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Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0

Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The first matchup against a Big Ten team in women's soccer history ended with a 1-0 Illinois victory Friday night.The loss is the first of the season for NKU (4-1). Illinois is 6-1.Hope D'Addario scored the only goal of the match in the 37th minute. She scored off of a free kick t...

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Two second half goals by Yaw Addai were enough Sunday to lead the men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over IPFW.Addai broke a scoreless tie in the 74th minute when he received a pass across the box from Diego Martinez. Addai beat the keeper on the right post for the game's first goal.Just...

Summer spent conquering the world

Summer spent conquering the world

Sarah Kellam, Contributor

September 9, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Most students spend their summers in hometowns, interning or just taking a break. However, one student spent his summer captaining a national team. When Alwin Komolong returned to Papua New Guinea for the summer, he wasn’t planning on taking time off from soccer. Instead, the NKU junior captained ...

Men’s soccer splits pair in Mayor’s Cup

Men’s soccer splits pair in Mayor’s Cup

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- Bucknell scored in the 105th minute Sunday to defeat the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team 1-0 at the Hartwick College Mayor’s Cup.Bucknell got the winner when Jesse Klug scored off of a nodded ball by teammate Justin Galiani. Connor Willings picked up an assist as well.The Biso...

Women’s soccer looks for 5-0 start against Xavier

Women’s soccer looks for 5-0 start against Xavier

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 4, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Looking to continue its best start since 2007, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team hosts Xavier at 7 p.m. Friday night at NKU's Soccer Stadium.The game will be telecast via the Horizon League Network on ESPN3.NKU (4-0) is looking for its fifth straight victory to start th...

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team extended its shutout streak to almost 300 minutes Sunday in a 1-0 victory over Charleston Southern.Winning its fourth straight game to open the season, the Norse have not allowed a goal since its opener.Less than a minute after halftime...

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Calvin Murphy’s goal in the 64th minute Monday afternoon propelled the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Memphis.Murphy, a freshman, headed in a Johannes Jansen free kick a little more than an hour into the match. Goalkeeper AJ Fleak made eight saves for his f...

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams are gearing up for jam packed schedules this fall and both teams have kicked off their year’s proving they’re ready for strong seasons. Women’s soccerNKU’s women’s soccer team started off their season with two exhibition games with a win ove...

NKU athletics progress in third year of Division I

NKU athletics progress in third year of Division I

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

The NKU athletics program will be completing its third year in Division I competition at the end of the Spring season. From both soccer teams winning a game in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, to the men’s basketball head coach being fired, there were many highs and lows to the 2014-15 athletics se...

Athletics a driving force in a family bond

Athletics a driving force in a family bond

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Walking into the lobby, two girls sit on different couches some distance apart from each other. A feeling of fear creeps in at the thought of a profile on two people who don’t like one another. After being escorted to another room, the dynamic changes as they sit closely and we begin to discuss t...

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 3, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Sport: SoccerYear: FreshmanMajor: Special Education Macy Hamblin has appeared in 14 games in her freshman season and picked up six goals for the Norse. But what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: I’d have to say salad, pasta and bread sticks. Q: Do you have ...

Golden goal brings victory on Senior Night

Golden goal brings victory on Senior Night

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014


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

NKU men’s soccer picked up their first conference win of the season Saturday night against Stetson University, winning 1-0 in double overtime. The game started of quick for both teams with Stetson’s Marco Hjorth getting the teams first shot in the second minute and NKU getting their first shot on g...

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