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Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

After recording back-to-back double-doubles and helping the Norse to their highest conference finish (2nd place) since transitioning to Division I, senior standout Haley Libs was named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week. "I'm very excited Haley that closed out the regular season of her s...

Men’s basketball collects 2nd home win against Wabash

Men’s basketball collects 2nd home win against Wabash

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team returned home after a tough win at Northern Illinois to outpace the Wabash Little Giants. NKU played their whole roster, with 11 out of the 13 adding points to the scoreboard; Wabash also played their whole roster but only seven out of the 17 put up any points. Zayn...

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

NKU women’s volleyball team finished off their regular season play with back-to-back wins against Oakland University and Cleveland State on Friday and Saturday night. With the victories, the Norse recorded their highest finish in conference play and tied Cleveland State for second place in the r...

Norse pull off thrilling double overtime win

Norse pull off thrilling double overtime win

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

After draining a pair of clutch three-pointers in the first overtime and collecting an additional seven points in the second overtime, transfer guard Zaynah Robinson made all the difference for the Norse as they picked up the 88-85 victory over Northern Illinois on Friday night. The Norse (2-0) trailed t...

Season Preview: Men’s Basketball

Season Preview: Men’s Basketball

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

As the Norse prepare to enter the 2018-19 season, gone are standouts like Lavone Holland II, Carson Williams, Jordan Garnett and Mason Faulkner. Those four were an integral part in helping head coach John Brannen engineer one of the fastest and best turnarounds in the nation. So far, the Brannen...

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

After being ranked sixth for the preseason in the Horizon League and redshirt junior Molly Glick being named to the All-Horizon league preseason first team, the NKU Women’s basketball team is honored but are not settling. “Preseason rankings are what they are, you know. We don't put a whole lo...

Norse dominate Alderson Broaddus; win season opener

Norse dominate Alderson Broaddus; win season opener

Jasmine Smart and Lillian Brown

November 8, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team opened the 2018-19 regular season with a 73-32 victory over Alderson Broaddus University on Wednesday evening. With the victory, this marks the first time since 2015 that the lady Norse have started the season 1-0. “I am happy to start the season 1-0 for our...

Norse collect 800th win in season opener

Norse collect 800th win in season opener

Aric France, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team opened the regular season by defeating Wilmington College 102-38 on Tuesday evening. With the victory, the Norse start their season 1-0 and won for the 800th time in program history. “I think a lot of good came out of tonight,” redshirt sophomore Jalen Tat...

McDonald named to 2019 Karl Malone Award preseason watchlist

McDonald named to 2019 Karl Malone Award preseason watchlist

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recently announced their 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award. Among the 20 names selected for this year's prestigious award was none other than NKU’s two-time All Horizon League First-Team member and recent go...

Women’s basketball coasts to exhibition win over Pikeville

Women’s basketball coasts to exhibition win over Pikeville
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Aric France, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team cruised past the University of Pikeville 78-36, in the team's only exhibition game of the season on Sunday afternoon. “I’m just glad we were able to play somebody different instead of beating ourselves up in practice” head coach Camryn Whitaker said. ...

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team needed a win and a Milwaukee tie/loss at Wright State to have any chance of qualifying (top six teams) for the Horizon League Men’s Soccer Championship tournament on Monday, Nov. 5, but ultimately fell to the Flames 3-0 on Friday afternoon. "It's certainly not the out...

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Friday night’s game resulted in a 3-0 win for the Norse against UIC with set scores of 25-22, 28-26 and 25-20.  After tonight’s match, the Norse improve their record to 17-8 overall and 9-5 in Horizon League play. Haley Libs led the Norse with her 20th double-double of the season with 13 kills and...

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