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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


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

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


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

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


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

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


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

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


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

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


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

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


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

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 ...

UPDATE: Norse complete sweep of Panthers

UPDATE: Norse complete sweep of Panthers

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 19, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU Norse baseball team completed a sweep of the Milwaukee Panthers Sunday afternoon after winning both games of a double header. The wins improve the Norse to 6-10 on the season while the losses drop the Panthers to 7-11 on the season. NKU starts Horizon League play 3-0 while Milwaukee starts be...

Norse drop series to Radford

Norse drop series to Radford

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU baseball team lost two games of a three game series against Radford this weekend. The Norse are 3-10 on the season while Radford improves to 5-11.  Game 1: NKU 10 Radford 5 Trey Ganns earned his first win of the season, last 6.0 innings while giving up five runs on 10 hits while striking ou...

Baseball can’t find a win in California

Baseball can’t find a win in California

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU baseball team was swept in a four game series by Sacramento State over the weekend. The Norse drop to 1-6 on the season while Sacramento State improves to 6-1 on the season. The Norse played the Hornets tough in three out of the four games, but couldn't get over the hump. The Norse will look...

Athletics officially induct 2017 class

Athletics officially induct 2017 class

February 24, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

Thursday night Northern Kentucky University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics inducted seven individuals and one team into its Hall of Fame. The 2017 Hall of Fame class consists of Steven Beattie, Bethany Gastright Flick, Linda Honigford, Andy Listerman, Matt Marksbury, Derrik Moeves, Ricki Rot...

Norse fall to Camels in first series of the season

Norse fall to Camels in first series of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 20, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU baseball team fell to Campbell University on Sunday, finishing out the weekend with the 1-2 series loss. After being blown out on Friday, the Norse grabbed a win on Saturday before falling to the Camels in the final game. Game 1: NKU 5 Campbell 12 The Camels jumped on Trey Ganns early, scori...

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