The Northerner

Norse collect second weekend sweep in Youngstown

Coach Todd Asalon high fives Jake Richmond after Richmond scored a run against Oakland

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

May 14, 2017

The NKU baseball team swept a doubleheader with Youngstown State Saturday afternoon, finishing the weekend with a 4-0 record and improving to 14-13 in Horizon League play. The Penguins drop to 9-19 in conference play and sit in seventh place in the league standings. The Norse would be the three see...

Norse split doubleheader with Valparaiso

TJ Alas (7) and Ryan Mavriplis (40) congratulate Jake Richmond after Richmond hit a home run.

Kari Lakes, Reporter

April 22, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse split a doubleheader with the Valparaiso Crusaders today, as they take the first game 14-4, while dropping the second 17-4. The Norse record is now 14-23 and 7-7 in conference play while the Crusaders are 15-21 and 5-9 in Horizon League play. The No...

Norse comeback falls short against Penguins

Trey Ganns starts his swing. Ganns went 1-3 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 1, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Youngstown State 8-7 on Saturday afternoon. The Norse fall to 9-16 on the season and 4-1 in the Horizon League while the Penguins improve to 6-17 and 3-5 in league play. "It was a good college game," Asalon said. "Two teams playing hard and playing pretty decent for the m...

GALLERY: Norse club five homeruns, crush Penguins in game one

TJ Alas connects on a pitch for a homerun against the Penguins. NKU beat Youngstown State 15-8

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 1, 2017

The NKU baseball team hit five homeruns on Friday afternoon to propel the Norse to a 15-8 victory over Youngstown State. The Norse improve to 4-0 in Horizon League play and 9-15 overall, while the Penguins fall to 5-17 overall and 2-5 in Horizon League play. TJ Alas hit two homeruns in this game, inc...

Norse comeback falls short against Colonels

The Norse infield talks things over during a pitching change

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 22, 2017

The NKU baseball team fell to Eastern Kentucky 10-8 on Tuesday afternoon. The Norse fall to 6-11 on the season while the Colonels improve to 13-9. Jake Richmond homered for the third time in as many games, going 3-5 with two runs and two RBI. Mike Moffatt went 2-4 with two runs scored for the Norse...

Norse Notebook: Richmond, Colletta catch fire in first Horizon League series

Jake Richmond makes a diving stop at short stop. He hit two homeruns on the day

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 19, 2017

After a slow start in the first seven games of the season, shortstop Jake Richmond has come alive in his first season as a Norse and crushed the ball in his first Horizon League series against Milwaukee. This weekend head coach Todd Asalon shuffled his lineup a little bit and slotted Richmond in ...

UPDATE: Norse complete sweep of Panthers

Pat Kelley went 4.1 innings in Sunday's victory over Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

March 19, 2017

The NKU Norse baseball team completed a sweep of the Milwaukee Panthers Sunday afternoon after winning both games of a double header. The wins improve the Norse to 6-10 on the season while the losses drop the Panthers to 7-11 on the season. NKU starts Horizon League play 3-0 while Milwaukee starts be...

Preview: NKU baseball looks to improve Horizon League performance

NKU first baseman/pitcher Trey Ganns went 2-5 against Milwaukee on Sunday

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 17, 2017

The NKU baseball team will look for their first winning season in their Division I history, after going 20-34 during the 2016 season. If the Norse want to take that step forward, they will have to improve the way they perform in Horizon League play. The Norse played well in their mid-week non conference...

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