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Norse lose first Horizon League series of the year

Norse lose first Horizon League series of the year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 9, 2017

The NKU baseball team dropped two games of a three game series against Valparaiso this weekend. The Norse fall to 11-19 on the season and are now 6-3 in league play while the Crusaders improve to 12-17 and 3-6 in league play.  The Norse continue to hold third place in the Horizon League standings behind UI...

Norse Notebook: Ross finds a home in Norse Nation

Norse Notebook: Ross finds a home in Norse Nation

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 3, 2017

In two seasons as a Cincinnati Bearcat, Cameron Ross made just nine appearances, throwing a total of eight innings and ending the 2016 season with 5.62 ERA. In those eight innings, Ross walked 10 batters, hit three batters and struck out just five. On Sunday, Ross made his 17th appearance of the se...

Gallery: Kelley carries Norse to series victory over Penguins

Gallery: Kelley carries Norse to series victory over Penguins

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 2, 2017

The NKU baseball team secured the series win against Youngstown State on Sunday afternoon with a 6-3 victory. The Norse are now 5-1 in the Horizon League with a 10-16 overall record while the Penguins fall to 6-18 and 3-6 in league play. "I was real happy with how we played," head coach Todd Asalon ...

Norse comeback falls short against Penguins

Norse comeback falls short against Penguins

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 1, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Youngstown State 8-7 on Saturday afternoon. The Norse fall to 9-16 on the season and 4-1 in the Horizon League while the Penguins improve to 6-17 and 3-5 in league play. "It was a good college game," Asalon said. "Two teams playing hard and playing pretty decent for the m...

GALLERY: Norse club five homeruns, crush Penguins in game one

GALLERY: Norse club five homeruns, crush Penguins in game one

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 1, 2017

The NKU baseball team hit five homeruns on Friday afternoon to propel the Norse to a 15-8 victory over Youngstown State. The Norse improve to 4-0 in Horizon League play and 9-15 overall, while the Penguins fall to 5-17 overall and 2-5 in Horizon League play. TJ Alas hit two homeruns in this game, inc...

WATCH: New season, new field: turf outfield to benefit future Norse

WATCH: New season, new field: turf outfield to benefit future Norse

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 30, 2017

While the NKU baseball team spent much of the month of February away from Bill Aker Baseball Complex, their field was getting a $600,125 makeover. The outfield of Friendship Field was converted from natural grass to full synthetic turf. MSA architects were the architects for the project while Shaw Sports ...

Norse can’t keep up with Flyer bats

Norse can’t keep up with Flyer bats

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to the Dayton Flyers 10-3 Wednesday afternoon in Dayton. The Norse fall to 8-15 on the season, while the Flyers improve to 9-13. The Flyers were propelled by a six run first inning off Norse starting pitcher Pierce Knisley, who didn't make it through the inning. The six r...

Norse can’t hold four run lead, fall to Redhawks

Norse can’t hold four run lead, fall to Redhawks

Kari Lakes, Reporter

March 28, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse fell to the Miami Redhawks 5-4 after holding a lead for the first seven innings. The loss puts the Norse record at 8-14 while the Redhawks move to 6-16 on the season. The Redhawks scored four of their five runs via the long ball, including the two...

Norse fall in final game of double header to lose series

Norse fall in final game of double header to lose series

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 25, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday afternoon, dropping the weekend series with UC two games to three. Game three was originally suppose to be played on Sunday, but the weather forecast for Sunday afternoon forced a double header Saturday. The Norse fall to 8-13 on the se...

Ganns double in the ninth lifts Norse over Redhawks

Ganns double in the ninth lifts Norse over Redhawks

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 22, 2017

With the bases loaded in the top of the ninth inning, Trey Ganns doubled to score all three base runners to give the Norse a 6-3 victory over the Miami Redhawks on Wednesday afternoon in Oxford. The win is the 500th of head coach Todd Asalon's NKU career.  The Norse improve to 7-11 on the season, w...

Norse comeback falls short against Colonels

Norse comeback falls short against Colonels

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 21, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Eastern Kentucky 10-8 on Tuesday afternoon. The Norse fall to 6-11 on the season while the Colonels improve to 13-9. Jake Richmond homered for the third time in as many games, going 3-5 with two runs and two RBI. Mike Moffatt went 2-4 with two runs scored for the Norse...

Norse Notebook: Richmond, Colletta catch fire in first Horizon League series

Norse Notebook: Richmond, Colletta catch fire in first Horizon League series

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 19, 2017

After a slow start in the first seven games of the season, shortstop Jake Richmond has come alive in his first season as a Norse and crushed the ball in his first Horizon League series against Milwaukee. This weekend head coach Todd Asalon shuffled his lineup a little bit and slotted Richmond in ...

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