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Hamblin’s second half goal gets Norse back on track

Hamblin’s second half goal gets Norse back on track

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

NKU's women's soccer team snapped a three-game losing streak Friday night, taking down Horizon League foe UIC Flames 2-0 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse improved to 4-4 on the season and earned their first Horizon League victory while UIC fell to 2-7. NKU head coach Bob Sheehan believed earning a...

Norse extend losing streak to three after loss to Xavier

Norse extend losing streak to three after loss to Xavier

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

  Northern Kentucky fell to Xavier 2-1 on Sunday night, extending their losing streak to three games. The Norse fall to 3-4 on the season while Xavier improves to 4-3-1.  "We gave up two goals. I think both goals we could have prevented and we didn't," head coach Bob Sheehan said. "That's been a ...

Norse offense struggles in loss to Cincinnati

Norse offense struggles in loss to Cincinnati

Kelly Salerno, Contributor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Story will be updated with a photo gallery of tonight's action Northern Kentucky University fell to the University of Cincinnati 1-0 Thursday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse fall to 3-3 on the season while the Bearcats improve to 5-0-1. “We were a little bit disappointed in our per...

Frey scores twice, Norse lose 3-2

Frey scores twice, Norse lose 3-2

Austin Elmore, Contributor

September 3, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU Norse women’s soccer team lost 3-2 to Murray State on Sunday at the NKU Soccer Stadium, bringing their record to 3-2-0 on the season. Murray State came into Sunday’s game with a record of 3-0-0, and they played well at the start on Sunday. The Racers kept possession in the NKU side of ...

Frey scores twice in victory over Morehead State

Frey scores twice in victory over Morehead State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Forward Jessica Frey scored two second half goals to lift the NKU Norse over Morehead State 2-1 on Monday night. The Norse improve to 2-0 on the season while the Eagles fall to 0-2 on the season. The Eagles took the lead in the 55th minute after the Norse knocked the ball into their own goal. The Norse...

GALLERY: Frey’s second half goal powers Norse to victory

GALLERY: Frey’s second half goal powers Norse to victory

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 19, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU women's soccer team claimed their first victory of the season Friday night, beating Eastern Kentucky 2-1 in front of a crowd of more than 800 in the NKU Soccer Stadium. "We've had fantastic crowds out to support us and certainly our players get a little extra motivation when the crowd ...

Dynamic Duo hope to lead Norse to second Horizon League championship

Dynamic Duo hope to lead Norse to second Horizon League championship

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Just a few days before their first preseason game against Miami (OH), the women’s soccer team received their Horizon League championship rings in a private ceremony in the NKU Soccer Stadium. “I’ll wear it and people will be like ‘Wow is that the ring you got?’” senior forward Macy Hamblin ...

Norse open with top-seeded West Virginia

Norse open with top-seeded West Virginia

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

As the final seconds ticked off the clock in the Horizon League championship Macy Hamblin could feel the excitement build in her, knowing she and her team had just upset the number one seed Milwaukee Panthers on their home turf. “In those last final seconds - it was just like -  we deserved to win,...

GALLERY:Frey scores game winner; Norse advance

GALLERY:Frey scores game winner; Norse advance

Austin Elmore, Contributor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU women’s soccer team defeated the Wright State Raiders 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament on Monday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The lone NKU goal was scored by junior Jessica Frey, who floated the ball over the keeper in the 57th minute off an assist from Macy Hamb...

GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds

GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

A bad bounce was all it took for the Norse to leave the Soccer Stadium with a 2-1 loss to the Xavier Musketeers Tuesday night.  With time running out in regulation, Xavier made a furious run down the field after the Norse couldn't convert on the other side of the field. Xavier's Maddie Tierney to...

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team beat the University of Toledo 2-0 Friday, improving their record to 2-3 on the season and dropping Toledo to 1-3. The Norse kept the offense rolling in this game, shooting 10 times, five of those on goal, and took five corner kicks. Forward Ally Perkins lead the way for...

Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo

Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team travels to Northwest Ohio tonight to face the University of Toledo tonight at 4 p.m. The Norse come into the game 1-3, after winning their first game against Morehead State last Monday. Toledo is 1-2, and coming off a brutal 4-0 loss to the University of Louisville. The R...

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