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NKU Baseball Looks for Another Series Win Against Western Illinios

NKU Baseball Looks for Another Series Win Against Western Illinios

Kari Lakes, Reporter

March 5, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Northern Kentucky baseball team has had a slight change in the schedule, and now will be playing their four-game series against Western Illinios at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. The four-game set will be constructed of a pair of double headers today and Sunday. Today's first pitch is set for 1 p...

NKU slides past ETSU in their first series win of the season

NKU slides past ETSU in their first series win of the season

Kari Lakes, Reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Sports

The Northern Kentucky University baseball team earned its first wins of the season, after defeating East Tennessee State in two out of three games this weekend. The Norse bats heated up quickly, setting a program record of 21 runs off 20 hits in the third game of the series on Sunday.Down 2-0 in the...

NKU Baseball Seeks First Win of the Season this Weekend

Christopher Decker, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Northern Kentucky baseball team will be looking to earn its first victory of the year this weekend, as the Norse travel south face to East Tennessee State in a three-game series. The series begins 3 p.m. today in Johnson City, Tennessee. The two teams will also meet 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday....

Horizon League baseball preview

Horizon League baseball preview

Kari Lakes, Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Teams are listed in order of the preseason poll.Wright StateHead Coach: Greg Lovelady (3rd season)2015 Overall Record: 43-172015 Horizon League: 21-8Finishing the 2015 season with an overall record of 43-17, the Wright State Raiders have been ranked first in the Horizon League preseason poll. As Greg L...

Preview: NKU Baseball by the Numbers

Preview: NKU Baseball by the Numbers

Christopher Decker, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky Baseball team will open up the season Feb. 19 with a four-game series on the road against Troy University. Here are some numbers to watch as the season starts and progresses.1: This will be the first season NKU will play in the Horizon League, after playing four seasons in the Atl...

NKU baseball begins fall ball season

NKU baseball begins fall ball season

Kari Lakes, Sports Writer

September 26, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

The air is crisp and the wind snaps around the NKU baseball players’ ears. Baseballs are pinging off metal bats, and the snap of the glove is heard when a player catches a fly ball.It's fall ball season for the NKU baseball team as they host Indianapolis noon today and Sinclair Community College noon Su...

Miller’s stellar outing gives NKU baseball hard-fought win over Maryville

Chris Looy, Contributor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features

The NKU baseball team squeaked past the Maryville Scots, 3-1, on the heels of a dominant pitching performance from junior Tyler Miller on Wednesday afternoon. “I had everything working for me out there,” Miller said. “I located my fastball well and was able to throw my secondary pitches for strik...

NKU baseball uses late-inning rally to defeat Morehead State

Chris Looy, Contributor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features

A four-run seventh inning propelled the Northern Kentucky Norse baseball team to an 8-3 win over the Morehead State Eagles on a rainy Tuesday afternoon. Freshman Trey Ganns sparked the Norse offense, going 2-for-2 with a home run and a pair of walks. Cole Bauml, Taylor Sears, and Caleb Lonkard each coll...

NKU baseball dismantles UC-Clermont in home opener

Chris Looy, Contributor

March 16, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features

The Northern Kentucky University baseball team combined for seven home runs in an 18-2 home-opening shellacking of UC-Clermont on Monday afternoon. Anthony Vagnier launched a pair of homers, while Cody Kuzniczci, Mike Moffatt, Cole Bauml, Conor Ledger, and Quint Heady each deposited one of their own...

Former NKU pitcher eyes comeback

Chris Looy, Contributor

March 14, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Former NKU and current Chicago White Sox pitcher Nate Jones was recently cleared to throw a baseball for the first time since July of 2014. “It’s been such a relief being able to throw again,” Jones said. “Even though I’m still a long way off from pitching in an actual game, I’m pleased w...

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...

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...

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