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Tyler Sharpe posts career-high 30 points after defeating Illinois State

Tyler Sharpe posts career-high 30 points after defeating Illinois State

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

December 16, 2019

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team took down the Illinois State Redbirds Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena. With their third straight win the Norse are now tied with Horizon League foe Wright State with identical 8-3 records. 

Northern Kentucky takes down Eastern Kentucky 76-57

Northern Kentucky takes down Eastern Kentucky 76-57

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

The in-state battle Sunday night ended in NKU’s favor with a 76-57 win. The Norse are now 7-3 on the season. Senior forward Dantez Walton led with 18 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore guard Trevon Faulkner also had 18 points and led in assists with seven. 

Louisville Cardinals use second half spurt to put the Norse away, 85-57

Louisville Cardinals use second half spurt to put the Norse away, 85-57

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

December 8, 2019

NKU took on the No. 2 Lady Cardinals Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena. Prior to the start of the game redshirt senior point guard Molly Glick received a game ball for achieving her 1,000th career point. 

NKU Volleyball ends season in 3-0 sweep against Michigan

NKU Volleyball ends season in 3-0 sweep against Michigan

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 6, 2019

NKU's volleyball team ended their season Friday night against the University of Michigan 3-0, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Norse end their season 19-13 overall.

Women’s basketball gained first home win against Omaha

Women’s basketball gained first home win against Omaha

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

NKU women's basketball team took down the University of Nebraska at Omaha 57-40 Thursday night. The Norse are now 1-4 on the season. Redhshirt junior guard Molly Glick led with 11 points and three rebounds. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia, sophomore forward Emmy Souder, sophomore point guard Taylor Clos followed with eight points a piece. 

NKU held off Ball State Cardinals in 59-57 win

NKU held off Ball State Cardinals in 59-57 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

The Norse defeated Ball State University Cardinals on their home court 59-57 Wednesday night. Three Norse scored in double digits. Senior forward Dantez Walton led the charge with 18 points, six rebounds and three assists.

Women’s Soccer team takes down Wright State in First Round of Conference Finals

Women’s Soccer team takes down Wright State in First Round of Conference Finals

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

NKU women's soccer team took down Wright State 3-1 in the Horizon League Quarterfinals Monday night. Freshman forward Lindsey Meyer scored the first goal of the night in the 23rd minute.

NKU Women’s Soccer secures Horizon League play off spot with 2-0 win over Detroit Mercy

NKU Women’s Soccer secures Horizon League play off spot with 2-0 win over Detroit Mercy

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

The Norse has solidified their fourth place tie in the Horizon League with a Friday night win over Detroit Mercy. The Norse have now moved to 8-8 overall and 5-4 in the Horizon League regular season.

Men’s Basketball exhibition ends in 71-45 win over Transylvania

Men’s Basketball exhibition ends in 71-45 win over Transylvania

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team opens up exhibition season with a win over Transylvania University Pioneers. Redshirt junior guard led the team with 22 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Senior forward Dantez Walton led the night in made three pointers with three, contributing 13 points, and 4 rebounds. Senior guard Tyler Sharpe led the night in steals with 5 and added 6 points to the scoreboard.

NKU Women’s Soccer Exhibition Ends in Tie

NKU Women’s Soccer Exhibition Ends in Tie

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 17, 2019

The Women's Soccer exhibition game against Morehead State University ended in a stalemate of 1-1 Saturday night. Morehead State only had one shot on goal while the Norse produced seven.

Cardinals defeat NKU Baseball late in the game

Cardinals defeat NKU Baseball late in the game

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

April 10, 2019

The NKU baseball team took on number 12 Louisville Tuesday night at Jim Patterson Stadium with a final score of 11-2.  This brings the Norse season down 8-23 while the Cardinal’s season improves 25-8.

Norse baseball split double-header against Golden Grizzlies

Norse baseball split double-header against Golden Grizzlies

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

NKU’s baseball team played against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in a double-header Sunday at Bill Aker Baseball Complex. The Norse won the first game with a score of 3-2, but lost game two 0-4. The Norse are now 5-20 on the season and 4-5 in the Horizon League conference. The Grizzlies also stand 4-5 in the conference and have a regular season record of 4-19.

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