The Northerner

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

McDonald named Horizon League Player of the Week

McDonald named Horizon League Player of the Week

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 5, 2018

After two double digit performances over the weekend, McDonald was named Horizon League Player of the Week Monday afternoon. It is the second time this season a Norse player has been earned the honor this season; Holland was honored on Nov. 20.   Over the weekend, McDonald averaged 22.5 ppg, 11.5 rpg, five ass...

Norse defeat Milwaukee to break three game losing streak

Norse defeat Milwaukee to break three game losing streak

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 4, 2018

The NKU women's basketball defeated Milwaukee on the road 60-57 on Saturday. The Norse improve to 4-8 in the Horizon League and 6-17 overall while Milwaukee has a 17-7 record and are 8-4 in conference. Molly Glick led the way for the Norse with 15 points on the night while Kailey Coffey and Jazmyne...

Norse extend road win streak against Cleveland State

Norse extend road win streak against Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 4, 2018

The Northern Kentucky University men's basketball remains undefeated on the road in Horizon League play, defeating Cleveland State 78-61. The Norse are now 10-2 in conference play and are tied for first place with Wright State, who defeated Youngstown State on Saturday. The Vikings fall to 3-9 in...

Second half surge pushes Norse over Penguins

Second half surge pushes Norse over Penguins

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 1, 2018

It wasn't pretty at times, but Northern Kentucky University's men's basketball team remained undefeated on the road Thursday night, defeating Youngstown State 95-85. The Norse are now 9-2 in Horizon League play and 16-7 overall. After starting league play 3-1, Youngstown State is now just 4-7 in conference...

NKU turns 50: Your guide to Homecoming

NKU turns 50: Your guide to Homecoming

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2018

NKU’s Homecoming is turning 50; starting on Feb. 2 and concluding on Feb. 10, the anniversary celebration will aim to bring students and alumni together. Aptly themed as “Back to the Future: Blast from the Past” the week will remind us to “look at our past and see how far we’ve come as a u...

GALLERY: Norse recover after Oakland loss; crush Detroit Mercy

GALLERY: Norse recover after Oakland loss; crush Detroit Mercy

Lilly Brown, Contributor

January 29, 2018

Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team defeated Detroit Mercy 72-44 Sunday afternoon in BB&T Arena. The win pushes NKU’s record to 15-7 with a conference record of 8-2. They are currently second place in the Horizon League behind Wright State. Detroit drops their record to 6-17 with a reco...

Sisters join Norse Volleyball ranks, despite Epilepsy

Sisters join Norse Volleyball ranks, despite Epilepsy

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 25, 2018

After over 45 minutes of helping the Northern Kentucky volleyball team with their practice, which included assisting team managers with drills and collecting volleyballs, Leah Conrad ambled back toward her mother, Jenka, who was seated by the scorers table on the sidelines. The seven-year-old toyed with her plastic VI...

Norse welcome FC Cincinnati to kick off 2018 spring season

Norse welcome FC Cincinnati to kick off 2018 spring season

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2018

When Blaire Stevenson, assistant men’s soccer coach, joined the Norse in March of 2017, he brought not only a rich history of the game, but a connection that would soon benefit his newly found home. That Connection? The FC Cincinnati soccer team, which would lead to to three exhibition games in tw...

Women’s basketball ends losing streak against Flames

Women’s basketball ends losing streak against Flames

Mike Canizales, Reporter

January 21, 2018

Sophomore guard Molly Glick delivered a layup after a steal with eight seconds remaining in the game to help send the Northern Kentucky University (5-14, 3-5 Horizon) women’s basketball team to a thrilling 61-53 overtime victory over the University of Illinois-Chicago (7-12, 0-8 Horizon) on Sunday a...

Norse set to collide with FC Cincinnati in exhibition game

Norse set to collide with FC Cincinnati in exhibition game

Kevin Carey, Reporter

January 17, 2018

The NKU men’s soccer team will host FC Cincinnati in a spring exhibition match on Tuesday, February 27. This will be the second time the Norse will host the club team. The Norse met the FC Cincinnati’s reserve team last August, with the match ending in a 1-1 tie. This is the first game announced for...

Gallery: Norse get back on track with victory over Cleveland State

Gallery: Norse get back on track with victory over Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 15, 2018

The Northern Kentucky men's basketball team defeated Cleveland State 70-55 Monday night in BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 12-6 on the season and 5-1 in Horizon League play while Cleveland State falls to 4-15 and 1-5 in conference play. The Norse remain in second place in the Horizon Leagu...

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