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English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

It's hard not to feel excited about 6’0” freshman Alex Willis, whose recent men’s soccer accolades raise hope that he could be a sensation for the team. Willis departed from England and came overseas, choosing to play at Northern Kentucky University.

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Aric France, Reporter

September 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

In double overtime, the NKU men’s soccer team lost their first match of the season at home against the Wright State Raiders Saturday night. With the loss, the Norse drop to 4-1 overall while the Raiders move to 4-0-1.

At home, women’s soccer shuts out Lipscomb 2-0

At home, women’s soccer shuts out Lipscomb 2-0

Sierra Newton, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team continued their home winning streak Thursday night in a 2-0 shutout against the Lipscomb Bisons.

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Aric France, Contributor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

This marks the third year in a row the Bearcats defeated the Norse by a score of 1-0.

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team survived a scare on the road Saturday night, as they opened their 2018 season with a 3-2 win over the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

Sierra Newton, Contributor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

In a dramatic finish, Northern Kentucky women’s soccer scored a 1-0 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (1-2) with a goal in the last 15 seconds.

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

Colin Johnson, Photo Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The Norse men's soccer team fell 1-0 against the Kentucky Wildcats.

Norse fall to FC Cincinnati in spring exhibition match

Norse fall to FC Cincinnati in spring exhibition match

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Norse opened up their spring season with a 3-0 loss to FC Cincinnati Tuesday Night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. FC Cincinnati is coming off a trip to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup last season and a trip to the USL playoffs in the previous two. The last time these two teams met wa...

Norse welcome FC Cincinnati to kick off 2018 spring season

Norse welcome FC Cincinnati to kick off 2018 spring season

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

When Blaire Stevenson, assistant men’s soccer coach, joined the Norse in March of 2017, he brought not only a rich history of the game, but a connection that would soon benefit his newly found home. That Connection? The FC Cincinnati soccer team, which would lead to to three exhibition games in tw...

Norse set to collide with FC Cincinnati in exhibition game

Norse set to collide with FC Cincinnati in exhibition game

Kevin Carey, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team will host FC Cincinnati in a spring exhibition match on Tuesday, February 27. This will be the second time the Norse will host the club team. The Norse met the FC Cincinnati’s reserve team last August, with the match ending in a 1-1 tie. This is the first game announced for...

Barkei named Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year

Barkei named Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU goalkeeper Jim Barkei was named Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year Monday afternoon. The redshirt junior had a .797 save percentage in his first year as a Norse after transferring from Loyola along with a .84 goals against average. Barkei recorded eight shutouts during the regular season, which ran...

Norse fall on senior night to Phoenix in Double OT

Norse fall on senior night to Phoenix in Double OT

Kevin Carey, Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Norse fell to the Green Bay Phoenix Friday night at NKU Soccer Stadium 1-0 in double-overtime. The Norse dropped to 7-6-4 on the year and 3-4-2 in the conference. With the loss and a Detroit Mercy victory, NKU fails to reach the Horizon League Tournament. Green Bay secures the first seed with th...

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