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First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died

First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 25, 2020

Alice Sparks, first woman to chair NKU’s Board of Regents and first female chair of a Kentucky public university, has recently died, administrators announced in a campus-wide email today.  “Her...

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19

Soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams lose fall 2020 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor August 13, 2020

On Thursday, the Horizon League and its Board of Directors officially postponed competition for fall sports in the 2020 season. The decision to postpone fall sports for the duration of the season comes...

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales , Sports Editor November 2, 2018

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals...

Maddie Frey runs during the 5k race hosted by NKU.

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

Men's team takes 5th place, women's team takes 9th
Sierra Newton, Reporter September 4, 2018
The Norse men's team took fifth place with 125 points overall while the women's squad placed ninth with 233 points on Saturday.
Andrew Schille ran his way to the Horizon League cross country championship on Oct. 30

NKU’s Schille takes home Horizon League Cross Country Title

Kevin Carey , Reporter November 6, 2017

Redshirt junior Andrew Schille ran his way to a Horizon League Cross Country Championship on Oct. 30 in the 8K race with a time of 24:57.40. This was Schille’s second Horizon League title, the first...

Kelly Burrows came to NKU for the chance to compete in the regional tournament her senior year.

Four years in the making: NKU cross country is ready to shine

Natalie Meyer, Reporter October 11, 2016

Kelly Burrows’s cross country career at NKU has been one of “almost”, according to Steve Kruse, head coach of the cross country team. After being named the Most Valuable Athlete and Top Newcomer...

Taylor Snyder (11), Mel Stewart (1) and Lauren Hurley (6). Stewart was named Horizon League defensive player of the week Monday by the conference.

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor November 4, 2015

The NKU volleyball team split a pair of five-set Horizon League matches this weekend.Saturday, the Norse defeated Green Bay 24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 20-25, 15-10.Haley Libs, who was honored Monday as Horizon...

NKUs Mate Virag and his teammates competed in the ITA Regionals, wrapping up the fall tennis season.

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor October 23, 2015

The NKU men's and women's tennis teams wrapped up fall play last weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals.On the men's side, Mate Virag and Lukas Clemens lost their second round doubles match to Alex Gornet...

Women sixth, men ninth at Cedarville Friendship Invite

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 21, 2015

CEDARVILLE, Ohio -- The women’s cross country team finished sixth, and the men finished ninth at the Cedarville Friendship Invitational Saturday.The women were sixth out of 12 teams. Milwaukee was first...

Cross country teams take sixth at Bluegrass

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 15, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The men's and women's cross country teams both placed sixth Saturday at the Bluegrass Invitational.For the women, Jennah Flairty was the top individual finisher, placing 33rd in 18:37.00....

NKU goalkeeper Brooke Schocker dives for the save during NKUs 1-1 tie against Xavier. The Norse tied Xavier 1-1 at the NKU Soccer Stadium on Sept. 9, 2014.

Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 14, 2015

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The first matchup against a Big Ten team in women's soccer history ended with a 1-0 Illinois victory Friday night.The loss is the first of the season for NKU (4-1). Illinois is 6-1.Hope...

Men’s cross country second, women sixth at Queen City Invite

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 7, 2015

MASON, Ohio -- The men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the season Saturday with strong finishes in the Queen City Invitational.The men finished second out of 12 teams at Kingswood Park while...

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