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Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Calvin Murphy’s goal in the 64th minute Monday afternoon propelled the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Memphis.Murphy, a freshman, headed in a Johannes Jansen free kick a little more than an hour into the match. Goalkeeper AJ Fleak made eight saves for his f...

Men’s basketball announce non-conference schedule

Men’s basketball announce non-conference schedule

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Games at West Virginia, Xavier and Michigan highlight the non-conference men’s basketball schedule announced Monday on the Norse Athletics website.Norse Head Coach John Brannen announced the 11-game non-conference schedule. The regular season opens with a trip to Morgantown, West Virginia to play the Mo...

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams are gearing up for jam packed schedules this fall and both teams have kicked off their year’s proving they’re ready for strong seasons. Women’s soccerNKU’s women’s soccer team started off their season with two exhibition games with a win ove...

A new name for the home of the Norse

A new name for the home of the Norse

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

June 22, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports

NKU will see a new name on campus this fall as students, faculty and staff come back for fall classes.Previously known as the Bank of Kentucky Center, or more commonly to those on campus, the BOK, it will now be known as BB&T Arena.The North Carolina-based financial services firm completed the acqu...

Reports NKU to move to Horizon League

Reports NKU to move to Horizon League

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2015


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

Reports began surfacing Saturday afternoon after NKU announced an unplanned Board of Regents meeting followed by a press conference Monday May 11 that the university will be moving to the Horizon League. A transition to the league would put NKU among competitors such as Cleveland State University,...

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Hailey ShanahanTennisJuniorBiology major Hailey Shanahan is a junior college-transfer from Temple Community College in Texas. A native of Australia, Shanahan finished her first season at NKU with a 5-17 singles record in top-flight matches. Shanahan also had a doubles record 8-13 while playing in...

NKU athletics progress in third year of Division I

NKU athletics progress in third year of Division I

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


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

The NKU athletics program will be completing its third year in Division I competition at the end of the Spring season. From both soccer teams winning a game in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, to the men’s basketball head coach being fired, there were many highs and lows to the 2014-15 athletics se...

Miller’s stellar outing gives NKU baseball hard-fought win over Maryville

Chris Looy, Contributor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features

The NKU baseball team squeaked past the Maryville Scots, 3-1, on the heels of a dominant pitching performance from junior Tyler Miller on Wednesday afternoon. “I had everything working for me out there,” Miller said. “I located my fastball well and was able to throw my secondary pitches for strik...

A-Sun freshman of the year leaving NKU

A-Sun freshman of the year leaving NKU

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 15, 2015


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

Coming off its first year of postseason action and the subsequent firing of its head coach, the NKU men’s basketball lost three players from next year’s team to transfer, according to the NKU athletics department. Freshman guard Tayler Persons, who was named Atlantic Sun freshman of the year, ann...

Lauren Hill taught us more than how to shoot a lay-up

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 10, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Sports, Sports Features, Viewpoints

Let me start off by saying that I never met Lauren Hill. I haven’t seen anything more than the images on a computer or the video on the evening news. However, Lauren Hill is one of those people who you don’t need to meet in order for her to touch your heart and soul with her story. Lauren Hill, a f...

Hot Seat: Kaitlyn Hooper

Hot Seat: Kaitlyn Hooper

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 10, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Kaitlyn Hooper Track and Field Senior Nursing Major Kaitlyn Hooper is a senior long distance runner for the NKU Track and Field team. She currently leads the team with the best time in the 10,000M at 39:59.09. Her other times this season include a 19:12.71 in the 5,000M and 5:23.40 in the 1500M. B...

DI coaching changes not uncommon

DI coaching changes not uncommon

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 9, 2015


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

Recent changes to the NKU men’s basketball coaching roster brought much shock to the community, however the loss of a head coach for unknown reasons during a transition to Division I is not something new in the world of college basketball. According to NKU President Mearns, the firing of former He...

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