The Northerner

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after the Norse score a point during the contest against Green Bay.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 3, 2018

Friday night’s game resulted in a 3-0 win for the Norse against UIC with set scores of 25-22, 28-26 and 25-20.  After tonight’s match, the Norse improve their record to 17-8 overall and 9-5 in Horizon League play. Haley Libs led the Norse with her 20th double-double of the season with 13 kills and...

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Haley Libs (4) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Green Bay.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018

NKU's outide hitter Haley Libs was one of thirty NCAA volleyball student athletes selected in October as a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS award in collegiate volleyball. The thirty candidates were recently narrowed down by a selection committee to ten finalists, one being the senior standout. ...

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a Norse point.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team continued their winning streak Wednesday night, by sweeping Youngstown State 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10.   “We had the mindset to focus on Youngstown and not worry about other things,” Bailey Western said. “To really focus on us as a team and what we need to ...

Norse snap three-game losing streak; defeat IUPUI and Wright State

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after the Norse score a point during the contest against Green Bay.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

October 29, 2018

After losing three straight matches, the NKU women’s volleyball team bounced back in dramatic fashion with a sweep over IUPUI (25-21, 25-20, 25-21) and a four-set victory over Wright State (25-21, 25-13, 23-25, 25-13) at Regents Hall over the weekend. With the victories, the Norse move to fourth place ...

Sisters join Norse Volleyball ranks, despite Epilepsy

Team IMPACT helped match Leah and Taylor Conrad with the NKU Volleyball Team. The sisters were diagnosed with epilepsy

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 25, 2018

After over 45 minutes of helping the Northern Kentucky volleyball team with their practice, which included assisting team managers with drills and collecting volleyballs, Leah Conrad ambled back toward her mother, Jenka, who was seated by the scorers table on the sidelines. The seven-year-old toyed with her plastic VI...

Norse season ends in loss to Cleveland State

NKU circles up before the game against Milwaukee

Mike Canizales, Reporter

November 20, 2017

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball season came to an end Saturday after losing to the number one seeded Cleveland State Vikings in the semi-finals of the Horizon League Tournament 3-1 (25-23,25-15,19-25,25-19) at Woodling Gymnasium. The Norse (12-15 overall, 7-9 Horizon) were led by First Team Al...

Norse upset Jaguars; advance to face Cleveland State

NKU circles up before the game against Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 18, 2017

The sixth seeded NKU volleyball team defeated the three seeded IUPUI 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19) in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament on Friday.  NKU recorded 60 kills in the match while the Jaguars could only kill 48 balls. The Norse also had a .195 hitting percentage while IUP...

Libs hits career milestone as Norse fall to Golden Grizzlies

Haley Libs (4) hits the ball in the game against Milwaukee

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 28, 2017

The NKU volleyball team battled Horizon League foe the Oakland Golden Grizzlies Friday night at Regents Hall. The Norse suffered their second-straight loss 3-1 and falling to 9-11 on the year and 5-6 in conference play. NKU also took the time to recognize junior Haley Libs as she reached 1,000 career ki...

Norse Volleyball takes down Panthers for second-straight win

NKU celebrates after earning a point in the game against Milwaukee

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 7, 2017

The Norse volleyball team picked up their second-straight Horizon League victory over Milwaukee Saturday afternoon in four sets 25-21, 22-25, 25-17, 25-23 in Regents Hall. The Norse improved to 8-7 on the year and 4-2 in conference play. Milwaukee dropped to 8-12 on the year and 1-5 in the conference....

Norse extinguish Flames in five sets

Haley Libs hits a ball past Cleveland State to record a kill. She had 11 kills and 14 digs in the loss.

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 6, 2017

The NKU Norse volleyball team took down the number two team in the conference UIC in five sets, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 21-25, 19-17. The Norse improved to 7-7 on the year and 3-2 in the conference while UIC falls to 12-6 and 3-2 in league play. “It was phenomenal. The girls played so well the entire match,” said h...

Norse struggle at Gator Invitational

Haley Libs records a kill during the NKU Invitational in Regents Hall.

Mike Canizales, Reporter

September 18, 2017

The women's volleyball team dropped matches to Lipscomb, Florida and Florida A&M at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Florida over the weekend. After opening the season 4-0, the Norse have lost five straight games and currently rank 6th in the Horizon League standings. NKU will retur...

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