The Northerner

Volleyball takes first two home games

John Minor

September 13, 2010

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team picked up their first victories of the season when they won Tuesday and Wednesday at home. The Norse rallied in their first home game against College of Mount St. Joseph after losing the first set 21-25, and then winning the next three—25-21, 25-...

Fourth time gets the job done

Derick Bischoff

September 8, 2010

Running a successful business is a lot like being good at golf. The same qualities that are indispensable to managing a business such as confidence, decision-making and knowledge, can easily translate to playing a game of golf. Luckily for Danny Lewis, a senior, he has all these qualities. For Lew...

Volleyball drops four to open season

John Minor

September 7, 2010

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team lost a pair of three-set decisions to nationally ranked teams to finish their play at the University of Tampa Classic on Saturday. NKU began the day falling to No. 13 Nebraska-Kearney 25-17, 25-22, 25-16. Junior outside hitter Noelle Peterson led the...

Near Reversal

Derick Bischoff

September 1, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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 24, 2010

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

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

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...

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