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WATCH: NCAA tourney bids on the Horizon?

WATCH: NCAA tourney bids on the Horizon?

Matt Sexton and Christopher Decker

March 1, 2017


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

NKU MEN 3 WINS FROM BIG DANCE By Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief In its first full season of Division I membership, the NKU men’s basketball team’s outstanding season has garnered national attention. With a 21-win regular season and an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter complete, the Norse now set it...

Norse break four game skid by blasting Milwaukee

Norse break four game skid by blasting Milwaukee

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017


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

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - One team entered BB&T Arena Friday night with a four-game winning streak including a win over perennial power Green Bay. One team entered with a four-game losing streak. In a reversal of fortune, Northern Kentucky never trailed Friday, breaking its losing streak in style by blowing out M...

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...

Terry’s big night not enough to take down Vikings

Terry’s big night not enough to take down Vikings

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 19, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team fell to Cleveland State 77-58 Saturday afternoon in Cleveland. The Norse fall to 8-19 on the season and 4-11 in the Horizon League while Cleveland State improves to 13-14 overall and 8-8 in Horizon League play. NKU kept the game close in the first half with their thr...

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...

Is UC basketball coming to BB&T Arena?

Is UC basketball coming to BB&T Arena?

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2017


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

In need of a home next season due to renovations to Fifth Third Arena, the University of Cincinnati basketball teams could be headed to Highland Heights. Reports intensified Thursday led by a tweet from the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Tom Groeschen. He reported the Bearcats would likely play at BB&T Arena next...

Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State

Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 5, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Both NKU basketball teams traveled to Dayton to face Wright State on Saturday. The men's basketball team beat the Raiders 83-79 while the women's team fell 67-47. NKU 83 Wright State 79 Despite Wright State shooting 50 percent on the nights, the Norse shot 49 percent and came away with the victory ov...

Norse women sweep road trip

Norse women sweep road trip

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team won both games of a two game road trip this weekend, beating both Valparaiso and UIC. The Norse improve to 7-13 on the season and 3-5 in conference play. The Norse outscored their opponents 128-92 in the two games. It was also the first two true road wins for the Norse th...

NKU women add six to program in Whitaker’s first recruiting class

NKU women add six to program in Whitaker’s first recruiting class

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team have signed six players in the early recruiting signing period and are hoping to sign one more in the late period. NKU women’s basketball coach Camryn Whitaker and the rest of the coaching staff start recruiting players when they are in seventh and eighth grade. “The ...

Norse get dominated in the paint, fall to Wright State

Norse get dominated in the paint, fall to Wright State

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2017


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

The NKU Norse fell to Wright State 70-63 in Horizon League action on Saturday at BB&T Arena. The loss drops NKU to 5-12 on the season, while Wright State advances to 12-5. NKU is now 1-4 in Horizon League play. “Disappointed with the loss. I thought we had an opportunity to win the game.” H...

Norse win first Horizon League game of the season

Norse win first Horizon League game of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

January 7, 2017


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

The NKU Norse beat Youngstown State 87-81 in overtime Saturday night for their first Horizon League victory of the season. The Norse improve to 5-11 while the Penguins drop to 4-10. "It feels good," senior Rebecca Lyttle said. "The first three games were tough for us but it was good we all stayed po...

Critical free throws lift Cleveland State past NKU

Critical free throws lift Cleveland State past NKU

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- Cleveland State's offense came back to life just in time for the Vikings. After a furious rally by the NKU women's basketball team Thursday evening, Cleveland State made its final three field goals and six free throws to defeat the Norse 58-54. "I'm really proud of our ...

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