The Northerner

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

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

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.

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Aric France, Contributor

August 28, 2018

This marks the third year in a row the Bearcats defeated the Norse by a score of 1-0.

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 26, 2018

The Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team survived a scare on the road Saturday night, as they opened their 2018 season with a 3-2 win over the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

Sierra Newton, Contributor

August 24, 2018

In a dramatic finish, Northern Kentucky women’s soccer scored a 1-0 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (1-2) with a goal in the last 15 seconds.

Norse golfer takes home Horizon League Championship

Norse golfer takes home Horizon League Championship

Mike Canizales, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida—Jacob Poore started the day with a two-stroke lead; the Northern Kentucky University men’s golfer carded a final round one under par 72, which won him the 2018 Horizon League Tournament Individual Championship. “I’ve always thought that he would win before he graduate...

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

April 5, 2018

This off-season should prove to be a period of change for the Norse, with many members of the team leaving the roster. Williams’ transfer left a scholarship spot open, which was  awarded to Tyler Sharpe, a transfer from Louisville. Sharpe announced this on his Twitter account. Thank you 🙏🏼 ht...

McDonald named to Lou Henson All-American Team

McDonald named to Lou Henson All-American Team

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2018

Drew McDonald started his junior season the Horizon League Pre-Season Player of the Year and concluded with being selected to the All-League First Team in the Horizon League. McDonald can now add another accomplishment to his resume by being selected as a Lou Henson All-American. The Lou Henson All American team honors the ...

With Williams transfer, where do the Norse go from here?

With Williams transfer, where do the Norse go from here?

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 28, 2018

When NKU takes the court next fall, they’ll do so without senior starters Jordan Garnett and Lavone Holland II. More unexpected is the release of sophomore forward Carson Williams. Williams was granted his release from the university on Friday, confirmed by Bryan McEldowney, director of communications f...

Gallery: Cardinals rally in second half to end NKU’s season

Gallery: Cardinals rally in second half to end NKU’s season

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 13, 2018

For two and a half quarters it appeared NKU would have a chance to complete an upset over Louisville. The Norse, however, fell to the Cardinals 66-58 in the KFC YUM Center in the first round of the NIT Tuesday night, ending NKU’s season. Louisville advances to play Middle Tennessee State in t...

Preview: Norse set to battle Louisville in first round of the NIT

Preview: Norse set to battle Louisville in first round of the NIT

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 13, 2018

Last week after NKU lost to Cleveland State in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament, head coach John Brannen said the NIT would be about which team would be most excited to play. The Norse appear to have the upper hand so far, as reports from the Courier Journal suggest Louisville players...

Like mother, like son; Drew McDonald joins mother Christie in NKU history books

Like mother, like son; Drew McDonald joins mother Christie in NKU history books

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 13, 2018

During most NKU men’s basketball games, Christie McDonald sits in the stands as if she is a coach; her expression is stern, not wanting her son, Drew, to be able to read what she is thinking during a game. After the game is a different story, according to Drew. “It’s good game and then i...

NKU upset bid falls short against Green Bay

NKU upset bid falls short against Green Bay

Mike Canizales, Reporter

March 4, 2018

After stunning the Green Bay at the BB&T Arena earlier in the season, NKU couldn’t complete the upset again in Saturday's quarterfinal round of the Horizon League Women's Basketball Championship. The eighth seeded Northern Kentucky Norse, fell to the one seed Phoenix 61-49 in Little Caesars Arena i...

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