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Norse face Oakland tonight in first league match

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

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

September 10, 2016

The NKU men’s soccer team will be traveling to Rochester, Michigan to play the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies at 7 p.m. The Norse are still in search of their first win of the regular season. The game, which will be aired on ESPN3, is the Horizon League opener for the Norse. The Norse have be...

Libs excells while Norse continue to improve

Haley Libs was the 2015 Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 9, 2016

After going 3-2 in the first five games of the season, Head Coach Liz Hart and sophomore Haley Libs gave themselves a ‘B’ grade for the way the team performed. “We’re okay. We’ve had games where we were good in one area and not good in another,” Hart said. “They’ve show the ability to...

GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds

Jessica Frey had five shots against Xavier. The Norse lost 2-1.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016

A bad bounce was all it took for the Norse to leave the Soccer Stadium with a 2-1 loss to the Xavier Musketeers Tuesday night.  With time running out in regulation, Xavier made a furious run down the field after the Norse couldn't convert on the other side of the field. Xavier's Maddie Tierney to...

Volleyball splits weekend tournament

The volleyball team split two games over the weekend to improve their record to 3-2

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 4, 2016

The NKU volleyball team came away with a split in this weekend’s Bowling Green Invitational, beating IPFW in the first matchup and then losing to Bowling Green in the second game. The Norse are now 3-2 on the season. Redshirt senior Lauren Hurley was named to the all-tournament team following the tourname...

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Forward Ally Perkins prepares to the kick the ball in the game against UC.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 3, 2016

The NKU women’s soccer team beat the University of Toledo 2-0 Friday, improving their record to 2-3 on the season and dropping Toledo to 1-3. The Norse kept the offense rolling in this game, shooting 10 times, five of those on goal, and took five corner kicks. Forward Ally Perkins lead the way for...

Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo

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

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016

The NKU women’s soccer team travels to Northwest Ohio tonight to face the University of Toledo tonight at 4 p.m. The Norse come into the game 1-3, after winning their first game against Morehead State last Monday. Toledo is 1-2, and coming off a brutal 4-0 loss to the University of Louisville. The R...

Tuesday’s Women’s soccer match changes venue

Rachel Conaway slides to get the ball away from an MSU defender. NKU won the game 1-0

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 1, 2016

Due to Sunday’s flash flooding, the Sept. 6 match for NKU Women’s Soccer against Xavier University will be moved to the NKU Soccer Stadium, giving the Norse home field advantage against the Musketeers. The flash flooding associated with the storms made Xavier’s field unplayable. Kick off time for the...

NKU women earn first victory against MSU

Midfielder Payton Naylor looks to dribble past the MSU defense in the 1-0 Norse win.

Will Borland, Contributor

August 30, 2016

The NKU Women’s soccer team won their home opener and their first game of the season Monday night against Morehead State 1-0. The Norse improve to 1-3 on the season while MSU drops to 1-2. “Starting the season 0-3 was challenging but our spirit was great, the work ethic was great and the senio...

Norse shutout against Evansville

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

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 28, 2016

The NKU men's soccer team lost to the University of Evansville 2-0 on Sunday afternoon, dropping their record to 0-1-1 on the season. The Norse offense struggled to gain any traction in this game, only attempting five total shots in the game and two shots on goal. "We didn't take very many chanc...

Norse start season strong in Indiana Invitational

NKU's Keely Creamer was selected to the all tournament team after her performance in the Indiana Invitational.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 28, 2016

The NKU Norse volleyball team managed to recover from a 3-0 loss to Indiana to win both games of a doubleheader on Saturday against Evansville and Marshall. The two wins give the Norse a 2-1 record to start the season. Seniors Keely Creamer and Taylor Snyder were named to the all tournament team following ...

GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw

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

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 27, 2016

The NKU men’s soccer team played to a tie against Eastern Illinois University, ending the game 1-1 after two overtime periods. The start of the game was delayed due to in-climate weather and play was stopped several more times due to lightning in the area. It was an offensive struggle for both ...

NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana

NKU's Keely Creamer goes up to spike the ball over the net. She and the Norse will look to start the season strong tonight vs. Indiana

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016

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...

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