The Northerner

Norse advance with win over Lakers

Zac Collins, Zac Collins, and Zac Collins

March 12, 2009


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Tim DownerThe Northern Kentucky Women's Basketball team (29-2) defeated Grand Valley State University (20-10) 66-57 in the first round of the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament March 13 at the Bank of Kentucky Center in Highland Heights. Senior guard Jessie Slack led all scorers with 24 points, while gr...

Women defeat Bellarmine

Matt Birkholtz, Matt Birkholtz, and Matt Birkholtz

March 7, 2009


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Junior forward Brandi Rayburn scored 21 points to help propel the Northern Kentucky University Women's Basketball team to an 80-69 over Bellarmine University, March 6 in Quincy, Ill. The Norse finished perfect from the free throw line going 23-for-23 on the day to help buld a lead over the Knights. ...

Baseball claim three of four against Quincy

Zac, Zac, and Zac

March 2, 2009


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The Northern Kentucky University Baseball team improved to one game below .500 and reminded Quincy University who the Great Lakes Valley Conference's reigning champ was, claiming three of four games against the Hawks in a two-day series Feb. 28-March 1. The Norse swept Quincy in the first day of double...

Women’s tennis defeat G-Town, fall to Eastern

Monica Fritsch, Monica Fritsch, and Monica Fritsch

March 2, 2009


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The Northern Kentucky University's Women's' and Tennis teams traveled to Richmond, Ky., for some doubleheader action on Feb. 2, facing Georgetown College and Eastern Kentucky University respectively. The Norse defeated Georgetown College 5-4 in the first match. In the singles flight, Michelle Schirmann...

Out of Bounds: The summit, part deux

Will Chambers, Will Chambers, and Will Chambers

March 2, 2009


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Last week I started imagining who the real 'legends' of Cincinnati sports folklore would be.' If there were to be a monument modeled after Mt. Rushmore of Cincinnati sports heroes, who would they be?' Last week I uncovered two: Oscar Robertson and Pete Rose. Here are the next two.' Not one citi...

Women’s basketball routes Lewis, eye GLVC championship

Zac Collins, Zac Collins, and Zac Collins

March 2, 2009


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The Northern Kentucky University Women's Basketball team secured the No. 1 seed in the Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division with a 77-56 route of Lewis University. The No. 2-nationally ranked Norse (25-2, 16-2 GLVC) lit up the nets in Regents Hall and put on an show for the more than 1000-pers...

Sheriff finds success in cheerleading

Chris Miller, Chris Miller, and Chris Miller

February 2, 2009


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With nearly two decades of tenure tucked beneath his belt and gun holster, it may be hard for some to understand why Boone County Sheriff Daren Harris' coworkers have little trouble giving him slack. On the other hand, when considering his hobby, the reason may become a bit clearer. That hobby '-serv...

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