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Norse cruise to season opening victory

Norse cruise to season opening victory

Austin Elmore, Reporter

November 12, 2016

 The NKU men’s basketball team began their 2016-2017 season on Friday night with a 96-56 victory over Earlham. The Norse were led by redshirt sophomore Jeff Garrett, who recorded a double-double on 12 points, and 14 rebounds. “Coach said during the game, don’t worry about the scoreboard. Wo...

Predictions for the basketball season

Christopher Decker and Matt Sexton

November 10, 2016

What is the biggest key for the NKU men’s basketball team to have success this season? MS: NKU’s success this season will be determined by how quickly the freshmen can make an impact in the lineup. NKU has 10 freshmen and sophomores, and they’ll need quite a few of them to be important contrib...

Men’s basketball schedule preview

Men’s basketball schedule preview

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 10, 2016

A road trip into Big Ten country and a return trip to Morgantown, West Virginia, highlight the 2016-2017 NKU men’s basketball schedule. In its second season under head coach John Brannen, the Norse will open the regular season at home against Earlham Nov. 11 at BB&T Arena. Two days later, NKU w...

Women’s basketball schedule preview

Women’s basketball schedule preview

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 10, 2016

Two non-conference trips to the Hoosier state highlight the early part of the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball schedule. NKU will open its season at Indiana State Nov. 11, before returning to Bloomington for a showdown with Big Ten member Indiana on Dec. 8. The schedule, which was released in Sept...

Six seconds or less: NKU women look to push the pace

Six seconds or less: NKU women look to push the pace

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 10, 2016

Faster than an eight-second trip around a dusty ring on the back of an angry bull. That’s how quickly new Norse women’s basketball coach Camryn Whitaker wants her team to shoot the ball and score on a possession. “The goal is to score in six seconds or less,” Whitaker said. “Now, six seconds is probably a ...

Column: NKU Shouldn’t give into pressure

Column: NKU Shouldn’t give into pressure

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

Not five minutes after the NKU men’s soccer team lost their sixth straight game, this tweet appeared in the mentions of the Northerner Sports account, after reporting the final score of the game. @northernersport ugh, if we're D1, we need to hold our coaches accountable — Andy Kroeger (@A_Kroeger) S...

GALLERY:Frey scores game winner; Norse advance

GALLERY:Frey scores game winner; Norse advance

Austin Elmore, Contributor

November 1, 2016

  The NKU women’s soccer team defeated the Wright State Raiders 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament on Monday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The lone NKU goal was scored by junior Jessica Frey, who floated the ball over the keeper in the 57th minute off an assist from Macy Hamb...

NKU women’s soccer fall to Valparaiso, clinch third seed in tournament

NKU women’s soccer fall to Valparaiso, clinch third seed in tournament

Austin Elmore, Contributor

October 29, 2016

The NKU women's soccer team fell to Horizon League foe Valparaiso 2-1 in the regular season finale on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. NKU’s finished the regular season with a 10-6-1 record. A Norse win and a Milwaukee loss would have given the Norse the number one seed in the upcoming tournament, an...

GALLERY: Norse earn Horizon League tournament berth in draw with Detroit-Mercy

GALLERY: Norse earn Horizon League tournament berth in draw with Detroit-Mercy

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 22, 2016

e The NKU Norse women's soccer team earned a Horizon League tournament berth in a double overtime, 1-1 draw with Detroit-Mercy Saturday night. This is the second time in as many years that the Norse will be able to compete for the league championship. "Coming in as a freshman I can see that the senio...

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