The Northerner

Near Reversal

Derick Bischoff

September 1, 2010


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Several of NKU’s Lady Norse soccer players stretched out at midfield in the NKU soccer stadium preparing for their final exhibition game Aug. 29 against the NKU women’s soccer alumnae. The Lady Norse fell to the alumnae last year by a score of 3-2, and the alumnae were not looking to give up ...

Chasing a dream

Nick Jones

September 1, 2010


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Halfway across the globe, another fall semester begins at University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. However, for senior forward Steven Beattie, sophomore defensive back Paul Andrews and sophomore midfielder  Andrew Montgomery, another run at a NCAA Division II soccer championship begins. All thr...

Get out there and play

Derick Bischoff

August 26, 2010


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Freshman year can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience for many people beginning their post-high school education. For some, it is the first time being away from home for an extended period of time, and the pressures of finding classrooms, meeting new friends and overcoming nervous jitters can...

From NKU to the final four

Nick Jones

April 21, 2010


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Kevin Schappell began his college basketball career as a role player from a small school, but dreamed of reaching the big time. Now working with West Virginia’s team, he is part of one of the most respected programs in college basketball. Kevin Schappell is currently a graduate assistant at the West...

Norse steal one of two

Mark Payne

April 9, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky University men’s baseball team picked up one win in a double-header against the Mount St. Joseph Pumas April 5. The win brings the Norse to 22-11 overall, and 14-11 — second place, East Division — in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The first game the Norse were led...

Norse dominate from the hill

Chad Hensley

March 31, 2010


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Aided by two masterful pitching performances on March 27, the Northern Kentucky University baseball team swept a double-header from conference-rival Saint Joseph’s College, 9-2 and 5-1. Dave Middendorf (5-1) hurled seven innings allow- ing just one unearned run and one walk while striking out 11 ...

Softball team cranks out two

Michael Collins

March 23, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky University softball team captured a doubleheader sweep of Great Lakes Valley Conference rival Missouri-St. Louis (11-9, 1-3 in the GLVC) on March 21 at the Frank Ignatius Grein Softball Field. The Norse (13-8, 7-2 in the GLVC) capitalized on a six-run sixth inning to spark a comebac...

GLVC tourney over, NCAA next

Chad Hensley

March 3, 2010


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Northern Kentucky University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams kicked off the Great Lakes Valley Conference with opening-round wins, but only one would win their quarterfinal game. After defeating Missouri University of Science and Technology 62-53 on Saturday afternoon, the NKU men’s team...

A balancing act of large proportion

Nick Jones

March 3, 2010


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Collegiate baseball players are faced with constant challenges of finding ways to effectively divide their time between being successful on the field and in the classroom. It’s somewhat typical for student-athletes to perform at a high level in just one of those areas, but senior first baseman Evan...

Softball pitcher earns weekly GLVC honor

Nicholas Jones

March 1, 2010


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Northern Kentucky University junior pitcher April Ehlers was honored as the Great Lakes Valley Conference softball pitcher of the week on Monday, according to the official Web site of NKU athletics. Ehlers pitched in four of the six games for the Norse this weekend, leaving with a 2-2 record....

NKU Men’s Tennis has Rough Opening Weekend

Nicholas Jones

March 1, 2010


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The NKU men’s tennis team opened the season on Feb. 21-23 by dropping their first three contests in Dayton, Oh. NKU opened their season against the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Friday, but dropped the match 0-7, failing to score a single point. The Norse opened Saturday with a match against...

Women’s Tennis Drops Two to Open Season

Nicholas Jones

March 1, 2010


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The NKU women’s tennis team fell in their first two matches of the season on February 21 and 22 in Springfield, Mo. The Norse began the weekend by facing off with No. 21 Drury, but fell to the Panthers 1-8. Sophmore Jenny Hand was the only Norse able to score a point by winning her singles match....

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