The Northerner

NKU guard Tyler White (3) led the Norse with 17 points in its season-opening loss to West Virginia.

All or nothing

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor March 11, 2015

With the fate of NKU Athletics changing last summer for the better as the Atlantic Sun Conference changed eligibility rules allowing all teams a chance at post-season, teams at NKU found a hope for their...

NKU mens basketball player Tayler Persons dribbles around a defender during the first half of NKUs 42-67 loss to West Virginia University. NKU was defeated by West Virginia University 42-67 at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.

Tayler Persons: freshman in command

Troy Bendgen, Reporter December 9, 2014

Not only is Tayler Persons leading the men’s basketball team in average points with 11.3 per game, he also is leading the way in assists (3.1 per game), rebounds (4.6 per game) and steals with nine total...

Hot Seat with Jayden Julian

Hot Seat with Jayden Julian

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor December 1, 2014

Sport: Volleyball Year: Junior Major: Human Resource Management With 287 kills on the season and a hitting percentage of .170, Jayden Julian is a key part to the volleyball team’s offense, but what...

Men’s basketball key players

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor November 12, 2014

Gearing up for a difficult season is no easy feat for anyone, and the men’s basketball team is no exception. The team has been practicing for just over a month now, and there are already stand-out players...

Freshman guard Jordan Garnett goes up for the rebound during NKUs Black and Gold Madness Scrimmage.

Incoming freshmen

Gavin Colton and Troy Bendgen November 12, 2014

With an incoming freshmen class of six compared to last year's 10, NKU's basketball program is hoping to become better rounded by diversifying their player types. The Northerner recently sat down with...

Women’s basketball key players

Molly Patrick, Reporter November 12, 2014

The women’s basketball team is expecting to have a great season by having a team that is fundamentally sound and where everybody can do a little bit of everything on the court. Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit...

Same game, different footing

Clayton Castle, Reporter November 7, 2014

The men’s basketball team found an unconventional, yet inspiring way to prepare for the upcoming season. Besides the drills, whistles, and sprints, the team practices every Tuesday night in wheelchairs...

Pictured: Left: Kelsey Laumann; Right: MacKenzie Laumann

Athletics a driving force in a family bond

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor November 7, 2014

Walking into the lobby, two girls sit on different couches some distance apart from each other. A feeling of fear creeps in at the thought of a profile on two people who don’t like one another. After...

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor November 3, 2014

Sport: SoccerYear: FreshmanMajor: Special Education Macy Hamblin has appeared in 14 games in her freshman season and picked up six goals for the Norse. But what else do you know about her? Q: What is...

Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor October 27, 2014

Sport: Volleyball Year: Senior Major: Nursing With a hitting percentage of .327 in the current season and picking up a personal record of 20 kills against Evansville, Jenna Ruble is a key part to NKU’s...

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor October 15, 2014

Sport: SoccerYear: JuniorMajor: Exercise Science In NKU’s first season as a Division I team, A.J. Fleak recorded  a team high of 45 saves, and played over 2,000 minutes in the 2013 season, but what...

NKU mens basketball player Jalen Billups goes up for the dunk, finishing 4th in the NKU Dunk Contest at Black and Gold Madness. NKUs 2014 Black and Gold Madness was held at the Bank of Kentucky Center on October 9, 2014 celebrating the start of the 2014-15 season.

Madness takes over the BOK Center

Clayton Castle, Reporter October 10, 2014

The NKU men’s and women’s basketball teams kicked off their 2014-15 campaigns by hosting their annual Black n Gold Madness for students, staff and fans at the Bank of Kentucky Center on Thursday night. The...

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