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McDonald named to 2019 Karl Malone Award preseason watchlist

Drew McDonald (34) goes up for a shot during the game against Louisville, March 13 2018.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recently announced their 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award. Among the 20 names selected for this year's prestigious award was none other than NKU’s two-time All Horizon League First-Team member and recent go...

Women’s basketball coasts to exhibition win over Pikeville

Molly Glick (24) drives toward the basket during the game against University of Pikeville.

Aric France, Reporter

November 4, 2018

The NKU women’s basketball team cruised past the University of Pikeville 78-36, in the team's only exhibition game of the season on Sunday afternoon. “I’m just glad we were able to play somebody different instead of beating ourselves up in practice” head coach Camryn Whitaker said. ...

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Rizwaan Dharsey (23) talks to Calvin Murphy (18) after the loss to UK.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018

The NKU men's soccer team needed a win and a Milwaukee tie/loss at Wright State to have any chance of qualifying (top six teams) for the Horizon League Men’s Soccer Championship tournament on Monday, Nov. 5, but ultimately fell to the Flames 3-0 on Friday afternoon. "It's certainly not the out...

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Haley Libs (4) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Green Bay.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018

NKU's outide hitter Haley Libs was one of thirty NCAA volleyball student athletes selected in October as a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS award in collegiate volleyball. The thirty candidates were recently narrowed down by a selection committee to ten finalists, one being the senior standout. ...

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a Norse point.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team continued their winning streak Wednesday night, by sweeping Youngstown State 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10.   “We had the mindset to focus on Youngstown and not worry about other things,” Bailey Western said. “To really focus on us as a team and what we need to ...

ESPN announces programming schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

Left: Silas Adheke (0) looks to pass to a teammate during basketball media day. Right: Taryn Taugher (11) searches for a teammate during a drill during basketball media day.

Aric France, Reporter

October 30, 2018

A total of 45 Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s basketball games will be broadcast digitally on either ESPN3 or ESPN + for all of Norse nation to watch this season. The Norse will be showcased on ESPN3 15 times, while being broadcast live on ESPN+ 30 times this season. ESPN+ can be...

Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Samantha Duwel (27) reacts to the 2-1 loss to Oakland during the Quarter Final match of the Horizon League Women's Soccer Tournament.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Though they took an early 1-0 lead just four minutes into match play, the NKU women's soccer team were unable to put anything else together as they fell to Oakland 2-1 in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals game on Monday evening. With the loss, the Norse finish their season 10-6-1, ...

Women’s soccer: Four players earn Horizon League postseason honors

The NKU women's soccer team, lined up before Monday's game against the University of Cincinnati.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Four members of the NKU women’s soccer team were honored with postseason awards when the league office announced their end of season awards Monday afternoon. Samantha Duwel, Taylor Spaulding and Shawna Zaken were named to the All-Horizon League First Team, while Lily Menssen was named to the H...

Norse snap three-game losing streak; defeat IUPUI and Wright State

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after the Norse score a point during the contest against Green Bay.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

October 29, 2018

After losing three straight matches, the NKU women’s volleyball team bounced back in dramatic fashion with a sweep over IUPUI (25-21, 25-20, 25-21) and a four-set victory over Wright State (25-21, 25-13, 23-25, 25-13) at Regents Hall over the weekend. With the victories, the Norse move to fourth place ...

Preview: Women’s basketball schedule

Molly Glick (24) drives toward the basket in the game against  Austin Peay.

Jacob Poore, Contributor

October 27, 2018

The NKU women’s basketball team announced their full schedule at the end of September and includes 10 non-conference games against the likes of Louisville, who made it to the 2018 Final Four, last season's Ohio Valley conference champions Belmont and the Friar Holiday Classic hosted by Providence fr...

Norse attempt comeback in ninth, fall short against Raiders

Dominic Mercurio is hitting .324 on the season with 44 hits.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 29, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Wright State 5-3 in game two of the three game series, sealing a series loss. The Norse fall to 15-27 on the season and 8-10 in conference play while the Raiders improve to 28-12 on the season and 15-3 in conference play. Dizzy Peyton continued to fill the role of head c...

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