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UNI now No. 2 seed in MVC Tournament

UNI now No. 2 seed in MVC Tournament

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017


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This historic UNI volleyball season only has a few regular season games left this year. The Panthers are looking to end it with a bang. Following the Panthers’ victory over Indiana State on Senior Night in the final game in the McLeod Center, NI suffered a tough loss to Missouri State. This was ...

Panthers defeat Alcorn State, 73-45

Panthers defeat Alcorn State, 73-45

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017


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The UNI men’s basketball team won their first home game of the season against Alcorn State after a final score of 73-45. Everything came together well for the Panthers after a big first win of the season. UNI led the majority of the game after leading by double digits to begin the game. The Panthe...

Women’s team goes 1-1 after defeating Iowa State

Women’s team goes 1-1 after defeating Iowa State

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

November 16, 2017


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The Women’s basketball team lost their first regular season game to Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) after a final score of 54-48. It was a statistically close game. UNI led with 37 rebounds compared to IUPUI’s 33, as well as eight assists compared to the Jaguars’ six...

UNI goes 6-4 after defeating the Grizzlies

UNI goes 6-4 after defeating the Grizzlies

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

November 13, 2017


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The Panthers traveled to Springfield, Missouri to take on the Missouri State Bears on Saturday. Despite quarterback Eli Dunne being absent during the last three quarters of the game, a strong offensive line and a great rushing effort by Marcus Weymiller led the Panthers to a strong 25-10 victory over ...

Former UNI basketball player joins G-League

Former UNI basketball player joins G-League

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Writer

November 13, 2017


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For a lot of basketball players, the dream of playing at the professional level is a long journey. From just small gyms as a young child to the large arenas, it is a dream that very few are able to achieve. But for one former UNI star, his dream is becoming a reality. Forward Marvin Singleton, who graduated fro...

Could the Browns and the 49ers go winless?

Could the Browns and the 49ers go winless?

JOSHUA DAUSENER, Copy Editor

November 13, 2017


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Editor's note: Approximately two hours after this article went to print, the San Francisco 49ers won their first game after beating the New York Giants 31-21. As of press time, two winless NFL teams remain. The 0-9 Cleveland Browns and the  San Francisco 49ers are grappling to avoid becoming the first 0-16 team sin...

Volleyball continues successful season, 23-6

Volleyball continues successful season, 23-6

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

November 9, 2017


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The UNI volleyball team now holds an impressive overall record of 23-6. The Panthers created another series of victories after a tough Missouri Valley Conference setback to Missouri State in the McLeod Center last week on Hawaiian Night. UNI’s road to their three-game win streak began with Drake ...

Men’s team splits exhibition games at 1-1

Men’s team splits exhibition games at 1-1

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

November 9, 2017


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The University of Northern Iowa’s men’s basketball team fell short against Wisconsin during their first preseason exhibition game in the Cheese State on Nov. 1. The final score after regulation was 69-38. The Panthers, on the offensive end, only made 40 percent of their shots in the first half...

Panthers defeat Sioux Falls after 80-53 final

Panthers defeat Sioux Falls after 80-53 final

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Writer

November 9, 2017


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College basketball season is here once again, and the UNI women’s team is ready to make some noise. The Panthers opened up play for the 2017-2018 season with a convincing 80-53 exhibition win over the University of Sioux Falls Cougars. Junior Mikaela Morgan led the way with 18 points, while the fres...

No. 6 South Dakota goes down

No. 6 South Dakota goes down

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

November 6, 2017


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The Panthers took on a 7-1 South Dakota football team this weekend at the UNI- Dome. A poor first half left the Panthers trailing early, something that has spelled disaster for the team regularly this season. However, a fourth quarter defensive effort held South Dakota to only six points on some im...

The Houston Astros are your World Champions

The Houston Astros are your World Champions

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


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The Houston Astros are this year’s World Champions after a grueling seven-game series against the L.A. Dodgers. The Astros finished the regular season leading the American League (AL) West, with a record of 101-61. The Astros played three teams in the post-season before being named this year’s c...

Athletes suffer from CTE

Athletes suffer from CTE

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Writer

November 2, 2017


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“Sports do have a risk of injury,” said Don Bishop, UNI’s director of athletic training services. “One of the key things to have in place is having trained personnel on hand to help prevent, treat and care for any problems.” In today’s sports, the threat of injury can petrify an athlete. How lo...

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