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Born to Play: Wlademir Babaew’s Journey to NKU

Born to Play: Wlademir Babaew’s Journey to NKU

Kelly Salerno, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Wlademir Babaew, an NKU men’s soccer team member, has brought his athletic prowess overseas; born in Russia, his family later moved to Germany before he eventually came to the United States. A sophomore defender, Babaew began the game at the age of four as a child in Russia and realized his passion ...

VIDEO | Decades skate party

VIDEO | Decades skate party

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Video

With the fall semester in full swing, the NKU Activities Programming Board (APB) and Association of Campus Residents (ACR) have collaborated to bring a “Decades” Skate Party to life. With no attendance fee, students were welcomed to rent out skates and enjoy the loud music and atmosphere of much of...

Norse split Horizon League weekend matches

Norse split Horizon League weekend matches

Michael Canizales, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

It was a historic day for the Northern Kentucky University volleyball program, as they earned the program’s 1,000th victory in a 3-1 effort over Youngstown State Friday evening. “We're thrilled to have gotten the program's 1,000th win,” head coach Liz Hart said. “This is an outstanding accomplishme...

Norse defeat Detroit Mercy for fourth consecutive victory

Norse defeat Detroit Mercy for fourth consecutive victory

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

A goal from Shawna Zaken in the 35 minute lifted the NKU Norse women's soccer team over Detroit Mercy 2-1 Saturday afternoon in Detroit.  The Norse now have a 4-0 record in Horizon League play and a 7-4 record overall while the Titans fall to 3-9-1 overall and 0-4 in Horizon League play. The Norse took the l...

VIDEO: Local rappers show off at cypher

VIDEO: Local rappers show off at cypher

Cole Grecco, Arts & Life Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

A chorus of “oohs” erupt from the crowd followed by laughter. Audience members hop to their feet, moved by Mich Tanksley--an NKU student who raps under the name Tooney Lean--who just decimated his opponent in a rap battle, as the enthused crowd suggested. The moment was a highlight of  Thursday Night Lights...

Norse Force hopes to gain strength as athletics succeed

Norse Force hopes to gain strength as athletics succeed

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 29, 2017


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

When it comes to filling up the student section for NKU sports, Norse Force brings pride in their campus--the organization’s role is centered in school spirit and support of all things Norse. At its core is Norse Force president Turner Davidson, an NKU senior who wants to draw in more students to t...

Frey’s second half goal lifts Norse over Raiders

Frey’s second half goal lifts Norse over Raiders

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

After a three-game losing streak to end non-conference play, the NKU women's soccer team has now won three straight games. The Norse defeated the Wright State Raiders 1-0 at the NKU Soccer Stadium Wednesday night to move to 6-4 and 3-0 in Horizon League play. The Raiders drop their first Horizon L...

Norse earn sixth victory of season over Memphis

Norse earn sixth victory of season over Memphis

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Northern Kentucky men's soccer team extended their winning streak to two games after they defeated the Memphis Tigers 2-0 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. "They are working so hard for each other and they are so disciplined in our defensive shape," head coach Stu Riddle said. "We are always going to create ...

Norse volleyball go 1-1 in first two Horizon League games

Norse volleyball go 1-1 in first two Horizon League games

Michael Canizales, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Northern Kentucky women’s volleyball team opened up Horizon League  play by snapping their five-game losing streak on Saturday night, defeating the Wright State  Raiders in five sets (23-25,18-25,25-21,25-19,15-13) at Regents Hall. “I’m incredibly proud of this team,” head coach Liz Hart said. “I...

Norse record fifth shutout of the season in victory over IUPUI

Norse record fifth shutout of the season in victory over IUPUI

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 23, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team recorded their fifth shutout of the season and defeated IUPUI 3-0 in the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse improve to 5-1-3 on the season while the Jaguars remain winless with an 0-6 record. "It was a team (IUPUI) that was down on their luck," head coach Stu Riddle said. "But at t...

Norse draw Marshall 2-2

Norse draw Marshall 2-2

Austin Elmore, Contributor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team played to a 2-2 draw against Marshall on Wednesday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The draw brings the Norse to 4-1-3 on the year, while Marshall moves to 5-2-1. “Really pleased,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “I thought we showed a lot of character there against ...

Highland Heights Farmer’s Market, a stone’s throw from NKU

Highland Heights Farmer’s Market, a stone’s throw from NKU

Alex King, Contributor

September 18, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Video

Marvin Barbian of Barbian Farms is one of many that comes out each week to sell his products at Highland Heights Market--part of the Campbell County Farmer's Association--which range from tomatoes, green beans, apples and squash. Barbian Farms is located toward Camp Springs in Melbourne, Kentucky. ...

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