The Northerner

Norse rally in seventh inning to take game three victory

Trey Ganns is hitting .348 on the season with 14 doubles and 11 home runs.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 30, 2017

The NKU baseball team rallied late in the game to take home a 7-2 victory over Wright State. Wright State falls to 29-13 and 15-4 in conference while the Norse improve to 16-27 and 9-10 in conference play. “This one of the most complete team wins,” right fielder TJ Alas said. “The lineup did a t...

Norse can’t hold lead against number two Louisville

Chad Roberts swings at an inside pitch in the a victory over Valparaiso

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

The NKU baseball team held a lead for four innings, but in the end couldn't hold off the second ranked Louisville Cardinals. The Norse fell to the Cardinals 6-4 in Louisville Wednesday night, falling to 15-25 on the season while the Cardinals improve to 35-6. Even in a losing effort, the Norse out-hit t...

Norse Notebook: Ross finds a home in Norse Nation

Cameron Ross (14) and Dominic Mercurio (4) slap gloves after an inning. Ross didn't allow a run in 2.2 innings of work

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 3, 2017

In two seasons as a Cincinnati Bearcat, Cameron Ross made just nine appearances, throwing a total of eight innings and ending the 2016 season with 5.62 ERA. In those eight innings, Ross walked 10 batters, hit three batters and struck out just five. On Sunday, Ross made his 17th appearance of the se...

Gallery: Kelley carries Norse to series victory over Penguins

Zach Heming lays down one of his two safety squeezes in Friday's win over Youngstown State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 2, 2017

The NKU baseball team secured the series win against Youngstown State on Sunday afternoon with a 6-3 victory. The Norse are now 5-1 in the Horizon League with a 10-16 overall record while the Penguins fall to 6-18 and 3-6 in league play. "I was real happy with how we played," head coach Todd Asalon ...

Norse comeback falls short against Penguins

Trey Ganns starts his swing. Ganns went 1-3 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 1, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Youngstown State 8-7 on Saturday afternoon. The Norse fall to 9-16 on the season and 4-1 in the Horizon League while the Penguins improve to 6-17 and 3-5 in league play. "It was a good college game," Asalon said. "Two teams playing hard and playing pretty decent for the m...

Norse can’t keep up with Flyer bats

Trey Ganns went 0-5 with two strikeouts against the Miami Redhawks Tuesday

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to the Dayton Flyers 10-3 Wednesday afternoon in Dayton. The Norse fall to 8-15 on the season, while the Flyers improve to 9-13. The Flyers were propelled by a six run first inning off Norse starting pitcher Pierce Knisley, who didn't make it through the inning. The six r...

Norse can’t hold four run lead, fall to Redhawks

Seth Rosenberg winds up against Miami (OH).

Kari Lakes, Reporter

March 28, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse fell to the Miami Redhawks 5-4 after holding a lead for the first seven innings. The loss puts the Norse record at 8-14 while the Redhawks move to 6-16 on the season. The Redhawks scored four of their five runs via the long ball, including the two...

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