The Northerner

GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise

Jessica Frey races to catch up with a pass from a teammate. She was injured in the 1-0 loss to Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016

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

Taylor Snyder (11) had 31 assists and seven digs Tuesday in NKU's straight-sets victory over Wright State.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016

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

Forward Jacob Cunningham and the Norse lost 2-0 to Evansville

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016

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

Rachel Conaway celebrates her first goal of her career against Xavier with teammate Katelyn Newton

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016

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

Katelyn Newton chases down a loose ball. She was credited with the lone goal in the 1-0 win over MSU.

Kari Lakes, Reporter

September 20, 2016

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

Ally Perkins and the NKU Norse beat Robert Morris 2-0 Sunday afternoon at the NKU Soccer Stadium.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016

  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

Macy Hamblin took two shots on goal in a 1-0 loss to the UC Bearcats

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016

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

Keely Creamer (14) had four kills and three digs Tuesday in NKU's straight-sets victory over Wright State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016

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

Midfielder Eirik Abney tries to chase down a lose ball against EIU.

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 17, 2016

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

Defender Calvin Murphy prepares to pass against EIU. The two teams tied 1-1 in double overtime

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 14, 2016

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

Rachel Conaway celebrates just after her header gets past the Xavier goalie. The goal put the Norse in the lead 1-0

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

September 13, 2016

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...

Frey lifts Norse to win against Vandy

Forward Jessica Frey fights for the ball before it goes out of bounds. The Norse beat MSU 1-0.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016

Jessica Frey finally got the monkey off of her back, scoring the only goal in NKU’s 1-0 victory in double overtime against SEC heavyweight Vanderbilt. "It was a really exciting win,” Frey said. "It was tough for me, not being able to score in the last few games, but this goal is definitely one t...

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