The Northerner

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

What sport encompasses heights, flips, jumps, potential balls hurtling toward you and lifting other people all while remaining smiling and energized? None other than the beast of cheerleading.

NKU Cheer and Dance Squads Host Fundraiser for Disneyworld Trip

NKU Dance competed in NKU's Cheer and Dance Showcase to fundraise for their trip to nationals competition. NKU competed on Jan. 12, 2015 in Regents Hall on NKU Campus in their Cheer and Dance Showcase.

Lizzie Kibler, Assistant Arts and Life Editor

January 13, 2015

Cheers and applause filled the gym in Regent’s Hall on Monday night. Crowds of people sat in the stands with the occasional spectator jumping to their feet. Cheer and dance teams from several different middle schools and grade schools attended the fundraiser for the Northern Kentucky University’s own cheer...

NKU kicks off basketball season with Black N Gold Madness

Northern Kentucky University Athletics hosted Black and Gold Madness on Thursday, October 17, 2013 in the Bank of Kentucky Center. They had dancing, cheering, games and prizes at the event.

Evan Merrill, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Basketball season has officially started with NKU’s annual “Black N Gold Madness,” the first open practice for the men’s and women’s basketball teams. The night started off with the men’s and women’s basketball team’s introduction where they came out doing dance routines, followed...

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