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NKU’s Schille takes home Horizon League Cross Country Title

Andrew Schille ran his way to the Horizon League cross country championship on Oct. 30

Kevin Carey, Reporter

November 6, 2017

Redshirt junior Andrew Schille ran his way to a Horizon League Cross Country Championship on Oct. 30 in the 8K race with a time of 24:57.40. This was Schille’s second Horizon League title, the first coming last season in the 1,500 meter run at the Horizon League Track & Field Championships this pas...

Norse fall on senior night to Phoenix in Double OT

Wlademir Babaew (4) rests after time expires in the game against Oakland

Kevin Carey, Reporter

November 3, 2017

The Norse fell to the Green Bay Phoenix Friday night at NKU Soccer Stadium 1-0 in double-overtime. The Norse dropped to 7-6-4 on the year and 3-4-2 in the conference. With the loss and a Detroit Mercy victory, NKU fails to reach the Horizon League Tournament. Green Bay secures the first seed with th...

Gallery: Norse fall in Horizon League semi-final

Jessica Frey (12) reacts to the 3-2 loss to IUPUI in the final game of her senior season in the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Women's Soccer Tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 2, 2017

In a match they seemingly dominated, the NKU women's soccer team fell to IUPUI 3-2 in the Horizon League Tournament semi-final game Thursday afternoon. The Norse season is likely over with the loss while IUPUI moves on to face Milwaukee in the Horizon League championship. "We were relentless in our...

Gruelle’s grittiness leads to success in orthodontia and coaching

Coach Terry Gruelle watches the game against UC

Tommy Bailey, Video Editor

November 1, 2017

Within Terry Gruelle’s schedule two unlikely fields merge: soccer and orthodontia. Since 1999, he’s been both an assistant coach for NKU women’s soccer team and a world renowned orthodontist.    “We are the top one percent of Invisalign providers in the entire world. You have a little Great...

Hamblin named Horizon League Player of the Year

Jessica Frey (left) and Macy Hamblin (right) celebrate after a goal by Frey.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017

For the third straight year, Macy Hamblin has been named Horizon League Player of the Year. The senior forward tied for the league lead in goals scored (10) and lead the league in points per match (1.64) and goals per match (.74) despite missing two games of the season due to injury. Related: Hamblin's offensive prow...

Norse snap losing streak with win over Penguins

NKU celebrates after earning a point in the game against Milwaukee

Mike Canizales, Reporter

October 29, 2017

Northern Kentucky University volleyball team (10-11 overall, 6-6 Horizon) snapped their two game losing streak by sweeping Youngstown State (25-23,25-22,25-22) Saturday evening at Regents Hall. The Norse were led by freshman middle blocker, Kaelin Gentile who posted a career best 15 kills and tied the...

Norse clinch second seed in Horizon League tournament

Macy Hamblin (3) looks to pass a ball to a teammate upfield

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 28, 2017

The NKU women's soccer team and IUPUI played to a 1-1 draw in the final regular season game of the season Friday night in Indianapolis. The Norse record stands at 9-5-2 and 6-1-2 in Horizon League play while IUPUI is 13-5-1 on the season and 6-2-1 in league play. Neither team scored until the final...

GALLERY: Vikings spoil Norse senior night

Macy Hamblin (3) after NKU's 1-0 loss against Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 21, 2017

The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team fell to Cleveland State 1-0 on senior night at the NKU Soccer Stadium Saturday night.  The loss is the first loss the Norse have suffered in league play this season and are now 6-1-1 in league play while Cleveland State improves to 5-3 in Horizon League pl...

Three first half goals power NKU past Green Bay

Macy Hamblin (3) and Emily Soltes (7) celebreate after a goal in the game against Green Bay

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 14, 2017

The NKU women's soccer team hasn't lost since they fell 2-1 to Xavier a little over a month ago.  That streak continued today when the Norse beat Green Bay 2-0 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. NKU is now 8-4-1 on the season and 5-0-1 in Horizon League play while the Phoenix chances at a Horizon League ...

Hamblin’s offensive prowess lifts her into NKU record books

Macy Hamblin (3) wins a headball in the game against Xavier

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 12, 2017

NKU women’s soccer coach Bob Sheehan first saw Macy Hamblin play at a combine at Game Time in Fairfield when she was a freshman in high school. Sheehan said it was her pace, skill and goal-scoring ability that stood out. “It was an indoor facility in a pretty tight space,” Sheehan said. “And she abso...

Late goal pushes Grizzlies past Norse

Wlademir Babaew (4) rests after time expires in the game against Oakland

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 7, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team fell to Oakland Saturday afternoon 2-1 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The game was moved from a 7 p.m. start time to a 4:30 p.m. start time due to potential threat of thunderstorms in the Northern Kentucky area. The Norse fall to 6-3-3 on the season and 2-2-1 in league play wh...

Suchecki’s goal carries Norse over Belmont

NKU players celebrate after a goal by Tom Suchecki (9)

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 9, 2017

The Northern Kentucky men's soccer team defeated Belmont 1-0 on Saturday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse have now tripled their win total from last season and improve 3-1-1 on the season while Belmont falls to 1-1-2. During the week, head coach Stu Riddle told his team, especially the inter...

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