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UNI soars over Evansville, falls to SIU over weekend

UNI soars over Evansville, falls to SIU over weekend

ZACH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer

October 26, 2015

The UNI women’s volleyball team dominated Evansville this weekend and fell to Southern Illinois after a tightly knit four-set match. The Panthers defeated the Evansville Purple Aces Friday, Oct. 23 in three sets, marking their fourth shut-out of the season. UNI kept things close with the Southern ...

Denver is 6-0, with no thanks to Manning?

Denver is 6-0, with no thanks to Manning?

Kevin Deitrick, Sports Writer

October 22, 2015

Unless you live under a rock, or are one of those really boring people who don’t watch sports, you probably already know how crazy this NFL season has been. There have been a lot of surprises so far. For example, look at how many teams are still undefeated. We are six weeks into the regular season, and t...

Panthers handle Bulldog with ease, 3-0

Panthers handle Bulldog with ease, 3-0

ZACH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer

October 19, 2015

The UNI women’s volleyball team took their opponent, Drake University, 3-0, in a  match that required both their offensive and defensive strengths. Facing the Bulldogs at home on Saturday, Oct. 17, UNI improved their season record to 11-10, and the 5-3 in the MVC. Starting at the beginning of th...

UNI drops HoCo game, 24-19

UNI drops HoCo game, 24-19

DYLAN PADY, Sports Writer

October 19, 2015

On Saturday, Oct. 17, UNI was set on overpowering Western Illinois on homecoming night for the Panthers. With the final score, 24-19, the Panthers now face a 2-4 record and their third consecutive loss in three weeks. Head coach, Mark Farley, stressed very heavily that excuses were no longer an optio...

Panthers look to continue Homecoming success

Panthers look to continue Homecoming success

KEVIN DEITRICK, Sports Columnist

October 15, 2015

It’s that time of the year, UNI. Homecoming. With a week full of activities for current, and former students, everything leading to the Panther’s football game on Saturday. After a disappointing loss to the Bison of North Dakota State, UNI is looking to bounce back against Western Illinois, a team that h...

It’s happening: Cubs make a rare case for baseball greatness

It’s happening: Cubs make a rare case for baseball greatness

ALFRED O'BRIEN, Sports Editor

October 15, 2015

As any Cubs fan might tell you: it’s a long time coming. This past Tuesday night the Chicago Cubs made MLB postseason history after winning the fourth game of the National League Divisional Series against the powerhouse favorite, St. Louis Cardinals. This is the first time (100 years in the making...

In mid season form, who looks primed to take it all?

In mid season form, who looks primed to take it all?

RYAN HERRING, Sports Columnist

October 15, 2015

We are getting into the heart of college football season now. Six weeks in and we can sit back to take a look at what we have to work with. In the first couple weeks of college football, rankings don’t mean anything. It is just an educated guess on what you can expect. Now, we know what teams are for...

Panthers suffer loss to the Redbirds

Panthers suffer loss to the Redbirds

BRANDON TJEPKES, Sports Writer

October 12, 2015

The University of Northern Iowa women’s soccer team played Illinois State Saturday evening. The Panthers fell to the Rebirds, 2-0. The Redbirds started the match off hot as Lauren Koehl knocked their first shot within the sixth minute. They had two more chances to add to their lead with two consecut...

Panthers upset No.1-ranked MSU

Panthers upset No.1-ranked MSU

ZACH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer

October 12, 2015

The UNI women’s volleyball team took one win and lost one in action against the Missouri Valley Conference’s No. 2 ranked Wichita State and the No. 1 ranked Missouri State. The Panthers fell to Wichita, 0-3, Friday night but came back the following day to take out Missouri State, 3-2, in a five-set...

Panthers fall short of NDSU, 31-28

Panthers fall short of NDSU, 31-28

DYLAN PADY, Sports Writer

October 12, 2015

Another close-game loss for the Panthers happened this past Saturday against North Dakota State, giving UNI a 2-3 record. Holding the lead for a majority of the game, the Panthers led 28-24 with two minutes left in the game. The Bison then proceeded to drive 79 yards down the field and, with 35 sec...

With so many deserving, who gets MVP?

With so many deserving, who gets MVP?

KEVIN DEITRICK, Sports Columnist

October 8, 2015

As the postseason begins, so will the tall task of deciding who our MVPs are. There were amazing seasons from players like Josh Donaldson, Mike Trout, Edwin Encarnacion, David Price, and Dallas Keuchal to name a few in the American League. In the National League there is Bryce Harper, Paul Goldschmidt, ...

UNI stays busy by raising money and winning games

UNI stays busy by raising money and winning games

ALFRED O'BRIEN, Sports Editor

October 5, 2015

This past Thursday, the Panther softball team held their second annual Hit-A-Thon at Robinson-Dresser field, a fundraiser for the softball team. Fans pledged money on certain players, putting their batting skills to the test. The weather was almost perfect for a home run derby. The sky was clear an...

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