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#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

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...

Women’s basketball ends losing streak against Flames

Women’s basketball ends losing streak against Flames

Michael Canizales, Reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

Sophomore guard Molly Glick delivered a layup after a steal with eight seconds remaining in the game to help send the Northern Kentucky University (5-14, 3-5 Horizon) women’s basketball team to a thrilling 61-53 overtime victory over the University of Illinois-Chicago (7-12, 0-8 Horizon) on Sunday a...

Norse drop fourth straight game

Norse drop fourth straight game

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

After losing their last two games by two possessions, the NKU women's basketball took a huge step back on Friday night against IUPUI. The Norse fell to the Jaguars 71-35 in BB&T Arena, sending NKU to 4-14 and 2-5 in Horizon League play. The Jaguars improve to 14-4 and 6-1 in Horizon League...

Norse grab second Horizon League victory over Titans

Norse grab second Horizon League victory over Titans

Michael Canizales, Reporter

January 5, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

Kailey Coffey and Taryn Taugher combined for 36 points Thursday night as the NKU women’s basketball team (4-10, 2-1 Horizon) earned a 78-67 road victory over Detroit Mercy (0-14, 0-3 Horizon) at Calihan Hall in Detroit, Mi. Taugher and Molly Glick helped the Norse build an 18-9 lead with 3:05 left...

Foul trouble dooms Norse against Illinois State

Foul trouble dooms Norse against Illinois State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team fell to Illinois State 49-37 Wednesday night at Illinois State. The Norse start the season 0-2 while the Redbirds are 1-1. NKU sent the Redbirds to the free throw line 26 times in the game. Illinois State made 16 of those free throws. The Norse only shot six free thro...

Kent State rally too much for NKU in season opener

Kent State rally too much for NKU in season opener

Michael Canizales, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team opened the 2017-18 season with a 59-54 loss to Kent State inside BB&T Arena on Saturday afternoon. “You’ve got to give a lot of credit to Kent State,” said head coach Camryn Whitaker. “They went to their first team all-conference player [Jordan Korinek] in the s...

Preview: Norse will look to lone senior for leadership

Preview: Norse will look to lone senior for leadership

Austin Elmore, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

After going 9-22 in her first season as head coach of the NKU women’s basketball team, Camryn Whitaker is looking to improve, but it won’t be easy. “We’ve got five sophomores and seven freshmen, so the makeup of our team right now is so different.” Whitaker said. Of the 13 Norse on the r...

Norse drop regular season finale

Norse drop regular season finale

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s basketball team wrapped up the 2016-17 regular season with a 74-37 loss to Green Bay at BB&T Arena on Sunday. The Norse finish the season at 9-21 overall, and 5-13 in Horizon League play. The Norse now shift their focus to the Horizon League tournament March 3-7 in Detroit. “Green B...

Norse break four game skid by blasting Milwaukee

Norse break four game skid by blasting Milwaukee

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - One team entered BB&T Arena Friday night with a four-game winning streak including a win over perennial power Green Bay. One team entered with a four-game losing streak. In a reversal of fortune, Northern Kentucky never trailed Friday, breaking its losing streak in style by blowing out M...

Norse lose fourth straight

Norse lose fourth straight

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s basketball team played their final road game of the season at Oakland on Monday night, and lost to the Golden Grizzlies 86-66. The Norse have now lost four straight games, have fallen to 8-20 on the season and 4-12 in the Horizon League. Freshman Taryn Taugher led the Norse with 15 points. K...

Terry’s big night not enough to take down Vikings

Terry’s big night not enough to take down Vikings

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 19, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team fell to Cleveland State 77-58 Saturday afternoon in Cleveland. The Norse fall to 8-19 on the season and 4-11 in the Horizon League while Cleveland State improves to 13-14 overall and 8-8 in Horizon League play. NKU kept the game close in the first half with their thr...

Norse fall to Penguins in OT

Norse fall to Penguins in OT

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s basketball team took the road to play Youngstown State on Thursday, and fell to the Penguins 77-73 in overtime. The Norse have now lost two straight games and sit at 8-18 on the season and 4-10 in the Horizon League. Offensively, the Norse were led by senior Rebecca Lyttle and freshman Tary...

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