not be slaying any dragons or...

Keeyan Itejere puts the Norse on the board

NKU falls short across the river

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor November 20, 2023

The Norse men’s basketball team was taken down 90-66 Sunday afternoon, as they traveled across the river to the University of Cincinnati hoping to recreate last year’s glory. NKU started strongly...

Green Bandana on a student-athlete backpack

The Green Bandana Project

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor November 17, 2023

The Green Bandana Project is an anti-suicide initiative that focuses on advocating for students’ mental health through college peers. The project was started in 2014 by Dr. Betsy Gerbec at the University...

Taken by NKU Athletics

The Comeback Season

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor November 16, 2023

Every August, the Horizon League releases their pre-season poll for men and women’s soccer. The poll is an indication of where teams are predicted to finish at the end of regular season play. Women’s...

Keeyan Itejere dunking the ball.

Home Opening Win for NKU Men’s Basketball

Torie Houston, Sports Editor November 16, 2023

The Norse secured their first win on Tuesday night’s game against the DePauw Tigers. With an exciting tailgate hosted by NKU before the match up, Truist Arena was filled with students excited to show...

Khamari Mitchell-Steen goes in for a layup.

Womens Basketball Falls Short in Overtime

Torie Houston, Sports Editor November 7, 2023

Monday night saw a hard-fought battle between the women's basketball teams of NKU–ranking fifth in the Horizon League preseason poll–and Indiana State University Sycamores–ranked ninth in the...

Senior Sky Smith and graduate student Abby Kanakry.

Five photos inside the Women’s Volleyball Game against Green Bay

Sydney Bellm and Hailey Roden November 7, 2023

Our top photos from last Friday's women's volleyball game against Green Bay. The match ended with a final score of  25-21 Green Bay and ended in three sets.

NKU Sophomore LJ Wells leaps for the ball during Wednesday nights match-up.

Successful exhibition match for the Horizon League champions

Torie Houston, Sports Editor November 2, 2023

The NKU men’s basketball team made a promising statement in their exhibition match, winning against Mount Saint Joseph 85-31. The starting five for this first match-up included three familiar...

Members of FCA together at the FCA house.

NKU faith-based organization brings athletes together

Torie Houston, Sports Editor November 1, 2023

Located at a house on Northern Kentucky University’s campus is an athletic organization that does more than tell athletes about the “great game” that they had each week. Fellowship of Christian...

The Norse celebrate their quarter final win

NKU Women’s Soccer Semi-Final Bound

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor October 30, 2023

The NKU Women’s Soccer team booked themselves a ticket to Milwaukee for the Horizon League Semi-Finals with their 1-0 defeat of Detroit Mercy Sunday afternoon. The Norse started the quarter final...

Simon Knuewe celebrates his goal

NKU Men’s Soccer defeat Purdue Fort Wayne on Senior Day

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor October 29, 2023

The NKU Men’s Soccer team kept their playoff hopes alive with a decisive 2-0 win over Purdue Fort Wayne yesterday afternoon. Seniors Andrès Zaffino and Roberto Burlew were celebrated for Senior Day,...

Sam Robinson leading team huddle

“The quiet crisis”

Hailey Roden, Contributor October 26, 2023

It’s 6:00 am. An alarm goes off and student-athletes across NKU’s campus wake up and rush to make it to morning lift.  And then practice. And then classes. And then homework.  And...

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