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Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team beat the University of Toledo 2-0 Friday, improving their record to 2-3 on the season and dropping Toledo to 1-3. The Norse kept the offense rolling in this game, shooting 10 times, five of those on goal, and took five corner kicks. Forward Ally Perkins lead the way for...

Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo

Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team travels to Northwest Ohio tonight to face the University of Toledo tonight at 4 p.m. The Norse come into the game 1-3, after winning their first game against Morehead State last Monday. Toledo is 1-2, and coming off a brutal 4-0 loss to the University of Louisville. The R...

Tuesday’s Women’s soccer match changes venue

Tuesday’s Women’s soccer match changes venue

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 1, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Due to Sunday’s flash flooding, the Sept. 6 match for NKU Women’s Soccer against Xavier University will be moved to the NKU Soccer Stadium, giving the Norse home field advantage against the Musketeers. The flash flooding associated with the storms made Xavier’s field unplayable. Kick off time for the...

NKU women earn first victory against MSU

NKU women earn first victory against MSU

Will Borland, Contributor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU Women’s soccer team won their home opener and their first game of the season Monday night against Morehead State 1-0. The Norse improve to 1-3 on the season while MSU drops to 1-2. “Starting the season 0-3 was challenging but our spirit was great, the work ethic was great and the senio...

Norse shutout against Evansville

Norse shutout against Evansville

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 28, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team lost to the University of Evansville 2-0 on Sunday afternoon, dropping their record to 0-1-1 on the season. The Norse offense struggled to gain any traction in this game, only attempting five total shots in the game and two shots on goal. "We didn't take very many chanc...

GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw

GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 27, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team played to a tie against Eastern Illinois University, ending the game 1-1 after two overtime periods. The start of the game was delayed due to in-climate weather and play was stopped several more times due to lightning in the area. It was an offensive struggle for both ...

NKU shut out against EKU

NKU shut out against EKU

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Norse offense continued to struggle Thursday night, failing to score for the second straight game in a 2-0 loss to Eastern Kentucky University. The loss gives the Norse a 0-3 record to start the year. The Norse only took seven shots, with four of those shots coming off the foot of Jessica Frey...

Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU

Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team travels to Richmond, KY to face the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at 7 p.m. tonight. The Norse will be looking for their first win of the 2016 season, after starting the season 0-2. NKU has only scored one goal in those two games and have given up four. Macy Hamblin has been...

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

The fall sports season is just about to get underway, and the three teams in season will be looking for Horizon League Championships and NCAA tournament berths.Women’s Soccer:NKU women’s soccer has played two exhibition matches, going 1-1 in those games against Ohio University and Western Kentucky...

GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry

GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

CINCINNATI -- The NKU women’s soccer team lost to the Cincinnati Bearcats 1-0 Monday night in the first ever Riverboat Rivalry at Nippert Stadium.“We were on our heels most of the game,” Head Coach Bob Sheehan said. “They were really dangerous. They dumped balls into the corners and get corner kicks...

NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry

NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The Riverboat Rivalry sets sail for the first time tonight, when the NKU women’s soccer team heads to Nippert Stadium to face the 39th-ranked Cincinnati Bearcats.The Bearcats come into the game 1-0, after winning a double overtime with the University of Dayton, while NKU comes into the game 0-1 after l...

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

NKU men’s soccer beat the University of Kentucky 3-0 in an exhibition game at the NKU soccer stadium Sunday night.The Norse have defeated the Wildcats two years in a row. The match improved their all time record against the Cats to 2-0-3.The Norse took a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute, when junior forw...

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