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English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

It's hard not to feel excited about 6’0” freshman Alex Willis, whose recent men’s soccer accolades raise hope that he could be a sensation for the team. Willis departed from England and came overseas, choosing to play at Northern Kentucky University.

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Aric France, Reporter

September 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

In double overtime, the NKU men’s soccer team lost their first match of the season at home against the Wright State Raiders Saturday night. With the loss, the Norse drop to 4-1 overall while the Raiders move to 4-0-1.

Men’s basketball releases regular season schedule

Men’s basketball releases regular season schedule

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team put the final touches on their 2018-19 season schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The schedule, which features 17 regular-season home games at BB&T Arena, will start on Tuesday, Oct. 30 when the Norse host Division III rival Thomas More in their only exhibition match of the season, followed by their regular season kick-off matchup against Wilmington College at home on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

At home, women’s soccer shuts out Lipscomb 2-0

At home, women’s soccer shuts out Lipscomb 2-0

Sierra Newton, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team continued their home winning streak Thursday night in a 2-0 shutout against the Lipscomb Bisons.

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Sierra Newton and Jasmine Smart, Reporters

September 4, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team traveled to Dekalb, Illinois for the Holiday Inn Express Invitational over the weekend. The Norse posted back-to-back losses against the University of Virginia and University of Nevada before rallying from a two-set deficit to knock off Northern Illinois University.

Cross Country kicks off season at home for first time in 39 years

Cross Country kicks off season at home for first time in 39 years

Sierra Newton, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The Norse men's team took fifth place with 125 points overall while the women's squad placed ninth with 233 points on Saturday.

Women’s volleyball goes 2-1 at Notre Dame tournament

Women’s volleyball goes 2-1 at Notre Dame tournament

Jasmine Smart, Contributor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Volleyball

NKU women’s volleyball kicked off their 2018 campaign at the University of Notre Dame over the weekend, posting back-to back victories against the University of Toledo and Weber State before falling to Notre Dame in the Golden Dome Invitational.

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Aric France, Contributor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

This marks the third year in a row the Bearcats defeated the Norse by a score of 1-0.

Norse basketball’s Holland joins pro league in Netherlands

Norse basketball’s Holland joins pro league in Netherlands

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Former NKU men's basketball star and Horizon League Tournament MVP 2017 Lavone Holland II has signed his first professional contract to play overseas with the Den Helder Suns in the Netherlands.

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team survived a scare on the road Saturday night, as they opened their 2018 season with a 3-2 win over the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

Former NKU basketball standout joins European pro team

Former NKU basketball standout joins European pro team

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Former NKU men's basketball standout Jordan Garnett has signed to play his rookie season overseas in Cyprus Division A with Omonia Nicosia.

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

Sierra Newton, Contributor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

In a dramatic finish, Northern Kentucky women’s soccer scored a 1-0 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (1-2) with a goal in the last 15 seconds.

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