The Northerner

Women’s basketball drop three straight, fall to Belmont 71-53

Samari Mowbray (5) fights to shoot during the game against University of Pikeville.

Ty Debonis, Contributor

November 23, 2018

After falling to the Belmont Bruins by a score of 71-53 at home on Wednesday night, the NKU women's basketball team suffered their third straight defeat and dropped to 1-3 on the season.

McDonald named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week

Drew McDonald (34) is recognized as the tournament's Most Valuable Player following the game against Coastal Carolina. McDonald had 31 points on the game.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018

After leading the Norse to a perfect 3-0 record en route to the team title in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic, Drew McDonald was named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week, along with Green Bay's JayQuan McCloud on Monday afternoon. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native was named tournament MVP...

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Drew McDonald (34) shoots during the game against Coastal Carolina. McDonald shot 8-of-12 from the field on the night.

Aric France, Reporter

November 19, 2018

The NKU men’s basketball team collected a clean sweep in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic after beating Coastal Carolina 89-83 to remain undefeated (6-0) on Sunday night. “I thought this was the first of the six games where everyone did their job,” NKU head coach John Branne...

Mens Basketball: Five home games to air on Fox Sports Ohio

NKU fans cheer during the game against UNC Asheville.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 18, 2018

Northern Kentucky University and Fox Sports Ohio recently entered into an agreement to air five Norse men’s basketball games on the regional network this season. “Partnering with FOX Sports Ohio provides a great opportunity to showcase our men’s basketball program and to shine a spotlight on Nor...

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 18, 2018

The Norse managed a clean sweep (25-20, 25-22, 27-25) over Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament on Saturday night. With the victory, the Norse move to 21-8 overall and ride an eight-game winning streak into the final round of the Horizon League Cha...

NKU defeats UNC Ashville in KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic opener

NKU Players Celebrate after a point during the game against UNC Asheville. The Norse won 77-50.

Aric France, Reporter

November 17, 2018

The Norse opened its KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic by defeating the Bulldogs 77-50 on Friday night. With the victory, the Norse remain undefeated (4-0) while the Bulldogs drop to 1-2. Jalen Tate led the Norse with 16 points, five assists and three rebounds, while Drew McDonald produc...

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a Norse point.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 16, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team won a five-set thriller (25-21, 21-25, 22-25, 25-14, 15-9) over Wright State in the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament quarterfinals on Friday afternoon. The victory places the Norse in the HLVC semifinals against the no. 2 seed Cleveland State Vikings ...

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

Ashton Terrill (6) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

After recording their highest finish in conference play and tieing Cleveland State for second place, the Norse will enter the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will begin play with a quarterfinal matchup against the No. 6 seed Wright State Raiders on Friday, Nov. 16. ...

Men’s Soccer: Three players earn Horizon League Postseason Honors

Alex Willis (9), Alex Greive (7), Stian Jorgensen (19)

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

The NKU men's soccer team had three players receive postseason honors last week from the Horizon League as Alex Willis, Alex Greive and Stian Jorgensen were voted by the league’s head coaches to the All-Conference teams. Willis was named Freshman of the Year; and selected to the All-Horizon Lea...

Season Preview: Men’s Basketball

Jalen Tate (11) is introduced before the game against Wilmington. Tate lead the Norse with 17 overall points.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

As the Norse prepare to enter the 2018-19 season, gone are standouts like Lavone Holland II, Carson Williams, Jordan Garnett and Mason Faulkner. Those four were an integral part in helping head coach John Brannen engineer one of the fastest and best turnarounds in the nation. So far, the Brannen...

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Kailey Coffey (23) is introduced prior to the game against University of Pikeville.

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

After being ranked sixth for the preseason in the Horizon League and redshirt junior Molly Glick being named to the All-Horizon league preseason first team, the NKU Women’s basketball team is honored but are not settling. “Preseason rankings are what they are, you know. We don't put a whole lo...

Norse collect 800th win in season opener

Dantez Walton (32) drives to the basket during the game against Wilmington. Walton went 4-of-7 from the field.

Aric France, Reporter

November 7, 2018

The NKU men’s basketball team opened the regular season by defeating Wilmington College 102-38 on Tuesday evening. With the victory, the Norse start their season 1-0 and won for the 800th time in program history. “I think a lot of good came out of tonight,” redshirt sophomore Jalen Tat...

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