The Northerner

Women sixth, men ninth at Cedarville Friendship Invite

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

CEDARVILLE, Ohio -- The women’s cross country team finished sixth, and the men finished ninth at the Cedarville Friendship Invitational Saturday.The women were sixth out of 12 teams. Milwaukee was first with 47 points.For the women, Hannah Tobler was the top NKU finisher, placing 18th in a time of 19:16.80. Kelly Bur...

VIDEO: Students dig to uncover pieces of America’s dark past

VIDEO: Students dig to uncover pieces of America’s dark past

Michaela Beechem, Contributor

September 19, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News, Video

Today the Parker Academy is a beautiful field of green, but this field contains many shadows of the past that still cling to the earth. There is a big pit in the center of the field where the old school building used to be.  A handful of students dig where the boy’s dormitory once stood. The only ...

Chief of Police focuses on community outreach

Chief of Police focuses on community outreach

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-In-Chief

September 19, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

After a late start to the school year, Leslie Kachurek is starting to settle into his role as Northern Kentucky University’s chief of police. In his first three weeks at the university, Kachurek has been working various shifts with the department, trying to gain an understanding of the existing ope...

Women’s basketball announces first Horizon League slate

Women’s basketball announces first Horizon League slate

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Northern Kentucky athletics announced last week the first-ever Horizon League schedule for the women’s basketball team.The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team will play its first Horizon League game 7 p.m. December 30 at BB&T Arena against Valparaiso.In addition ...

Men’s tennis looks to improve with new faces, offseason success

Men’s tennis looks to improve with new faces, offseason success

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- A mild September morning is the backdrop for the NKU men’s tennis team as they prepare for the start of the fall season.Norse senior Jody Maginley, the lone senior on the squad, makes his way to the courts. He has rackets in one hand, soccer ball in the other.He and the rest...

Women’s tennis hopes for success in Horizon League

Women’s tennis hopes for success in Horizon League

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky -- The women’s tennis team hopes a lineup including seven returners, a standout transfer and three players from overseas will be the right mix in a new league.NKU fall season is underway. The Norse opened the Fall season with a 7-0 victory Wednesday at home against Thomas More....

Women’s tennis opens fall season with 7-0 win

Women’s tennis opens fall season with 7-0 win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS -- In the first match of the fall season, the women's tennis team Wednesday had no trouble dispatching Thomas More, winning 7-0 at the Joyce E. Yeager Tennis Complex.NKU (1-0) dropped just five games in six singles matches and just three games in three doubles matches. They swept the...

Leigeb leads women’s golf to NKU fall classic win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

BATAVIA, Ohio -- Allison Leigeb was tournament medalist Monday, leading the NKU women's golf team to a win in the NKU Fall Classic at Elks Run Golf Club.Leigeb shot rounds of 75, 73 and 76 to finish 11-over-par 224. That score is just two strokes off of the school record.Ryleigh Waltz was third, shoot...

Cross country teams take sixth at Bluegrass

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Game Coverage, Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The men's and women's cross country teams both placed sixth Saturday at the Bluegrass Invitational.For the women, Jennah Flairty was the top individual finisher, placing 33rd in 18:37.00. Behind her was Kelly Burrow in 35th in 18:40.00. Jessica Tegge was 40th, Hannah Tobler was 41st,...

Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0

Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The first matchup against a Big Ten team in women's soccer history ended with a 1-0 Illinois victory Friday night.The loss is the first of the season for NKU (4-1). Illinois is 6-1.Hope D'Addario scored the only goal of the match in the 37th minute. She scored off of a free kick t...

Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- It was a fruitful weekend for the volleyball team in Evansville.Northern Kentucky dropped just two sets in three matches, coming away with a weekend sweep at the Dunn Hospitality Tournament.In the final match of the weekend against the host Purple Aces, NKU won 25-23, 25-20 and 27-25....

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Two second half goals by Yaw Addai were enough Sunday to lead the men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over IPFW.Addai broke a scoreless tie in the 74th minute when he received a pass across the box from Diego Martinez. Addai beat the keeper on the right post for the game's first goal.Just...

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