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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...

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team split a pair of five-set Horizon League matches this weekend.Saturday, the Norse defeated Green Bay 24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 20-25, 15-10.Haley Libs, who was honored Monday as Horizon League offensive player of the week, had 23 kills and seven digs to lead the Norse.Keely Creamer added 18 kills....

GALLERY: Volleyball continues torrid play by defeating Wright State

GALLERY: Volleyball continues torrid play by defeating Wright State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team is on a roll. The Norse won its third straight match, and fifth in its last six, with a straight-sets victory over Wright State Tuesday evening at Regents Hall, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18. "I thought we sided out really well," NKU Head Coach Liz Hart said. "We held them down to a ...

Volleyball on a roll, sweep weekend Horizon League matches

Volleyball on a roll, sweep weekend Horizon League matches

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 25, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team picked up a pair of Horizon League victories this weekend.Saturday, the volleyball team picked up a thrilling five-set victory at Valparaiso. NKU won 20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 20-25 and 15-13.Keyaira Lankheit had a huge match, picking up 16 blocks and 11 kills. Haley Libs led the Norse wi...

Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets

Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Oakland's volleyball team pulled out two tough sets Friday night on the way to a straight-set win over Northern Kentucky at Regents Hall.The opening two sets were incredibly tight. Oakland (11-10, 5-2 in Horizon League) pulled out the opening set 31-29. The second set also went to Oakland, 26-24.The...

Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State

Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 13, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

So far, a return to Regents Hall has treated the NKU women's volleyball team well.After a three-game road trip, the Norse have returned home and won two straight, including Tuesday's five-set win over Cleveland State.NKU defeated Cleveland State 17-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13.Keely Creamer led NKU with 17...

Volleyball roundup: NKU drops pair after win over Green Bay

Volleyball roundup: NKU drops pair after win over Green Bay

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women's volleyball team has dropped two straight Horizon League games after a win over Green Bay Oct. 2.Tuesday, the Norse fell in straight sets to Wright State, 25-21, 27-25, 25-13.Keely Creamer led NKU (6-11, 1-4 in Horizon League) with 12 kills. Haley Libs added nine kills. Mel Stewart adde...

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