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NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

Two teams had 15 combined recipients
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

Following tremendous regular seasons in the spring of 2021 for both the NKU men’s soccer team and women’s soccer team, a multitude of Norse players took home All-Horizon League awards that were announced...

Kailey Ivins with the ball against Wright State on Monday. Ivins scored the go-ahead goal on her Senior Day in the 2-0 victory.

NKU women’s soccer wins regular-season title in 2-0 win over Wright State

Norse clinch the top seed in the Horizon League Tournament
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 5, 2021

The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team concluded their extraordinary regular-season performance with yet another dominant effort on Monday afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, defeating the Wright State...

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU soccer teams each picked up wins on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Both the Northern Kentucky women’s and men’s soccer teams were in action for crucial Horizon League conference matches on Tuesday afternoon, as the women’s team manufactured a 1-0 win over the IUPUI...

Lindsey Duvall shoots a free throw during NKU's win over Robert Morris in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament on Thursday.

NKU WBB advances to quarterfinals behind Duvall’s career-high 29 points

Norse will battle Wright State on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 26, 2021

There is an old adage in basketball that goes “it is hard to beat a team three times in a year,” but the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team did not seem to let that affect them on Thursday...

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

Norse are now 1-1-1 on the 2021 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

In their first intercollegiate match at NKU Soccer Stadium since October 27, 2019, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team tied the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 1-1 on Wednesday afternoon. With the...

Marques Warrick takes an open jump shot during NKU's game against UIC at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB guard Marques Warrick named Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Warrick averaged 15.9 points per game this season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 23, 2021

After taking the Horizon League by storm in his first season on the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, freshman guard Marques Warrick has been named the 2020-21 Horizon League Freshman of the Year. Warrick...

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

The Norse are now 2-1 on the season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 22, 2021

With their last scheduled game against Wright State being canceled, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s soccer team played their first game in over a week on Monday afternoon, and picked up a crucial conference...

Bryson Langdon drives to the hoop during NKU's win over Wright State on Friday night at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB turns attention to Horizon League Tournament after regular season finale loss to Wright State

MBB and WBB teams concluded the regular season on Saturday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

On a Saturday evening that represented both homecoming and Senior Day for the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, the Norse were unable to repeat Friday night’s heroics against the Wright State...

Adrian Nelson (4) finishes off a slam dunk against Wright State on Friday night.

NKU MBB uses balanced scoring attack to upset Wright State 81-75

Four players had at least 14 points for the Norse in the win
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

  Entering play on Friday evening, the Wright State Raiders were, on paper, the best team in the Horizon League by a significant margin. The Raiders came into Friday’s game against Northern...

Members of the NKU WBB team look down the court as a play unfolds during Friday afternoon's loss to Wright State.

NKU WBB unable to bring home Senior Day win, falls to Wright State 63-54

WSU out-rebounded the Norse by a substantial 45-19 margin
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 13, 2021

Senior day for the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team ended rather unceremoniously for the Norse, as the Wright State Raiders cruised to the 63-54 victory, finishing off the two-game sweep. A...

The Norse defend the perimeter against Wright State on Friday night.

Wright State coasts to a 66-50 victory over NKU WBB

WSU shot over 50 percent in double-digit win
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 12, 2021

  There were a number of reasons that the Wright State Raiders were able to come into BB&T Arena and hand the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team such a one-sided 66-50 defeat...

NKU men’s soccer preview: Team embracing the challenges of spring season

NKU men’s soccer preview: Team embracing the challenges of spring season

12 newcomers join the program for the 2021 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

As the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team begins the 2021 spring season, one that will look different and present challenges that no prior season has brought with it, there is one adjective...

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