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Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019

NKU women’s basketball players said they have experienced a culture of abuse fostered by its head coach that went unaddressed by administrators.

Column: Despite loss, NKU v. Texas Tech will stay with fans

Column: Despite loss, NKU v. Texas Tech will stay with fans

Sam Rosenstiel and Kane Mitten

March 24, 2019

As Norse fans across Highland Heights held each other and hoisted drinks in the air, you wouldn’t have known they were toasting a defeat.

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Aric France, Contributor

August 28, 2018

This marks the third year in a row the Bearcats defeated the Norse by a score of 1-0.

Norse basketball’s Holland joins pro league in Netherlands

Norse basketball’s Holland joins pro league in Netherlands

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018

Former NKU men's basketball star and Horizon League Tournament MVP 2017 Lavone Holland II has signed his first professional contract to play overseas with the Den Helder Suns in the Netherlands.

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

April 5, 2018

This off-season should prove to be a period of change for the Norse, with many members of the team leaving the roster. Williams’ transfer left a scholarship spot open, which was  awarded to Tyler Sharpe, a transfer from Louisville. Sharpe announced this on his Twitter account. Thank you 🙏🏼 ht...

With Williams transfer, where do the Norse go from here?

With Williams transfer, where do the Norse go from here?

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 28, 2018

When NKU takes the court next fall, they’ll do so without senior starters Jordan Garnett and Lavone Holland II. More unexpected is the release of sophomore forward Carson Williams. Williams was granted his release from the university on Friday, confirmed by Bryan McEldowney, director of communications f...

NKU wins Horizon League regular season title with victory over IUPUI

NKU wins Horizon League regular season title with victory over IUPUI

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 25, 2018

For the first time in the Division I era, the Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team has captured their conference's regular season title. The Norse defeated IUPUI 75-56 on Sunday afternoon, clinching the Horizon League regular season title and the number one seed in the postseason tournament...

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

There were plenty of emotions in BB&T Arena Monday night, as NKU honored their three seniors Lavone Holland II, Jordan Garnett and Nick Ayers. The crowd was loud as each player received their framed jersey and shook hands with head coach John Brannen. For Holland though, he wishes those emoti...

Norse can’t complete comeback; fall to Wright State for second time

Norse can’t complete comeback; fall to Wright State for second time

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 17, 2018

It felt like a playoff game Friday night in the Wright State Nutter Center. While the Raider fans made up most of the 7,000 people in the arena, section 207 was distinctly Norse fans. "The environment was impeccable," junior forward Drew McDonald said. "I can't even describe it... This is dev...

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 8, 2018

While I was working on my story about the NKU women’s basketball team defeating nationally ranked Green Bay at the end of last December, Tyler Sharpe took the floor with a team manager and began his pregame shooting routine. The guard from Mt. Washington, KY moved around the floor and shot from eac...

McDonald named Horizon League Player of the Week

McDonald named Horizon League Player of the Week

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 5, 2018

After two double digit performances over the weekend, McDonald was named Horizon League Player of the Week Monday afternoon. It is the second time this season a Norse player has been earned the honor this season; Holland was honored on Nov. 20.   Over the weekend, McDonald averaged 22.5 ppg, 11.5 rpg, five ass...

Norse three game win streak ends against Oakland

Norse three game win streak ends against Oakland

Lilly Brown, Contributor

January 27, 2018

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team fell short against Oakland University Friday 83-70. The Norse are now 14-7 on the season and 7-2 in the Horizon League. Oakland is now 14-8 with a conference record of 6-3. The Norse are still second in the Horizon League standings behind Wright State...

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