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The NKU women's soccer huddles on the sideline for a water break during a match against Eastern Kentucky.

Anchored by returning stars, NKU women’s soccer looks to build on last season’s success

Season preview: Norse return all but two players from last season
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2021

Last spring, in a shortened regular-season due to the pandemic, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team finished 7-0-1 in Horizon League play and reached the Horizon League Tournament championship...

Women's Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker reacts after a Norse point during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee.

2020-21 WBB Preview: With plenty of returning experience, Norse have eyes on the prize

NKU loses just two key contributors from last season’s 20-win team
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor November 25, 2020

The NKU Norse women’s basketball team is coming off a 20-win season in 2019-20, with 12 of those wins coming within Horizon League play. That success may have come as a surprise to people around the...

The NKU men's basketball team celebrates after winning the Horizon League championship.

Preview: Expectations high for reigning Horizon League champions

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor November 9, 2017

When Newport Central Catholic graduate Drew McDonald committed to NKU to play basketball, he dreamed of making the Norse a competitive Division I program. What he didn’t anticipate, however, was standing...

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