The Northerner

NKU men’s basketball attendance rises with improved record

NKU attendance improved in every major category, including student attendance.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 24, 2017

A rise in success by the NKU men’s basketball team has led to an increase in fan participation in BB&T Arena. Average attendance at men’s basketball games has risen considerably this season, thanks to a 24-11 season by the Norse. Average announced attendance at a men’s basketball game this...

Community chosen mascot makes first appearance

Victor E. Viking made his first appearance in front of 4,000 elementary school children last Wednesday during Victor's Hoops for Health day.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016

The new Victor E. Viking made its first appearance of the year Wednesday during the Hoops for Health event during the NKU women’s basketball game against Stetson. As his first act, Victor sounded the gjallarhorn during pregame festivities. His appearance comes a week after the athletic department released the res...

Students get second chance to choose mascot

Students get second chance to choose mascot

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016

The NKU Athletic Department announced a plan Monday to allow students, alumni, and faculty a second chance to voice their opinion on the change to Victor E. Viking. “Since introducing this new mascot, we've received passionate feedback from many of you,” NKU Athletics said in a statement, ...

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