The Northerner

Shotgun Club raises alarm on campus

Cassie Stone

February 9, 2011


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A new club forming at Northern Kentucky University and its promotional materials are raising safety concerns for some students. The Shotgun Club is a registered campus organization designed to bring interested students together to compete in trap and skeet shooting competitions, but the new club's nam...

Tennis expectations fly high

Nick Jones

February 9, 2011


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Northern Kentucky University’s tennis teams have high expectations for the 2011 season as they look to make runs to the NCAA tournament. The men’s and women’s teams have the privilege of hosting the Great Lakes Conference Championship this spring. Because NKU is the host, not allowing the con...

Rivalry week riles up Norse basketball

John Minor

February 9, 2011


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Women's Basketball The Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team looks to end a two-game skid and remains undefeated at home, but it will not be easy as they are taking on their in-state rivals. NKU will take on the Kentucky Wesleyan College Panthers on Thursday, Feb. 9, and then the ...

Basalyga honored for great season

John Minor

February 2, 2011


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John Basalyga, the head coach of the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team, received a national honor after leading the Norse in a great season that had a picture-perfect ending. Basalyga was named the NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of ...

Underclassmen to lead Norse baseball

Stephen Wilder

February 2, 2011


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When a team loses 15 seniors, many would think that this means it’s time to rebuild, but the Northern Kentucky University men’s baseball team simply plans to reload. The Norse enter this season ranked 17th nationally, and are picked to finish second in a strong Great Lakes Valley Conference Eas...

Norse look to turn around

Drew Laskey

January 28, 2011


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Bellarmine edged past the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team 74-69 on Jan. 23 despite a number of Norse comebacks throughout the second half. Senior center David Palmer led the Norse with a double-double, tallying 15 points and grabbing 12 boards. Senior guard Scott Bibbins and...

Eleby makes good on second chance

John Minor

January 26, 2011


Filed under Crime, Sports

The starting point guard for the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team has been a huge contributor in just his first season. Leading the team in points, rebounds and assists, Malcolm Eleby found his comfort zone as a member of the Norse. Eleby, a graduate of the Franklin Learnin...

Men’s soccer sees fourth largest attendance in nation

Nick Jones

January 26, 2011


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Northern Kentucky University expected big things from both the soccer teams and the fans when it opened the new Soccer Complex this season. The men’s team delivered, hosting both the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship and the NCAA Regional Final’s this season, and also delivering the...

Beattie selected by Toronto FC in MLS draft

Nick Jones

January 19, 2011


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Toronto FC selected former Northern Kentucky University soccer standout Steven Beattie with the 13th pick in the Major League Soccer supplemental draft on Tuesday. Beattie, a former striker and midfielder for the Norse men’s soccer team, watched last Thursday as 54 names where called at the Maj...

Jane Meier receives prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

John Minor

January 19, 2011


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Jane Meier has received several awards and recognition for her years of success as Northern Kentucky University’s athletic director. Now she can add a lifetime achievement award to her collection. Meier was selected by the Division II Athletics Directors Association (ADA) to receive the 2011 Lif...

Women’s basketball prepares for push into postseason

Nick Jones

January 12, 2011


Filed under Sports

Hitting the halfway mark of the 2010-11 basketball season, the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team is playing its best basketball of the season. After dropping two out of their first three contest, the Norse have been able to battle back to an overall record of 11-3. With 12 games...

Men’s basketball off to quick start, but tough road awaits

John Minor

January 12, 2011


Filed under Sports

With a little over half of the 2010-11 season in the books, the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team has positioned themselves to make a postseason run. However, with five games left against teams ranked in the top ten of the NABC/Division II Coaches Poll, the Norse have their work cut...

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