The Northerner

Norse pitching can’t handle Panther bats

Chad Roberts fields a bouncing ball at third base for an out.
May 7, 2017

The NKU baseball team struggled in Sunday's doubleheader against Milwaukee, losing game one 15-0 and losing game two 8-1. The Norse are now 17-30 with a 10-13 record in the Horizon League while the Panthers...

Norse split double header with Wright State

Cameron Ross delivers a pitch to a Wright State hitter.
May 6, 2017

The NKU baseball team split a double header series with Wright State on Friday afternoon, winning game one 13-10 while falling in game two 13-3.  The Norse are now 17-28 on the season and 10-11 in conference...

WATCH: Teammates on and off the field; Alas brothers get opportunity of a lifetime

May 5, 2017

When TJ Alas began his collegiate career at Eastern Kentucky University, he never believed he would be able to play with his younger brother Brendan. “It’s been something we’ve always talked about,”...

Norse rally in seventh inning to take game three victory

Trey Ganns is hitting .348 on the season with 14 doubles and 11 home runs.
April 30, 2017

The NKU baseball team rallied late in the game to take home a 7-2 victory over Wright State. Wright State falls to 29-13 and 15-4 in conference while the Norse improve to 16-27 and 9-10 in conference play. “This...

Norse attempt comeback in ninth, fall short against Raiders

Dominic Mercurio is hitting .324 on the season with 44 hits.
April 29, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Wright State 5-3 in game two of the three game series, sealing a series loss. The Norse fall to 15-27 on the season and 8-10 in conference play while the Raiders improve to...

Breaking: Asalon suspended four games for unsportsmanlike conduct

Brad Bohlen (6), Dominic Mercurio (4) Kyle Colletta (2) and Trey Ganns (23) talk to coach Todd Asalon during a pitching change
April 28, 2017

The NCAA announced head baseball coach Todd Asalon has been suspended four games for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wednesday's game with Louisville. Alason bumped into an umpire while arguing a call with...

Norse can’t hold lead against number two Louisville

Chad Roberts swings at an inside pitch in the a victory over Valparaiso
April 26, 2017

The NKU baseball team held a lead for four innings, but in the end couldn't hold off the second ranked Louisville Cardinals. The Norse fell to the Cardinals 6-4 in Louisville Wednesday night, falling to...

Norse Notebook: Ganns earn Horizon League honors, women’s golf leads tournament

Trey Ganns rounds third base after he hit a home run.
April 24, 2017

Trey Ganns collected his second Horizon League Batter of the Week honor of the season, after hitting .524 with seven doubles, three home runs and eight runs scored. Ganns also had a slugging percentage...

Norse hold on to earn double header split with UIC

Trey Ganns underhands a ball to the pitcher covering first base.
April 23, 2017

The NKU baseball team earned a double header split against the UIC Flames Sunday afternoon. The Norse improve to 15-24 and 8-8 in Horizon League play while UIC falls to just 28-9 and 15-3 in league play. "I...

Norse split doubleheader with Valparaiso

TJ Alas (7) and Ryan Mavriplis (40) congratulate Jake Richmond after Richmond hit a home run.
April 22, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse split a doubleheader with the Valparaiso Crusaders today, as they take the first game 14-4, while dropping the second 17-4. The Norse record is now...

Ganns gets Norse back on track with win over OSU

Trey Ganns stretches out to seal an out for the Norse at first base
April 19, 2017

After struggling on the mound for much of the season, starting pitcher Trey Ganns guided the NKU Norse to an 8-1 victory against the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Norse improve to 13-22 on the season while...

Norse offense slows against top seeded Flames

Kyle Colletta scored two runs in Sunday's victory over the Penguins
April 17, 2017

The NKU baseball team was swept by UIC over the weekend, falling to 12-22 on the season and 6-6 in Horizon League play. The Flames improve to 24-8 and 13-2 in the Horizon League.  The Norse remain in...

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