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‘Something we’ve been building upon’: NKU Volleyball faces Michigan in first round of NCAA Tournament

‘Something we’ve been building upon’: NKU Volleyball faces Michigan in first round of NCAA Tournament

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 1, 2019

After becoming champions of the Horizon League the Norse are now set to dance with the University of Michigan wolverines. NKU played Michigan back in the 2013 season. This tournament berth marks the 13th NCAA appearance for the Wolverines and NKU’s first. 

Men’s basketball now 3-1 at home with 86-56 win over Midway

Men’s basketball now 3-1 at home with 86-56 win over Midway

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 25, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team win at home against Midway University Monday night 86-56. Graduate wing Karl Harris led the night with 21 points, 10 rebounds and two assists.

Women’s basketball gain second win in a row over Central Arkansas

Women’s basketball gain second win in a row over Central Arkansas

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 25, 2019

The Norse collected their second win Monday afternoon at BB&T Arena against the University of Central Arkansas Sugar Bears, 72-56. Three Norse scored in double digits during the game.

Women’s Volleyball team sweep Milwaukee Panthers to become 2019 Horizon League Champs

Women’s Volleyball team sweep Milwaukee Panthers to become 2019 Horizon League Champs

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

NKU Volleyball defeated the Milwaukee Panthers in a sweep Sunday afternoon to become 2019 Horizon League Champions. The Norse took down UIC Friday 3-0 in first round of the tournament and Wright State 3-1 in the semifinals Saturday night.

Double overtime ends in 98-96 loss for NKU men’s basketball

Double overtime ends in 98-96 loss for NKU men’s basketball

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

November 24, 2019

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team dropped a nail-biter Saturday night against the Texas Southern Tigers. The Norse fell 98-96 after a double overtime thriller. For the second straight game at BB&T Arena, two Norse scored 20 or more points. 

Women’s basketball gained first home win against Omaha

Women’s basketball gained first home win against Omaha

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

NKU women's basketball team took down the University of Nebraska at Omaha 57-40 Thursday night. The Norse are now 1-4 on the season. Redhshirt junior guard Molly Glick led with 11 points and three rebounds. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia, sophomore forward Emmy Souder, sophomore point guard Taylor Clos followed with eight points a piece. 

NKU held off Ball State Cardinals in 59-57 win

NKU held off Ball State Cardinals in 59-57 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

The Norse defeated Ball State University Cardinals on their home court 59-57 Wednesday night. Three Norse scored in double digits. Senior forward Dantez Walton led the charge with 18 points, six rebounds and three assists.

Norse win 82-70 over Coppin State University

Norse win 82-70 over Coppin State University

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

NKU took down the Coppin State Eagles Sunday afternoon 82-70 at BB&T Arena. Senior forward Dantez Walton and senior guard Tyler Sharpe led the Norse with 24 and 23 points respectively.

Women’s Basketball drops home opener 67-42

Women’s Basketball drops home opener 67-42

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

November 13, 2019

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team took on the Billikens from St. Louis University on Tuesday night. The Norse fell short in their home opener, losing 67-42. 

Women’s Soccer: Season ends in double overtime against UIC

Women’s Soccer: Season ends in double overtime against UIC

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team ended their season in the Horizon League semifinals against no. 2 UIC, 1-0. The Norse end their season 9-9 overall and 5-4 in the conference. 

NKU Norse battles EKU falls short in 69-62 loss

NKU Norse battles EKU falls short in 69-62 loss

Northerner Staff

November 6, 2019

NKU women's basketball started the season with a tight game in Richmond, KY against Eastern Kentucky Colonels. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia led the night with 18 points and four rebounds, followed by freshman point guard Ivy Turner with 16 points, six assists and five rebounds. Sophomore forward Kailey Coffey led the night in rebounds with 1o and contributed five points to the scoreboard. 

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