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Women’s basketball coasts to exhibition win over Pikeville

Women’s basketball coasts to exhibition win over Pikeville

Aric France, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team cruised past the University of Pikeville 78-36, in the team's only exhibition game of the season on Sunday afternoon. “I’m just glad we were able to play somebody different instead of beating ourselves up in practice” head coach Camryn Whitaker said. ...

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team needed a win and a Milwaukee tie/loss at Wright State to have any chance of qualifying (top six teams) for the Horizon League Men’s Soccer Championship tournament on Monday, Nov. 5, but ultimately fell to the Flames 3-0 on Friday afternoon. "It's certainly not the out...

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Friday night’s game resulted in a 3-0 win for the Norse against UIC with set scores of 25-22, 28-26 and 25-20.  After tonight’s match, the Norse improve their record to 17-8 overall and 9-5 in Horizon League play. Haley Libs led the Norse with her 20th double-double of the season with 13 kills and...

Men’s Basketball: Norse picked #2 in Horizon League poll

Men’s Basketball: Norse picked #2 in Horizon League poll

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


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

The Horizon League recently announced their preseason poll and all-league team as voted by the League's coaches, media and sports information directors. The Norse were picked to finish second with 10 first place votes and 356 points behind league favorite and last season’s Motor City Madness Tourname...

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Cross Country, Game Coverage, Golf, Men's Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU's outide hitter Haley Libs was one of thirty NCAA volleyball student athletes selected in October as a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS award in collegiate volleyball. The thirty candidates were recently narrowed down by a selection committee to ten finalists, one being the senior standout. ...

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team continued their winning streak Wednesday night, by sweeping Youngstown State 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10.   “We had the mindset to focus on Youngstown and not worry about other things,” Bailey Western said. “To really focus on us as a team and what we need to ...

Men’s basketball outpaces Thomas More 85-47

Men’s basketball outpaces Thomas More 85-47

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team opened up their season with a exhibition win over Thomas More University at BB&T Arena. Thomas More shot 30 percent from field goals, while the Norse’s field goal percentage made it to 60 percent.

ESPN announces programming schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

ESPN announces programming schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

Aric France, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

A total of 45 Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s basketball games will be broadcast digitally on either ESPN3 or ESPN + for all of Norse nation to watch this season. The Norse will be showcased on ESPN3 15 times, while being broadcast live on ESPN+ 30 times this season. ESPN+ can be...

Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Though they took an early 1-0 lead just four minutes into match play, the NKU women's soccer team were unable to put anything else together as they fell to Oakland 2-1 in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals game on Monday evening. With the loss, the Norse finish their season 10-6-1, ...

Women’s soccer: Four players earn Horizon League postseason honors

Women’s soccer: Four players earn Horizon League postseason honors

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Four members of the NKU women’s soccer team were honored with postseason awards when the league office announced their end of season awards Monday afternoon. Samantha Duwel, Taylor Spaulding and Shawna Zaken were named to the All-Horizon League First Team, while Lily Menssen was named to the H...

Lohmann named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week

Lohmann named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

After an 11 save performance in her team’s 1-0 shutout victory over the University of Illinois at Chicago on Friday evening, Emily Lohmann was named Horizon League women’s soccer Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. This marks her seventh shutout of the year and is currently aver...

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