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Norse can’t complete comeback; fall to Wright State for second time

Norse can’t complete comeback; fall to Wright State for second time

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

It felt like a playoff game Friday night in the Wright State Nutter Center. While the Raider fans made up most of the 7,000 people in the arena, section 207 was distinctly Norse fans. "The environment was impeccable," junior forward Drew McDonald said. "I can't even describe it... This is dev...

#NorseNotebook Why Friday’s game is more than just for first place

#NorseNotebook Why Friday’s game is more than just for first place

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

While the NKU men’s basketball team came up with two victories during homecoming week, those wins did not come easy. The Norse fell into Milwaukee’s hands Thursday night, playing half court basketball much of the game and escaping with a 54-52 victory after an excellent defensive stand by sophomore T...

NKU extend win streak to three with win over Detroit Mercy

NKU extend win streak to three with win over Detroit Mercy

Michael Canizales, Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

Freshman forward Jazmyne Geist scored a career-high 14 points to lead the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team to a 64-60 victory over Detroit Mercy on Saturday afternoon in BB&T arena. After a previous three game losing streak, the Norse have now won three in a row, improving to ...

Gallery: Norse sweep homecoming week with victory over Green Bay

Gallery: Norse sweep homecoming week with victory over Green Bay

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The NKU men's basketball team defeated Green Bay 86-80 in front of a sold out lower bowl in BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 19-7 and are 12-2 in Horizon League play. Green Bay has now lost three straight and are 10-18 and 5-10 in conference play. "We haven't played our best basketball in f...

Norse escape with a victory over Milwaukee

Norse escape with a victory over Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

Since NKU joined the Horizon League, Milwaukee has landed on the schedule during homecoming. Each time Milwaukee has played hard but failed to defeat the Norse. Tonight played out much the same way. NKU defeated the Panthers 54-52 in BB&T Arena Thursday night, improving to 11-2 in conference play...

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

While I was working on my story about the NKU women’s basketball team defeating nationally ranked Green Bay at the end of last December, Tyler Sharpe took the floor with a team manager and began his pregame shooting routine. The guard from Mt. Washington, KY moved around the floor and shot from eac...

WATCH | Students Climb With Friends at the Rec Center

WATCH | Students Climb With Friends at the Rec Center

Emma Wilson, Jen McMahon, and Katherine Vieth

February 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Video

If you have been to the bouldering wall in the recreation center, you may have seen this group of students occupying the area. The NKU Vertical Frontier Climbing Club gives students a place to meet new friends, and gain a lot of strength. President Matt Frey believes anyone can become a good climber,...

McDonald named Horizon League Player of the Week

McDonald named Horizon League Player of the Week

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

After two double digit performances over the weekend, McDonald was named Horizon League Player of the Week Monday afternoon. It is the second time this season a Norse player has been earned the honor this season; Holland was honored on Nov. 20.   Over the weekend, McDonald averaged 22.5 ppg, 11.5 rpg, five ass...

Norse defeat Milwaukee to break three game losing streak

Norse defeat Milwaukee to break three game losing streak

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball defeated Milwaukee on the road 60-57 on Saturday. The Norse improve to 4-8 in the Horizon League and 6-17 overall while Milwaukee has a 17-7 record and are 8-4 in conference. Molly Glick led the way for the Norse with 15 points on the night while Kailey Coffey and Jazmyne...

Norse extend road win streak against Cleveland State

Norse extend road win streak against Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men's basketball remains undefeated on the road in Horizon League play, defeating Cleveland State 78-61. The Norse are now 10-2 in conference play and are tied for first place with Wright State, who defeated Youngstown State on Saturday. The Vikings fall to 3-9 in...

Second half surge pushes Norse over Penguins

Second half surge pushes Norse over Penguins

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

It wasn't pretty at times, but Northern Kentucky University's men's basketball team remained undefeated on the road Thursday night, defeating Youngstown State 95-85. The Norse are now 9-2 in Horizon League play and 16-7 overall. After starting league play 3-1, Youngstown State is now just 4-7 in conference...

NKU turns 50: Your guide to Homecoming

NKU turns 50: Your guide to Homecoming

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

NKU’s Homecoming is turning 50; starting on Feb. 2 and concluding on Feb. 10, the anniversary celebration will aim to bring students and alumni together. Aptly themed as “Back to the Future: Blast from the Past” the week will remind us to “look at our past and see how far we’ve come as a u...

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