The Northerner

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

Carrie Crotzer, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

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...

Inside look at fall sports’ practices and routines

Brad Bishop, Staff writer

October 3, 2013

As the fall sports season has descended on NKU, the student athletes who represent the Norse are practicing week by week to prepare for their respective games and matches. This fall, the soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams begin their second season of competing in Division I athletics...

Sports Shorts

April 18, 2013

Baseball The team faced North Florida on April 12, 13 and 14. All three games resulted in losses, 1-12, 7-8 and 4-12, respectively. The Norse are ranked last in the A-Sun Conference with a 1-11 conference record and 6-30 overall. The team’s next game is April 19, at home against Jacksonville at 3 p.m. Sof...

Men’s golf team struggles to get first win, confident in future

Brook Clifford, Staff writer

March 28, 2013

NKU’s transition to Division I has affected every sports team on campus. The Norse men’s golf team won the Greater Valley Lakes Conference championship six times in past years. Late in the season, the team is struggling to get its first win in its first year as Division I. With their fall season...


March 21, 2013

Softball The softball team traveled to North Carolina on March 8 to compete in the Camel Stampede tournament. The games against Morehead State (6-8) and Campbel (4-6) l both resulted in a loss. The other two games in the tournament were won versus Drexel and Norfolk State 5-1 and 4-1, respectivel...

Norse golf working to improve consistency

John Minor, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012

The Northern Kentucky University golf teams are underway in the fall season, playing against unfamiliar teams as a result of the transition to Division I. The men’s golf team started the season at the Wasioto Winds Fall Kick-Off held in Pineville, Ky. on Sept. 10-11, hosted by Morehead State University....

Sport Shorts 9/13/2012

September 12, 2012

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...

Men’s golf shoots for GLVC victory

Men’s golf shoots for GLVC victory

John Minor, Sports news editor

April 11, 2012

The Northern Kentucky University men’s golf team finished the season and will now get ready to compete in the conference championship, where the expectations are high. “We will be disappointed with anything other than a victory,” junior Steve Rickels said. “We have proven we can beat all the...

Women’s golf weathers tough competition

Andrew Despotes, staff writer

March 28, 2012

The Northern Kentucky University women’s golf team competed in a pair of tournaments close to home. After making the previous two trips to Michigan and Arizona, the golfers got the opportunity to play in two events that were in Kentucky. NKU hosted the NKU Spring Invitational at Perry Park in Owen...

Norse look to carry fall success into spring

Norse look to carry fall success into spring

John Minor, Sports editor

February 29, 2012

After solid fall showings, Northern Kentucky University’s golf teams look to continue that success in the spring season. In the fall, the men’s team led the Great Lakes Valley Conference with a 291.6 scoring average, seven strokes better than second place Indianapolis. In the final Division II...

Former golfer swings back to NKU

Former golfer swings back to NKU

Andrew Despotes, Staff writer

February 29, 2012

Sports business is a fairly new program and other universities are starting to implement this field of study. Within the program, an internship is required in order to graduate, and some start their relevant experience working in a collegiate athletic department. Alicia Lawrence was one of those students...

Golf teams prepare for spring swing

John Minor

February 16, 2011

The Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s golf team prepare for the spring session of their season, and are looking to make some noise in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. After the fall season, both teams have an idea of what they need to work on, and have been using the winter to ...

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