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Travel impacts budget

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 17, 2014

As the Northern Kentucky University athletics department enters its third year of the required four year transition period into Division I, competition has increased and improved, and travel costs have gone up. For the 2014-15 fiscal year, NKU will spend nearly $980,000 in travel expenses, said Seni...

Men’s soccer takes first conference loss

Men’s soccer takes first conference loss

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2014

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

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

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. ...

Madness takes over the BOK Center

Madness takes over the BOK Center

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 10, 2014

The NKU men’s and women’s basketball teams kicked off their 2014-15 campaigns by hosting their annual Black n Gold Madness for students, staff and fans at the Bank of Kentucky Center on Thursday night. The event, in reference to NKU’s unofficial school colors, included a scrimmage, a 3-point c...

Men’s basketball to be featured on ESPN 1530

Men’s basketball to be featured on ESPN 1530

Troy Bendgen, Reporter

October 9, 2014

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...

NKU faces second conference loss in same weekend

NKU faces second conference loss in same weekend

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2014

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

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

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 ...

Atlantic Sun eligibity rules changed in favor of NKU

Atlantic Sun eligibity rules changed in favor of NKU

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

August 20, 2014

For the first time since joining Division I athletics, NKU is eligible for postseason athletic play. For the past two years NKU hasn’t been eligible for postseason athletic play because the NCAA’s rule on Division I eligibility. Previously, NKU would have had to wait four years (until 2016) to ...

Sophomore guard aspires to play basketball in NBA or overseas

Sophomore guard aspires to play basketball in NBA or overseas

Olivia Shawmeker, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2013

Not only did sophomore guard Tyler White score 12 points against the No. 1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Nov. 10, but ESPN also has him listed as one of the top 60 point guards from the class of 2012 as players to follow. White is from the small town of Lima, Ohio, which is located between Dayton and ...

NKU Athletics to launch $6 million campaign at last home game of the season

NKU Athletics to launch $6 million campaign at last home game of the season

Stephen Wilder, Managing/Sports editor

February 28, 2013

What:  NKU Athletics will formally announce the public phase of its Go Gold: NKU’s Division I Campaign. When and where:  At the final men’s (7:30 p.m.) and women’s (5 p.m.) home basketball doubleheader against Jacksonville University on March 2 at the Bank of Kentucky Center. Goal:  ...

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