The Northerner

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...

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...

Fantasy Football: Week four

Alex Owsley and Alex Owsley

October 7, 2009


Filed under Opinions, Sports

Week four ended with the highly anticipated NFC North battle between the Vikings and the Packers Monday Night. Brett Favre's Minnesota Vikings defeated the Green Bay Packers 30 to 23. Week four also featured the 72nd installment of the Battle of Ohio. The game ended in dramatic fashion as the Cincinna...

Men’s cross-country faces challenge

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 5, 2009


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The Northern Kentucky University's Men's cross-country team looks forward to tackling the vigorous -kilometer race' Oct. 10, 2009, when they take part in the Greater Lakes Valley Conference-MIAA Challenge. The race, which will begin at 11:00 a.m., takes place in Rolla, Mo. Leading the team will be t...

One-on-one with Steven Beattie

Chad Hensley and Chad Hensley

October 5, 2009


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Tim DownerDavid Beckham, Wayne Rooney, Kaka, Cristiano Renaldo and Landon Donovan are some of the most recognized names in professional soccer, but Northern Kentucky University is home to a men's soccer player who is making quite the impact at the NCAA Division II level. Steven Beattie, a native of ...

Women’s soccer gets second win

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 5, 2009


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The Northern Kentucky University women's soccer team lit the nets on fire in their 9-0 victory over Great Lakes Valley Conference opponent Illinois-Springfield (2-9, 0-9 in the GLVC) on Oct. 4 in Springfield, Ill. The Norse (9-2, 6-2 in the GLVC) got a three goal effort from junior forward Kendall D...

Fantasy football: Week three

Alex Owsley and Alex Owsley

September 28, 2009


Filed under Sports

It was a wild week three in the National Football League.' We saw the lowly Detroit Lions win for the first time in 17 consecutive games. We saw old man Brett Favre throw a game winning Hail Mary for the Minnesota Vikings to beat the 49ers. We also got to witness Michael Vick's debut for the Philadelphia Ea...

Done with Pitt. Now what?

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

September 28, 2009


Filed under Sports

MCT CampusGet out of our house. The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-20 at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday. The Steelers (1-2, 0-1 in the AFC North Division) had claimed the last eight games in Cincinnati. With the Bengals down 15-20 late in the fourth quarter, quarterback Carson Palm...

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