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NKU Athletics announces 2017 Hall of Fame class

NKU Athletics announces 2017 Hall of Fame class

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 18, 2016

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

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

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...

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