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Local coverage of Scott Eaton termination

Staff report

March 19, 2013


Filed under News

Here is some of the local coverage of the developing Scott Eaton termination investigation: KY Post: Northern Kentucky University dismisses director of intercollegiate athletics, cites ethics issues Cincinnati Enquirer: NKU athletic director fired for ethical violations Kentucky.com: Northern ...

Norse Basketball first half season recap

Norse Basketball first half season recap

Stephen Wilder, Managing/Sports editor

January 17, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, Sports

[imagebrowser id=12] Photos by: Kody Kahle Norse basketball has come a long way since Northern Kentucky State College men’s program started in 1971 and the women’s first season in 1974. NKSC kept growing until it became NKU and the basketball programs’ steady success eventually led to the...

Norse achieve highest grades in athletics history

Norse achieve highest grades in athletics history

Brook Clifford, Staff writer

January 17, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, National News, Sports

Northern Kentucky University athletes are held to a high standard when it comes to academics. Not only do they have to be in good standing with the university, but they also have to meet the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility requirements, goals they set for themselves and that...

Ohio State welcomes the Norse to the big leagues

Ohio State welcomes the Norse to the big leagues

Stephen Wilder, Sports Editor

December 6, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

All the talk and hype of Northern Kentucky University going Division I came to life on Saturday (Dec. 1), as the Norse traveled to Columbus, Ohio to take on the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes in Value City Arena, in what may have been NKU’s biggest game in school history. The No. 4 team in the country...

Student athletes embrace Division I

Brook Clifford, Staff Writer

August 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

When Northern Kentucky University transitioned from Division II to Division I it affected the university as a whole, however most athletes feel like nothing has really changed for them. “The transition from Division II to Division I has been talked about since I was a freshman here,” Ethan Faulkner,...

Students leave sports behind at small schools

Students leave sports behind at small schools

Matt Reed, Staff writer

February 29, 2012


Filed under Sports

Every February on National Signing Day, high school athletes sign letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level, but not all will play all four years while in college. There are several levels in intercollegiate athletics. Division I, Division I-AA and Division II are...

Unseen by fans, valued by teams

Unseen by fans, valued by teams

Andrew Despotes, Staff Writer

January 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

When people typically walk down the halls of athletic buildings, they see the plaques mounted on the walls for honorable achievements given to certain individuals. But what about the people who are not in the spotlight? The fans see the coaches and players working on the court and the sidelines, but...

Take five: from D-II to A-Sun

Take five: from D-II to A-Sun

John Minor, Sports news editor

January 11, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

Northern Kentucky University will make the transition to Division I next fall with its athletic programs competing in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Four teams currently in the Atlantic Sun Conference have moved from Division II since 2005. The Kennesaw State University Owls were in Division II from...

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