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Norse struggle at Gator Invitational

Norse struggle at Gator Invitational

Michael Canizales, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The women's volleyball team dropped matches to Lipscomb, Florida and Florida A&M at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Florida over the weekend. After opening the season 4-0, the Norse have lost five straight games and currently rank 6th in the Horizon League standings. NKU will return to act...

Norse Volleyball loses first two games of season

Norse Volleyball loses first two games of season

Kevin Carey, Michael Canizales, Reporters

September 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Game 1: NKU 1 Sacramento State 3 by Michael Canizales The Northern Kentucky women’s volleyball team lost their first match of the season, falling to the Sacramento State Hornets in four sets (25-18, 26-24, 18-25, 25-23) at the NKU Invitational in Regents Hall, Saturday afternoon. The Norse (4-1...

Norse victorious in first night of NKU Invitational

Norse victorious in first night of NKU Invitational

Kevin Carey, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Norse opened up the NKU Invitational Friday night at Regents Hall with a win over the Seattle University Redhawks in four sets, 25-15, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21. NKU improved to 4-0 on the season. “I think our team plays better when they are at home and we are in our routine,” head coach Liz Hart s...

Crawford, Terrill lead Norse to tournament victory

Crawford, Terrill lead Norse to tournament victory

Michael Canizales, Contributor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Sophomore outside hitter Laura Crawford earned tournament MVP honors and Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Norse to the Duquesne Invitational title with victories over Robert Morris, Duquesne and Canisius college last weekend at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Freshman libero Ash...

Athletics officially induct 2017 class

Athletics officially induct 2017 class

February 24, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

Thursday night Northern Kentucky University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics inducted seven individuals and one team into its Hall of Fame. The 2017 Hall of Fame class consists of Steven Beattie, Bethany Gastright Flick, Linda Honigford, Andy Listerman, Matt Marksbury, Derrik Moeves, Ricki Rot...

NKU Athletics announces 2017 Hall of Fame class

NKU Athletics announces 2017 Hall of Fame class

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017


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

NKU Athletics announced that they will induct seven new individuals and one team into their Hall of Fame on Feb. 23 at BB&T Arena.  Steven Beattie, Bethany Gastright Flick, Linda Honigford, Andy Listerman, Matt Marksbury, Derrik Moeves, Ricki Rothbauer and the 2010 men's soccer National Champions...

Volleyball looks to win final regular season game

Volleyball looks to win final regular season game

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team will play its final game of the season Saturday against UIC. UIC is 16-13 on the season, but is just 4-11 in conference play. The Norse are 16-10 on the season with a 10-5 record in conference. The Norse will look to close out the season on a four game win streak, after defeati...

Volleyball ends home schedule with a pair of win

Volleyball ends home schedule with a pair of win

Trevor Holzschuh, Reporter

November 6, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team beat Milwaukee 3-0 on Saturday afternoon at Regents Hall, 25-12, 25-19, 25-15. The Norse started the afternoon by honoring Keely Creamer, Taylor Snyder, Lauren Hurley, and Tristen Simpson as part of senior night festivities. “They’re fantastic kids first and foremost. T...

Creamer, Hurley credit team for HLPOW awards

Creamer, Hurley credit team for HLPOW awards

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

October 15, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

Coming off of a week in which the NKU Volleyball Team swept Valparaiso and Wright State 3-0, Keely Creamer and Lauren Hurley were just happy that their team was starting to hit its stride and string together some wins. What came next was just the icing on the cake. Creamer received the honor of being na...

Snyder makes NKU history as Norse win fourth straight

Snyder makes NKU history as Norse win fourth straight

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Highland Heights, KY— The NKU volleyball team beat Youngstown State 3-0 Wednesday night in Regents Hall, 25-21, 25-14, and 25-20. The Norse have now taken down their last four opponents in three set sweeps while improving their record to 10-8 on the season. The Penguins fall to 7-14. “I think we did awe...

Creamer shines in Norse win

Creamer shines in Norse win

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 8, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU Norse volleyball team beat Valparaiso 3-0 on Friday. The Norse improved to 8-8 while Valparaiso fell to 8-12 on the season. Keely Creamer broke two NKU volleyball records in this game. She recorded 19 kills which is the most by any Norse DI era player as well as recording a career best hitt...

Norse lose third straight Horizon League game

Norse lose third straight Horizon League game

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Norse volleyball team pushed the preseason Horizon League favorite Cleveland State Vikings to five sets, but in the end lost to the Vikings 3-2 (25-20, 20-25, 25-20, 19-25, 15-12). The Norse fall to 6-8 on the season, will the Vikings improve to 11-4. The Norse have dropped three straight Hori...

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