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Transfer looks to give team boost

Transfer looks to give team boost

John Minor, Sports editor

February 22, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball has added a player to the roster late in the season. Junior guard Antonio Bumpus transferred from Division I Utah State University Aggies. He never played for the Aggies as he was redshirting to recover from injuries. It is still unclear what impact...

Basketball games

Kevin Erpenbeck

February 22, 2012


Filed under Sports

As the regular season nears an end, Northern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team looks to continue to bolster their record and improve before the postseason begins. In the previous two games, the Norse did just that, winning both games by a combined point-differential of 26 points. On...

Sports Shorts, 2/15/2012

February 15, 2012


Filed under Sports

Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team defeated #22 Indianapolis 77-61 on Feb. 9. Junior guard Ethan Faulkner led the way with 15 points and senior guard Tony Rack added 14 points in the win. On Feb. 11, the Norse defeated Saint Joseph’s 85-72. Faulkner led the way again, this time with...

Norse teams split doubleheader

Norse teams split doubleheader

Stephen Wilder, Sports editor

January 18, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

More than halfway through the season, Northern Kentucky University’s men’s and women’s teams battled conference rival Bellarmine on Monday night and had different outcomes. The women’s team earned its 800th all-time win, defeating Bellarmine at Knights Hall in Louisville, Ky., 72-65. However,...

Seeing double: Twins join men’s team

Seeing double: Twins join men’s team

Matt Neuhaus, Staff writer

November 30, 2011


Filed under Sports

Jacob and Justin Rossi have officially committed to Northern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team, giving the Norse two more big men in the post. The Rossi twins, both 6-foot-8-inch power forwards at Franklin High School in Ohio, have been playing together for 13 years and are going to...

Women expect improvement

Alex Fitzer

November 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball program has kicked into high gear for the 2011-12 season. The team is looking to improve on last year’s record of 18-10, and a season in which they did not make the NCAA Tournament. With several key players returning and newcomers who can have...

New team looks for old success

Kevin Erpenbeck

November 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

Along with a new season, there will also be many new faces on the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team, who will be trying to improve on last year’s 21-9 record. The Norse have only four returning players, but they are confident they can sustain another successful year. Head coach...

D-I: Directors explain both sides of move

Stephen Wilder, Stephen Wilder, and Stephen Wilder

October 5, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

As Northern Kentucky University prepares to make the switch to Division I, athletic directors from other current D-I schools say that NKU may face challenges while reaping the rewards of being a premiere institution. The University of South Dakota Coyotes made the transition to D-I in 2008 by joining...

Rivalry week riles up Norse basketball

John Minor

February 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

Women's Basketball The Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team looks to end a two-game skid and remains undefeated at home, but it will not be easy as they are taking on their in-state rivals. NKU will take on the Kentucky Wesleyan College Panthers on Thursday, Feb. 9, and then the ...

Packed crowds bring energy to homecoming

Claire Higgins

February 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

As homecoming week’s events came to a close Saturday evening at the basketball game, the committee’s goal of more student involvement and transforming the events seemed to have been met. Homecoming Chairman Chris Ruth found the changes to the event schedule to be very successful, “a few eve...

Eleby makes good on second chance

John Minor

January 26, 2011


Filed under Crime, Sports

The starting point guard for the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team has been a huge contributor in just his first season. Leading the team in points, rebounds and assists, Malcolm Eleby found his comfort zone as a member of the Norse. Eleby, a graduate of the Franklin Learnin...

Jane Meier receives prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

John Minor

January 19, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

Jane Meier has received several awards and recognition for her years of success as Northern Kentucky University’s athletic director. Now she can add a lifetime achievement award to her collection. Meier was selected by the Division II Athletics Directors Association (ADA) to receive the 2011 Lif...

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