The Northerner

Career high for McDonald as Norse pound Blue Hens

Career high for McDonald as Norse pound Blue Hens

Austin Elmore, Reporter

November 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

OXFORD, Ohio -- Coming off a 77-69 loss to Austin Peay on Friday night, the NKU men’s basketball team rebounded Saturday by defeating Delaware 74-53 in their second game of the Tarkett Sports Classic at Miami University in Oxford. NKU finished the game shooting 40 percent and played well on the glass, ou...

Norse can’t hold second half lead, fall to Austin Peay

Norse can’t hold second half lead, fall to Austin Peay

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

OXFORD, Ohio -- The NKU men's basketball team showed flashes of its talent Friday combined with some of the frustrations of its youth. For 28 minutes, the Norse ran its offense with near perfection, getting open looks all over the floor. They stifled Austin Peay on the defensive end of the floor. Howev...

Norse look to push pace in Brannen’s second season

Norse look to push pace in Brannen’s second season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

During the open practice session of Norse Media Day, the NKU Norse men’s basketball team showed exactly what they wanted to be known for this season. The Norse attempted to score 100 points in four minutes, all while running full-court layups, three-man weaves and transition shooting drills. Th...

2016-17 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

2016-17 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

Teams are listed in order of Horizon League preseason rankings.  Green Bay Head Coach: Kevin Borseth (3 years) 2015-2016: Green Bay finished first with their overall record of 28-5 and conference record of 16-2. Allie LeClaire will be returning for Green Bay as a junior. Last season she sco...

Men’s Soccer ends season with a loss

Men’s Soccer ends season with a loss

Andrew Kell, Reporter

November 6, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Norse men's soccer team lost 2-1 to Green Bay Friday night, finishing their season with a 1-13-4 record overall. The Norse are not eligible for the Horizon League tournament. The Phoenix outshot the Norse 11-7 while both teams posted two saves a piece. Jared Leyland had two saves for the Norse i...

Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship

Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU Norse women’s soccer team overcame a 2-0 second half deficit Thursday to beat Detroit Mercy 3-2 in the Horizon League semifinal match, a game the Norse lost in penalty kicks last year. The winning goal came in the 82nd minute, when freshman Ally Perkins scored from close range on a give an...

Column: NKU Shouldn’t give into pressure

Column: NKU Shouldn’t give into pressure

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Sports, Viewpoints

Not five minutes after the NKU men’s soccer team lost their sixth straight game, this tweet appeared in the mentions of the Northerner Sports account, after reporting the final score of the game. @northernersport ugh, if we're D1, we need to hold our coaches accountable — Andy Kroeger (@A_Kroeger) S...

Norse look for win in final home game

Norse look for win in final home game

Andrew Kell, Reporter

October 22, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Norse men's soccer team will faceoff against Detroit Mercy Titans for their final regular season home game at 7:30 p.m.. The Norse are coming off of a 1-0 win against Belmont last week. The Titans are 2-8-4 on the season with 12 goals across their 14 matches, 9 of the Titans goals have come in the fi...

Snyder makes NKU history as Norse win fourth straight

Snyder makes NKU history as Norse win fourth straight

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Highland Heights, KY— The NKU volleyball team beat Youngstown State 3-0 Wednesday night in Regents Hall, 25-21, 25-14, and 25-20. The Norse have now taken down their last four opponents in three set sweeps while improving their record to 10-8 on the season. The Penguins fall to 7-14. “I think we did awe...

Four years in the making: NKU cross country is ready to shine

Four years in the making: NKU cross country is ready to shine

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

October 11, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

Kelly Burrows’s cross country career at NKU has been one of “almost”, according to Steve Kruse, head coach of the cross country team. After being named the Most Valuable Athlete and Top Newcomer by Kruse her freshman year, the senior recorded her best finish of her career with a 3rd place finish ...

GALLERY: Norse give up late goal, lose 10th game

GALLERY: Norse give up late goal, lose 10th game

Christopher Deckers, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team lost their 10th game Tuesday night, falling to Bowling Green 2-1. The Norse are 0-10-2 while Bowling Green improves to 7-3-1. The Norse were tied with Bowling Green 1-1, but gave up a goal to Alexis Souahy in the 86th minute to doom the Norse. NKU controlled most of the ...

GALLERY:Norse get revenge in win against Oakland

GALLERY:Norse get revenge in win against Oakland

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU womens’ soccer team got its revenge on Wednesday night, beating the defending Horizon League champion Oakland Grizzlies 2-1. The win brings the Norse record back above .500 to 6-5, while the Grizzlies fall to 4-7-1. "It was sweet," midfielder Katelyn Newton said. "We worked really hard for...

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