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WBB defeated by DePaul in tournament

WBB defeated by DePaul in tournament

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The UNI women’s basketball team won a bid in the NCAA tournament after a tough battle and overtime loss against Drake in the Missouri Valley championship on March 12. The Panthers’ season was not over quite yet, as they won a #10 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Tanya Warren, UNI head coach, comment...

How Tinder is changing the game for many NBA players

How Tinder is changing the game for many NBA players

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
March 23
Filed under Sports

Tinder launched in 2012 and has been changing the way NBA players score. Modern-day basketball teams are putting up more numbers than ever before as they are able to maintain a clear, competitive focus even on a long string of games on the road. The case of the matter is, when players used to compet...

MAC wrestling results

MAC wrestling results

ZACH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer
March 9
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Pulling their weight last weekend in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championships, the Panther wrestlers gave it their all and walked away with high marks. Placing second in the tournament with 106.5 team points, one Panther took a title, four wrestlers ranked second, two placed third and an additi...

Panthers finish second place in MVC

Panthers finish second place in MVC

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer
March 9
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The women’s basketball team managed to finish off their regular season by winning both of their final two games and clinched second place in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). This is the ninth straight year UNI has finished in the top half of the MVC and it is also the first time the Panthers ...

Men’s season ends after 70-64 loss to Missouri

Men’s season ends after 70-64 loss to Missouri

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
March 6
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Friday, in St. Louis, Missouri, the UNI men’s basketball team was invited to the Scottrade Center to compete in the Missouri State Conference (MVC) tournament. UNI’s efforts in the regular season earned them the No. 3 seed in the tournament. The No. 6 seed was earned by Missouri State and th...

No. 2 Wichita State upsets No. 1 Illinois State

No. 2 Wichita State upsets No. 1 Illinois State

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
March 6
Filed under Sports

As the weekend long tournament comes to an end, Wichita State finished victorious and will advance to the NCAA tournament to represent the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) in March. The 30-4 Shockers defeated the 27-6 Redbirds with a final score of 71-51; both teams finished the season 17-1 in confe...

MVC Indoor Championships

MVC Indoor Championships

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
March 2
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Saturday and Sunday, UNI hosted the men and women’s Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Indoor Championships in Cedar Falls; the men’s team achieved a third place finish and the women’s team came in fifth overall. At the end of all the action on Saturday, 14 athletes were sent to Sunday’s fi...

Transgender male wins female championship

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Editor
March 2
Filed under Sports

This past Saturday a high school Texas wrestler completed a perfect 56-0 season, won regionals and is advancing to state in the 110 division.  It has, however, been an epicenter of controversy in the sports world since the 6A final ended with a forfeit. The controversy comes from the fact that the wres...

Disappointed in Des Moines

Disappointed in Des Moines

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer
February 27
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Northern Iowa women’s basketball team took a shot this past weekend as they lost their one game of the week to the Drake Bulldogs, 70-57. Drake, 21st in the nation, clinched the one seed for the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament (MVC) and the regular season championship. UNI will be able to ...

Redbirds’ rebounding routes the Panthers

Redbirds’ rebounding routes the Panthers

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
February 27
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The UNI men’s basketball team finished their regular season with a tough loss to Illinois State University (ISU), 63-42. The Panthers finished the season with an overall record of 14-15, 9-8 in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), 9-4 at home and 3-9 on the road. The Redbirds came into this game 24...

Into the MAC Championships

Into the MAC Championships

ZACH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer
February 27
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

One of the biggest events of the season for the Panther wrestlers will take place this upcoming weekend in the McLeod Center. The Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championships will be hosted here in Cedar Falls, where wrestlers from across the country will come to compete for their chance  to advance to th...

“Mixed bag” weekend in Louisiana

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Columnist
February 27
Filed under Sports

The Northern Iowa Softball team kicked the weekend off with a pair of wins at the Louisiana Tech Classic. The first game saw UNI deftly handle Grambling State University 4-1. They then continued to roll on against Sam Houston State, 6-2. The first game saw a complete team effort on both sides of th...

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