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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...

Norse golfer takes home Horizon League Championship

Jacob Poore stands with his fellow competitors at the end of the Horizon League golf tournament

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...

Norse Notebook: Landrum, Leigeb reflect on Horizon League tournament

The NKU women's golf team poses for a picture at Las Colinas golf course during the Horizon League tournament

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

May 1, 2017

Coming into the Horizon League tournament, senior Allison Leigeb believed that she had not been playing her best golf in her senior season. That changed on day one of the tournament held at Las Colinas golf course in Florida, when the senior shot a 72 in the first round to take the day one individual lead...

Women’s golf falls just short in Horizon League tournament

Ryleigh Waltz broke a school record for a single round, scoring a 71 in the Cardinal Classic

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

After leading through 15 holes on the final day, the NKU Norse women’s golf team settled for third place in the Horizon League tournament with a three day score of 935. They fell to eventual winner Cleveland State by seven strokes and were just four strokes behind second place Youngstown State. ...

Norse Notebook: Ganns earn Horizon League honors, women’s golf leads tournament

Trey Ganns rounds third base after he hit a home run.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 24, 2017

Trey Ganns collected his second Horizon League Batter of the Week honor of the season, after hitting .524 with seven doubles, three home runs and eight runs scored. Ganns also had a slugging percentage of 1.286 with an on-base percentage of .545. “I’ve basically been trying to eliminating all off...

Student swaps golf clubs for scrubs

Ryleigh Waltz is a senior nursing major at NKU. She is also a member of the NKU golf team

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

November 29, 2016

When the cold November winds blow across the Tri-State, one NKU athlete trades in her golf clubs for scrubs. For her clinicals, senior Ryleigh Waltz works pediatric rotations on the general nursing floor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. “I love my decision to become a nurse,” Waltz sai...

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