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Sport Shorts 9/13/2012

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

Cross Country Northern Kentucky University’s cross country teams both competed in the Queen City Invitational on Sept. 7 in Cincinnati. The men finished fifth out of 12 teams, led by sophomore J.J. Webber, who finished in 16th place. The women finished fifth out of 10 teams led by freshman Addie...

Sport Shorts 8/30/2012

August 29, 2012


Filed under News

Men’s Soccer The Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team traveled to Wisconsin to begin the season, playing two games. NKU played Wisconsin-Green Bay on Aug. 24, losing 1-0. The Norse led in shots 11-7 despite playing a man down from the 27th minute on after freshman midfielder/defender...

Division I becomes reality for university

Division I becomes reality for university

Stephen Wilder, Sports editor

August 23, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

It has been a long time in the making, but Northern Kentucky University has finally started its journey into the world of Division I and so far the transition has been smooth for the most part, according to the Norse staff. Chris Cole, director of marketing and communication, said the move to Division...

Norse bring home NSCAA awards

Norse bring home NSCAA awards

John Minor, Sports editor

January 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University women’s soccer team was honored with three team awards and an individual award at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America convention in Kansas City. NKU accomplished something that no other school in Division I and Division II did and only one other school...

Women advance in NCAA Tournament, men eliminated

November 16, 2011


Filed under Sports

The women’s soccer team advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament by defeating Bellarmine on Oct. 13. The Norse won the game, 1-0, on sophomore Megan Frye’s golden goal in the 108th minute. The Norse advance to play Grand Valley State for the Midwest Region Championship. After winning...

Soccer coach enjoys first season

Matt Neuhaus

November 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

Steve Bornhoffer has made some important career moves after taking a assistant coaching job offer for the Northern Kentucky University women’s soccer team. Bornhoffer was the head coach of the men’s soccer team at Newport Central Catholic High School. He took the NKU job two weeks before the high...

Soccer teams tourney-bound

John Minor

November 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s soccer teams are set to play in the NCAA Tournament. The men will begin their quest to repeat as national champions when they face Northwood (Mich.) in the first round in Kansas City. NKU enters the tournament with a 13-4 record, coming off...

SGA targets several new projects

Matt Brewer

February 9, 2011


Filed under News

Life around campus could soon be changing for students. The Student Government Association addressed a full agenda at their last meeting that, if passed, would change several things on the campus of Northern Kentucky University. SGA discussed providing midterm grades to all students instead of just...

Basalyga honored for great season

John Minor

February 2, 2011


Filed under Sports

John Basalyga, the head coach of the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team, received a national honor after leading the Norse in a great season that had a picture-perfect ending. Basalyga was named the NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of ...

Men’s soccer sees fourth largest attendance in nation

Nick Jones

January 26, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

Northern Kentucky University expected big things from both the soccer teams and the fans when it opened the new Soccer Complex this season. The men’s team delivered, hosting both the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship and the NCAA Regional Final’s this season, and also delivering the...

Beattie selected by Toronto FC in MLS draft

Nick Jones

January 19, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

Toronto FC selected former Northern Kentucky University soccer standout Steven Beattie with the 13th pick in the Major League Soccer supplemental draft on Tuesday. Beattie, a former striker and midfielder for the Norse men’s soccer team, watched last Thursday as 54 names where called at the Maj...

Jane Meier receives prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

John Minor

January 19, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

Jane Meier has received several awards and recognition for her years of success as Northern Kentucky University’s athletic director. Now she can add a lifetime achievement award to her collection. Meier was selected by the Division II Athletics Directors Association (ADA) to receive the 2011 Lif...

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