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Bezold and NKU part ways after 25 years

Bezold and NKU part ways after 25 years

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

March 18, 2015

When NKU’s men’s basketball team took on Lipscomb in their first ever Atlantic Sun Conference Championship game on March 3 in a heartbreaking 76-73 loss, no one realized it would be Head Coach Dave Bezold’s last game at the helm of the Norse. The announcement of Bezold’s release came as a shoc...

NKU community reacts to Bezold’s release

NKU community reacts to Bezold’s release

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 18, 2015

As news of Bezold’s departure spread around campus and the community, students, fans and former players expressed sadness and shock that the NKU coach of 25 years was suddenly fired. SGA President and former basketball emcee John Jose is grateful for Bezold’s services during his time at NKU. “...

BREAKING: NKU men’s basketball head coach not to return

BREAKING: NKU men’s basketball head coach not to return

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

March 16, 2015

According to a press release from NKU Athletics Department, Dave Bezold will not return as the head coach of the men's basketball team. “This is difficult given Dave’s role in our university and our community,” Athletic Director Ken Bothof said in the press release. “Dave is a good man and h...

All or nothing

All or nothing

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

March 11, 2015

With the fate of NKU Athletics changing last summer for the better as the Atlantic Sun Conference changed eligibility rules allowing all teams a chance at post-season, teams at NKU found a hope for their season. Most recent to take advantage of this rule change is both the men’s and women’s basketbal...

Jim Kelch: The Man Behind the Mic

Jim Kelch: The Man Behind the Mic

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 10, 2015

If you’re from Cincinnati or just listen to Reds baseball over the summer, as well as listen to NKU men’s basketball games on the radio in the winter, you may hear a familiar voice. Jim Kelch, a veteran sports broadcaster, is not only one of the voices of the Cincinnati Reds, but he is the voice...

NKU loses heartbreaker to Lipscomb

NKU loses heartbreaker to Lipscomb

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 4, 2015

In their first Division I postseason game, the NKU men’s basketball team dropped a close game to the Lipscomb Bisons 76-73 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, played at Regents Hall on Tuesday night in front of 1,157 fans. “What an incredible game,” NKU Head Coach Dav...

Laying new paths on old grounds

Laying new paths on old grounds

Gavin Colton, Reporter

March 3, 2015

For the first time since transition to Division I NKU is hosting both the men and women’s  Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament games. With a conflicting schedule with The Bank of Kentucky Center due to a regional boys and girls basketball high school tournament, the game is set to be played in Regent...

PREVIEW: Lipscomb at Northern Kentucky

PREVIEW: Lipscomb at Northern Kentucky

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 3, 2015

With its thrilling win on Saturday night against University of South Carolina-Upstate, the NKU men’s basketball team clinched the fourth seed in NKU’s first opportunity to compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament since reclassifying into Division I athletics. The top four seeds will host th...

Norse women score big win on Senior Night

Norse women score big win on Senior Night

DeSherion McBroom, Reporter

February 25, 2015

On Wednesday night, the Norse women hosted their last home game of the season against the Kennesaw Owls, which was also senior night. The team sent their seniors out in style with a 68-61 win over the Owls. “Senior Day is a very big day for our program as we have three special young ladies. Of course...

A Throwback to Classic Norse Basketball

A Throwback to Classic Norse Basketball

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 25, 2015

On Saturday Feb. 20, the NKU women’s basketball team played in the NKU gymnasium Regents Hall on “Throwback Night”, defeating the North Florida Osprey 67-29 on what was a night to tribute the days before The Bank of Kentucky Center. Before moving to TBOKC in 2008 the Norse found a great amount of...

Hot Seat: Daniel Camps

Hot Seat: Daniel Camps

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 24, 2015

Daniel Camps Basketball Sophomore Electronic Media and Broadcasting Daniel Camps has appeared in 18 games for the Norse this season, averaging 4.6 points per game and 11.9 minutes. In his freshman year, he threw down an alley-oop dunk against Florida Gulf Coast to earn him the fifth spot on ESPN’s ...

Norse women throw up points in win at Regents Hall

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 21, 2015

Donning throwback uniforms in honor of Throwback Night at Regents Hall, the NKU women’s basketball team lit up the scoreboard early and cruised to a 67-29 win over the North Florida Ospreys. “I thought our kids really responded from the challenge of coming back from the loss to Jacksonville on Thursd...

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