The Northerner

Matt Sexton

Year: Senior


Major: Journalism

Minor: Electronic Media & Broadcasting


Hobbies: Playing and coaching tennis, watching sports (especially hockey), writing, karaoke and watching anime.

Matt Sexton, Editor In Chief

Apr 02, 2019
NKU to review women’s basketball after players accuse coach of emotional abuse (Media)
Dec 30, 2017
The Northerner’s top 10 stories of 2017 (Media)
Dec 04, 2017
#NorseNotebook NKU defensive-minded team with high powered offense (Media)
Apr 19, 2017
A goodbye from the editor of The Northerner (Story)
Mar 28, 2017
SGA candidates make final pitch to student body (Media)
Mar 18, 2017
Norse bid for an upset falls short against Kentucky (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
Halftime: Kentucky surges to lead over Norse (Story)
Mar 15, 2017
St. Amand to lead NKU while Mearns replacement found (Story/Media)
Mar 08, 2017
Norse notebook: Raucous crowd propels Norse to victory (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Norse up! NKU to the NCAA tournament (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Norse notebook: Norse are Cinderella no longer (Story)
Mar 06, 2017
Norse notebook: Young team poised at game’s end (Story)
Mar 06, 2017
St. Amand to be considered for interim president (Story)
Mar 06, 2017
In year one, NKU 40 minutes from NCAA berth (Story)
Mar 05, 2017
Third time’s the same: Norse advance to semifinals (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
WATCH: NCAA tourney bids on the Horizon? (Story/Media)
Feb 28, 2017
Despite constant changes, Murray thrives for Norse (Media)
Feb 27, 2017
NKU, UK and St. Elizabeth to partner on regional medical school (Story/Media)
Feb 24, 2017
Norse break four game skid by blasting Milwaukee (Story/Media)
Feb 21, 2017
Strong finish lifts Norse over Wright State (Story)
Feb 14, 2017
Board of Regents votes to sell WNKU (Story/Media)
Feb 10, 2017
Is UC basketball coming to BB&T Arena? (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
VIDEO: Late defensive stops propel Norse over Green Bay (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Mearns at NKU, A look back (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
BREAKING: NKU President Mearns leaving for Ball State (Story)
Jan 05, 2017
Faulkner hits career high as Norse blast Penguins (Story)
Jan 05, 2017
Critical free throws lift Cleveland State past NKU (Story)
Dec 31, 2016
Oakland pulls away late to defeat Norse (Story)
Dec 31, 2016
Strong second quarter propels Milwaukee past NKU (Story)
Dec 29, 2016
Norse drain 14 threes in win over Detroit Mercy (Story)
Dec 29, 2016
Green Bay opens title defense with win over NKU (Story)
Dec 23, 2016
Strong second half propels West Virginia past NKU (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
Norse win second straight in Vegas over Southern Miss (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
Norse sluggish, but pull away for sixth straight win (Story)
Dec 20, 2016
Norse drop opener in Vegas to Portland State (Story)
Dec 19, 2016
From student to chief: Gaffin to lead NKU police (Story)
Dec 08, 2016
Hoosiers’ pace too much for NKU women (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
Norse defense finishes strong in win over Eastern Illinois (Story)
Nov 30, 2016
McDonald scores 32 as Norse beat Morehead State (Story)
Nov 26, 2016
Scoring droughts doom Norse in loss to NC Central (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
Late scoring drought thwarts Norse rally in loss to Ohio (Story)
Nov 19, 2016
Second quarter surge propels Norse to first win (Story/Media)
Nov 18, 2016
Norse can’t hold second half lead, fall to Austin Peay (Story)
Nov 13, 2016
Hill too large as NKU falls short at Illinois (Story)
Nov 11, 2016
Offense struggles as NKU women open with road loss (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
2016 Basketball Preview (Story/Media)
Nov 08, 2016
Decision 2016: The Northerner Election Day Coverage (Media)
Nov 05, 2016
Norse women’s soccer to NCAA tourney (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud (Story/Media)
Oct 27, 2016
US Bank, NKU partner for 3 cybersecurity scholarships (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Tornado Warning for NKU campus expires (Story)
Oct 13, 2016
UPDATE: Gaffin: ‘No elevated danger on campus’ after rape (Story)
Sep 12, 2016
EDITORIAL: A day I’ll never forget (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
Student journalist conference at NKU Friday (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
EDITORIAL: We stand with UK’s Kentucky Kernel (Story)
Aug 28, 2016
Interim chief leads NKU police as search begins for top spot (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League (Media)
Aug 10, 2016
No restrictions, no excuses for Division I Norse (Story)
Jun 08, 2016
Gates named NKU VP of Legal Affairs and General Counsel (Story)
May 25, 2016
BREAKING: NKU announces new VP for student affairs (Story)
May 19, 2016
Funding shortfall forces NKU to cut 100 positions (Story)
May 10, 2016
All in the family; Whitaker introduced as NKU head coach (Story/Media)
May 06, 2016
BREAKING: NKU hires UK assistant to lead women’s basketball (Story)
Apr 29, 2016
Men’s tennis to Horizon League semifinals after 4-2 win (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
VIDEO: Foreign-born tennis players find family at NKU (Story/Media)
Apr 27, 2016
BREAKING: NKU approves 3 percent tuition increase (Story)
Apr 22, 2016
Plitzuweit leaves NKU for South Dakota (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Student discusses restoration of felon voting rights (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
NKU to explore sale of WNKU (Story)
Apr 05, 2016
Fighting for responsible journalism (Story)
Mar 24, 2016
New logo causes stir in Norse Nation (Media)
Mar 17, 2016
USC Upstate ends NKU season in WBI opener (Story)
Mar 17, 2016
Online voting registration comes to Kentucky (Story)
Mar 14, 2016
Not done: NKU women to play in WBI (Story)
Mar 12, 2016
Heartbreak for Norse with double OT loss (Story)
Mar 11, 2016
Norse blast Valpo to advance to Horizon semifinals (Story)
Mar 10, 2016
Norse get revenge, bounce CSU from Horizon tourney (Story)
Mar 10, 2016
Norse look for revenge in Horizon tourney opener (Story)
Mar 05, 2016
Super freshman Abshaw stuns NKU on senior night (Story)
Mar 05, 2016
Norse season ends in Horizon League tourney (Story)
Mar 03, 2016
GALLERY: Davis sparks Norse to win over Penguins (Story)
Mar 01, 2016
Millennials looking for election coverage with an attitude (Story)
Mar 01, 2016
Free throw shooting puts Norse among nation’s best (Story/Media)
Feb 28, 2016
Hot-shooting Penguins overwhelm NKU (Story)
Feb 28, 2016
Green Bay defense stifles Norse (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
Panthers cool off Norse, 78-71 (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
Cleveland State holds off Norse, 63-58 (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Wright State holds on to defeat Norse, 67-65 (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
GALLERY: Detroit gets #Roushed in Norse rout (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
GALLERY: Detroit holds on to spoil senior night (Story)
Feb 13, 2016
NKU comeback falls short against Wright State (Story)
Feb 13, 2016
Norse fall in final seconds to Illinois-Chicago (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
League-leading Valparaiso downs NKU (Story)
Feb 07, 2016
Norse women sweep four-game road trip (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
NKU women win third straight, 72-61 (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
GALLERY: Late rally falls short as Norse beaten by Green Bay (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
NKU sports in #headlines (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
GALLERY: Oakland pulls away late to defeat Norse (Story)
Jan 30, 2016
Hot-shooting Norse pound Penguins (Story)
Jan 29, 2016
Norse down Detroit for third win in four games (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Twin power! Roush sisters nearly outscore Cleveland State (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Students broadcast in a class of their own (Media)
Jan 25, 2016
Valparaiso defense smothers Norse (Story)
Jan 23, 2016
GALLERY: Milwaukee frustrates, defeats Norse (Story)
Jan 23, 2016
Murray lifts Norse to overtime win over UIC (Story)
Jan 21, 2016
GALLERY: Phoenix rise in fourth to hold off Norse (Story)
Jan 19, 2016
Norse get huge win at Oakland, 90-73 (Story)
Jan 18, 2016
Norse comeback falls short against Cleveland State (Story)
Jan 18, 2016
Winning basket waived off as Norse lose in Detroit (Story)
Jan 15, 2016
Norse get first Horizon League win in rout (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
NKU women pick up road win at Oakland (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
Billups reaches 1,000 points; NKU falls to WSU (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
Second half rally falls short for NKU women (Story)
Jan 04, 2016
Late Milwaukee surge thwarts Norse (Story)
Jan 02, 2016
Billups reaches rebounding milestone as Norse fall (Story)
Jan 02, 2016
Uetrecht three douses Flames (Story)
Dec 31, 2015
Norse end non-league schedule with loss at Toledo (Story)
Dec 30, 2015
GALLERY: Valpo stuns NKU in controversial finish (Story)
Dec 23, 2015
GALLERY: NKU delivers a beating to IU Kokomo (Story)
Dec 19, 2015
GALLERY: Unselfish Norse keep Redhawks winless (Story)
Dec 19, 2015
GALLERY: Brown buzzer-beater buries Norse in overtime (Story)
Dec 16, 2015
GALLERY: Norse bludgeon IU Kokomo, 104-33 (Story)
Dec 15, 2015
LeVert triple-double leads Michigan past NKU (Story)
Dec 13, 2015
GALLERY: NKU women rout West Virginia State 92-47 (Story)
Dec 13, 2015
GALLERY: Smothering defense helps propel Norse past Norfolk State (Story)
Dec 08, 2015
Kinch continues hot play as Norse bounce IPFW (Story)
Dec 08, 2015
NKU men fall in overtime to Eastern Illinois (Story)
Dec 02, 2015
GALLERY: Kentucky pulls away late to avoid upset against Norse (Story)
Dec 02, 2015
NKU basketball player suspended indefinitely after DUI arrest (Story)
Nov 30, 2015
Billups’ 20 points not enough as Norse fall 74-63 (Story)
Nov 30, 2015
Norse women rally late to defeat Robert Morris (Story)
Nov 29, 2015
Norse women crush Tennessee Tech, 88-62 (Story)
Nov 23, 2015
GALLERY: Valiant Norse effort comes up short at Xavier (Story)
Nov 19, 2015
Bearcats edge Norse in final minutes, 71-68 (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
GALLERY: Second half surge gives Norse men first win, 83-71 (Story)
Nov 13, 2015
Norse fall in season opener to West Virginia (Story)
Nov 13, 2015
GALLERY: Norse take Redhawks to school in 71-57 win (Story)
Nov 11, 2015
Women hope to pick up where they ended last season (Story)
Nov 11, 2015
Men’s basketball hopes ‘toughness’ defines team (Story/Media)
Nov 10, 2015
2015-16 Must-see women’s basketball games (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
2015-16 Must-see men’s basketball games (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
5 years in Detroit; Commissioner sets goals for Horizon League (Story/Media)
Nov 09, 2015
Men’s soccer season ends in quarterfinals to Wright State (Story)
Nov 09, 2015
Men’s soccer blanked; Will host Wright State in league quarterfinals (Story)
Nov 06, 2015
Women’s soccer season ends in penalties to Oakland (Story)
Nov 04, 2015
Fleak makes Division I transition easier for men’s soccer (Story/Media)
Nov 04, 2015
Norse drop final non-conference tilt to Evansville, 4-0 (Story)
Nov 04, 2015
WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches (Story)
Nov 03, 2015
GALLERY: Laumann goal sends NKU to Horizon League semifinals, 1-0 (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
Baseball team’s ‘rock star’ makes Buddy Walk personal (Story)
Oct 31, 2015
Women’s soccer downs Green Bay; Will host tourney quarterfinal Monday (Story)
Oct 29, 2015
GALLERY: Late Addai goal helps NKU salvage 2-2 draw (Story)
Oct 28, 2015
GALLERY: Volleyball continues torrid play by defeating Wright State (Story)
Oct 25, 2015
Volleyball on a roll, sweep weekend Horizon League matches (Story)
Oct 25, 2015
Soccer roundup: Scoreless draw puts women’s soccer in Horizon League tourney (Story)
Oct 23, 2015
Qualah golden goal lifts men’s soccer over Eastern Illinois (Story)
Oct 23, 2015
Oakland hands NKU second straight league defeat, 1-0 (Story)
Oct 23, 2015
SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals (Story/Media)
Oct 20, 2015
Fighting time and genetics (Story)
Oct 18, 2015
Cleveland State golden goal hands women’s soccer first loss (Story)
Oct 18, 2015
Men’s soccer battles Valpo to scoreless draw (Story)
Oct 18, 2015
Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets (Story)
Oct 13, 2015
Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State (Story)
Oct 13, 2015
Flames burn men’s soccer in overtime, 1-0 (Story)
Oct 13, 2015
Golden goal propels women’s soccer past Valpo, 3-2 (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
AP editor immersed in unbelievable presidential election cycle (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
Scripps’ Six@Six kicks off sixth year with AP editor speech (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
Volleyball roundup: NKU drops pair after win over Green Bay (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
Men’s soccer downs Cleveland State, 2-1 (Story)
Oct 05, 2015
NKU, Oakland men’s soccer battle to 1-1 draw (Story)
Oct 05, 2015
Women’s soccer downs Detroit, 3-1 (Story)
Oct 02, 2015
Men’s soccer still unbeaten in Horizon after 1-0 win (Story)
Sep 30, 2015
Portz shoots 66 to finish third at NKU Fall Classic (Story)
Sep 29, 2015
Women’s soccer splits weekend matches; still unbeaten in Horizon (Story)
Sep 26, 2015
Men’s soccer draws in Detroit, 1-1 (Story)
Sep 24, 2015
Men’s soccer wins first Horizon League game, 1-0 (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Men’s soccer falls to Dayton, 4-0 (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Women sixth, men ninth at Cedarville Friendship Invite (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Volleyball drops a pair in Miami Invitational (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Women’s soccer team splits pair, wins first Horizon League match (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Maginley wins a pair of events at Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational (Story/Media)
Sep 21, 2015
Women’s tennis takes two singles crowns at GCCI (Story/Media)
Sep 18, 2015
Women’s basketball announces first Horizon League slate (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
Men’s tennis looks to improve with new faces, offseason success (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
Women’s tennis hopes for success in Horizon League (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
Women’s tennis opens fall season with 7-0 win (Story)
Sep 15, 2015
Cross country teams take sixth at Bluegrass (Story)
Sep 15, 2015
Leigeb leads women’s golf to NKU fall classic win (Story)
Sep 14, 2015
Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville (Story)
Sep 14, 2015
Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0 (Story)
Sep 14, 2015
Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0 (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
Men’s basketball Horizon League schedule finalized (Story)
Sep 07, 2015
Norse golf finishes tied for eighth at Turning Stone (Story)
Sep 07, 2015
Men’s soccer splits pair in Mayor’s Cup (Story)
Sep 07, 2015
Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic (Story)
Sep 07, 2015
Men’s cross country second, women sixth at Queen City Invite (Story)
Sep 04, 2015
Women’s soccer looks for 5-0 start against Xavier (Story)
Sep 01, 2015
From boredom to wrestling (Story)
Sep 01, 2015
UK visit to NKU highlights women’s hoops schedule (Story)
Aug 31, 2015
Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend (Story)
Aug 31, 2015
Women’s golf sets record in season opener (Story)
Aug 31, 2015
Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0 (Story)
Aug 31, 2015
Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0 (Story)
Aug 31, 2015
Men’s basketball announce non-conference schedule (Story)
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Matt Sexton