The Northerner

Late goal pushes Grizzlies past Norse

Late goal pushes Grizzlies past Norse

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 7, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team fell to Oakland Saturday afternoon 2-1 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The game was moved from a 7 p.m. start time to a 4:30 p.m. start time due to potential threat of thunderstorms in the Northern Kentucky area. The Norse fall to 6-3-3 on the season and 2-2-1 in league play wh...

Norse extinguish Flames in five sets

Norse extinguish Flames in five sets

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 6, 2017

The NKU Norse volleyball team took down the number two team in the conference UIC in five sets, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 21-25, 19-17. The Norse improved to 7-7 on the year and 3-2 in the conference while UIC falls to 12-6 and 3-2 in league play. “It was phenomenal. The girls played so well the entire match,” said h...

Born to Play: Wlademir Babaew’s Journey to NKU

Born to Play: Wlademir Babaew’s Journey to NKU

Kelly Salerno, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Wlademir Babaew, an NKU men’s soccer team member, has brought his athletic prowess overseas; born in Russia, his family later moved to Germany before he eventually came to the United States. A sophomore defender, Babaew began the game at the age of four as a child in Russia and realized his passion ...

Norse split Horizon League weekend matches

Norse split Horizon League weekend matches

Mike Canizales, Reporter

October 2, 2017

It was a historic day for the Northern Kentucky University volleyball program, as they earned the program’s 1,000th victory in a 3-1 effort over Youngstown State Friday evening. “We're thrilled to have gotten the program's 1,000th win,” head coach Liz Hart said. “This is an outstanding ac...

Norse defeat Detroit Mercy for fourth consecutive victory

Norse defeat Detroit Mercy for fourth consecutive victory

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 2, 2017

A goal from Shawna Zaken in the 35 minute lifted the NKU Norse women's soccer team over Detroit Mercy 2-1 Saturday afternoon in Detroit.  The Norse now have a 4-0 record in Horizon League play and a 7-4 record overall while the Titans fall to 3-9-1 overall and 0-4 in Horizon League play. The Norse took the l...

Norse Force hopes to gain strength as athletics succeed

Norse Force hopes to gain strength as athletics succeed

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 29, 2017

When it comes to filling up the student section for NKU sports, Norse Force brings pride in their campus--the organization’s role is centered in school spirit and support of all things Norse. At its core is Norse Force president Turner Davidson, an NKU senior who wants to draw in more students to t...

Frey’s second half goal lifts Norse over Raiders

Frey’s second half goal lifts Norse over Raiders

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017

After a three-game losing streak to end non-conference play, the NKU women's soccer team has now won three straight games. The Norse defeated the Wright State Raiders 1-0 at the NKU Soccer Stadium Wednesday night to move to 6-4 and 3-0 in Horizon League play. The Raiders drop their first Horizon L...

Norse earn sixth victory of season over Memphis

Norse earn sixth victory of season over Memphis

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 25, 2017

The Northern Kentucky men's soccer team extended their winning streak to two games after they defeated the Memphis Tigers 2-0 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. "They are working so hard for each other and they are so disciplined in our defensive shape," head coach Stu Riddle said. "We are always going to create ...

Norse volleyball go 1-1 in first two Horizon League games

Norse volleyball go 1-1 in first two Horizon League games

Mike Canizales, Reporter

September 25, 2017

The Northern Kentucky women’s volleyball team opened up Horizon League  play by snapping their five-game losing streak on Saturday night, defeating the Wright State  Raiders in five sets (23-25,18-25,25-21,25-19,15-13) at Regents Hall. “I’m incredibly proud of this team,” head coach Liz Hart s...

Norse record fifth shutout of the season in victory over IUPUI

Norse record fifth shutout of the season in victory over IUPUI

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 23, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team recorded their fifth shutout of the season and defeated IUPUI 3-0 in the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse improve to 5-1-3 on the season while the Jaguars remain winless with an 0-6 record. "It was a team (IUPUI) that was down on their luck," head coach Stu Riddle said. "But at t...

Barkei wins Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week after shutout at CSU

Barkei wins Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week after shutout at CSU

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 18, 2017

NKU goalkeeper Jim Barkei was named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week after recording his fourth straight shutout against Cleveland State. In the 0-0 draw against Cleveland State, Barkei faced 22 shots and made seven saves to prevent the Vikings from prevailing in the match. "It's a nice accolade ...

Norse struggle at Gator Invitational

Norse struggle at Gator Invitational

Mike Canizales, Reporter

September 18, 2017

The women's volleyball team dropped matches to Lipscomb, Florida and Florida A&M at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Florida over the weekend. After opening the season 4-0, the Norse have lost five straight games and currently rank 6th in the Horizon League standings. NKU will retur...

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