The Northerner

Volleyball undefeated in GLVC

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

September 29, 2009


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Tim DownerThe Northern Kentucky University Volleyball team swept the Maryville Saints, 25-11, 25-18, 25-23, in a Great Lakes Valley Conference showdown Sept. 25 at Regents Hall. The Norse (12-5, 3-0 in the GLVC) got solid performances from junior middle hitter Kim Nemcek, sophomore outside hitter Noelle ...

Fantasy Football Weekly: Week two

Alex Owsley and Alex Owsley

September 22, 2009


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Week two of the National Football League wrapped up with the Indianapolis Colts defeating the Miami Dolphins 27 to 23 on Monday Night Football. It was a weekend that saw the New York Jets hold off a high-octane offense in the New England Patriots to just three field goals. We saw the Cincinnati Bengals w...

Hockey club preps for return

Rodney Moore and Rodney Moore

September 21, 2009


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ArchiveThe Northern Kentucky University Hockey Club team, led by team President Nick Williams, hits the ice this fall. The first game, the Norse will face-off Sept. 25 against the University of Akron at the Center Ice Sports Complex in Akron, Ohio. Team secretary and defensive player Jeremy Emig thi...

Running to the spotlight

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

September 21, 2009


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Tim DownerThe Northern Kentucky University Women's Cross Country team took sixth place in the Midwest Open (5K) in Kenosha, Wis., on Sept. 19. Senior Jenna Siemer led the Norse by placing 28th out of a 175 runners.' Her recorded time for the race was 19:02.2, according to the NKU Sports Information...

Athletic Web site gets gets a reboot

Rodney Moore and Rodney Moore

September 15, 2009


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Whether you are an adamant sports fan, a citizen in the community or a prospective student-athlete, the new Northern Kentucky University athletics Web site has everything you need - and then some. Northern Kentucky University has shaped and created a new and revised athletics information Web site in a...

If you start it, they will come

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

September 15, 2009


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Supplied by wiffle ball clubSupplied by wiffle ball clubWith the smell of freshly cut grass filling the air and the dirt around the diamond neatly raked, the home team trots out onto the turf to begin the game. The batter steps into the box, slightly grinning at the pitcher as he twirls the bat in his ...

And this one is in the books!

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

September 7, 2009


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Tim Downer/PhotographerThe Northern Kentucky University Woman's Soccer Team's forward Ashley Warndorf is now the newest member of NKU's top 10 all-time career goal leaders.' Warndorf scored the 22nd goal of her career in the Norse's 2-0 victory over the University of Findlay Sept. 6. Warndorf has sc...

One-on-one with Drew Harris

Justin Mattingly and Justin Mattingly

September 7, 2009


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Tim Downer/PhotographerWith a batch of new runners joining the Northern Kentucky University Men's cross-country team, Captain Drew Harris looks to be the leader. Harris, a junior, is an All-American candidate and won the first men's track Great Lakes Valley Conference title in the 5000 meter run in tra...

Web Exclusive: Fantasy football sure-fires

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

September 7, 2009


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Chris Mowder/MCT CampusIt's time to dig out the deep fryer and drop in those mouth-numbing hot wings.' Get out the tortilla chips and whip up the sour cream, beef and cheddar cheese dip for that ultimate snack attack.' Don't forget about those sweet chocolate brownies and little cakes that will follo...

Basketball Preview

Mike Collins, Mike Collins, and Mike Collins

September 2, 2009


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The Northern Kentucky University Men's and Women's Basketball schedules were released on Aug. 24 and the teams have begun to prepare for the season ahead. The men's basketball team, won the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament championship and finished with a 24-7 record last season, will open the 2...

Men’s soccer captures two wins

Mark Payne, Mark Payne, and Mark Payne

September 1, 2009


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Tim Downer/ photographerThe Northern Kentucky University Men's soccer team is on a roll. After winning its two preseason games against two Division I schools - Marshall and IUPUI - the Norse continued their winning streak into the regular season. The season opened Aug. 28 against the Bobcats of West Vir...

Eaton takes over

By Zac Collins, By Zac Collins, and By Zac Collins

August 25, 2009


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Photo by Ed Morris/Assistant Photo EditorWith more than a decade of administrative experience at Northern Kentucky University, including a stint as the interim assistant vice president for student affairs, Dr. Scott Eaton is, perhaps, approaching the most difficult task of his professional career as the ...

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