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NKU baseball drops cold, snowy slugfest against Wright State on Saturday

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor March 26, 2022

It’s not often that teams play baseball in the snow, but that’s exactly what NKU and Horizon League rival Wright State were tasked with on Saturday; a 36 degree temperature at game time with nearly...

Virginia Tech celebrates after winning the NCAA college basketball championship game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference mens tournament, Saturday, March 12, 2022, in New York. Virginia Tech won, 82-67. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

2022 NCAA Tournament Preview

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor March 14, 2022

For the first time in three years, a sense of normalcy returns to the NCAA Tournament. First weekend games in eight different cities, stadiums full of fans, and a Final Four in New Orleans for the first...

NKU players leave the court following the loss to Wright State in the Horizon League Tournament championship game at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

NKU falls in Horizon League Tournament championship game after Wright State comeback

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

In college basketball, the month of March is about emotions. As teams compete for the right to advance and keep playing, one team will experience jubilation and euphoria, while the other experiences...

Guard Marques Warrick led the Norse in scoring with 23 points as NKU defeated Wright State on Tuesday.

‘The bigger the moment, the better he is’, Warrick shines as Norse win rivalry game over Wright State

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2022

Head coach Darrin Horn said it best following NKU’s 73-63 victory over the Wright State Raiders on Tuesday night when discussing NKU sophomore guard Marques Warrick. “The bigger the moment,...

NKU guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen (11) shoots a layup against Wright State on Thursday.

Mitchell-Steen’s career-high leads NKU women’s basketball past Wright State

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 21, 2022

After 43 days away from the home court, the NKU women’s basketball team returned to BB&T Arena to face their rival Wright State. Paced by 23 points from freshman guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen,...

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...

NKU forward Sam Robinson (17) dribbles the ball during NKUs loss to Wright State on Saturday.

Norse lose dramatic battle against rival Wright State on double overtime golden goal

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2021

There are tough ways to lose a soccer match, and then there’s how the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team lost on Saturday night to their Horizon League rival, the Wright State Raiders. Tied...

Kailey Ivins with the ball against Wright State on Monday. Ivins scored the go-ahead goal on her Senior Day in the 2-0 victory.

NKU women’s soccer wins regular-season title in 2-0 win over Wright State

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 5, 2021

The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team concluded their extraordinary regular-season performance with yet another dominant effort on Monday afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, defeating the Wright State...

Bryson Langdon drives to the hoop during NKUs win over Wright State on Friday night at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB turns attention to Horizon League Tournament after regular season finale loss to Wright State

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

On a Saturday evening that represented both homecoming and Senior Day for the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, the Norse were unable to repeat Friday night’s heroics against the Wright State...

Adrian Nelson (4) finishes off a slam dunk against Wright State on Friday night.

NKU MBB uses balanced scoring attack to upset Wright State 81-75

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

  Entering play on Friday evening, the Wright State Raiders were, on paper, the best team in the Horizon League by a significant margin. The Raiders came into Friday’s game against Northern...

Members of the NKU WBB team look down the court as a play unfolds during Friday afternoons loss to Wright State.

NKU WBB unable to bring home Senior Day win, falls to Wright State 63-54

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 13, 2021

Senior day for the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team ended rather unceremoniously for the Norse, as the Wright State Raiders cruised to the 63-54 victory, finishing off the two-game sweep. A...

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