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Sports Briefs: Scott Eagles Rolling in More Than Just Football

Sports briefs from around Northern Kentucky by RCN's Bryan Burke:

Football

  • Thomas More scored 45 unanswered points to crush Thiel College on Sunday, 66-27, in the conference opener. With the win, head coach Jim Hilvert ties the school record for all-time wins with 61.

    All-American tailback Domonique Hayden went off for 154 yards on 20 carries, and also tied a school record for most touchdowns in a game with five on the afternoon. Wide receiver Goose Cohorn also had a nice day with six catches for 132 yards and two touchdowns.

    The 22nd-ranked Saints (2-1) host Westminster College in their home-opener on Saturday.

Soccer

  • NKU men's soccer fell to IUPUI in Indianapolis over the weekend, 2-0. The Norse are now 1-2-3 and will play Wright State on Tuesday at the NKU Soccer Soccer Complex.

  • NKU women's soccer also had a tough weekend as they lost to Murray State, 4-1, on the road. The Norse goal was scored by freshman Macy Hamblin who now has four on the season. The Norse (3-3-2) head to South Carolina to take on Francis Marion on Tuesday.

  • Thomas More men's soccer came away with a win on Saturday, beating Bluffton, 3-1, on the road. Saints goals were scored by Bryan Runyon, Kyle Troutman, and Eli Nienaber. The Saints (5-2) host Transylvania University on Wednesday at 4pm.

  • Thomas More women's soccer also won big at Bluffton with a 7-0 shutout, their seventh shutout in a row. Junior forward Olivia Huber recorded a hat-trick in the win. Also with goals were Nicole Brown with two, Samantha Goodwin, Julia Flagge-Echols, and Abby Stadtmiller. Sophomore goalkeeper Megan Barton recorded the shutout. The 8th-ranked Saints remain undefeated (8-0) and try to stay perfect as they travel to Ohio Northern University on Saturday.

  • Cooper boys soccer is 11-0 on the season as they took care of Holy Cross, 3-1, last Thursday. They will play another undefeated team at Scott (8-0-1) on Saturday night.

  • Newport Central Catholic girls soccer took their first loss of the season on Saturday to Bishop Brossart, 2-0. The Breds are now 8-1on the year and try to get back to winning against Conner on Monday night.

Volleyball

  • Ludlow volleyball team has now lost three straight after winning their previous 10 matches in a row. The latest setback came at the hands of St. Henry, 25-9, 25-7. The Panthers (10-5) will play Williamstown on Monday.

  • Scott volleyball now has the most wins in Northern Kentucky with a 16-4 record on the season. The Eagles have won eight of their last nine matches and host 9-3 Cambell County on Tuesday.

Photo: Scott Homecoming parade/RCN