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NKU Sophomore LJ Wells leaps for the ball during Wednesday nights match-up.

Successful exhibition match for the Horizon League champions

Torie Houston, Sports Editor November 2, 2023

The NKU men’s basketball team made a promising statement in their exhibition match, winning against Mount Saint Joseph 85-31. The starting five for this first match-up included three familiar...

Gov. Andy Beshear stands for the National Anthem at Truist Arena on Jan. 28.

Gov. Beshear discusses appearance at NKU basketball game

Emily Sisk, News Editor February 2, 2023

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made a public appearance at NKU on Saturday, Jan. 28 when he attended the university’s homecoming basketball game.  In a Feb. 2 press conference, Beshear was asked...

NKU Cheerleading brought home third place after competing at UCA College Nationals in Orlando, Florida.

NKU Cheerleading takes home third place in national competition

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 27, 2023

NKU Cheer returned home to Norse Nation with a third place national standing under its belt after a recent national competition.  The Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) College Nationals were...

Carmen Hickerson (left), Julie Kirkpatrick (right) and Amy Tobin (center) address the crowd at the Norse Spirit Society pilot event.

Norse Spirit Society: Bigger than bourbon

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 20, 2022

Bourbon and the state of Kentucky are inextricable. The alcoholic beverage that originated in Kentucky—home of 95% of bourbon production—has formed into a $9 billion dollar industry that generates...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 17

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 17

Northerner Staff May 10, 2022

In Episode 17 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah continue to break down the action of the NBA Playoffs, including the exciting series between the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden...

Sophomore pitcher Ben Gerl drives down the mound as he delivers a pitch during game one against UIC.

Gerl shines in game one, but Norse falter late in second game of doubleheader vs. UIC

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor May 8, 2022

The NKU baseball team’s performance during their split of a twin-set against the UIC Flames on Saturday evening told the tale of two versions of the Norse over the course of the two games: the first...

NKU right-hander Kyle Klingenbeck pitches against Purdue Fort Wayne.

Norse unable to cash in late in seven-inning seesaw affair versus Milwaukee

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

In what was originally planned to be the first game of a doubleheader, the NKU baseball team dropped a seven-inning affair with the Milwaukee Panthers by a score of 6-5. The Panthers forced the Norse...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 16

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 16

Northerner Staff May 3, 2022

In episode 16 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah discuss last weekend's NFL Draft, the impact of NIL in college sports and the breaking news on Tuesday from NKU Athletics,...

Christina Roybal officially became Vice President and Director of Athletics on June 1.

Christina Roybal named as new NKU Vice President and Director of Athletics

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2022

Christina Roybal was named as NKU’s incoming Vice President and Director of Athletics according to a press release by NKU Athletics on Tuesday.   Roybal will be the successor of former athletic...

NKU catcher Zack Minton takes a swing against Purdue Fort Wayne.

‘Everyone is so fine-tuned,’: Norse offense shining in the Horizon League

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 1, 2022

To say that the NKU baseball team has gone through hardships and adversity thus far into the 2022 college baseball season is an understatement. Between the brutal weather conditions in Highland Heights...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 15

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 15

Northerner Staff April 26, 2022

In Episode 15 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan Connelly, Justis White and Noah Schuler sat down to talk about the upcoming NFL Draft later this week, as well as the history of spring football...

Lindsey Meyer dribbles against Northwestern Ohio in the Norses spring game on April 14.

Takeaways from women’s soccer spring season and looking ahead to fall season

Jared Darwish, Reporter April 21, 2022

The preseason for Northern Kentucky women’s soccer has seen a lot of changes to the team. With the departure of a couple key seniors, the team is transitioning its younger players into more prominent...

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