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Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship

Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU Norse women’s soccer team overcame a 2-0 second half deficit Thursday to beat Detroit Mercy 3-2 in the Horizon League semifinal match, a game the Norse lost in penalty kicks last year. The winning goal came in the 82nd minute, when freshman Ally Perkins scored from close range on a give an...

GALLERY:Frey scores game winner; Norse advance

GALLERY:Frey scores game winner; Norse advance

Austin Elmore, Contributor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU women’s soccer team defeated the Wright State Raiders 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament on Monday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The lone NKU goal was scored by junior Jessica Frey, who floated the ball over the keeper in the 57th minute off an assist from Macy Hamb...

Student athletes share thoughts on Horizon League move

Student athletes share thoughts on Horizon League move

Kari Lakes, Reporter

September 20, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

Northern Kentucky University’s move from the warm Atlantic Sun conference to the sometimes frigid Horizon League didn’t seem to bother Illinois native Brad Bohlen. The Norse baseball player knows all about early spring in the upper midwest. “I’m from Chicago, so personally I’m used to playin...

New league, same student attendance problem

New league, same student attendance problem

Christopher Decker, Assistant Sports Editor

April 14, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

While the recent changes to the NKU athletics logo stirred up strong feelings in students, those emotions were not felt inside BB&T Arena during the recent basketball season.Many of the students who signed an online petition were absent when the men’s and women’s basketball teams took the floor...

Horizon League baseball preview

Horizon League baseball preview

Kari Lakes, Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Teams are listed in order of the preseason poll.Wright StateHead Coach: Greg Lovelady (3rd season)2015 Overall Record: 43-172015 Horizon League: 21-8Finishing the 2015 season with an overall record of 43-17, the Wright State Raiders have been ranked first in the Horizon League preseason poll. As Greg L...

Students quiz athletics panel on Horizon League

Students quiz athletics panel on Horizon League

Kari Lakes and William Borland, Contributors

February 4, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

Four on-campus organizations discussed the effects of Northern Kentucky University’s move to the Horizon League from the Atlantic Sun during a Tuesday open forum in the Student Union.The four organizations were Coaches to Leaders, Norse Economics Club, Northern Kentucky Marketing Association, and the...

5 years in Detroit; Commissioner sets goals for Horizon League

5 years in Detroit; Commissioner sets goals for Horizon League

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

With a new member school and a new partnership for its postseason basketball tournament, it’s been a busy few months for Horizon League Commissioner Jon LeCrone.LeCrone stopped by NKU’s basketball media day to discuss the Norse’s addition to the league and the league’s new tournament home in D...

2015-16 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

2015-16 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

William Borland, Contributor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Teams ranked in predicted order in Horizon League preseason poll.#1 - Green BayHead Coach- Kevin Borseth2014-2015: First place in the Horizon League last year with a 15-1 conference record and a 28-5 overall recordGreen Bay was the regular season and conference tournament champions of the Horizon League last year and they are...

2015-16 Horizon League men’s basketball preview

2015-16 Horizon League men’s basketball preview

Kari Lakes, Contributor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Teams ranked in predicted order in Horizon League preseason poll. Valparaiso (Indiana)Head Coach- Bryce Drew (5th season)Rank- 1st 2014-15: 28-6 overall, 13-3 in the Horizon LeagueWith the record of 28-6, the Crusaders have been picked to win the Horizon League, with four players being named preseas...

Men’s basketball Horizon League schedule finalized

Men’s basketball Horizon League schedule finalized

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- The men’s basketball team announced its first-ever Horizon League schedule Monday morning, as well as game times for home contests. A Jan. 2 showdown at Green Bay will be the first Horizon League contest for the men’s basketball team. The game will be carried on ESP...

New floor for the home of the Norse

New floor for the home of the Norse

William Borland, Contributor

September 5, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

When the Norse take to the basketball court in mid-November for their first games, the surface beneath them will have a whole new look to it. Several changes have faced NKU Athletics in the past year, but none of them stand as bolding as the new John L. Griffin basketball court in the newly named...

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