The Northerner

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

NKU women’s volleyball team finished off their regular season play with back-to-back wins against Oakland University and Cleveland State on Friday and Saturday night. With the victories, the Norse recorded their highest finish in conference play and tied Cleveland State for second place in the r...

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Friday night’s game resulted in a 3-0 win for the Norse against UIC with set scores of 25-22, 28-26 and 25-20.  After tonight’s match, the Norse improve their record to 17-8 overall and 9-5 in Horizon League play. Haley Libs led the Norse with her 20th double-double of the season with 13 kills and...

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU's outide hitter Haley Libs was one of thirty NCAA volleyball student athletes selected in October as a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS award in collegiate volleyball. The thirty candidates were recently narrowed down by a selection committee to ten finalists, one being the senior standout. ...

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team continued their winning streak Wednesday night, by sweeping Youngstown State 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10.   “We had the mindset to focus on Youngstown and not worry about other things,” Bailey Western said. “To really focus on us as a team and what we need to ...

Norse snap three-game losing streak; defeat IUPUI and Wright State

Norse snap three-game losing streak; defeat IUPUI and Wright State

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

After losing three straight matches, the NKU women’s volleyball team bounced back in dramatic fashion with a sweep over IUPUI (25-21, 25-20, 25-21) and a four-set victory over Wright State (25-21, 25-13, 23-25, 25-13) at Regents Hall over the weekend. With the victories, the Norse move to fourth place ...

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team brought home their second Horizon League sweep of the season Wednesday night, after shutting out Youngstown State in three sets, 25-22, 25-19 and 25-13.

Volleyball weekend: Norse defeat Green Bay, Milwaukee

Volleyball weekend: Norse defeat Green Bay, Milwaukee

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

NKU women’s volleyball team had their Horizon League season opener at home against Green Bay Friday.

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Sierra Newton and Jasmine Smart, Reporters

September 4, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team traveled to Dekalb, Illinois for the Holiday Inn Express Invitational over the weekend. The Norse posted back-to-back losses against the University of Virginia and University of Nevada before rallying from a two-set deficit to knock off Northern Illinois University.

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