The Northerner

Hot Seat: Daniel Camps

Hot Seat: Daniel Camps

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 24, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Daniel Camps Basketball Sophomore Electronic Media and Broadcasting Daniel Camps has appeared in 18 games for the Norse this season, averaging 4.6 points per game and 11.9 minutes. In his freshman year, he threw down an alley-oop dunk against Florida Gulf Coast to earn him the fifth spot on ESPN’s ...

Norse women throw up points in win at Regents Hall

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 21, 2015


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

Donning throwback uniforms in honor of Throwback Night at Regents Hall, the NKU women’s basketball team lit up the scoreboard early and cruised to a 67-29 win over the North Florida Ospreys. “I thought our kids really responded from the challenge of coming back from the loss to Jacksonville on Thursd...

The value of a tough non-conference schedule

The value of a tough non-conference schedule

Gavin Colton, Reporter

February 20, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Since the transition to Division I in 2012, NKU has competed with some of the highest ranked teams in the country such as the University of Wisconsin, University of Nebraska, West Virginia University and the University of Kentucky. “If you don’t play that high level of competition, you think you...

Hot Seat: Tyler White

Hot Seat: Tyler White

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 15, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Tyler White Basketball Junior Communication Studies Major Tyler White has appeared in all 23 games for the Norse this season, averaging 9.3 points per game and 26 minutes. He scored a season-high 24 points against Morehead State on Dec.19, where he played 35 minutes. But, what else do you know ab...

Norse lose thriller to Florida Gulf Coast

Norse lose thriller to Florida Gulf Coast

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 12, 2015


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

Coming off a huge Homecoming win over Lipscomb, the NKU men’s basketball was hoping to repeat by beating the top team in the Atlantic Sun in the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, but fell short, losing 65-59 in a nail-biter on Thursday night at The Bank of Kentucky Center in front of 2,226 fans. After leading 3...

NKU baseball vs. UK to be aired on SEC Network

NKU baseball vs. UK to be aired on SEC Network

Chris Looy, Contributor

February 12, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Lights, camera, action. The NKU baseball team recently announced that its game against the Kentucky Wildcats on May 12 will be broadcast on the SEC Network. The first pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. “It’s a game that I already have circled on my calend...

PREVIEW: Florida Gulf Coast at Northern Kentucky

PREVIEW: Florida Gulf Coast at Northern Kentucky

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015


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

On Monday, SGA President John Jose declared this week to be #FGCUHateWeek in advance of Thursday’s men’s basketball game against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles of Fort Meyers, Florida. The Atlantic Sun foe was once known as “Dunk City” in their Cinderella run through the NCAA Tournament two years...

Coaches Bezold and Plitzuweit take part in weekly radio show

Coaches Bezold and Plitzuweit take part in weekly radio show

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

Beginning this basketball season, Learfield Sports’ Norse Sports Properties, the media production company that produces the NKU basketball games for the radio, began producing a weekly radio show featuring NKU coaches and players to recap the previous week’s games. The show, produced every Monday ni...

Norse thrill at homecoming, beat Lipscomb 77-60

Norse thrill at homecoming, beat Lipscomb 77-60

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 7, 2015


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

The NKU men’s basketball team ended their two-game losing streak on Saturday night, beating the Lipscomb Bisons 77-60 on Homecoming Night at The Bank of Kentucky Center in front of 3,887 fans, the second-largest crowd of the season. “I thought our guys did a tremendous job, especially after a t...

Hot Seat: Rianna Gayheart

Hot Seat: Rianna Gayheart

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

Rianna Gayheart Basketball Junior Organizational Leadership and Communication Studies Major Rianna Gayheart has appeared in all 21 games for the Norse this season, averaging 6.9 points per game and 29.8 minutes. She scored a season-high 20 points against Lipscomb on Jan. 10, where she played 39 m...

The Bank of Ky. Center to change its name

The Bank of Ky. Center to change its name

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Due to the recent buyout of The Bank of Kentucky by BB&T Corporation, the home arena of NKU, The Bank of Kentucky Center, will change its name to reflect the buyout as early as next fall, according to NKU President Geoffrey Mearns. The buyout, worth $363 million, according to the Wall Street Jo...

Melody Doss makes history with thousandth point

Melody Doss makes history with thousandth point

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 4, 2015


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

Melody Doss continues to rise up the all-time NKU scoring list this season, including becoming the 28th member of the NKU women’s basketball 1,000 points club in Saturday’s loss to Florida Gulf Coast. The special moment happened in the beginning of the second half after Doss rebounded a missed ...

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