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Norse golfer takes home Horizon League Championship

Norse golfer takes home Horizon League Championship

Mike Canizales, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Golf, Sports

Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida—Jacob Poore started the day with a two-stroke lead; the Northern Kentucky University men’s golfer carded a final round one under par 72, which won him the 2018 Horizon League Tournament Individual Championship. “I’ve always thought that he would win before he graduate...

Women’s golf falls just short in Horizon League tournament

Women’s golf falls just short in Horizon League tournament

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Golf, Sports

After leading through 15 holes on the final day, the NKU Norse women’s golf team settled for third place in the Horizon League tournament with a three day score of 935. They fell to eventual winner Cleveland State by seven strokes and were just four strokes behind second place Youngstown State. ...

Norse Notebook: Ganns earn Horizon League honors, women’s golf leads tournament

Norse Notebook: Ganns earn Horizon League honors, women’s golf leads tournament

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Golf, Softball, Sports

Trey Ganns collected his second Horizon League Batter of the Week honor of the season, after hitting .524 with seven doubles, three home runs and eight runs scored. Ganns also had a slugging percentage of 1.286 with an on-base percentage of .545. “I’ve basically been trying to eliminating all off...

Student swaps golf clubs for scrubs

Student swaps golf clubs for scrubs

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Golf, Sports, Sports Features

When the cold November winds blow across the Tri-State, one NKU athlete trades in her golf clubs for scrubs. For her clinicals, senior Ryleigh Waltz works pediatric rotations on the general nursing floor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. “I love my decision to become a nurse,” Waltz sai...

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The NKU men's and women's tennis teams wrapped up fall play last weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals.On the men's side, Mate Virag and Lukas Clemens lost their second round doubles match to Alex Gornet and Jeffrey Brown from Louisville.NKU picked up some consolation victories on Saturday. Jody M...

Portz shoots 66 to finish third at NKU Fall Classic

Portz shoots 66 to finish third at NKU Fall Classic

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

BATAVIA, Ohio -- The NKU men's golf team finished fourth Monday at the NKU Fall Classic at Elks Run Golf Club.Clayton Portz shot a 5-under 66 to help the Norse move up to a fourth place finish. The senior finished with six birdies on the day. The Norse also got strong individual performances on Monday by Jac...

Leigeb leads women’s golf to NKU fall classic win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

BATAVIA, Ohio -- Allison Leigeb was tournament medalist Monday, leading the NKU women's golf team to a win in the NKU Fall Classic at Elks Run Golf Club.Leigeb shot rounds of 75, 73 and 76 to finish 11-over-par 224. That score is just two strokes off of the school record.Ryleigh Waltz was third, shoot...

Norse golf finishes tied for eighth at Turning Stone

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

VERONA, N.Y. -- Shooting team rounds of 304, 286 and 307, the men’s golf team finished tied for eighth Monday at the Turning Stone Tiger Invitational hosted by the University of Missouri.The host Tigers won the event, shooting a two-under 862 for the event. They were followed by Cleveland State an...

Women’s golf sets record in season opener

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

VIENNA, Ohio -- Northern Kentucky’s women’s golf team set a new 36-hole school record Monday as they finished tied for second in the YSU kickoff.NKU shot a 608 (303-305) on the Candywood Golf Course. The previous school record was 611, set at the 2007 Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship and t...

Hot Seat: Landon Osbourne

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 26, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Landon Osbourne Golf Sophomore Business Administration Landon Osbourne has appeared in all six tournaments for the Norse this season, where he averages a score of 76.27 per round. This season, he has played 15 rounds. His lowest score came at the Leo Keenan Invitational last fall, where he shot a ...

Athletics a driving force in a family bond

Athletics a driving force in a family bond

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Walking into the lobby, two girls sit on different couches some distance apart from each other. A feeling of fear creeps in at the thought of a profile on two people who don’t like one another. After being escorted to another room, the dynamic changes as they sit closely and we begin to discuss t...

Men’s golf team aspires to be in top 80 of conference

Carrie Crotzer, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

The three key players for the men’s golf team include Clayton Portz, Corey Richmond and Michael Schmidt, according to head golf head coach Daryl Landrum. However, Landrum had trouble naming top players for the women’s team. “The women's team is just young,” Landrum said. “The top seven avera...

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