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Norse drop series to Radford

Norse drop series to Radford

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 13, 2017

The NKU baseball team lost two games of a three game series against Radford this weekend. The Norse are 3-10 on the season while Radford improves to 5-11.  Game 1: NKU 10 Radford 5 Trey Ganns earned his first win of the season, last 6.0 innings while giving up five runs on 10 hits while striking ou...

Baseball can’t find a win in California

Baseball can’t find a win in California

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 27, 2017

The NKU baseball team was swept in a four game series by Sacramento State over the weekend. The Norse drop to 1-6 on the season while Sacramento State improves to 6-1 on the season. The Norse played the Hornets tough in three out of the four games, but couldn't get over the hump. The Norse will look...

Norse fall to Camels in first series of the season

Norse fall to Camels in first series of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 20, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Campbell University on Sunday, finishing out the weekend with the 1-2 series loss. After being blown out on Friday, the Norse grabbed a win on Saturday before falling to the Camels in the final game. Game 1: NKU 5 Campbell 12 The Camels jumped on Trey Ganns early, scori...

Norse Beat Flyers in Extras

Norse Beat Flyers in Extras

Kari Lakes, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Northern Kentucky defeated the Dayton Flyers 4-3 in extras Wednesday at Bill Aker Baseball Complex. Head coach Todd Asalon was much more pleased with his team's performance compared to yesterday's game.“Our bullpen really won us this game. Charlie Jerger really showed out today.” Says Asalon.Jerger ...

Norse Offense Stalls: Loses to Xavier

Norse Offense Stalls: Loses to Xavier

Kari Lakes, Reporter

April 20, 2016

Northern Kentucky baseball lost to the Xavier Musketeers 8-1 on Tuesday, leaving head coach Todd Asalon frustrated and searching for answers.  The loss ended their five game winning streak for mid week games and caused them to miss the chance to tie the all time series at 21 wins a piece.Xavier sen...

VIDEO: The marvelous Mavriplis: Baseball’s emotional leader

VIDEO: The marvelous Mavriplis: Baseball’s emotional leader

Christopher Decker, Assistant Sports Editor

April 20, 2016

Ryan Mavriplis walks towards Bill Aker Baseball Complex on a cold sunny April day, glove in one hand, batting helmet in the other. On this day he is running behind, due to his schedule working at Kroger just down the road from the baseball stadium. Normally he would be here around 1 p.m. for batting...

Miller shines as Norse rebound from tough weekend

Miller shines as Norse rebound from tough weekend

Kari Lakes, Reporter

April 6, 2016

The Northern Kentucky baseball team rallied in the bottom of the eighth to beat the Miami Redhawks 5-1 at Bill Aker Baseball Complex. The Norse improve to 11-18 on the season while the Redhawks fall to 12-15.After Miami of Ohio knotted the game 1-1 in the eighth inning when Ross Haffey’s double to...

Norse win first Horizon League Game: Lose Series to Wright State 2-1

Norse win first Horizon League Game: Lose Series to Wright State 2-1

Kari Lakes, Reporter

April 3, 2016

Northern Kentucky Baseball suffered a series loss at Wright State over the weekend. The series leaves the Norse record at 10-18 while Wright State moved to 18-9, the best overall record in the Horizon League. After a tough 12-1 loss to start off the series on Friday, the Norse battled back on Saturday ...

Norse use hot bats to defeat Bulldogs

Norse use hot bats to defeat Bulldogs

Kari Lakes, Reporter

March 31, 2016

The Northern Kentucky baseball squad defeated the Butler Bulldogs 8-3 on Wednesday afternoon, at the Bill Aker Baseball Complex. The Norse improve to 9-16 on the season while Butler drops to 8-16.Butler scored early in the first and third, but those runs did not go unanswered. The Norse compiled fou...

Norse end 3 game skid with win against Northwestern

Norse end 3 game skid with win against Northwestern

Christopher Decker, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2016

The Northern Kentucky University baseball team beat Northwestern University 7-1 Tuesday at Bill Aker Baseball Complex, ending a three game losing streak.The Norse improve to 7-13 on the season while Northwestern falls to 5-15."We did a nice job especially off a tough weekend," Head Coach Todd Asalon said...

NKU Can’t Hold Lead, Drops Game 2

NKU Can’t Hold Lead, Drops Game 2

Christopher Decker, Assistant Sports Editor

March 19, 2016

The Northern Kentucky University baseball team fell to Valparaiso in game two of the series Saturday 6-4, after taking a 3-2 lead into the eighth inning. Trevor Haas got the win for the Crusaders while Kevin Herren took the loss for the Norse.The Norse scored three of their four runs in the first inning, after Logan...

Norse Can’t Complete Comeback, Lose to Valpo in Extras

Norse Can’t Complete Comeback, Lose to Valpo in Extras

Kari Lakes, Reporter

March 18, 2016

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky- The Northern Kentucky University baseball team recovered from a two-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth but fell to Valparaiso, 5-4, in 10 innings in the Horizon League opener at Bill Aker Baseball Complex Friday afternoonAfter a handful of hits and a walk, Valpo took a 2-0 l...

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