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Building boom for NKU Athletics

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor September 20, 2023

The NKU Norse begin their 2023-24 season by introducing some new athletic facilities. Volleyball, golf and soccer will see the addition of a new volleyball court, golf swing simulators and hospitality...

Ball was appointed to captain of NKUs mens tennis team.

Celebrating Black History Month with tennis captain Trevor Ball

Emmanuelle Hewson, Reporter February 3, 2023

Trevor Ball, a native of Columbus, Ohio, began playing tennis at a young age. His father played tennis for two years at Edinboro University, a Division II school in Pennsylvania. He was introduced to both...

2020 Editor Albums of the Year

2020 Editor Albums of the Year

Northerner Staff December 11, 2020

This year was long. This year was unprecedented and unforeseen. Music wasn't only a companion for us this year, it allowed us to fantasize about going outside or dancing in our cars or soundtracks for...

WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

Mike Canizales, Reporter April 26, 2018
Born in Split, Croatia, Margita Sunjic moved to the United States in order to pursue a better opportunity for herself in the world of tennis. Since her arrival, Sunjic has won multiple awards for NKU, including Freshman of the Year and Horizon League Player of the Year twice. 
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Men’s tennis looking to work through freshman growing pains

Mike Canizales, Reporter February 21, 2018

The Northern Kentucky men’s tennis team will look to rebuild during the 2018 season under the guidance of sixth-year head coach Brian Nester. The black and gold roster will feature three returners and...

Mate Virag stands with Grigor Dimitrov, who won the Western and Southern Open

NKU’s Virag a perfect match at Western and Southern Open

Kevin Carey, Reporter August 30, 2017

In his second consecutive year as a hitting partner in the Western & Southern Open, NKU tennis player Mate Virag had the opportunity to warm up his skills with the eventual winner, Grigor Dimitrov,...

Margita Sunjic was named Horizon League tennis player of the year and Horizon League freshman of the year.

Sunjic dominates freshman season, sweeps postseason awards

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2017

Twelve months ago, Margita Sunjic was unsure about coming to the United States. Twelve months later, she capped off her freshman year of tennis at NKU by winning Horizon League Player of the Year, Freshman...

NKUs Mate Virag and his teammates competed in the ITA Regionals, wrapping up the fall tennis season.

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor October 23, 2015

The NKU men's and women's tennis teams wrapped up fall play last weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals.On the men's side, Mate Virag and Lukas Clemens lost their second round doubles match to Alex Gornet...

Danielle Donahue was the champion of flight four Saturday at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.

Women’s tennis takes two singles crowns at GCCI

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 21, 2015

MASON, Ohio -- Two members of the NKU women’s tennis team won singles events Saturday at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational at the Lindner Family Tennis Center and the Eastern Hills Indoor...

NKU mens tennis player Court Clark teamed with Jody Maginley to win flight two doubles Saturday at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational.

Maginley wins a pair of events at Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 21, 2015

MASON, Ohio -- NKU’s tennis team had a strong weekend at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational at the Lindner Family Tennis Center and Eastern Hills Indoor Tennis Club.Senior Jody Maginley won...

NKU mens tennis player Jody Maginley.

Men’s tennis looks to improve with new faces, offseason success

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 17, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- A mild September morning is the backdrop for the NKU men’s tennis team as they prepare for the start of the fall season.Norse senior Jody Maginley, the lone senior on the squad,...

NKU womens tennis player Hailey Shanahan.

Women’s tennis hopes for success in Horizon League

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor September 17, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky -- The women’s tennis team hopes a lineup including seven returners, a standout transfer and three players from overseas will be the right mix in a new league.NKU fall season is...

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