The Northerner

WATCH: Allegiances tested for UK fans in Norse Nation

Many UK fans who attend NKU are in the middle of an identity crisis, as the two teams will meet in the NCAA Tournament Friday

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

March 15, 2017

A simple stroll through the campus of Northern Kentucky University will reveal a wide variety of sports allegiances. While most students wear the apparel of the black and gold of the Norse, a large amount of students also wear the blue and white of the Kentucky Wildcats. Only 75 miles separate the sch...

Norse notebook: Raucous crowd propels Norse to victory

NKU students rush the state to celebrate with the men's basketball team.

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2017

DETROIT -- Prior to Tuesday’s Horizon League championship victory, NKU head coach John Brannen wondered how many people had turned out to support the Norse. “I was in the locker room; I came out with about three minutes to go before the game starts,” Brannen recalled. “I started to ask one of...

Norse fans gather to witness history

The crowd at Skyline Tavern rooted on the Norse against Milwaukee during the Horizon League tournament championship game.

Brittney Gunter, Reporter

March 8, 2017

The Skyline Tavern was packed as Northern Kentucky University students, alumni and fans gathered to watch the NKU Norse win the Horizon League tournament, defeating the Milwaukee Panthers. As the night went on the venue became crowded with students watching the game and cheering on the Norse. Ethan...

Norse open with top-seeded West Virginia

The Norse celebrate after Macy Hamblin puts the Norse on the board. NKU would come back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Milwaukee 3-2 in the Horizon League Championship.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

As the final seconds ticked off the clock in the Horizon League championship Macy Hamblin could feel the excitement build in her, knowing she and her team had just upset the number one seed Milwaukee Panthers on their home turf. “In those last final seconds - it was just like -  we deserved to win,...

Norse women’s soccer to NCAA tourney

The NKU Norse hold up the Horizon League trophies after beating Milwaukee 3-2 in the championship game.

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 5, 2016

MILWAUKEE -- The NKU women's soccer team defeated Milwaukee Saturday night to win the Horizon League tournament, 3-2. With the win, the Norse win the automatic bid to the NCAA Division I women's soccer tournament. It is the first Division I NCAA bid in school history. NKU will find out where it wi...

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