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New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is looking to make NKU the hardest place to play in the Horizon League. Through the summer, he’s prepared his team to play a more competitive schedule, and wants Norse Nation to match the energy.  “We need a thousand students in BB&T Arena,” Horn said. ...

Vaidya, Horn take over Florence Freedom

Vaidya, Horn take over Florence Freedom

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

NKU fans, faculty and students took over UC Health Stadium, home of the Florence Freedom for a special “NKU night.” Alumni and students alike took the opportunity to connect over baseball. Hannah Siefert, part of the NKU Young Alumni Association, works at the stadium. Siefert was an integral part in ...

NKU Women’s Soccer Exhibition Ends in Tie

NKU Women’s Soccer Exhibition Ends in Tie

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 17, 2019

The Women's Soccer exhibition game against Morehead State University ended in a stalemate of 1-1 Saturday night. Morehead State only had one shot on goal while the Norse produced seven.

NKU MBB adds point guard Bryson Langdon

NKU MBB adds point guard Bryson Langdon

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 20, 2019

Head Coach Darrin Horn announced the addition of Bryson Langdon Wednesday. Langdon is a 5’9” Chicago native from Arizona Western College.

NKU Women’s Soccer team adds transfer Mimi Stines

NKU Women’s Soccer team adds transfer Mimi Stines

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 14, 2019

NKU Women’s soccer team Head Coach Bob Sheehan announced Tuesday the introduction of Mimi Stines for the 2019 season. Stines is a redshirt freshman from the University of Dayton and will be joining senior Sarah Cady and junior Jennifer Farwell in the goalkeeping position.

John Harge added to NKU MBB roster

John Harge added to NKU MBB roster

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 7, 2019

NKU Men’s basketball team continues to grow with another commit announced early Friday. John Harge of Hillcrest Preparatory academy tweeted his verbal commitment to NKU on Wednesday, June 5.

NKU MBB introduce transfer shooting guard Adham Eleeda

NKU MBB introduce transfer shooting guard Adham Eleeda

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 6, 2019

Head Coach Darrin Horn announced Adham Eleeda, a shooting guard from Sheridan College (Wyoming), signed to play for the Norse on Tuesday in a press release.

NKU MBB announces assistant coaches for 2019-20 season

NKU MBB announces assistant coaches for 2019-20 season

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

NKU Men’s basketball announced David Harris and Simon McCormack as assistant basketball coaches with Joey Kizel as Video Coordinator for the Norse on Friday afternoon.

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

May 10, 2019

The 7'1 center from Mayfield, KY is leaving NKU's men's basketball team.

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019

"Based on all of the interviews and documents reviewed, the concern of emotional abuse by Whitaker is unfounded," the independent review read.

Norse Baseball Break Losing Streak against Oakland Grizzlies

Norse Baseball Break Losing Streak against Oakland Grizzlies

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

May 6, 2019

In their series against Oakland, the NKU baseball team breaks their seven game losing streak with a sweep against the Golden Grizzlies. The Norse won the first game on Saturday 11-10, followed by two wins on Sunday with final scores of 12-3 and 14-3.  This brings the Norse’s overall record up to 13-34 and their conference record to 11-13, while the Golden Grizzlies fall to 10-30 overall and 8-13 in the Horizon League.

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

May 1, 2019

The NKU softball team took on Miami (Ohio) in a double header on Tuesday afternoon.  The final score of the first game was 5-1 with the Redhawks winning. The final score of the second game was 3-2 with the Redhawks taking the win as well. Overall, the Norse’s record falls 17-30 while the Redhawks’ record improves 30-14.

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