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Hard work and heart set her apart

Hard work and heart set her apart

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

After an action-packed two days, nobody would fault Lauren Hurley for spending the three hour long bus ride back from the Morehead Invitational celebrating with teammates or even taking a nap. After all, she had just finished one of the most successful tournaments of her NKU career. Hurley broke the schoo...

GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise

GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

It was another gut wrenching loss for Bob Sheehan and his women's soccer team. The difference just happened to be the opponent. The Norse were defeated by the Milwaukee Panthers in their first Horizon League home game, dropping their record to 5-5 on the season and 1-1 in league play. The Panthers...

Volleyball battles but drops first two league games

Volleyball battles but drops first two league games

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

League play has not started for the NKU Norse Volleyball Team, who dropped both of their weekend games against Milwaukee and Green Bay. The Norse fall back to .500 with the two losses. The Norse were able to battle Milwaukee to five sets but could not find their way past Milwaukee middle blocker Bridget ...

GALLERY: Ngatcha and Raiders prove to be too much for Norse

GALLERY: Ngatcha and Raiders prove to be too much for Norse

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The ride continues to be a rough one for the men's soccer team, as the team lost it's eighth straight game on Saturday evening, falling 4-0 to Wright State. Head Coach John Basalyga is trying to remain in good spirits, despite the 0-8-1 start to 2016. "We're young. I have to be patient with these...

Confidence is high as Norse prepare for Milwaukee

Confidence is high as Norse prepare for Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Starting a season on a three game losing streak after having such high expectations for the season is difficult for any team. The NKU women’s soccer team was no exception. “After those first three losses, I don’t think anyone had any confidence in our team,” junior forward Jessica Frey said...

Student athletes share thoughts on Horizon League move

Student athletes share thoughts on Horizon League move

Kari Lakes, Reporter

September 20, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

Northern Kentucky University’s move from the warm Atlantic Sun conference to the sometimes frigid Horizon League didn’t seem to bother Illinois native Brad Bohlen. The Norse baseball player knows all about early spring in the upper midwest. “I’m from Chicago, so personally I’m used to playin...

GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris

GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU women’s soccer team continued to roll on Sunday, beating Robert Morris University 2-0 to get the Norse to 5-4 on the season. The Norse have now won five out of their last six games, with all of those wins coming in the form of shutouts. While Emily Lohmann and the Norse defense held R...

Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team moved to 4-4 on the season Friday with a 4-0 route of Green Bay. The game was the first Horizon League game of the season. "Coming off a very emotional win at Vanderbilt last Sunday I thought our team showed a lot of maturity in how we prepared for our first Horizon Leagu...

Volleyball drops three in a row, takes step back

Volleyball drops three in a row, takes step back

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After winning three in a row at the Morehead State Invitational, the Norse dropped all three games at the Butler Invitational. NKU falls to 6-5 on the season. The Norse were plagued by errors in this tournament, making 40 combined errors against Butler and Arizona, and then making 31 errors against...

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 17, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU Norse Men’s Soccer team had another tough loss at home against Milwaukee 3-2. The Norse have now dropped six straight games, falling to 0-6-1 on the season and 0-2 in Horizon League play. Despite the loss, the Norse offense showed signs of improvement after a slow first half. “We are tr...

Norse look to snap losing streak

Norse look to snap losing streak

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team travels to Fort Wayne, IN tonight at 7 p.m. to take on the Fort Wayne Mastodons. Last time these teams met last season the Norse took the match 2-1 in Fort Way. The Mastodons are 3-3-0 on the season while the Norse are 0-4-1. The Norse look to come back after a loss in o...

‘Night with the Norse’ Gala to build tradition

‘Night with the Norse’ Gala to build tradition

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

September 13, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

With Northern Kentucky University athletics eligible for NCAA tournament play, combined with a new apparel partnership and the university’s second year in the Horizon League, the timing is right to start to build connections.   NKU will host its first Night with the Norse Gala at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 at G...

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