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Norse rebound after loss to West Virginia, win big over UC-Clermont

Norse rebound after loss to West Virginia, win big over UC-Clermont

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 14, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU's men’s basketball team looked to bounce back from their 25-point loss to West Virginia last weekend by defeating UC-Clermont on Sunday afternoon. The team did just that, defeating the Cougars by 54 points by a score of 107-54 at The Bank of Kentucky Center.  NKU improved on their shooting percentag...

Athletic department breaks even

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

December 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

NKU’s Athletic Department is working with a $10,689,991 budget, but that may not stretch out as far as one would think.   Revenue for athletics According to the most recent budget provided by NKU Athletic Director Ken Bothof, the largest part of the athletic department’s budget comes from what is ...

Men’s basketball dominate Ohio Mid-Western

Men’s basketball dominate Ohio Mid-Western

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Every player on the men’s basketball team saw the court Saturday night against Ohio Mid-Western as NKU dominated in a 98-48 win. The game started off quick for the Norse as they took of on a 17-0 run before OMW would get their first points just over six minutes into the game. Tyler White would pick...

Women’s basketball fall 45-38 to Loyola

Women’s basketball fall 45-38 to Loyola

DeSherion McBroom, Reporter

November 22, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU’s women’s basketball team took on Loyola University on Saturday in their home opener, losing to the Ramblers 45-38. The Loyola Ramblers took and early 8-6 lead to start off the game. After the Ramblers scored again to make it 10-6 the Norse were able to score on a quick jump shot and two free ...

Athletic department plans to diversify

Athletic department plans to diversify

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

Over half of the employees listed on the NKU Athletics website are white males, which has remained a common trend at universities across the country. According to the Race and Gender Report Card from the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports, in 2012 only 18.6 percent of men’s head basketbal...

Assistant coaches bring DI experience

Assistant coaches bring DI experience

Clayton Castle, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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

As the Norse begin their first season of conference postseason eligibility, the men’s basketball team welcomes two new assistant coaches to the ranks, both with Division I college basketball playing experience and one with Division I NCAA tournament experience. This season, Ethan Faulkner and Dante...

NKU winterguard team to hold auditions

Kassidy Stricklett, Reporter

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life

As a freshman Sayre Frederick knew exactly what kind of extracurricular activity she wanted to sign up for when she came to NKU. Upon arriving however, she discovered that the university did not have the team she desired to join and immediately jumped into action. Throughout high school Frederick participate...

Golden goal brings victory on Senior Night

Golden goal brings victory on Senior Night

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU men’s soccer picked up their first conference win of the season Saturday night against Stetson University, winning 1-0 in double overtime. The game started of quick for both teams with Stetson’s Marco Hjorth getting the teams first shot in the second minute and NKU getting their first shot on g...

Volleyball sweeps Stetson at home

Volleyball sweeps Stetson at home

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU’s volleyball team took on Stetson University for the second time this season on Saturday, sweeping them in a quick three set match, winning 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-23). The match was quite the turnaround from their 3-2 loss Friday night against Florida Gulf Coast University (24-26,23-25,25-23,25-25,13-15). The game also proved...

McDonald’s lone goal enough for NKU

McDonald’s lone goal enough for NKU

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 29, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Despite being a defensive match for most of the night, Cian McDonald and the NKU men’s soccer team proved to be too much for Eastern Illinois, defeating the Panthers 1-0 on a chilly Wednesday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. McDonald, a senior midfielder, scored the lone goal in the 62nd minute, a...

Volleyball picks up 3-1 win over EKU

Volleyball picks up 3-1 win over EKU

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 28, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU’s volleyball team took on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels Tuesday night, defeating them 3-1. After losing the first set by eight points, the NKU women’s volleyball team came back to win the next three sets, defeating the EKU 3-1 in a late-season non-conference matchup. “After the first set, I...

Volleyball finds thrilling win over Lipscomb

Volleyball finds thrilling win over Lipscomb

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 24, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU volleyball picked up an intense 3-2 win, finding victory in the last three sets for the first time ever over Lipscomb University. “The girls are definitely pumped. It’s probably the biggest win that we’ve had of the year, definitely the biggest win we’ve ever had in the conference, since we...

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