The Northerner

#NorseNotebook Why Friday’s game is more than just for first place

Head Coach John Brannen goes over a play during a timeout in the game against Milwaukee.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 13, 2018

While the NKU men’s basketball team came up with two victories during homecoming week, those wins did not come easy. The Norse fell into Milwaukee’s hands Thursday night, playing half court basketball much of the game and escaping with a 54-52 victory after an excellent defensive stand by sophomore T...

Opinion: Success will bring inevitable change at NKU, other mid-major schools

NKU head coach John Brannen talks to Cole Murray during Sunday's Horizon League tournament quarterfinal against Wright State.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 2, 2017

With Anthony Grant being hired as the new Dayton Flyers head coach, it appears NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen will be staying in Highland Heights for the 2017 season. The question now is, how much longer will he remain as Norse head coach? My guess is, he will remain the head coach at NK...

Column: NKU Shouldn’t give into pressure

Senior Chrissy Spears shares a hug with head coach Bob Sheehan prior to Friday's game with Valparaiso.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

Not five minutes after the NKU men’s soccer team lost their sixth straight game, this tweet appeared in the mentions of the Northerner Sports account, after reporting the final score of the game. @northernersport ugh, if we're D1, we need to hold our coaches accountable — Andy Kroeger (@A_Kroeger) S...

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