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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 mark on NKU is extensive, and she truly helped shape our university into the institution we are toda...

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19

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 almost one month after the Horizon League chose to delay competition until at least October 1, citing health c...

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 who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

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

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

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.

NKU’s Schille takes home Horizon League Cross Country Title

Andrew Schille ran his way to the Horizon League cross country championship on Oct. 30

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 coming last season in the 1,500 meter run at the Horizon League Track & Field Championships this pas...

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

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

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 by Kruse her freshman year, the senior recorded her best finish of her career with a 3rd place finish ...

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches

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

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 League offensive player of the week, had 23 kills and seven digs to lead the Norse.Keely Creamer added 18 kills....

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

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

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 and Jeffrey Brown from Louisville.NKU picked up some consolation victories on Saturday. Jody M...

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 with 47 points.For the women, Hannah Tobler was the top NKU finisher, placing 18th in a time of 19:16.80. Kelly Bur...

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. Behind her was Kelly Burrow in 35th in 18:40.00. Jessica Tegge was 40th, Hannah Tobler was 41st,...

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

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

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 D'Addario scored the only goal of the match in the 37th minute. She scored off of a free kick t...

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 the women were sixth out of 14.Andrew Schille finished third in the men’s race with a time of 18:39...

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