The Northerner

Christopher Decker

Position: Managing Editor/Sports Editor


Year/major: Senior/Journalism


Walk-up song: “What do you think about that?”- Montgomery Gentry


Hobbies/interests: Bass Fishing, Playing Sports, Fantasy Sports

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

May 26, 2018
NKU’s unknown champion: Perce takes home boxing title (Story/Media)
Apr 26, 2018
Farewell: Notes from the senior editors (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
With Williams transfer, where do the Norse go from here? (Story)
Mar 23, 2018
Williams granted release from NKU (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Gallery: Cardinals rally in second half to end NKU’s season (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Preview: Norse set to battle Louisville in first round of the NIT (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Like mother, like son; Drew McDonald joins mother Christie in NKU history books (Story)
Mar 04, 2018
Horizon League run ends abruptly in quarterfinals for NKU (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Preview: Women’s basketball ready to take on Detroit Mercy (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Preview: Tate excited to make impact in first Horizon League tournament (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Norse players honored in Horizon League voting (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
#NorseNotebook Who should win Horizon League Player of the Year? (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
GALLERY: Norse cut down the nets after winning regular season title (Story)
Feb 25, 2018
NKU wins Horizon League regular season title with victory over IUPUI (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Norse take first place in the Horizon League with victory over UIC (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
#NorseNotebook Loyalty makes NKU senior class stand out (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
iHeartRadio to be home for NKU men’s basketball games through 2022-23 (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night (Story)
Feb 17, 2018
Norse can’t complete comeback; fall to Wright State for second time (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
#NorseNotebook Why Friday’s game is more than just for first place (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
Gallery: Norse sweep homecoming week with victory over Green Bay (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
Norse on two game win streak after defeating Oakland (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
Norse escape with a victory over Milwaukee (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
McDonald named Horizon League Player of the Week (Story)
Feb 04, 2018
Norse defeat Milwaukee to break three game losing streak (Story)
Feb 04, 2018
Norse extend road win streak against Cleveland State (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Second half surge pushes Norse over Penguins (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Penguins overcome early deficit to defeat Norse (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Sisters join Norse Volleyball ranks, despite Epilepsy (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2018
Norse finish Wisconsin road trip with victory over Green Bay (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
Review: ‘Losing Sleep’ tour countrified BB&T Arena (Story)
Jan 19, 2018
Norse drop fourth straight game (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Gallery: Norse get back on track with victory over Cleveland State (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Cleveland State guards too much for Norse to handle (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Norse Notebook: Brannen looking for ways to improve against size (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Column: Keep the momentum going, Norse Nation (Story)
Jan 11, 2018
Benzinger, Raiders end NKU’s four game win streak (Story)
Jan 11, 2018
Preview: NKU takes on Wright State and a way-too-early look at ‘bracketology’ (Story)
Jan 07, 2018
Norse escape Detroit thanks to last second basket (Story)
Jan 06, 2018
Holland scores 1,000th career point in win over Oakland (Story)
Jan 05, 2018
Preview: NKU takes on Oakland on ESPN2 (Story)
Dec 30, 2017
Norse extinguish Flames ahead of matchup with Oakland (Story)
Dec 30, 2017
Norse complete upset of 19th ranked Phoenix (Story)
Dec 28, 2017
GALLERY: Grace White scores career high; Norse fall to Panthers in closing minutes (Story)
Dec 28, 2017
Norse break two game losing streak with win over IUPUI (Story)
Dec 17, 2017
McDonald, Williams score over 20 in loss to UMBC (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
ETSU gets revenge, defeat Norse in second match-up of the season (Story)
Dec 04, 2017
#NorseNotebook NKU defensive-minded team with high powered offense (Story)
Dec 02, 2017
McDonald reaches 1,000 career points in win over Morehead State (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
Gallery: Norse comeback falls short against Colonials (Story)
Nov 20, 2017
Holland named Horizon League Player of the Week (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Norse upset Jaguars; advance to face Cleveland State (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Norse fend off James Madison in Bahamas (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Foul trouble dooms Norse against Illinois State (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
Norse cruise past Quakers; head to Bahamas next week (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Preview: Expectations high for reigning Horizon League champions (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Norse fall to Cleveland State (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
Barkei named Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Gallery: Norse fall in Horizon League semi-final (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Norse fall to Evansville in final non-conference match (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
NKU athletics and Braxton Brewing agree to partnership (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Women’s soccer to play IUPUI in semi-final match (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Hamblin named Horizon League Player of the Year (Story)
Oct 28, 2017
Norse clinch second seed in Horizon League tournament (Story)
Oct 21, 2017
GALLERY: Vikings spoil Norse senior night (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Norse move into first place in Horizon League (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
Norse battle Flames to 0-0 draw (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
Three first half goals power NKU past Green Bay (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Hamblin’s offensive prowess lifts her into NKU record books (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Cincinnati Woman of the Year overcomes homelessness to help others (Story)
Oct 07, 2017
Late goal pushes Grizzlies past Norse (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Norse defeat Detroit Mercy for fourth consecutive victory (Story)
Sep 27, 2017
Frey’s second half goal lifts Norse over Raiders (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Norse earn sixth victory of season over Memphis (Story)
Sep 23, 2017
Norse record fifth shutout of the season in victory over IUPUI (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Barkei wins Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week after shutout at CSU (Story)
Sep 15, 2017
Hamblin’s second half goal gets Norse back on track (Story)
Sep 10, 2017
Norse extend losing streak to three after loss to Xavier (Story)
Sep 09, 2017
Suchecki’s goal carries Norse over Belmont (Story)
Sep 06, 2017
NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
NKU Athletics, Matthew 25 Ministries accepting Hurricane Harvey donations (Story)
Aug 30, 2017
Libs, Norse look to start new season with W’s (Story)
Aug 24, 2017
New look Norse look to move forward in 2017 (Story)
Aug 24, 2017
UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit (Story)
Aug 22, 2017
Frey scores twice in victory over Morehead State (Story)
Aug 19, 2017
GALLERY: Frey’s second half goal powers Norse to victory (Story)
Aug 18, 2017
Dynamic Duo hope to lead Norse to second Horizon League championship (Story)
Aug 17, 2017
Chamber of Commerce to honor NKU men’s basketball (Story)
Aug 08, 2017
Men’s Soccer to host FC Cincinnati reserves in preseason match (Story)
Jul 12, 2017
Ganns forgoes senior season to join Red Sox (Story)
Jun 15, 2017
Brannen signs contract extension with NKU (Story)
May 16, 2017
Walks, hit batters lead to Norse defeat in Lexington (Story)
May 14, 2017
Norse collect second weekend sweep in Youngstown (Story)
May 07, 2017
Norse pitching can’t handle Panther bats (Story)
May 06, 2017
Norse split double header with Wright State (Story)
May 05, 2017
WATCH: Teammates on and off the field; Alas brothers get opportunity of a lifetime (Story/Media)
May 01, 2017
Norse Notebook: Landrum, Leigeb reflect on Horizon League tournament (Story)
Apr 30, 2017
Norse rally in seventh inning to take game three victory (Story)
Apr 29, 2017
Norse attempt comeback in ninth, fall short against Raiders (Story)
Apr 28, 2017
Breaking: Asalon suspended four games for unsportsmanlike conduct (Story)
Apr 27, 2017
Norse can’t hold lead against number two Louisville (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
Flyers offense too much for Norse to handle (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
Women’s golf falls just short in Horizon League tournament (Story)
Apr 24, 2017
Norse Notebook: Ganns earn Horizon League honors, women’s golf leads tournament (Story)
Apr 23, 2017
Norse hold on to earn double header split with UIC (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
Ganns gets Norse back on track with win over OSU (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Norse offense slows against top seeded Flames (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Ferrante’s six RBI lead Norse past Penguins (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Gallery: Norse split double header with Youngstown State (Story)
Apr 09, 2017
Norse lose first Horizon League series of the year (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
Gillis, Maxwell released from men’s basketball team (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
Norse split double header with Morehead State (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
Norse Notebook: Ross finds a home in Norse Nation (Story)
Apr 02, 2017
Gallery: Kelley carries Norse to series victory over Penguins (Story)
Apr 02, 2017
Opinion: Success will bring inevitable change at NKU, other mid-major schools (Story)
Apr 01, 2017
Norse comeback falls short against Penguins (Story)
Apr 01, 2017
GALLERY: Norse club five homeruns, crush Penguins in game one (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
WATCH: New season, new field: turf outfield to benefit future Norse (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
Norse can’t keep up with Flyer bats (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
Update: Bothof issues statement on Brannen’s status (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
GALLERY: Softball drops first Horizon League series of the season (Story)
Mar 25, 2017
Norse fall in final game of double header to lose series (Story)
Mar 24, 2017
NKU men’s basketball attendance rises with improved record (Story)
Mar 24, 2017
The NCAA Tournament: A Sports Writer’s Dream (Story/Media)
Mar 22, 2017
Norse comeback falls short against Colonels (Story)
Mar 22, 2017
Ganns double in the ninth lifts Norse over Redhawks (Story)
Mar 19, 2017
UPDATE: Norse complete sweep of Panthers (Story)
Mar 19, 2017
Norse Notebook: Richmond, Colletta catch fire in first Horizon League series (Story)
Mar 18, 2017
Norse Notebook: In loss, Holland and Williams push Norse (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
Column: Win or Lose, NKU winners no matter what (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
WATCH: Get ready for the big game: NKU vs. UK (Story)
Mar 13, 2017
Norse drop series to Radford (Story)
Mar 12, 2017
BREAKING: NKU to play Kentucky in NCAA Tournament (Story)
Mar 03, 2017
Norse comeback attempt falls short in Horizon League tournament (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
WATCH: NCAA tourney bids on the Horizon? (Story)
Feb 28, 2017
Despite constant changes, Murray thrives for Norse (Story)
Feb 27, 2017
Baseball can’t find a win in California (Story)
Feb 26, 2017
Norse outlast league leading Valparaiso to finish regular season (Story)
Feb 20, 2017
Norse fall to Camels in first series of the season (Story)
Feb 19, 2017
Norse fall to Penguins in final road game (Story)
Feb 19, 2017
Terry’s big night not enough to take down Vikings (Story)
Feb 17, 2017
Preview: NKU baseball looks to improve Horizon League performance (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Free throws guide Norse to victory over Vikings (Story)
Feb 11, 2017
Holland propels Norse to homecoming win (Story)
Feb 10, 2017
NKU Athletics announces 2017 Hall of Fame class (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
The John Basalyga story (Story)
Feb 05, 2017
Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
Norse set DI win record in victory over UIC (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
NKU Athletics, exercise science collaborate to prevent injuries to athletes (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Norse women sweep road trip (Story)
Jan 22, 2017
Faulkner’s career day helps Norse end losing streak (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
Turnovers, cold shooting extend Norse losing streak (Story)
Jan 12, 2017
Norse bench struggles in loss to Milwaukee (Story)
Jan 10, 2017
Turnovers doom Norse in Green Bay (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
Riddle named men’s soccer coach (Story)
Jan 07, 2017
Norse win first Horizon League game of the season (Story)
Jan 07, 2017
McDonald powers Norse to victory against Cleveland State (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
Norse end losing streak against Arkansas State (Story)
Dec 18, 2016
Williams, Murray carry Norse to fifth straight win (Story)
Dec 10, 2016
Terry’s double-double not enough to lift Norse over Racers (Story)
Dec 10, 2016
Murray’s career night carries Norse over Southeast Missouri State (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
BREAKING: Basalyga retires as men’s soccer coach (Story)
Dec 04, 2016
Community chosen mascot makes first appearance (Story)
Dec 04, 2016
Norse offense continues to struggle in loss to Tennessee Tech (Story)
Dec 03, 2016
Strong first half propels Norse to victory over Norfolk State (Story)
Nov 30, 2016
Norse fall to Stetson on Victor Hoops for Health day (Story/Media)
Nov 26, 2016
Terry scores career high in Norse victory (Story)
Nov 20, 2016
Holland carries Norse to win over Miami (OH) (Story/Media)
Nov 15, 2016
Gallery: Norse struggle to shoot in first home game (Story)
Nov 12, 2016
Volleyball looks to win final regular season game (Story)
Nov 12, 2016
Norse fall short in first NCAA Tournament appearence (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
2016 Basketball Preview (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Norse open with top-seeded West Virginia (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Column: NKU Shouldn’t give into pressure (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
Students get second chance to choose mascot (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
NKU alum calls mascot change ‘a shame’ (Story)
Oct 22, 2016
Komolong honored on senior night; Norse lose (Story)
Oct 22, 2016
GALLERY: Norse earn Horizon League tournament berth in draw with Detroit-Mercy (Story)
Oct 08, 2016
Creamer shines in Norse win (Story)
Oct 08, 2016
GALLERY: Newton extends scoring streak in Norse victory (Story)
Oct 04, 2016
What do you think of Victor’s new look? (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
Norse lose third straight Horizon League game (Story)
Sep 28, 2016
GALLERY:Norse get revenge in win against Oakland (Story)
Sep 28, 2016
GALLERY: Men break losing streak behind freshman Betz: Draw with UC (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
Volleyball battles but drops first two league games (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
GALLERY: Ngatcha and Raiders prove to be too much for Norse (Story)
Sep 23, 2016
Confidence is high as Norse prepare for Milwaukee (Story)
Sep 18, 2016
Norse route Green Bay in first league game (Story)
Sep 18, 2016
Volleyball drops three in a row, takes step back (Story)
Sep 18, 2016
GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris (Story)
Sep 12, 2016
Frey lifts Norse to win against Vandy (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
Libs excells while Norse continue to improve (Story)
Sep 06, 2016
GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds (Story)
Sep 04, 2016
Volleyball splits weekend tournament (Story)
Sep 03, 2016
Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo (Story)
Aug 28, 2016
Norse start season strong in Indiana Invitational (Story)
Aug 28, 2016
Norse shutout against Evansville (Story)
Aug 27, 2016
GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw (Story)
Aug 26, 2016
NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana (Story)
Aug 26, 2016
NKU shut out against EKU (Story)
Aug 25, 2016
Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry (Story)
Aug 17, 2016
Norse to battle Bearcats for the first time (Story)
Jun 30, 2016
Adidas helps athletic department reach new heights (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Men’s tennis team opens Horizon League tourney (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
VIDEO: The marvelous Mavriplis: Baseball’s emotional leader (Story/Media)
Apr 14, 2016
New league, same student attendance problem (Story)
Mar 22, 2016
Norse end 3 game skid with win against Northwestern (Story)
Mar 19, 2016
NKU Can’t Hold Lead, Drops Game 2 (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
Baseball Update: Asalon gives team C grade through first 16 Games (Story)
Mar 08, 2016
Norse baseball splits series with Western Illinois (Story)
Mar 03, 2016
Norse look to pound Penguins (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
NKU Baseball Seeks First Win of the Season this Weekend (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
Norse begin big two-game road trip in Milwaukee (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Six wins in seven games as Norse pound Oakland (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
Preview: NKU Baseball by the Numbers (Story)
Feb 06, 2016
White’s milestone helps Norse rally against Milwaukee (Story)
Feb 06, 2016
BREAKING: NKU signs apparel deal with Adidas (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Students broadcast in a class of their own (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
GALLERY: Rec Center renovations provide students new opportunities (Story)
Sep 27, 2015
Volleyball falls to UIC; Julian hits career milestone (Story)
Aug 24, 2015
New athletic position to raise money for department (Story/Media)
Aug 17, 2015
NKU finally finds win against UK (Story)
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Christopher Decker