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How the NKU volleyball team continues to shine in 2021 spring season

The Norse are 8-3 in the spring season
Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor March 14, 2021

NKU women’s volleyball team has been putting in the work to maintain their winning season this year. The Norse continue on their 8-3 season with only a few games left. This season has very strong ...

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

Norse beat Green Bay on Friday
John Dettor, Contributor March 13, 2021

It was a wild afternoon as the Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team (4-1) took the pitch against the Green Bay Phoenix (2-1-1) on Friday. Friday’s match with Green Bay was a critical game for...

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

Norse are now 1-1-1 on the 2021 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

In their first intercollegiate match at NKU Soccer Stadium since October 27, 2019, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team tied the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 1-1 on Wednesday afternoon. With the...

FILE: Women's Soccer Head Coach Bob Sheehan talks to Mimi Stines (00) before the start of the second half during the game against Wright State. The Norse fell to the Raiders 3-1 on the night.

NKU Women’s Soccer preparing for spring season after extended offseason

Norse lost in semifinal of Horizon League Tournament in 2019
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor January 24, 2021

In the fall of 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to spread throughout the country, the Horizon League made the decision to postpone all fall sports, including soccer. Now, all fall sports that...

Trevon Faulkner (12) drives past a Purdue Fort Wayne defender. The Norse would defeat the Mastodons 70-68.

Warrick knocks down winning shot in final seconds to lead NKU MBB to 70-68 win over Purdue Fort Wayne

Norse improve to 3-1 in Horizon League action with the victory
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor January 2, 2021

With Saturday night’s game tied at 68 with just 14 seconds remaining, Northern Kentucky men’s basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn put the ball in the hands of his poised freshman guard Marques Warrick...

NKU and BB&T Arena are offering fans the opportunity to buy a cardboard cutout of themselves to place in the stands during home games.

NKU MBB pauses basketball activities due to positive COVID-19 test

Team’s upcoming weekend series against Oakland cancelled
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 22, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team is pausing team activities after a positive COVID-19 test was detected within the program’s Tier 1 personnel. A statement put out by NKU Athletics...

Marques Warrick (3) looks for an open teammate in NKU's game against Youngstown State. Warrick finished with 18 points in the victory.

NKU MBB begins Horizon League play with 79-64 victory over Youngstown State

Norse improve to 1-0 in conference play with the win
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 19, 2020

After allowing a season-high 92 points in their loss to Kent State last Sunday, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team stifled the Youngstown State Penguins on the defensive end on Saturday...

NKU WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB

NKU WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB

Updates on what is happening around WBB and MBB programs
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 1, 2020

The NKU women’s basketball team suffered a loss to the Akron Zips on Tuesday night, losing by a score of 70-60. Despite out-rebounding Akron by a wide margin, the Norse struggled to generate consistent...

Marques Warrick (3) shoots during the game against Ball State. Warrick finished with 14 points.

NKU men’s basketball defeats Ball State in thriller to begin 2020-21 season

Norse improve to 1-0 on the season with the victory
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor November 26, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Ball State Cardinals on Wednesday night 74-73, improving to 1-0 on the new season. For the Norse, junior guard Trevon Faulkner led...

Trevon Faulkner (12) stares down Antoine Davis (0) during the Horizon League Tournament game against Detroit Mercy. Faulkner had 1 steal on the game.

Trevon Faulkner ready to lead NKU MBB as lone returning starter

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team will have a much different look to it than last season, and with all the upheaval, the door is open for a new leader to emerge both on and off the court, and...

Ally Niece (25) waits to shoot a free throw the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Green Bay. Niece shot 3-of-3 from the line and had 20 points on the game.

Ally Niece embraces leadership role entering junior season for NKU WBB

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

As a point guard, Ally Niece has always known her role on the Northern Kentucky Women’s basketball team was to be a leader. Entering her junior season—a season that, due to COVID-19, promises to...

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor July 19, 2020

The NKU Women’s basketball team has added former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Epps as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In 2019-20, Epps was...

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