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Preview: Norse will look to lone senior for leadership

Preview: Norse will look to lone senior for leadership

Austin Elmore, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

After going 9-22 in her first season as head coach of the NKU women’s basketball team, Camryn Whitaker is looking to improve, but it won’t be easy. “We’ve got five sophomores and seven freshmen, so the makeup of our team right now is so different.” Whitaker said. Of the 13 Norse on the r...

Norse drop regular season finale

Norse drop regular season finale

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s basketball team wrapped up the 2016-17 regular season with a 74-37 loss to Green Bay at BB&T Arena on Sunday. The Norse finish the season at 9-21 overall, and 5-13 in Horizon League play. The Norse now shift their focus to the Horizon League tournament March 3-7 in Detroit. “Green B...

Poor shooting leads to Norse loss

Poor shooting leads to Norse loss

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s basketball team lost 41-32 to Valparaiso on Saturday at BB&T Arena. The loss drops the Norse to 8-17 overall and 4-9 in Horizon League play. The loss also means the Norse split the season series with the Crusaders. The Norse came out of the gate slow, making just 15 percent of their shots...

Norse lock down UIC, snap losing streak

Norse lock down UIC, snap losing streak

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s basketball team won 66-49 against UIC on Thursday night at BB&T Arena to snap a three game losing skid. The Norse are now 8-16 on the season and 4-8 in Horizon League play. “I am really proud of our teams effort and obviously we’re happy for a win.” Head coach Camryn Whi...

Norse come up short, lose to Detroit

Norse come up short, lose to Detroit

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

January 29, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU Norse women’s basketball team lost 55-53 at BB&T Arena on Sunday after Detroit’s Rosanna Reynolds made a go-ahead layup with one second remaining. NKU’s Rebecca Lyttle missed a shot as time expired to end the game. The loss drops the Norse to 7-15 and 3-7 in Horizon League play. ...

Late surge propels Oakland past NKU

Late surge propels Oakland past NKU

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU Norse women’s basketball team lost to Oakland 61-47 on Friday night at BB&T Arena after trailing by only two points with four minutes to play. The loss puts the Norse at 7-14 on the season and 3-6 in Horizon League play. “For three quarters, I thought we played really good defense," head coac...

Norse get dominated in the paint, fall to Wright State

Norse get dominated in the paint, fall to Wright State

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU Norse fell to Wright State 70-63 in Horizon League action on Saturday at BB&T Arena. The loss drops NKU to 5-12 on the season, while Wright State advances to 12-5. NKU is now 1-4 in Horizon League play. “Disappointed with the loss. I thought we had an opportunity to win the game.” H...

All in the family; Whitaker introduced as NKU head coach

All in the family; Whitaker introduced as NKU head coach

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

Members of Camryn Whitaker's family were spread throughout BB&T Arena Tuesday afternoon.Some of them are related by blood, some by basketball.Regardless of the relation, all gathered to watch the Cynthiana, Kentucky native as she was introduced as NKU's women's basketball coach.She replaces Dawn Pli...

BREAKING: NKU hires UK assistant to lead women’s basketball

BREAKING: NKU hires UK assistant to lead women’s basketball

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

May 6, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

Two weeks after losing its head coach to South Dakota, the NKU women's basketball team has its new leader.Camryn Whitaker, most recently an assistant for the University of Kentucky women's basketball team, was named NKU women's basketball head coach today by Ken Bothof, director of athletics at NKU.Ac...

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