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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

NKU fell 2-1 after Wright State goal in final seconds
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

Norse clinch the top seed in the Horizon League Tournament
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

MBB and WBB teams concluded the regular season on Saturday
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

Four players had at least 14 points for the Norse in the win
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

WSU out-rebounded the Norse by a substantial 45-19 margin
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...

The Norse defend the perimeter against Wright State on Friday night.

Wright State coasts to a 66-50 victory over NKU WBB

WSU shot over 50 percent in double-digit win
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 12, 2021

  There were a number of reasons that the Wright State Raiders were able to come into BB&T Arena and hand the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team such a one-sided 66-50 defeat...

NKU men’s basketball ends regular season second in the Horizon League, 64-62

Matthew Dietz, Contributor February 29, 2020
The Wright State Raiders men’s basketball team defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse 64-62 on Friday night, writing another chapter in what has become a storied rivalry in the Horizon League.  With the victory, Wright State has clinched the regular-season championship in the Horizon League standings, earning the number-one seed in the Horizon League Tournament.
WSU remains top of the Horizon League with 95-63 win over NKU

WSU remains top of the Horizon League with 95-63 win over NKU

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 25, 2020
Friday nights match up at Nutter Center ended in the Wright State Raiders favor with a whopping 32 point win. NKU now falls to 14-7 on the season and 6-3 in the conference. Wright State advances to 18-4 overall and 8-1 in the Horizon League, only falling to UIC 76-72.
Graphic with The Northerner logo, NKU Norse logo, The Wright State Guardian logo and Wright State athletics logo in all four corners.

NKU v WSU: Who will end on top?

Editor's Note: Made in conjunction with Wright State Campus Reporter, Makenzie Hoeferlin.
Sierra Newton and Makenzie Hoeferlin January 24, 2020
Wright State University (WSU) and Northern Kentucky University (NKU) hold the most intense rivalry in the Horizon League, starting in 2015 when NKU joined the league. NKU and WSU have fought back and forth for years, taking turns earning Horizon League titles and going to the NCAA championships. This intense, long-term rivalry began in July of 2015 when it was announced that NKU would be joining the Horizon League.
Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 17, 2020
The game came down to the last minute Friday night at BB&T Arena, where NKU women’s basketball team fell 55-63. The Norse now stand 9-9 overall and 3-4 in the conference. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece led the game with 16 points, five assists and three steals. sophomore point guard Taylor Clos had 13 points, shooting 3-of-4 big time 3-point baskets.
Shawna Zaken (8) reacts after scoring a goal during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament Against Wright State. The Norse defeated Wright State 3-1 and will advance to the Semi-Final game in Milwaukee.

Women’s Soccer team takes down Wright State in First Round of Conference Finals

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 4, 2019
NKU women's soccer team took down Wright State 3-1 in the Horizon League Quarterfinals Monday night. Freshman forward Lindsey Meyer scored the first goal of the night in the 23rd minute.
Jalen Tate (11) screams after earning a foul shot off a made basket during the semi-final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Oakland. Tate shot 6-of-18 and was credited with the assist on the game winning three by Drew McDonald (34).

Analysis: NKU must take early control to beat Wright State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 12, 2019

It all comes down to this. With an NCAA tournament bid at stake, the NKU Norse take on the Wright State Raiders Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for the title of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Champions....

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