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Alumna catches job with MLB team

Alumna catches job with MLB team

Tara Derington, Staff writer

August 30, 2012

It’s not everyday that a Northern Kentucky University alumna works for a Major League Baseball team. Bree Main, former designer and presentation editor for The Northerner and a 2004 graduate, works as a publications designer for the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team in Pittsburgh, Penn., and has since...

Baseball team continues winning streak

Kevin Erpenbeck, Staff writer

April 3, 2012

The Northern Kentucky University baseball team has the winning formula brewing as they continue on with their 12-game winning streak. The Norse, who have not lost since March 17, began a four-game series with Southern Indiana March 30, which included a doubleheader March 31. Throughout the series, NKU’s...

Club baseball season cut short

Club baseball season cut short

Matt Reed, Contributing writer

March 28, 2012

University-imposed sanctions have benched the Norse club baseball team this season, leaving Northern Kentucky University men’s varsity baseball team the lone group of baseball players on campus. The Norse club baseball team had its season cancelled because of a number of violations. Each club must...

Sport Shorts 3/21/2012

March 20, 2012

Baseball The Northern Kentucky University baseball team began Great Lakes Valley Conference play with a pair of doubleheaders. The Norse was swept by Quincy March 17. Quincy scored four runs in the 12th inning to take the first game 8-6, and cruised to a 16-5 victory in the nightcap. The Norse came...

Baseball player one step ahead

Baseball player one step ahead

Andrew Despotes, Staff writer

February 22, 2012

Brent Wagner, left-handed pitcher for Northern Kentucky University’s baseball team, entered college with more of a head start than most traditional students. Wagner is 20 years old and is already in graduate school. According to Wagner, he took a lot of Advanced Placement courses in high school. The...

Baseball club members run team

Matt Reed, Contributing writer

February 15, 2012

As Northern Kentucky University’s varsity baseball team is awaiting for its season to begin, another NKU baseball team is already in action. Many NKU students are not aware that the varsity team is not the only baseball team on campus. There is another team that also wears the black and gold who play...

Norse prepare for final GLVC season

Norse prepare for final GLVC season

Andrew Despotes, Staff writer

February 15, 2012

It’s that time of year again when the weather improves and the leaves start growing back. Baseball season is right around the corner, and practice is underway. Northern Kentucky University’s baseball team is coming off a strong season after having a 36-21 record. They had a season high eight-game...

New sport added to NKU intramurals

New sport added to NKU intramurals

Kevin Erpenbeck, Staff Writer

January 25, 2012

The Hollywood-created sport of BASEketball has come to life, thanks to the intramural league at Northern Kentucky University. The sport of BASEketball was originally created by director David Zucker (“Airplane!,” “Scary Movie 3”), who also directed a movie of the same name centered around his...

Baseball returns to campus

Stephen Wilder

April 6, 2011

The Northern Kentucky University baseball team held its first home games on campus this weekend in a four-game series against Kentucky Wesleyan College at the freshly renovated Bill Aker Baseball Complex. NKU came out strong in the first game Saturday, outscoring Kentucky Wesleyan, 12-1, in a sev...

NKU baseball club team works to improve record

Jeff Kleynenberg

April 6, 2011

The Northern Kentucky University baseball club team is hoping for a bounce back season. A more experienced roster may raise opportunities for the team to rebound from last year’s 1-5 record. “We have a lot of returning upperclassmen,” President Andrew Hovekamp said. “This should give us ...

Baseball and softball swing into GLVC play

Stephen Wilder

March 23, 2011

The Northern Kentucky University baseball and softball teams are looking to continue recent success within the Great Lakes Valley Conference. With a strong showing outside conference play, the baseball team is looking to make a charge at winning the GLVC. The Norse own a 9-6 record for the sea...

Underclassmen to lead Norse baseball

Stephen Wilder

February 2, 2011

When a team loses 15 seniors, many would think that this means it’s time to rebuild, but the Northern Kentucky University men’s baseball team simply plans to reload. The Norse enter this season ranked 17th nationally, and are picked to finish second in a strong Great Lakes Valley Conference Eas...

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