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Northern Iowan

The student news site of the University of Northern Iowa

Northern Iowan

UNI blanks Redbirds, falls to Bears

ADAM JOHNSON, Sports Writer Sep 25, 2022

UNI soccer traveled to Normal, Ill. on Thursday, Sept. 22, to go up against Illinois State. UNI came into this game having lost their last four games, and were looking to snap the losing streak. The Panthers...

Olivia Tjernagel (4) had a standout game on Saturday against UIC. Tjernagel finished with a career-best 15 kills.

Panthers take down unbeaten Valpo, UIC

CADEN SHEA, Sports Writer Sep 25, 2022

The Panthers had a busy weekend as they took to the road to face both Valparaiso and the University of Illinois-Chicago in volleyball action. The Panthers headed into these games with a record of 7-6 on...

Trevor Penning (70) during UNIs 13-6 loss to Missouri State on March 20, 2021. Penning was selected 19th overall in the 2022 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. Penning is currently on the injured reserve.

Former Panther standouts competing in the NFL

BEN LAHART, Sports Writer Sep 25, 2022

As an FCS program, UNI may not seem like the best pipeline for players to make it to the NFL. However, they have more players in the league than some may think. The Panthers currently have two players...

Vance McShane (20) played well in last weeks loss to Sacramento State. McShane ran the ball 12 times for 84 yards and a touchdown.

Preview: Panthers @ Leathernecks

BEN LAHART, Sports Writer Sep 21, 2022

The UNI football team will look to notch their win of the season as they travel to Macomb, Ill. this weekend for a face off against the Western Illinois Leathernecks. The Panthers are coming off of their...

The UNI tennis team traveled to Minneapolis, Minn. this weekend to compete in an event hosted by the University of Minnesota.

Women’s tennis competes in Minneapolis

ADAM JOHNSON, Sports Writer Sep 21, 2022

UNI women’s tennis traveled to the University of Minnesota this past weekend, Sept. 16-18. The doubles for UNI had a combined record of 10-8 on the weekend, while the singles went 6-11. All the doubles...

The 2022 class of the UNI Athletics Hall of Fame posing with their plaques. This class includes seven individuals as well as the 1963-64 mens basketball team.

2022 UNI Athletics Hall of Fame class inducted

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor Sep 21, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 16, UNI Athletics inducted seven individuals and the 1963 men’s basketball team into the UNI Athletics Hall of Fame. The field included athletes from six different teams spanning several...

Tua Tagovailoa and Patrick Mahomes shine in week 2

CADEN SHEA, Sports Writer Sep 21, 2022

The National Football League had yet another exhilarating week of dynamic games across the country. More teams look to be solidifying themselves as real contenders while other teams have not yet lived...

Woo Governor (32) celebrates after a defensive stop while teammates celebrate in the background. Governor finished the game with eight tackles.

Panthers stung by Hornets, 37-21

ADAM JOHNSON, Sports Writer Sep 19, 2022

UNI got to play within the comforts of the UNI-Dome for the first time this season on Saturday, Sept. 17. The Panthers went into this game 0-2 and were looking to get their first win of the season against...

UNI soccer shutout by Valparaiso, 1-0

DREW HILL, Sports Writer Sep 19, 2022

The UNI women’s soccer team played their first game in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) play on Saturday, Sept. 17, against the Valparaiso Beacons. UNI came into the game with a 3-3-1 record. They started...

The UNI volleyball teams lines up during introductions before a match this weekend. The Panthers will begin conference play on Friday, hitting the road to take on Valparaiso.

Panthers win 2 of 3 matches at Hawkeye Invite

BEN LAHART, Sports Writer Sep 19, 2022

The Panther volleyball team competed at the Hawkeye Invitational this past weekend, in Coralville, Iowa. The women played two matches on Friday, Sept. 16, against the University of North Florida and against...

The UNI mens basketball team won the MVC regular season championship for the second time in three years. The Panthers open this season Nov. 7, hosting Wartburg.

UNI unveils 2022-23 men’s basketball schedule

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor Sep 19, 2022

The Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) released its full slate of games for the upcoming 2022-23 conference season this past week. The Valley will be welcoming three new members to the conference for 2022-23:...

The Panthers during their 3-1 victory over Iowa State on Tuesday. The win over the Cyclones gave UNI their fourth consecutive win.

UNI drops Cyclones in Ames

ADAM JOHNSON, Sports Writer Sep 14, 2022

UNI brought a small three-game winning streak with them on Tuesday, Sept. 13, as they traveled to Ames to go up against in-state opponent, Iowa State. The Cyclones were also in a bit of a groove, as they...

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