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NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana

NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Volleyball

The Northern Kentucky volleyball team will begin the season Friday when they face Indiana University in the Indiana Invitational. The Norse will then play Marshall University and the University of Evansville in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Norse are coming off a 14-16 season and made it to the semifinals in t...

NKU shut out against EKU

NKU shut out against EKU

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Norse offense continued to struggle Thursday night, failing to score for the second straight game in a 2-0 loss to Eastern Kentucky University. The loss gives the Norse a 0-3 record to start the year. The Norse only took seven shots, with four of those shots coming off the foot of Jessica Frey...

Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU

Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team travels to Richmond, KY to face the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at 7 p.m. tonight. The Norse will be looking for their first win of the 2016 season, after starting the season 0-2. NKU has only scored one goal in those two games and have given up four. Macy Hamblin has been...

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

The fall sports season is just about to get underway, and the three teams in season will be looking for Horizon League Championships and NCAA tournament berths.Women’s Soccer:NKU women’s soccer has played two exhibition matches, going 1-1 in those games against Ohio University and Western Kentucky...

GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry

GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

CINCINNATI -- The NKU women’s soccer team lost to the Cincinnati Bearcats 1-0 Monday night in the first ever Riverboat Rivalry at Nippert Stadium.“We were on our heels most of the game,” Head Coach Bob Sheehan said. “They were really dangerous. They dumped balls into the corners and get corner kicks...

NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry

NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The Riverboat Rivalry sets sail for the first time tonight, when the NKU women’s soccer team heads to Nippert Stadium to face the 39th-ranked Cincinnati Bearcats.The Bearcats come into the game 1-0, after winning a double overtime with the University of Dayton, while NKU comes into the game 0-1 after l...

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

NKU men’s soccer beat the University of Kentucky 3-0 in an exhibition game at the NKU soccer stadium Sunday night.The Norse have defeated the Wildcats two years in a row. The match improved their all time record against the Cats to 2-0-3.The Norse took a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute, when junior forw...

No restrictions, no excuses for Division I Norse

No restrictions, no excuses for Division I Norse

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

August 10, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Sports, Viewpoints

In a moment four years in the making, Northern Kentucky University is now a full member of NCAA Division I athletics. Press releases from the NCAA and NKU confirmed the expected this week.The Norse have served what is, quite frankly, an absurd and unnecessarily severe penance for daring to move up f...

Adidas helps athletic department reach new heights

Adidas helps athletic department reach new heights

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

June 30, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

On past tournament weekends, the Northern Kentucky University golf team faced two battles. One battle is the game itself. The grinding, the putting and the concentration involved in striking the ball in the right spot on the club.The second battle was in the hotel after the round, where the team would h...

All in the family; Whitaker introduced as NKU head coach

All in the family; Whitaker introduced as NKU head coach

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

Members of Camryn Whitaker's family were spread throughout BB&T Arena Tuesday afternoon.Some of them are related by blood, some by basketball.Regardless of the relation, all gathered to watch the Cynthiana, Kentucky native as she was introduced as NKU's women's basketball coach.She replaces Dawn Pli...

BREAKING: NKU hires UK assistant to lead women’s basketball

BREAKING: NKU hires UK assistant to lead women’s basketball

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

May 6, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

Two weeks after losing its head coach to South Dakota, the NKU women's basketball team has its new leader.Camryn Whitaker, most recently an assistant for the University of Kentucky women's basketball team, was named NKU women's basketball head coach today by Ken Bothof, director of athletics at NKU.Ac...

Men’s tennis to Horizon League semifinals after 4-2 win

Men’s tennis to Horizon League semifinals after 4-2 win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

April 29, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

ANN ARBOR, Michigan -- The NKU men's tennis team advanced to the Horizon League semifinals Friday with a 4-2 victory over Illinois-Chicago at the University of Michigan.NKU, the three-seed in the tournament, will play two-seeded Green Bay 3 p.m. Saturday in the semifinals. The match will be broadcast...

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