The Northerner

Norse Force hopes to gain strength as athletics succeed

Norse Force president Turner Davidson hopes to see more student crowds like the one at the Horizon League tournament this season.

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 29, 2017

When it comes to filling up the student section for NKU sports, Norse Force brings pride in their campus--the organization’s role is centered in school spirit and support of all things Norse. At its core is Norse Force president Turner Davidson, an NKU senior who wants to draw in more students to t...

McQueen steers Norse to senior day victory over Phoenix

Paige McQueen connects with a pitch against Youngstown State

Kevin Carey, Contributor

May 1, 2017

The NKU softball team split an odd double header with Green Bay on Sunday afternoon. The Norse lost 7-3 in the first game, which was a continuation of Friday’s rain shortened game. The Norse capped off the day with a 12-4 route of the Phoenix. It was also the final home game for NKU’s three se...

Flyers offense too much for Norse to handle

Kailey Rossiter throws the ball back into the infield against Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

The NKU Norse fell to the Dayton Flyers in Dayton in both games of a double header Tuesday afternoon. The Norse fall to 13-33 on the season while the Flyers improve to 27-21 on the season. The Norse will look ahead to a critical Horizon League matchup with Green Bay, who currently sit in last place in ...

GALLERY: Softball drops first Horizon League series of the season

Zahrya McFarland stands in to face Valparaiso on Friday. The Norse would fall to the Crusaders 7-4

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 27, 2017

The NKU softball team dropped their first Horizon League series of the year to Valparaiso, losing two out of three games. The Norse fall to 6-19 on the season and open Horizon League play 1-2 while the Crusaders improve to 14-8 and start Horizon League play 2-1.  The Norse will play the Universit...

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