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Jake Richmond rounds first base trying to stretch a single into a double.

Walks, hit batters lead to Norse defeat in Lexington

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor May 16, 2017

Lexington, KY- After being down just 3-1 in the sixth inning, the NKU Norse fell to the University of Kentucky 10-1 at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The Norse fall to 21-31 on the season while the nationally ranked...

Coach Todd Asalon high fives Jake Richmond after Richmond scored a run against Oakland

Norse collect second weekend sweep in Youngstown

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor May 14, 2017

The NKU baseball team swept a doubleheader with Youngstown State Saturday afternoon, finishing the weekend with a 4-0 record and improving to 14-13 in Horizon League play. The Penguins drop to 9-19 in...

TJ Alas (7) celebrates Will Haueter's homerun against Oakland

GALLERY: Norse sweep Grizzlies on senior day

Kari Lakes, Reporter May 14, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse celebrated their seniors and swept their second double header of the year, as they beat the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 12-7 in game one and 10-5 in game...

Cameron Ross delivers a pitch to a Wright State hitter.

Norse split double header with Wright State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor May 6, 2017

The NKU baseball team split a double header series with Wright State on Friday afternoon, winning game one 13-10 while falling in game two 13-3.  The Norse are now 17-28 on the season and 10-11 in conference...

WATCH: Teammates on and off the field; Alas brothers get opportunity of a lifetime

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor May 5, 2017

When TJ Alas began his collegiate career at Eastern Kentucky University, he never believed he would be able to play with his younger brother Brendan. “It’s been something we’ve always talked about,”...

Trey Ganns is hitting .348 on the season with 14 doubles and 11 home runs.

Norse rally in seventh inning to take game three victory

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor April 30, 2017

The NKU baseball team rallied late in the game to take home a 7-2 victory over Wright State. Wright State falls to 29-13 and 15-4 in conference while the Norse improve to 16-27 and 9-10 in conference play. “This...

TJ Alas celebrates with teammates after hitting a homerun. Alas hit two homeruns on the day.

Young players shine in Norse victory over Harriers

Kari Lakes, Reporter April 12, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The NKU Norse defeated the Miami Hamilton Harriers 15-1 today at the Bill Aker Baseball Complex. The Norse improve to 12-19 on the season while the Harriers fall to 20-17 on the season. The...

Trey Ganns went 0-5 with two strikeouts against the Miami Redhawks Tuesday

Norse lose first Horizon League series of the year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor April 9, 2017

The NKU baseball team dropped two games of a three game series against Valparaiso this weekend. The Norse fall to 11-19 on the season and are now 6-3 in league play while the Crusaders improve to 12-17...

TJ Alas connects on a pitch for a homerun against the Penguins. NKU beat Youngstown State 15-8

GALLERY: Norse club five homeruns, crush Penguins in game one

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor April 1, 2017

The NKU baseball team hit five homeruns on Friday afternoon to propel the Norse to a 15-8 victory over Youngstown State. The Norse improve to 4-0 in Horizon League play and 9-15 overall, while the Penguins...

NKU first baseman/pitcher Trey Ganns went 2-5 against Milwaukee on Sunday

Norse drop series to Radford

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor March 13, 2017

The NKU baseball team lost two games of a three game series against Radford this weekend. The Norse are 3-10 on the season while Radford improves to 5-11.  Game 1: NKU 10 Radford 5 Trey Ganns earned...

NKU senior Kyle Colletta and the Norse dropped all four games to Sacramento State over the weekend.

Baseball can’t find a win in California

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor February 27, 2017

The NKU baseball team was swept in a four game series by Sacramento State over the weekend. The Norse drop to 1-6 on the season while Sacramento State improves to 6-1 on the season. The Norse played the...

NKU senior Kyle Colletta and the Norse dropped all four games to Sacramento State over the weekend.

Norse fall to Camels in first series of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor February 20, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Campbell University on Sunday, finishing out the weekend with the 1-2 series loss. After being blown out on Friday, the Norse grabbed a win on Saturday before falling to the...

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