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GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise

GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

It was another gut wrenching loss for Bob Sheehan and his women's soccer team. The difference just happened to be the opponent. The Norse were defeated by the Milwaukee Panthers in their first Horizon League home game, dropping their record to 5-5 on the season and 1-1 in league play. The Panthers...

GALLERY: Ngatcha and Raiders prove to be too much for Norse

GALLERY: Ngatcha and Raiders prove to be too much for Norse

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The ride continues to be a rough one for the men's soccer team, as the team lost it's eighth straight game on Saturday evening, falling 4-0 to Wright State. Head Coach John Basalyga is trying to remain in good spirits, despite the 0-8-1 start to 2016. "We're young. I have to be patient with these...

Confidence is high as Norse prepare for Milwaukee

Confidence is high as Norse prepare for Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Starting a season on a three game losing streak after having such high expectations for the season is difficult for any team. The NKU women’s soccer team was no exception. “After those first three losses, I don’t think anyone had any confidence in our team,” junior forward Jessica Frey said...

GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris

GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU women’s soccer team continued to roll on Sunday, beating Robert Morris University 2-0 to get the Norse to 5-4 on the season. The Norse have now won five out of their last six games, with all of those wins coming in the form of shutouts. While Emily Lohmann and the Norse defense held R...

Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 17, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team moved to 4-4 on the season Friday with a 4-0 route of Green Bay. The game was the first Horizon League game of the season. "Coming off a very emotional win at Vanderbilt last Sunday I thought our team showed a lot of maturity in how we prepared for our first Horizon Leagu...

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 17, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU Norse Men’s Soccer team had another tough loss at home against Milwaukee 3-2. The Norse have now dropped six straight games, falling to 0-6-1 on the season and 0-2 in Horizon League play. Despite the loss, the Norse offense showed signs of improvement after a slow first half. “We are tr...

Norse look to snap losing streak

Norse look to snap losing streak

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team travels to Fort Wayne, IN tonight at 7 p.m. to take on the Fort Wayne Mastodons. Last time these teams met last season the Norse took the match 2-1 in Fort Way. The Mastodons are 3-3-0 on the season while the Norse are 0-4-1. The Norse look to come back after a loss in o...

Frey lifts Norse to win against Vandy

Frey lifts Norse to win against Vandy

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Jessica Frey finally got the monkey off of her back, scoring the only goal in NKU’s 1-0 victory in double overtime against SEC heavyweight Vanderbilt. "It was a really exciting win,” Frey said. "It was tough for me, not being able to score in the last few games, but this goal is definitely one t...

Norse face Oakland tonight in first league match

Norse face Oakland tonight in first league match

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

September 10, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team will be traveling to Rochester, Michigan to play the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies at 7 p.m. The Norse are still in search of their first win of the regular season. The game, which will be aired on ESPN3, is the Horizon League opener for the Norse. The Norse have be...

GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds

GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

A bad bounce was all it took for the Norse to leave the Soccer Stadium with a 2-1 loss to the Xavier Musketeers Tuesday night.  With time running out in regulation, Xavier made a furious run down the field after the Norse couldn't convert on the other side of the field. Xavier's Maddie Tierney to...

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...

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