The Northerner

NKU senior outside hitter Anna Brinkmann (3) serves the ball during a previous game.

Norse Volleyball walks away 1-1 in the season opener Ohio Invitational

NKU split two games against Ohio State and Ohio
Kaycee Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2021

On Friday, Aug. 27, the Northern Kentucky volleyball team traveled to Columbus, Ohio to face off against Ohio State and Ohio University at the Ohio Invitational.  In a challenging first match of the...

NKU forward Annie Greene dribbles the ball during NKUs 2-1 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday. Greene scored the lone goal for the Norse on a penalty kick.

Comeback attempt falls short as Norse lose Riverboat Rivalry to Cincinnati, 2-1

Bearcats pick up win on two early goals
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2021

Thursday night's season opener for the women’s soccer team was the fourth time that the Norse have met the Cincinnati Bearcats on the pitch, in what is known as the Riverboat Rivalry in the tristate. However,...

Women’s basketball starts Horizon League tournament with a 94-47 statement

Four Norse score in double digits.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 4, 2020
NKU women's basketball team opened up the first round of Horizon League tournament play with a whopping 47 point win over Detroit Mercy. Four Norse brought in double digit performances.
Adrian Nelson (4) celebrates with Adham Eleeda (1) after a timeout called by EKU. The Norse defeated EKU 76-57.

Northern Kentucky takes down Eastern Kentucky 76-57

Five Norse were in double digits against Eastern.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor December 8, 2019
The in-state battle Sunday night ended in NKU’s favor with a 76-57 win. The Norse are now 7-3 on the season. Senior forward Dantez Walton led with 18 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore guard Trevon Faulkner also had 18 points and led in assists with seven. 

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

The Northerner takes the court to hear more about Coach Horn’s first summer in
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 23, 2019

Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is looking to make NKU the hardest place to play in the Horizon League. Through the summer, he’s prepared his team to play a more competitive schedule, and wants...

Head Coach Camryn Whitaker talks to players during basketball media day, October 24, 2018.

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Players allege Head Coach Camryn Whitaker emotionally abused team members for years
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.
NKU mens basketball fans watch the Norse take on the Texas Tech Raiders in the first round of March Madness.

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

Win or lose, Friday's March Madness game was a match fans should be proud of.
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.
Keeper Emily Lohmann (00) reacts after letting in a goal during overtime in the game against UC.

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

Norse lose third straight against Bearcats, drop 2-2 overall
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.
Lavone Holland II (30) reacts to a call during the game against Louisville.

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.
Head Coach John Brannen talks to Mason Faulkner (11) during the game against Youngstown State.

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...

Carson Williams (23) watches on during the game against Wright State.

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...

Jalen Tate (5) talks in the huddle before the home game against 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,...

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