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#NorseNotebook Loyalty makes NKU senior class stand out

#NorseNotebook Loyalty makes NKU senior class stand out

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 23, 2018

If you think about what the senior class of the NKU men’s basketball team has accomplished in such a short amount of time--a Horizon League championship, a NCAA Tournament appearance and back-to-back 20 win seasons--it’s staggering.   All three seniors, Jordan Garnett, Lavone Holland II and Nick Ay...

Horizon League Player of the year Sunjic looks to lead Norse to Horizon League tournament

Horizon League Player of the year Sunjic looks to lead Norse to Horizon League tournament

Mike Canizales, Reporter

February 21, 2018

The NKU women’s tennis team opened the new season with a 4-0 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats, who are ranked no. 21. Despite the stumble, excitement around the team may have never been higher leading into the Spring. Brian Nester, the head coach, attributed this excitement both the returning players ...

Men’s tennis looking to work through freshman growing pains

Men’s tennis looking to work through freshman growing pains

Mike Canizales, Reporter

February 21, 2018

The Northern Kentucky men’s tennis team will look to rebuild during the 2018 season under the guidance of sixth-year head coach Brian Nester. The black and gold roster will feature three returners and four newcomers, including four freshmen. “I’m actually very optimistic about the future of the men’...

Softball looks to improve offensively in 2018 season

Softball looks to improve offensively in 2018 season

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2018

Moving two spots up in the Horizon League preseason polls to seventh, the Norse are looking to improve their 14-38 record in 2017. They enter their third season in the Horizon League with a mindset to push for the postseason. Head coach Kathryn Gleason enters her fourth season at the helm followed by...

Ross looks to guide Norse to Horizon League success in 2018

Ross looks to guide Norse to Horizon League success in 2018

Hunter Dunn, Contributor

February 21, 2018

With spring just around the corner, the Northern Kentucky Baseball team is gearing up for another year of play..  After finishing third last season in the Horizon league, the team looks to overtake that second or first seed and  possibly reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school histor...

iHeartRadio to be home for NKU men’s basketball games through 2022-23

iHeartRadio to be home for NKU men’s basketball games through 2022-23

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

Northern Kentucky University and iHeart Media reached an agreement to keep NKU's men's basketball games on iHeart stations in the Greater Cincinnati area through the 2022-23 season. NKU men's basketball games will continue to air on ESPN1530, FOXSports1360, 55 KRC on AM radio and the The Project (100.7...

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 19, 2018

There were plenty of emotions in BB&T Arena Monday night, as NKU honored their three seniors Lavone Holland II, Jordan Garnett and Nick Ayers. The crowd was loud as each player received their framed jersey and shook hands with head coach John Brannen. For Holland though, he wishes those emoti...

#NorseNotebook Why Friday’s game is more than just for first place

#NorseNotebook Why Friday’s game is more than just for first place

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 13, 2018

While the NKU men’s basketball team came up with two victories during homecoming week, those wins did not come easy. The Norse fell into Milwaukee’s hands Thursday night, playing half court basketball much of the game and escaping with a 54-52 victory after an excellent defensive stand by sophomore T...

NKU extend win streak to three with win over Detroit Mercy

NKU extend win streak to three with win over Detroit Mercy

Mike Canizales, Reporter

February 10, 2018

Freshman forward Jazmyne Geist scored a career-high 14 points to lead the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team to a 64-60 victory over Detroit Mercy on Saturday afternoon in BB&T arena. After a previous three game losing streak, the Norse have now won three in a row, improving to ...

Gallery: Norse sweep homecoming week with victory over Green Bay

Gallery: Norse sweep homecoming week with victory over Green Bay

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 10, 2018

The NKU men's basketball team defeated Green Bay 86-80 in front of a sold out lower bowl in BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 19-7 and are 12-2 in Horizon League play. Green Bay has now lost three straight and are 10-18 and 5-10 in conference play. "We haven't played our best basketball in f...

Norse on two game win streak after defeating Oakland

Norse on two game win streak after defeating Oakland

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018

The Northern Kentucky University women's basketball team defeated Oakland 66-59 Thursday evening in BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 7-17 and 5-8 in the Horizon League while Oakland falls to 11-12 and 4-8 in conference play. "Oakland beat us by 23 points last game," NKU head coach Camryn Whitaker said...

Norse escape with a victory over Milwaukee

Norse escape with a victory over Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018

Since NKU joined the Horizon League, Milwaukee has landed on the schedule during homecoming. Each time Milwaukee has played hard but failed to defeat the Norse. Tonight played out much the same way. NKU defeated the Panthers 54-52 in BB&T Arena Thursday night, improving to 11-2 in conference play...

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