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VIDEO: Big Pink Volleyball

Grace Holland, Megan Mogus, and Sophia Langton November 6, 2023

What is Big Pink Volleyball? Find out more about how the event is helping raise money for a good cause.

Pink Night: Norse Volleyball defeat Purdue Fort Wayne in straight sets

Pink Night: Norse Volleyball defeat Purdue Fort Wayne in straight sets

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor October 14, 2023

The NKU Volleyball team swept the Mastodons in a dominant conference home game Friday night. The “Dig Pink Night” took place in support of the continuing fight to find a cure for breast cancer and...

NKUs current tennis courts.

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...

Anna Burke in action serving at Friday nights game.

Norse Volleyball sell-out opening match vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor August 26, 2023

The NKU Volleyball team opened their 2023 campaign on their brand new court by hosting No. 14 seed Ohio State in a sell-out match Friday night.   The Buckeyes gained a big lead early in the first...

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at a NKU sports broadcast

Sophia Cates November 8, 2022

The Norse volleyball team swept the IUPUI Jaguars at Regents Hall on Nov. 5. The game was broadcast on ESPN+. Behind the scenes, a crew of operators, engineers and editors worked diligently to ensure the...

Norse Volleyball lost 25-23 to Wright State Tuesday.

Norse volleyball drops vital Horizon League contest to Wright State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor October 6, 2022

The NKU volleyball team suffered a tough loss on Tuesday, as Horizon League leader and blood rival Wright State walked into Regents Hall and blanked the Norse by beating them in three sets.  It was...

Members of the NKU volleyball team celebrate a point during the 3-1 win over Oakland on Friday.

Norse advance to Horizon League finals after five-set victory over Wright State

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2021

The Northern Kentucky volleyball team defeated the Wright State Raiders in five sets on Saturday night to advance to the Horizon League tournament championship game for the third time in the last four...

Several NKU players go for the ball during NKUs 3-2 loss to Wright State on Friday.

NKU volleyball win streak snapped following loss against Wright State

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2021

  The NKU volleyball team had its seven-game winning streak snapped on Friday, as the Wright State Raiders came away with a five-set road victory in Highland Heights. The loss dropped the Norse...

Players on the NKU volleyball team cheer from the bench as the Norse defeat IUPUI on Saturday.

NKU volleyball defends home court with weekend sweep of Indiana opponents

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 9, 2021

  The NKU volleyball team is in the midst of a five game homestand, and has now won the first three games in that stretch. Thanks to a four set win over Robert Morris on Tuesday and back-to-back...

NKU outside hitter Joy Banks (6) during the match against Robert Morris on Tuesday.

NKU volleyball defeats Robert Morris in first home match of the season

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 5, 2021

  After opening the season with 12 straight road matches, the NKU volleyball team opened at Regents Hall with a win, defeating Robert Morris three sets to one on Tuesday night. The win moves...

Anna Brinkmann (3) during a previous match for NKU. Brinkmann leads the Norse in kills in 2021, and is second in digs.

Anna Brinkmann becoming a leader on the court for NKU volleyball

Kaycee Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor October 2, 2021

Senior Anna Brinkmann has had an impressive three years on the Northern Kentucky University volleyball team. As a freshman in 2018, she was named to the Horizon League All-Freshman team. In 2019 during...

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