The Northerner

Men’s soccer sees fourth largest attendance in nation

Nick Jones

January 26, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

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...

Alumni night reunites grads

Matt Brewer

January 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News, Sports

Despite all the empty seats in the Bank of Kentucky Center, the Northern Kentucky University Pep Band added an element of excitement and school pride to the men’s and women’s basketball games. To add to that excitement, not necessarily for the fans gathered in the arena, but for the members of the...

Final Four Again!

Nick Jones

December 4, 2010


Filed under Sports

UPDATE (12/04/2010): NKU NORSE DEFEAT ROLLINS 3-2 TO WIN NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN MEN'S SOCCER. (Original Article: Final Four Again! NKU nearing national championship, posted 12/01/2010) For the second time in the past three seasons, Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team is Final-Fo...

Norse play for one of their own

Shawn Bennett

December 1, 2010


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Imagine being a young college basketball star, well-liked by teammates and with promising future ahead of you, and then you learn that you have been diagnosed with cancer. That is the reality for Northern Kentucky University student athlete Dustin Maguire, who in May learned that he had been diagnosed wit...

Norse volleyball season ends with first round tourney loss

John Minor

December 1, 2010


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With early losses in the postseason tournaments, the Northern Kentucky University volleyball team’s season has came to an end. NKU finished with a first-round loss in both the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament and in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament. In the GLVC Tournam...

Students jump to new heights

Derick Bischoff

November 17, 2010


Filed under Sports

The NKU Equestrian Club is making history. On Sunday, Nov. 21, the club will host two horse shows at Gatewood Arena in Dry Ridge, Ky. at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. for the first time in the club’s history. Hosting a show is an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) requirement this year. The show...

Norse soccer conference champions for first time since 1995

Nick Jones

November 10, 2010


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team brought home the Great Lakes Valley Conference tournament title this weekend as the Norse beat the University of Indianapolis 3-0 in the championship game on Sunday afternoon. The Norse where lead by senior forward Steven Beattie, who scored a t...

Norse volleyball looks forward to tournament play

John Minor

November 10, 2010


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team finished their season on a five-game winning streak, resulting in the program’s 18th consecutive 20-win season. Although there were some ups and downs for the Norse, they seem to be hitting their stride at the right time. Finishing the season ...

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