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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...

Hard work and heart set her apart

Hard work and heart set her apart

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

After an action-packed two days, nobody would fault Lauren Hurley for spending the three hour long bus ride back from the Morehead Invitational celebrating with teammates or even taking a nap. After all, she had just finished one of the most successful tournaments of her NKU career. Hurley broke the schoo...

Volleyball battles but drops first two league games

Volleyball battles but drops first two league games

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

League play has not started for the NKU Norse Volleyball Team, who dropped both of their weekend games against Milwaukee and Green Bay. The Norse fall back to .500 with the two losses. The Norse were able to battle Milwaukee to five sets but could not find their way past Milwaukee middle blocker Bridget ...

Volleyball drops three in a row, takes step back

Volleyball drops three in a row, takes step back

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After winning three in a row at the Morehead State Invitational, the Norse dropped all three games at the Butler Invitational. NKU falls to 6-5 on the season. The Norse were plagued by errors in this tournament, making 40 combined errors against Butler and Arizona, and then making 31 errors against...

Libs excells while Norse continue to improve

Libs excells while Norse continue to improve

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Volleyball

After going 3-2 in the first five games of the season, Head Coach Liz Hart and sophomore Haley Libs gave themselves a ‘B’ grade for the way the team performed. “We’re okay. We’ve had games where we were good in one area and not good in another,” Hart said. “They’ve show the ability to...

Volleyball splits weekend tournament

Volleyball splits weekend tournament

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 4, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team came away with a split in this weekend’s Bowling Green Invitational, beating IPFW in the first matchup and then losing to Bowling Green in the second game. The Norse are now 3-2 on the season. Redshirt senior Lauren Hurley was named to the all-tournament team following the tourname...

Norse start season strong in Indiana Invitational

Norse start season strong in Indiana Invitational

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 27, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU Norse volleyball team managed to recover from a 3-0 loss to Indiana to win both games of a doubleheader on Saturday against Evansville and Marshall. The two wins give the Norse a 2-1 record to start the season. Seniors Keely Creamer and Taylor Snyder were named to the all tournament team following ...

NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana

NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Volleyball

The Northern Kentucky volleyball team will begin the season Friday when they face Indiana University in the Indiana Invitational. The Norse will then play Marshall University and the University of Evansville in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Norse are coming off a 14-16 season and made it to the semifinals in t...

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...

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