The Northerner

Hot Seat: Landon Osbourne

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 26, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Landon Osbourne Golf Sophomore Business Administration Landon Osbourne has appeared in all six tournaments for the Norse this season, where he averages a score of 76.27 per round. This season, he has played 15 rounds. His lowest score came at the Leo Keenan Invitational last fall, where he shot a ...

NKU women end strong season with loss in WBI

NKU women end strong season with loss in WBI

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 25, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

After an opening round loss in the Women’s Basketball invitational (WBI) tournament to Marshall, the NKU women’s basketball team’s season came to end after a third straight winning record in Division I, a trip to the Atlantic Sun Conference championship game, and a third consecutive berth to th...

NKU baseball uses late-inning rally to defeat Morehead State

Chris Looy, Contributor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features

A four-run seventh inning propelled the Northern Kentucky Norse baseball team to an 8-3 win over the Morehead State Eagles on a rainy Tuesday afternoon. Freshman Trey Ganns sparked the Norse offense, going 2-for-2 with a home run and a pair of walks. Cole Bauml, Taylor Sears, and Caleb Lonkard each coll...

Hot Seat: KC Straley

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 23, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

KC Straley Softball Senior Early Childhood Education KC Straley has appeared in eight games for the Norse this season, where she has a .261 batting average with six hits in 23 at-bats. She is a graduate of Conner High School, but transferred here from Louisville. Last season, she played all 50 games ...

Uetrecht’s career night not enough for Norse

Uetrecht’s career night not enough for Norse

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 19, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team’s season came to an unfortunate end on Thursday night, losing a close game to the Marshall Thundering Herd 81-79 in front of 781 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center. “Well, I thought that was a really tough way for us to go out and finish the year,” NKU Head ...

Women successful in tournament appearance, men lose early

Women successful in tournament appearance, men lose early

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 18, 2015


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

In their first year in Atlantic Sun tournament eligibility, the NKU basketball teams got their first taste of tournament, and in one case, championship, basketball in the conference. Both the men’s and the women’s basketball teams clinched a top-four seed in the conference tournaments by finish...

Bezold and NKU part ways after 25 years

Bezold and NKU part ways after 25 years

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

March 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

When NKU’s men’s basketball team took on Lipscomb in their first ever Atlantic Sun Conference Championship game on March 3 in a heartbreaking 76-73 loss, no one realized it would be Head Coach Dave Bezold’s last game at the helm of the Norse. The announcement of Bezold’s release came as a shoc...

NKU community reacts to Bezold’s release

NKU community reacts to Bezold’s release

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

As news of Bezold’s departure spread around campus and the community, students, fans and former players expressed sadness and shock that the NKU coach of 25 years was suddenly fired. SGA President and former basketball emcee John Jose is grateful for Bezold’s services during his time at NKU. “...

NKU baseball dismantles UC-Clermont in home opener

Chris Looy, Contributor

March 16, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features

The Northern Kentucky University baseball team combined for seven home runs in an 18-2 home-opening shellacking of UC-Clermont on Monday afternoon. Anthony Vagnier launched a pair of homers, while Cody Kuzniczci, Mike Moffatt, Cole Bauml, Conor Ledger, and Quint Heady each deposited one of their own...

BREAKING: NKU men’s basketball head coach not to return

BREAKING: NKU men’s basketball head coach not to return

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

March 16, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, News, Sports, Sports Features

According to a press release from NKU Athletics Department, Dave Bezold will not return as the head coach of the men's basketball team. “This is difficult given Dave’s role in our university and our community,” Athletic Director Ken Bothof said in the press release. “Dave is a good man and h...

Former NKU pitcher eyes comeback

Chris Looy, Contributor

March 14, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Former NKU and current Chicago White Sox pitcher Nate Jones was recently cleared to throw a baseball for the first time since July of 2014. “It’s been such a relief being able to throw again,” Jones said. “Even though I’m still a long way off from pitching in an actual game, I’m pleased w...

All or nothing

All or nothing

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

With the fate of NKU Athletics changing last summer for the better as the Atlantic Sun Conference changed eligibility rules allowing all teams a chance at post-season, teams at NKU found a hope for their season. Most recent to take advantage of this rule change is both the men’s and women’s basketbal...

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