The Northerner

Junior nursing major always on the run the balancing act of studies, social and sports

Junior nursing major always on the run the balancing act of studies, social and sports

Brad Bishop, Staff writer

September 5, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

NKU cross country runner J.J. Webber is used to running. Whether it is running on the track or running to his next class, J.J. is always in a hurry. Webber is a junior at NKU and has been one of the most successful runners in the Atlantic Sun Conference over the past two seasons. He is ranked second...

Senior runner takes school record, competitive edge before graduation

Senior runner takes school record, competitive edge before graduation

Erin Pierce, Contributing writer

May 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

Wrapping up her fourth track season with NKU, senior Kayla Justice said being a student-athlete in college has been one of the most unique experiences she could have imagined. Though it was a tough start four years ago, she has overcome many obstacles and even cracked a school record. “The initial tran...

Cross country team notices change in competition

Erin Pierce, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2012


Filed under Sports

Northern Kentucky University is well into the first semester, meaning that its athletes have had some experience with NCAA Division I under their belts. Before the official kickoff of the season had even occurred, the Atlantic Sun Conference had ranked NKU men’s cross country team seventh out of 10...

Sport Shorts 9/13/2012

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

Cross Country Northern Kentucky University’s cross country teams both competed in the Queen City Invitational on Sept. 7 in Cincinnati. The men finished fifth out of 12 teams, led by sophomore J.J. Webber, who finished in 16th place. The women finished fifth out of 10 teams led by freshman Addie...

Former college athlete ready to run university

Former college athlete ready to run university

Matt Reed, Contributing writer

April 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

Few college students can say that they have a record-setting athlete at the helm of their university. Next fall, Northern Kentucky University students will be able to boast that they do. Geoffrey S. Mearns will succeed James Votruba as the president of NKU, effective Aug. 1, 2012. Mearns has a long...

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