The Northerner

Column: Keep the momentum going, Norse Nation

An NKU fan takes a photo with Victor.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 15, 2018

There was a time in the not so distant past, as recently as the middle of last season in fact, that the student section at BB&T Arena was mostly empty for NKU basketball games (men’s or women’s). There are only three times I can remember a sizeable student section at any basketball game last ...

Column: Win or Lose, NKU winners no matter what

The Norse warm up for practice on Wednesday ahead of their trip to Indianapolis

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 17, 2017

Monday evening during the daily showing of Pardon the Interruption, one of ESPN’s most popular talk shows, hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon were discussing John Calipari's comments about the University of Kentucky’s seeding in the NCAA Tournament. At the beginning of the conversation, Wilbon uttered t...

WATCH: Get ready for the big game: NKU vs. UK

WATCH: Get ready for the big game: NKU vs. UK

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 16, 2017

A look at the Wildcats Kentucky is currently ranked fifth in the nation by the Associated Press with a 26-5 record in the regular season. The Wildcats won the SEC regular season and postseason championship, beating Arkansas on Sunday to claim their 30th SEC championship. The Wildcats are ranked fift...

WATCH: Allegiances tested for UK fans in Norse Nation

Many UK fans who attend NKU are in the middle of an identity crisis, as the two teams will meet in the NCAA Tournament Friday

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

March 15, 2017

A simple stroll through the campus of Northern Kentucky University will reveal a wide variety of sports allegiances. While most students wear the apparel of the black and gold of the Norse, a large amount of students also wear the blue and white of the Kentucky Wildcats. Only 75 miles separate the sch...

Community chosen mascot makes first appearance

Victor E. Viking made his first appearance in front of 4,000 elementary school children last Wednesday during Victor's Hoops for Health day.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016

The new Victor E. Viking made its first appearance of the year Wednesday during the Hoops for Health event during the NKU women’s basketball game against Stetson. As his first act, Victor sounded the gjallarhorn during pregame festivities. His appearance comes a week after the athletic department released the res...

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