The Northerner

SGA targets several new projects

Matt Brewer

February 9, 2011

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

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

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

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

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...

Final Four Again!

Nick Jones

December 4, 2010

UPDATE (12/04/2010): NKU NORSE DEFEAT ROLLINS 3-2 TO WIN NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN MEN'S SOCCER. (Original Article: Final Four Again! NKU nearing national championship, posted 12/01/2010) For the second time in the past three seasons, Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team is Final-Fo...

Norse soccer conference champions for first time since 1995

Nick Jones

November 10, 2010

The Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team brought home the Great Lakes Valley Conference tournament title this weekend as the Norse beat the University of Indianapolis 3-0 in the championship game on Sunday afternoon. The Norse where lead by senior forward Steven Beattie, who scored a t...

Soccer gets home field advantage

Nick Jones

November 3, 2010

Northern Kentucky University will become the first school in Great Lakes Valley Conference history to host both the men’s and women’s conference tournament in the same season. “We are absolutely thrilled about this,” said Scott Eaton, the athletic director at NKU. “To have just one of our...

Halloween starts early for NKU athletes

Sean Bennett

October 27, 2010

Halloween came a little early at Northern Kentucky University as the NKU Athletic Department held the Second Annual Halloween Hoopla on Oct. 25 at The Bank of Kentucky Center. Kids and parents came to the event, as student athletes from each sport handed out candy to the trick-or-treaters. Different boo...

Soccer stadium dedicated

Nick Jones

September 22, 2010

Northern Kentucky University hosted the dedication of the new NKU Soccer Stadium while the men’s and women’s soccer teams hosted Ashland University on Sept. 19. The dedication of the field took place between the end of the men’s game and the beginning of the women’s. The ceremony consisted of ...

Black and gold pride

Nick Jones

September 15, 2010

While many of the 16,000 students that attend NKU don’t even know what sports are offered, there is one group that is doing there best to try and spread school spirit throughout campus. This group is comprised of students that are dedicated to supporting our student athletes, and they are known as...

Volleyball drops four to open season

John Minor

September 7, 2010

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team lost a pair of three-set decisions to nationally ranked teams to finish their play at the University of Tampa Classic on Saturday. NKU began the day falling to No. 13 Nebraska-Kearney 25-17, 25-22, 25-16. Junior outside hitter Noelle Peterson led the...

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