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March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 14, 2019

In the most recent bracketology done by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, the Norse men’s basketball team finds themselves as a 14-seed in the South region. Lunardi has them playing in the east region with their opening round in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The opponent offers the most intrigue as Lunardi has th...

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 19, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team fell to the Green Bay Phoenix in three sets (25-22, 27-25, 25-19) at the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Championship on Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Norse drop to 21-9 overall and the Phoenix move to 20-10 on the season. This will be the first time since 2003 th...

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 16, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team won a five-set thriller (25-21, 21-25, 22-25, 25-14, 15-9) over Wright State in the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament quarterfinals on Friday afternoon. The victory places the Norse in the HLVC semifinals against the no. 2 seed Cleveland State Vikings ...

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

After recording their highest finish in conference play and tieing Cleveland State for second place, the Norse will enter the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will begin play with a quarterfinal matchup against the No. 6 seed Wright State Raiders on Friday, Nov. 16. ...

Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 13, 2018

After recording back-to-back double-doubles and helping the Norse to their highest conference finish (2nd place) since transitioning to Division I, senior standout Haley Libs was named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week. "I'm very excited Haley that closed out the regular season of her s...

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 11, 2018

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 fall to UIC in regular season finale

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018

The NKU men's soccer team needed a win and a Milwaukee tie/loss at Wright State to have any chance of qualifying (top six teams) for the Horizon League Men’s Soccer Championship tournament on Monday, Nov. 5, but ultimately fell to the Flames 3-0 on Friday afternoon. "It's certainly not the out...

Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Though they took an early 1-0 lead just four minutes into match play, the NKU women's soccer team were unable to put anything else together as they fell to Oakland 2-1 in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals game on Monday evening. With the loss, the Norse finish their season 10-6-1, ...

Women’s soccer: Four players earn Horizon League postseason honors

Women’s soccer: Four players earn Horizon League postseason honors

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Four members of the NKU women’s soccer team were honored with postseason awards when the league office announced their end of season awards Monday afternoon. Samantha Duwel, Taylor Spaulding and Shawna Zaken were named to the All-Horizon League First Team, while Lily Menssen was named to the H...

Lohmann named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week

Lohmann named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

After an 11 save performance in her team’s 1-0 shutout victory over the University of Illinois at Chicago on Friday evening, Emily Lohmann was named Horizon League women’s soccer Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. This marks her seventh shutout of the year and is currently aver...

NKU upset bid falls short against Green Bay

NKU upset bid falls short against Green Bay

Mike Canizales, Reporter

March 4, 2018

After stunning the Green Bay at the BB&T Arena earlier in the season, NKU couldn’t complete the upset again in Saturday's quarterfinal round of the Horizon League Women's Basketball Championship. The eighth seeded Northern Kentucky Norse, fell to the one seed Phoenix 61-49 in Little Caesars Arena i...

Horizon League run ends abruptly in quarterfinals for NKU

Horizon League run ends abruptly in quarterfinals for NKU

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 4, 2018

For the third year in a row, the number one seed in the Horizon League tournament fell in the quarterfinal round. The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team fell to Cleveland State 89-80 in Little Caesars Arena. The Norse are now 22-9 on the season and will be eligible to play in the National Invitat...

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