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Junior Khamari Mitchell-Steen (left) high-fives teammate Noelle Hubert during Fridays match-up against Oakland.

NKU women’s basketball looks to keep turning losing season around

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor February 8, 2024

NKU women’s basketball and Head Coach Camryn Volz are looking to keep turning the ship around on their dwindling season.  “New” has been the word of the season, with a largely new roster and...

NKU Sophomore LJ Wells leaps for the ball during Wednesday nights match-up.

Successful exhibition match for the Horizon League champions

Torie Houston, Sports Editor November 2, 2023

The NKU men’s basketball team made a promising statement in their exhibition match, winning against Mount Saint Joseph 85-31. The starting five for this first match-up included three familiar...

For the first time since 2019, men’s basketball is officially going to the NCAA tournament after a win against Cleveland State Tuesday night.

Norse live to dance another day, claim Horizon championship win over Cleveland State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor March 8, 2023

Six years to the date when they won in their first appearance in a Horizon League Championship game, the NKU men’s basketball team took center stage yet again on the conference’s biggest stage to punch...

Marques Warrick is fouled while shooting a three-pointer during NKU’s Horizon League Tournament quarterfinal matchup against Oakland. Warrick has scored a combined 44 points in two games in the tournament so far, including 22 during Monday night’s semifinal win against Youngstown State.

Men’s basketball beats Youngstown State in Horizon semifinal, gains shot at redemption

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor March 7, 2023

Coming off the heels of an exciting 81-74 quarterfinal win over Oakland, the NKU men’s basketball team continued their quest to exorcize their demons from last year’s Horizon League championship game...

Pictured left to right: Madison Garrott, Rachel Everson and Alyssa Mathews at Victors 2022.

Celebrating Black History Month with athletic academic advisor Alyssa Mathews

Emmanuelle Hewson, Reporter February 28, 2023

Alyssa Mathews, a native of Mentor, a city in the Cleveland metropolitan area, has been working at NKU since fall 2019. She gained both her bachelor’s degree in athletic training and master's in...

From golf player to golf coach: Rachel Hydes journey

From golf player to golf coach: Rachel Hyde’s journey

Torie Houston, Contributor November 22, 2022

From a young age, Rachel Hyde has always had a strong connection to golf. Being taught by her grandfather and playing on the men's golf team at her high school, Hyde's goal was to play at the collegiate...

Students gathered outside the soccer complex adjacent to Truist Arena, setting up awnings and grilling before the game against UC.

A tailgate… at NKU!?

Ashlee Cobble, Contributor November 18, 2022

A Wednesday night tailgate for a basketball game in November was breaking traditions at NKU. It was something that has never been done before, but had great success thanks to the Department of Student...

What you missed at SGA: Safety Walk report and reviving the student section

What you missed at SGA: Safety Walk report and reviving the student section

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor November 8, 2022

The Student Government Association reported on findings from the Safety and Beautification Walk and discussed enhancing engagement for athletics at this week’s meeting. Chairwoman of the University...

Norse won against Cleveland State Friday.

Robinson’s clutch goal seals the deal for Norse against Cleveland State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

Despite finding themselves down early in the first half, the Norse men’s soccer team rode on a pair of goals from senior forward Sam Robinson - including one in the final seconds of the game - to...

NKU infielder Liam McFadden-Ackman follows through on a swing against Wright State.

NKU baseball slips against Dayton in rainy affair

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

Heading into a new week, the NKU baseball team had already been fighting against fortune in just about every way possible. From coming into their weekend series against Milwaukee with only 24 total active...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 12

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 12

Northerner Staff April 5, 2022

In Episode 12 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah break down the men's national championship game of the NCAA Tournament on Monday. The group also dives into upcoming sporting...

Victor E. Viking guards Who Dey in the mascot game at halftime of the NKU vs. Cleveland State game in 2017.

What a Bengals Super Bowl appearance means to the NKU community

Andrew Dixon, Reporter February 13, 2022

On Jan. 30, the Cincinnati Bengals made history defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in overtime, thanks to a game-winning field goal by kicker Evan McPherson to advance to the Super Bowl. 34 years in...

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