The Northerner

NKU Baseball Dropped Two out of Three to Open the Season

Nicholas Jones

March 1, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky University men’s baseball team began their campaign to defend their Great Lakes Valley Conference championship by dropping two out of three games against the University of Montevallo Falcons on Feb. 21 and 22 in Montevallo, Ala. NKU got off to a fast start in the first game...

Softball pitcher earns weekly GLVC honor

Nicholas Jones

March 1, 2010


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Northern Kentucky University junior pitcher April Ehlers was honored as the Great Lakes Valley Conference softball pitcher of the week on Monday, according to the official Web site of NKU athletics. Ehlers pitched in four of the six games for the Norse this weekend, leaving with a 2-2 record....

NKU Men’s Tennis has Rough Opening Weekend

Nicholas Jones

March 1, 2010


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The NKU men’s tennis team opened the season on Feb. 21-23 by dropping their first three contests in Dayton, Oh. NKU opened their season against the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Friday, but dropped the match 0-7, failing to score a single point. The Norse opened Saturday with a match against...

Women’s team heads to Wisconsin

Drew Laskey & Nick Jones

February 24, 2010


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The No. 4 ranked University of Indianapolis’ 44 free throw attempts helped carry them past Northern Kentucky University’s women’s basketball 80-69 on Feb. 20 in NKU’s fi nal home game of the season. Sophomore guard Casse Mogan led the way for the Black and Gold with 21 points. Senior gua...

Men’s team wins, heads to tourney

Drew Laskey & Nick Jones

February 24, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team snapped their two-game losing streak by upsetting No. 2 Southern Indiana University 68-56 on Feb. 18. Senior center David Palmer led the way for the Norse with 15 points and nine rebounds. Freshman forward Corey Sorrell added 14 points and junior gua...

Teams receive pitching honors

Chad Hensley

February 23, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky University baseball and softball teams may not have gotten the results they were looking for over the weekend, but a pitcher from each team was awarded Pitcher of the Week honor. Dave Middendorf and April Ehlers were recognized by the Great Lakes Valley Conference on Monday,...

It’s never too early

Alex Owesly

February 22, 2010


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With the football season wrapping up Sunday, sports junkies are thirsting for something new to keep their minds occupied. Sure it’s 20 degrees, dark and cold, but it’s never too early to start looking at baseball season. Spring training is not for a couple weeks but it doesn’t hurt to start...

Keeping the hot streak rolling

Mike Collins

February 22, 2010


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The Norse softball started 2009 cold, then caught fire. They will look to keep the fire burning in 2010. “Last year we got hot at the very end of the season,” said senior catcher Sam Del Vecchio. “We struggled for most of the season and I don”t think that will be the case this year. I”m see...

Ten in a row

Drew Laskey

February 17, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky Women’s basketball team secured their tenth straight win after defeating Kentucky Wesleyan 57-54 on Feb. 13. Sophomore guard Casse Mogan led the way with 15 points and eight rebounds. Senior forward Rachel Lantry scored 14 points and dished out seven assists. Sophomore for...

Norse Men drop two

Drew Laskey

February 17, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky Men’s basketball team fell to archrival Bellarmine 77-85 in overtime on Feb. 11, snapping a two-game winning streak the Norse compiled last week. Senior center David Palmer led the Black and Gold with 26 points. Junior guards Dennis Gagai and Chris Knight finished with 21 ...

Eight in a row

Drew Laskey

February 10, 2010


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The Northern Kentucky University Women’s basketball team capped their eighth-straight win with a 61- 58 victory over Missouri S&T on Feb. 6. The Norse improve to a 17-6 record overall and an 11-3 record in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The win over Missouri S&T came two days after a 66-62 vic...

Starting to come together

Drew Laskey

February 9, 2010


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Chris Knight's career-high 21 points led the way to a convincing 72-54 rout of Missouri S&T on Feb. 6 for Northern Kentucky University's men's basketball team's second-straight win. NKU is now 13-10 overall with a 6-8 Great Lakes Valley Conference record. The Norse came into Homecoming weekend fre...

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