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Norse find loss under rain

Norse find loss under rain

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU’s men’s soccer team took on Marshall University at home Wednesday night under lights and rain.  The game would end in regulation time with Marshall taking the win 2-1. The game started off  quick for Marshall, who would have their first shot on goal in the second minute. NKU’s Yaw Addai would have tw...

Men’s soccer takes first conference loss

Men’s soccer takes first conference loss

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU men’s soccer had their first game in a week at home Saturday against Florida Gulf Coast University, losing 3-1. The first half started off slow for both sides with each team having equal control of the ball. FGCU would have two corner kicks early on, but weren’t able to produce anything from ei...

Volleyball sees quick win over Jacksonville

Volleyball sees quick win over Jacksonville

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU took on their second home game of the weekend against Jacksonville University, winning in a quick match 3-0. NKU would start off the first set strong winning 25-13, never allowing the Dolphins to take the lead. Megan Wanstrath would go out of the game in the first half with an apparent knee in...

NKU volleyball battles for win against North Florida

NKU volleyball battles for win against North Florida

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 10, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU women’s volleyball returned home Friday night to face North Florida after a six road game streak, producing four wins for the team. NKU would win the match against UNF after a grueling battle 3-2. NKU would start off the first set with Megan Wanstrath scoring the first point for the Norse. ...

Men’s basketball to be featured on ESPN 1530

Men’s basketball to be featured on ESPN 1530

Troy Bendgen, Reporter

October 9, 2014


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

Starting this 2014-2015 season the NKU men’s basketball team will be featured exclusively on ESPN 1530, an AM station that has range not only in Cincinnati, but also up and down the east coast. Not only can listeners tune in to the radio broadcast, but one can also get the same feed online at espn15...

‘Go Gold’ campaign passes halfway mark

‘Go Gold’ campaign passes halfway mark

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

At $3.5 million, NKU is more than halfway to its goal of $6 million for its Go Gold campaign after only a year and a half of fundraising. The campaign will be distributed among four main priorities. According to Eric Gentry, vice president of university advancement, $3 million will go to scholarships, $1.5 mill...

NKU faces second conference loss in same weekend

NKU faces second conference loss in same weekend

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

NKU women’s soccer took on the University of North Florida in their second Atlantic Sun Conference game on Sunday, resulting in their second loss of the weekend, and in conference play. NKU would start of the first half strong, getting three shots off in the first ten minutes, coming from Macy Hamb...

Norse draw in sixth overtime of season

Norse draw in sixth overtime of season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 4, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU men’s soccer took on Lipscomb University at home Saturday in their first game of Atlantic Sun conference play. The game would go into double overtime, ending in a draw 0-0. The first half would be a battle for control between both teams with Lipscomb’s Ivan Alvarado would take the first shot o...

Norse women’s soccer misses opportunities and lose to Jacksonville 1-0

Norse women’s soccer misses opportunities and lose to Jacksonville 1-0

Clayton Castle, Contributor

October 4, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

The NKU women’s soccer team lost their first game in conference play on Friday night as they were defeated by the Jacksonville Dolphins on a chilly night at the NKU Soccer Stadium in the Norse’s second Atlantic Sun Conference matchup of the season. The loss takes the Norse’s record to 4-4-3 on ...

Men’s soccer takes second loss of weekend

Men’s soccer takes second loss of weekend

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 28, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU men’s soccer team returned home Sunday Sept. 28 to take on Western Illinois University, the final result would be a 2-0 loss for NKU. NKU returned home after facing a 4-0 loss Friday Sept. 26 against Western Michigan. The Norse would see their first chance at a goal in the first minute as Diego ...

Fake grass brings benefits

Fake grass brings benefits

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 26, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

The turf at NKU’s soccer field and the baseball infield have more of a purpose than meets the eye. With much effort going into the upkeep of the current artificial turf in both locations, maintenance is a lot less than it would be if the turf were real. With cost being a main benefactor of the artificia...

Cross Country coach’s career turns 21

Cross Country coach’s career turns 21

Troy Bendgen, Reporter

September 24, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Sports Features

Cross Country head coach Steve Kruse is now in his 21st season at Northern Kentucky University. Coach Kruse is not only entering his third decade on campus, but he has never coached at any other school in his entire career. What makes Kruse so committed to NKU after all of these years? Coach Kruse ran...

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