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NCAA extends eligibility for student athletes in winter sports

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Division I Council to extend eligibility in winter sports amid COVID-19
October 15, 2020

On Wednesday, the NCAA Division I Council decided to extend the eligibility of all winter sport student-athletes, allowing all players who compete in a winter sport during the 2020-21 season to receive...

Athlete Spotlight: Track and field runner on Black History

Athlete Spotlight: Track and field runner on Black History
February 11, 2019

BriAuna Keys is a sprinter for NKU women’s track and field team. The senior accounting and business information systems double major aspires to be a certified public accountant for a public accounting...

Senior runner takes school record, competitive edge before graduation

Senior runner takes school record, competitive edge before graduation
May 7, 2013

Wrapping up her fourth track season with NKU, senior Kayla Justice said being a student-athlete in college has been one of the most unique experiences she could have imagined. Though it was a tough start...

Track & field team sets records

April 17, 2013

The move to D-I adds pressure for runners to beat previous bests NKU’s men’s track and field team traveled to the University of Tennessee last weekend to compete in the Sea Ray Relays. The team...

Sports Shorts

April 3, 2013

Tennis The women’s and men’s tennis teams took on Mercer on March 28. Both matches resulted in losses with ending scores of 0-7 and 3-4, respectively. The next match was against Kennesaw State with...

Sport Shorts 3/21/2012

March 20, 2012

Baseball The Northern Kentucky University baseball team began Great Lakes Valley Conference play with a pair of doubleheaders. The Norse was swept by Quincy March 17. Quincy scored four runs in the...

Sports Shorts, 2/15/2012

February 14, 2012

Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team defeated #22 Indianapolis 77-61 on Feb. 9. Junior guard Ethan Faulkner led the way with 15 points and senior guard Tony Rack added 14 points in the win....

Track and field teams open indoor season

Track and field teams open indoor season
February 8, 2012

The Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in their first event of the indoor track season. The Norse competed in the Division II Challenge hosted by SPIRE on...

Track season ready to take off

Track season ready to take off
January 18, 2012

With the spring semester kicking into full gear, Northern Kentucky University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams prepare to open their seasons by running on the right foot for the 2012 year. While...

Young track team looks for success

April 5, 2011

The men’s and women’s track and field team at Northern Kentucky University consists of mostly freshman and sophomores, but they are quickly gaining experience. The track and field team is sponsored...

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