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Ganns gets Norse back on track with win over OSU

Ganns gets Norse back on track with win over OSU

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 19, 2017

After struggling on the mound for much of the season, starting pitcher Trey Ganns guided the NKU Norse to an 8-1 victory against the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Norse improve to 13-22 on the season while the Buckeyes fall to 15-22 on the season. Before Ganns even took the mound, he doubled in the first...

Softball steals a Saturday victory against UIC

Softball steals a Saturday victory against UIC

Cole Grecco, News Editor

April 17, 2017

Over the weekend the Norse softball team traveled to Chicago to play three games against the University of Illinois-Chicago, two of which in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Norse ended the series 1-2, grabbing their win in the second game on Saturday with a 4-3 victory. Friday, April 14: NKU 0 UIC ...

Gallery: Norse split double header with Youngstown State

Gallery: Norse split double header with Youngstown State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 13, 2017

The NKU softball team split a double header with Youngstown State Wednesday afternoon at Frank Idnatius Grein Field. The Norse improve to 10-26 and 4-7 in Horizon League play while the Penguins are 17-23 and 5-6 in league play. The rubber match of the three game series starts at noon on Thursday. A ...

Men’s basketball Horizon League schedule finalized

Men’s basketball Horizon League schedule finalized

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- The men’s basketball team announced its first-ever Horizon League schedule Monday morning, as well as game times for home contests. A Jan. 2 showdown at Green Bay will be the first Horizon League contest for the men’s basketball team. The game will be carried on ESP...

Summer spent conquering the world

Summer spent conquering the world

Sarah Kellam, Contributor

September 9, 2015

Most students spend their summers in hometowns, interning or just taking a break. However, one student spent his summer captaining a national team. When Alwin Komolong returned to Papua New Guinea for the summer, he wasn’t planning on taking time off from soccer. Instead, the NKU junior captained ...

New floor for the home of the Norse

New floor for the home of the Norse

William Borland, Contributor

September 5, 2015

When the Norse take to the basketball court in mid-November for their first games, the surface beneath them will have a whole new look to it. Several changes have faced NKU Athletics in the past year, but none of them stand as bolding as the new John L. Griffin basketball court in the newly named...

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team extended its shutout streak to almost 300 minutes Sunday in a 1-0 victory over Charleston Southern.Winning its fourth straight game to open the season, the Norse have not allowed a goal since its opener.Less than a minute after halftime...

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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