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A Conversation with Griffin Doersching: Home Run Derby Champion

A Conversation with Griffin Doersching: Home Run Derby Champion

Matthew Dietz, Reporter

March 5, 2020

As Griffin Doersching, the NKU Norse junior first baseman and Home Run Derby champion, stepped up to the plate for his first-round swings at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, he had just one thought going through his mind. “Wow.” In June of 2019, Doersching was invited to participate in the 2019 College Home Run...

Cardinals defeat NKU Baseball late in the game

Cameron Ross delivers a pitch to a Wright State hitter.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

April 10, 2019

The NKU baseball team took on number 12 Louisville Tuesday night at Jim Patterson Stadium with a final score of 11-2.  This brings the Norse season down 8-23 while the Cardinal’s season improves 25-8.

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Ross looks to guide Norse to Horizon League success in 2018

Cameron Ross will begin the season as starting pitcher after being the Norse closer in 2017

Hunter Dunn, Contributor

February 21, 2018

With spring just around the corner, the Northern Kentucky Baseball team is gearing up for another year of play..  After finishing third last season in the Horizon league, the team looks to overtake that second or first seed and  possibly reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school histor...

Walks, hit batters lead to Norse defeat in Lexington

Jake Richmond rounds first base trying to stretch a single into a double.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017

Lexington, KY- After being down just 3-1 in the sixth inning, the NKU Norse fell to the University of Kentucky 10-1 at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The Norse fall to 21-31 on the season while the nationally ranked Wildcats improve to 37-16. "It was a good game going into the sixth inning," head coach Todd A...

Norse collect second weekend sweep in Youngstown

Coach Todd Asalon high fives Jake Richmond after Richmond scored a run against Oakland

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

May 14, 2017

The NKU baseball team swept a doubleheader with Youngstown State Saturday afternoon, finishing the weekend with a 4-0 record and improving to 14-13 in Horizon League play. The Penguins drop to 9-19 in conference play and sit in seventh place in the league standings. The Norse would be the three see...

GALLERY: Norse sweep Grizzlies on senior day

TJ Alas (7) celebrates Will Haueter's homerun against Oakland

Kari Lakes, Reporter

May 14, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse celebrated their seniors and swept their second double header of the year, as they beat the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 12-7 in game one and 10-5 in game two. The Grizzlies lead things off in game one with a three-run second inning. The Norse didn’...

Norse pitching can’t handle Panther bats

Chad Roberts fields a bouncing ball at third base for an out.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

May 7, 2017

The NKU baseball team struggled in Sunday's doubleheader against Milwaukee, losing game one 15-0 and losing game two 8-1. The Norse are now 17-30 with a 10-13 record in the Horizon League while the Panthers improve to 19-27 and 9-14 in league play. The Norse remain in third place in the conference standings...

Norse split double header with Wright State

Cameron Ross delivers a pitch to a Wright State hitter.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

May 6, 2017

The NKU baseball team split a double header series with Wright State on Friday afternoon, winning game one 13-10 while falling in game two 13-3.  The Norse are now 17-28 on the season and 10-11 in conference play while the Raiders are 30-15 and 16-5 in Horizon League play. The Norse will travel to M...

Norse can’t hold lead against number two Louisville

Chad Roberts swings at an inside pitch in the a victory over Valparaiso

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

The NKU baseball team held a lead for four innings, but in the end couldn't hold off the second ranked Louisville Cardinals. The Norse fell to the Cardinals 6-4 in Louisville Wednesday night, falling to 15-25 on the season while the Cardinals improve to 35-6. Even in a losing effort, the Norse out-hit t...

Norse split doubleheader with Valparaiso

TJ Alas (7) and Ryan Mavriplis (40) congratulate Jake Richmond after Richmond hit a home run.

Kari Lakes, Reporter

April 22, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse split a doubleheader with the Valparaiso Crusaders today, as they take the first game 14-4, while dropping the second 17-4. The Norse record is now 14-23 and 7-7 in conference play while the Crusaders are 15-21 and 5-9 in Horizon League play. The No...

Ganns gets Norse back on track with win over OSU

Trey Ganns stretches out to seal an out for the Norse at first base

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...

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