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NKU players celebrate the dramatic win over Detroit Mercy in the Horizon League quarterfinals.

NKU falls short in bid for third straight Horizon League Tournament title, falling to Oakland in semifinals

Norse end the 2020-21 season with 69-58 loss
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, winners of the previous two Horizon League Tournament championships, were denied in their quest for a three-peat on Monday night, falling to the Oakland Golden...

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...

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

The Norse are now 2-1 on the season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 22, 2021

With their last scheduled game against Wright State being canceled, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s soccer team played their first game in over a week on Monday afternoon, and picked up a crucial conference...

Empty seats inside BB&T Arena.

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...

Dantez Walton (32) shoots a three point shot during the game against Oakland. Walton shot 9-of-19 on the game and had 23 points.

NKU tames Oakland Grizzlies 73-70

Ty DeBonis, Reporter February 7, 2020
The Northern Kentucky Men’s basketball team tamed the Oakland Grizzlies Thursday night. The Black and Gold won by a score of 73-70. The win was the third in a row for the Norse as they improved to 17-7 overall and 9-3 in conference play.
NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

Both teams head into second round of conference play on top.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 5, 2020
NKU basketball is on a roll right now. For the first time in the program’s Division I NCAA history, the women’s team is tied for second in the Horizon League, coming off a win streak of four. The men’s team now has their whole roster playing together at full health, are tied for second and are on a two-game winning streak. Good luck coming up with a better way to start off homecoming week!
Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor October 10, 2019
NKU volleyball falls 2-3 (22-25, 28-26, 25-20, 18-25, 15-13) against the Oakland Grizzlies on Wednesday just after being ranked 44th on the NCAA Ratings Percentage Index—The highest ranking in school history as well as highest in the Horizon League. The Norse drop to 10-7 overall and 3-2 in the Horizon League. They finished with 69 kills, 117 digs and hit .194%.
Taryn Taugher (11) and Samari Mowbray (5) talk to Head Coach Camryn Whitaker during the game against Green Bay, Dec. 30, 2017.

Grizzlies end NKU’s two game winning streak

Mike Canizales, Reporter January 7, 2018

The NKU women’s basketball team (4-11, 2-2 Horizon) had their two game win streak snapped Saturday afternoon, as they fell to Oakland University (9-6, 2-2 Horizon)  at the Athletics Center O’rena...

Lavone Holland II (30) fights toward the basket in the game against UIC.

Preview: NKU takes on Oakland on ESPN2

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor January 5, 2018

It's a big night for NKU men's basketball, as The Norse will take on Oakland on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. on the road. Oakland and NKU were co-favorites to win the Horizon League this season. Oakland is 9-6 on...

Haley Libs (4) hits the ball in the game against Milwaukee

Libs hits career milestone as Norse fall to Golden Grizzlies

Kevin Carey , Reporter October 28, 2017

The NKU volleyball team battled Horizon League foe the Oakland Golden Grizzlies Friday night at Regents Hall. The Norse suffered their second-straight loss 3-1 and falling to 9-11 on the year and 5-6 in...

Ally Perkins scored a goal and assisted on a goal against Oakland Wednesday night

Norse move into first place in Horizon League

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor October 19, 2017

The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team defeated Oakland 3-0 Wednesday night in Oakland. The Norse improve to 9-4-1 and 6-0-1 in the Horizon League while the Grizzlies fall to 2-13-1 and 2-5 in league...

NKUs Mikayla Terry drives to the basket against Oakland on Friday night.

Late surge propels Oakland past NKU

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2017

The NKU Norse women’s basketball team lost to Oakland 61-47 on Friday night at BB&T Arena after trailing by only two points with four minutes to play. The loss puts the Norse at 7-14 on the season...

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