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Hot Seat with Kelsey Laumann

Hot Seat with Kelsey Laumann

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

Sport: Soccer Year: Junior Major: Exercise Science Kelsey Laumann holds a strong place on the Norse offense this season, but what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: The subs that we’ve been getting. Q: Do you have any sports related superstitions?A: Tying...

Hot Seat with Kelly Burrows

Hot Seat with Kelly Burrows

Gavin Colton, Contributor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Hot Seat, Sports

Year: Sophomore Sport: Distance Runner Major: Accounting With a personal best of 18:49.7 5k time, Kelly Burrows holds the ninth best time in NKU history, but what else do you know about her?   Q: What is your favorite pregame meal? A: I usually eat a Clif bar and a banana.   Q: Do you ...

Hot Seat with Ian O’Reilly

Hot Seat with Ian O’Reilly

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 22, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Sport: SoccerYear: SeniorMajor: Organizational Leadership Ian O’Reilly holds a strong place on the Norse defense for the men’s soccer team, with nearly 2,000 playing minutes last season alone, but what else do you know about him? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: Probably just a san...

Beard causes petition

Beard causes petition

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 20, 2014


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

 Facial hair is rarely a thing that causes commotion, often only doing so when it takes extreme form. However over the last week on NKU’s campus this has not been the case, as men’s basketball player Jalen Billups petitioned to save his beard. What started as a resistance to shaving his beard for te...

Student athlete faces life without soccer

Troy Bendgen, Reporter

September 18, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Imagine a life dedicated solely to one sport for the majority of your life. Every waking moment is committed to getting better and practice lasts for hours. Now imagine waking up one morning and just deciding to give a huge part of your life up. For Sean Cooney soccer was his life at NKU and he had to...

Hot Seat with Keely Creamer

Hot Seat with Keely Creamer

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 14, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

Keely Creamer has proven her worth on the volleyball court over the last year, racking up 264 kills last season alone. But what is Keely like off the court? Sport: Volleyball Year: Sophomore Major: Undeclared Q: What is your favorite before game meal? A: I just love food in general. I like turkey subs...

Student-athletes succeed on and off the court

Student-athletes succeed on and off the court

Carrie Crotzer, Molly Patrick, and DeSherion McBroom

September 10, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

Over the last three years, NKU athletics has shown that they instill this in their student-athletes, receiving 148 Atlantic Sun All-Academic awards in the last year alone, according to President Geoffrey Mearns convocation speech. According to Athletic Director Ken Bothof the department is always wi...

Hot Seat with J.J. Weber

Hot Seat with J.J. Weber

Hannah Siefert, Contributor

September 7, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

J.J. Weber is known as an amazing Cross Country and Track star but what else do you know about him? Get to know Weber a little better. Sport: Cross Country / Track Year: Senior Major: Organizational Leadership Q: What is your favorite before game meal? A: I usually eat a bowl of oatmeal before a r...

2014 women’s volleyball players to watch this season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

With three wins already under their belt, their own invitational tournament this weekend, and an exciting season in front of them, The Northerner sat down with women’s volleyball Head Coach Elizabeth Hart to discuss her expectations for the season, and players she thinks will be key to a winning s...

Globe trotting soccer player makes NKU his new home

Globe trotting soccer player makes NKU his new home

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 3, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Few have ever traveled outside of their home country and even fewer have ever lived in another country. None of these apply to sophomore transfer Alwin Komolong, who is also a member of NKU’s soccer team. Beginning his first season at NKU, America is the fifth country Komolong has lived in. “I...

2014 soccer players to watch this season

2014 soccer players to watch this season

Molly Patrick, Contributor

August 28, 2014


Filed under 2014, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Both the men and women’s soccer teams at NKU are facing exciting schedules this season. Recently, we sat down with Coach Sheehan, the women's head coach, and Coach Basalyga, the men's head coach, to catch up with them and discuss who will be key to their seasons. Here’s what they had to say. Finishing ...

Athletes careful on social media, but not tracked

Athletes careful on social media, but not tracked

Brooke Ginn, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012


Filed under Sports

“Porn,” “beer pong,” “doobie,” “fight” and “robbery” are all words that would probably catch your eye when scrolling through Facebook or Twitter news feeds, especially if they were posted by a college athlete. This is also what catches the eye of officials at NCAA local Division...

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