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Doss scores 1,000th career point in loss to Florida Gulf Coast

Doss scores 1,000th career point in loss to Florida Gulf Coast

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 31, 2015


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

Melody Doss became the 28th player in NKU women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points, while the Norse lost to the  first-place Florida Gulf Coast Eagles 67-46 on Saturday night in front of 1,684 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center. “It’s a great accomplishment from a Mel Doss standpoin...

Women’s basketball in second with win over Stetson

Women’s basketball in second with win over Stetson

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 29, 2015


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

With second place in the Atlantic Sun Conference on the line, the NKU women’s basketball took advantage of hot shooting hands by Christine Roush and Melody Doss to lead the Norse to a 68-62 win over second place Stetson on Thursday night in front of 1,130 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center. “We certainly...

Hot Seat: Deontae Cole

Hot Seat: Deontae Cole

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 29, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports

Deontae Cole Basketball Sophomore Deontae Cole has played in all 20 games for the Norse this season, where he averages 12.4 minutes and 4.1 points per game. The Toledo, Ohio native scored a career-high 15 points on Dec. 14 against UC-Clermont in his first career start, and he has started every ga...

Baseball coach celebrates anniversary with NKU

Baseball coach celebrates anniversary with NKU

Chris Looy, Contributor

January 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

The first pitch in NKU’s season opener against the Campbell Camels will mark the 15th year Todd Asalon has been the head baseball coach of the Norse. “It’s been an incredible journey,” Asalon said. “To come back and be in charge of the baseball program where I once played has been a blessin...

Student-athletes break department GPA record

Student-athletes break department GPA record

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

During the fall 2014 semester, the NKU student-athletes recorded a cumulative semester grade point average of 3.22, the highest GPA recorded by the department since the university began tracking student-athlete GPAs in 1983, according to NKU President Geoffrey Mearns. Mearns announced the achieveme...

Norse rebound from Thursday loss with win over Jacksonville

Norse rebound from Thursday loss with win over Jacksonville

DeSherion McBroom, Staff Writer

January 24, 2015


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

On Saturday afternoon, the NKU men’s basketball team faced the Jacksonville Dolphins. The Norse bounced back from their Thursday loss to North Florida to knock off Jacksonville 81-59. The Norse started early with the 3-point shots. Junior Tyler White knocked down a 3-point shot clock buzzer beater wi...

Norse women battle for close win over USC Upstate

Norse women battle for close win over USC Upstate

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 17, 2015


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

In one of the hardest fought games of the season, the NKU women’s basketball defeated the USC Upstate Spartans in a nail-biter by a score of 77-74 on Saturday night in front of 1,163 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center. “I think this is a very big win for our team and our program,” NKU Head Coac...

Hot Seat: Melody Doss

Hot Seat: Melody Doss

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

Melody Doss Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Major: Marketing  Melody Doss has appeared in all 16 games for the Norse this season, where she averages 13.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. But, what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite pre-game meal? A: Vegetables or any kind of...

Norse pick up first conference win, beat Kennesaw State

Norse pick up first conference win, beat Kennesaw State

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 14, 2015


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

The NKU men’s basketball team picked up its first Atlantic Sun Conference win of the season on Wednesday night, defeating the Kennesaw State Owls 76-72 in a close, physical game at The Bank of Kentucky Center in front of 1,547 fans. “You want to get the first conference win, especially at home,...

Doss, Davis lead NKU to win over Georgetown

Doss, Davis lead NKU to win over Georgetown

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team ended non-conference play with a 78-57 win over NAIA-affiliated Georgetown (Ky.) in front of 1,088 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Tuesday night. Melody Doss led all NKU scorers with 22 points and Shar’Rae Davis added a season-high 14 points. “I think this is a ...

Women’s basketball streak ends to Wright State

Women’s basketball streak ends to Wright State

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

January 3, 2015


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

The NKU women’s basketball team’s four-game winning streak came to an end Saturday afternoon, taking a 72-60 loss against Wright State University. “I was really proud of our kids for their effort,” NKU Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit said. "I thought we played against a really good team in Wright...

Norse defeat local rival Cincinnati

Norse defeat local rival Cincinnati

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 17, 2014


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

The NKU women’s basketball team will retain bragging rights over the University of Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team as the Norse defeated the Bearcats for the second year in a row by a score of 66-52 at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Wednesday night. NKU is now 2-1 over Cincinnati since rec...

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