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Men’s Basketball falls to Dayton in final exhibition

Nick Jones and Nick Jones

November 10, 2009


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The Northern Kentucky's men's basketball team fell 71-61 to the University of Dayton in the Norse's final exhibition game on Nov. 9 in Dayton. Senior guard Scott Bibbins led the Norse in scoring with a game high 15 points on 6-9 shooting, adding one assist and two rebounds. Senior center David ...

Fantasy Football: Week nine

Alex Owsley and Alex Owsley

November 9, 2009


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The Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints both won to remain undefeated week nine in the NFL. Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young led his team to its second straight victory this week as well. The Cincinnati Bengals also beat the Baltimore Ravens in a highly anticipated AFC North match up...

Fantasy Football: Week eight

Alex Owesly, Alex Owesley, Alex Owesly, and Alex Owesley

November 7, 2009


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' The highlight week eight was perhaps Brett Favre's return to Lambeau field. Favre's Vikings defeated the Packers 28-17. The Tennessee Titans and the St. Louis Rams won for the first time in 2009. Ted Ginn Jr. of the Miami Dolphins returned two 100 yard kickoffs for touchdowns for the first time in NFL h...

Fantasy Football: Week seven

Alex Owsley and Alex Owsley

November 5, 2009


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There were some huge games week seven in the NFL. The Cincinnati Bengals demolished the Chicago Bears. The New Orleans Saints made a historic comeback against the Miami Dolphins to remain undefeated. The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Minnesota Vikings in a highly anticipated match up. We also got to...

Teams prepare for season finale

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

November 3, 2009


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Tim Downer/photographerBefore getting geared up for the start of Northern Kentucky University's basketball season, Norse fans should be looking forward to the finale of fall sports competition. The fall teams have enjoyed a successful year thus far as they all begin to prepare for their respective post-...

Cover Story: Court is in session

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 25, 2009


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Tim Downer/PhotographerIt was a disappointing end to a season, which at the beginning saw the Norse women ranked No. 1 for several weeks. Senior Rachel Lantry says this year's team can go further and accomplish more than last year's team. 'I do not really know what to expect this year, but I do kno...

Cover Story: The boys are back in town

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 25, 2009


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Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorThe Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team will begin its season as the No. 20 ranked team in Division II basketball. Head Coach Dave Bezold has a very talented group to work with as he enters his sixth season at the helm. Through five years at NKU, Bezold...

Event Preview: Halloween Hoopla

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 21, 2009


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Photo illustration by Joe Castelli/Web Editor-in-ChiefAll fans of Northern Kentucky University Athletics have been invited to the Halloween Hoopla event on Oct. 28 at 6:00 p.m. in The Bank of Kentucky Center.' Admission is free. All NKU teams will be in attendance and they will be helping with ga...

Records were made to be broken

Rodney Moore and Rodney Moore

October 13, 2009


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Tim Downer/Staff PhotographerDrew Harris is a cool, composed and stress-free individual, speaking with great dignity and logic. He is a college student who presents himself like a practiced businessperson. Doing all this, he still keeps his inner-youth by relaxing, body sunk into the chair, appearing...

Soccer team rolls

Michael Collins and Michael Collins

October 13, 2009


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Tim Downer/ Staff PhotographerThe Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team will travel to Springfield, Mo., to battle Drury at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 16. The game will feature two tough teams that are ranked in the top 25 of the Division II national polls. The unbeaten Panthers are ranked No. 8 in t...

Chris Sabo sets the bar

Mark Payne

October 13, 2009


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Charlotte Etherton/Photo editorHe was not wearing goggles. He was not wearing a tight white baseball uniform, with the number 17 and Cincinnati Reds emblazoned across it. Chris Sabo showed up to our interview as the Northern Kentucky University law student he currently is. Wearing the goggles Sabo...

Fantasy Football: Week five

Alex Owesly and Alex Owesly

October 13, 2009


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' The Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos have improved to 5-0 after the end of week five. Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson became the first back to run for 100 yards against the Baltimore Ravens defense since Kansas City RB Larry Johnson did i...

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