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Softball rookies make the switch from varsity to collegiate play

Softball rookies make the switch from varsity to collegiate play

Mike Canizales, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Softball, Sports, Sports Features

Freshmen women's softball players Hailey Whitmer, Faith Howard and Josie Frazier are among the latest crop of Norse rookies making the switch from high school varsity teams to an accredited college program, and they came prepared.

Norse drop first game against Green Bay, game two postponed

Norse drop first game against Green Bay, game two postponed

Kevin Carey, Contributor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

Northern Kentucky hosted Green Bay in a doubleheader Friday afternoon to begin their final homestand of the season. Six Norse players did not dress for either game. “Six players sat out due to a violation of team rules,” said Chloe Smith, the Assistant Athletic Communications Director said. He...

Norse suffer run-rule loss

Norse suffer run-rule loss

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU softball team hosted Eastern Kentucky at Grein Softball Field on Tuesday, and lost to the Colonels 13-4. The Norse are now 12-29 on the season. “I was disappointed in our effort,” Head Coach Kathryn Gleason said. “I don’t think we showed up to play today.” Ashlynn Roberts started...

Gallery: Norse split double header with Youngstown State

Gallery: Norse split double header with Youngstown State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Softball, Sports

The NKU softball team split a double header with Youngstown State Wednesday afternoon at Frank Idnatius Grein Field. The Norse improve to 10-26 and 4-7 in Horizon League play while the Penguins are 17-23 and 5-6 in league play. The rubber match of the three game series starts at noon on Thursday. A ...

RECAP: Norse softball drop two of three

RECAP: Norse softball drop two of three

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU softball team dropped two out of three games to Detroit Mercy over the weekend in Detroit. The Norse are now 9-25 overall, and 3-6 in conference play. Game 1: NKU 6, Detroit 2 Charlie Nolen pitched seven complete innings, allowing just two runs on six hits, while striking out six and walking j...

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