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UNI’s Green second in Jerry West rankings

Panther guard AJ Green is widely expected to be one of the top guards in the nation this season.

DAVID WARRINGTON, Sports Writer

October 26, 2020

On Thursday, Oct. 20, Andy Katz, a college basketball correspondent for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, released his first preseason rankings for the Jerry West Award. The Jerry West Award, named after the former standout for the Los Angeles Lakers and NBA Hall of Famer, has been awarded ...

Iowa falls to Purdue in Big Ten’s football return

Iowa's head coach Kirk Ferentz is the longest-tenured Power 5 coach in the country and the winningest coach in Iowa history. The Hawkeyes began the 2020 season with a 24-20 road loss to Purdue.

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

October 26, 2020

After a prolonged absence by the Big Ten Conference to start their football season, 2020 play was finally underway on Saturday, Oct. 24. Six Big Ten games were played in the inaugural week of football for the conference following an extended delay in the start of the season, caused by complications relating to t...

MVC releases 2021 volleyball schedule

The Missouri Valley Conference released the 2021 volleyball schedule. The Panthers begin on Feb. 7 at the University of Evansville.

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

October 22, 2020

The Missouri Valley Conference has announced the 2021 schedules for women’s volleyball, with the season to be played in the spring semester due to the postponement caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fall athletics for every Missouri Valley Conference school are expected to be played in the spring se...

Women’s soccer schedule announced for spring 2021

UNI Women's soccer is set to begin on March 5 on the road against Evansville.

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

October 22, 2020

The fall schedule for the 2021 Missouri Valley Conference women’s soccer season has been announced. The season is set to begin on Feb. 27 and conclude on April 7, with the conference tournament set to begin April 10-11 and the championship game being played on April 17. UNI will play an eight-game...

NFL week six: are the Titans contenders?

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill has led his team to a 5-0 start so far this season.

NICHOLAS SCHINDLER, Sports Writer

October 22, 2020

Week six of the NFL confirmed many things we knew already about teams, and left us scratching our heads about what we thought we knew about others. Let’s start out with two things we thought we knew and were confirmed after week six of the NFL. For starters, the Dallas Cowboys need to give quarterbac...

UNI picked to finish first in Valley preseason poll

UNI guard AJ Green was picked as the preseason MVC Player of the Year for the upcoming season. Green won the award last year.

DAVID WARRINGTON, Sports Writer

October 19, 2020

The Missouri Valley Conference released their 2020-2021 preseason men’s basketball rankings on Thursday, and it looked very promising for the Panthers as they received the number one spot in the rankings. The conference also released the preseason All-MVC teams, which include three Panther players, with...

Oct. 18, 2008: Panthers defeat NDSU at the Dome

UNI quarterback Pat Grace escapes pressure form the NDSU defense on Oct. 18, 2008. The Panthers defeat the Bison 23-13.

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

October 19, 2020

A late afternoon football game on Oct. 18, 2008 matched up the North Dakota State Bison against the Northern Iowa Panthers at the UNI-Dome. Both teams came into the matchup ranked in the FCS top-25 and were looking to gain ground in the Missouri Valley Conference. North Dakota State won the coin toss...

UNI picked to finish third in the Missouri Valley

UNI senior guard Karli Rucker was picked forth MVC's preseason all-conference team, announced on Tuesday. She was the Panther's leading scorer from a year ago.

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

he Missouri Valley Conference released their 2020-21 preseason women’s basketball poll on Tuesday, with the UNI Panthers picked to finish third in the conference. Along with team rankings, the conference also released their preseason all-MVC teams, with UNI’s Karli Rucker selected for the five-play...

NFL Week 5 recap: three main stories

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a gruesome ankle injury in last Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. He underwent surgery and it out for the remainder of the season.

NICHOLAS SCHINDLER, Sports Writer

October 15, 2020

Due to COVID-19, week five of the NFL had one game postponed to a later date and another rescheduled to Tuesday. The three main stories to break down from this week are the Cowboys losing Dak Prescott to a season ending injury, the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs losing to the Las Vegas Raiders...

Student-athletes hold “UNIty” walk

UNI student-athletes gather in protest of social and racial justice as part of their UNIty Walk. The theme of the event was

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

October 12, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 11, hundreds of UNI student-athletes, faculty, coaches, campus members and community members gathered for a “UNIty” march with the theme of “Together We Rise” in protest of racial injustice. Led by the UNI Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Minority Student-Athlete Leadership Te...

Oct. 14, 2017: Panthers upset Jackrabbits on the road

Oct. 14, 2017: The Panthers upset the seventh-ranked SDSU by the score of 38-18

DAVID WARRINGTON, Sports Writer

October 12, 2020

On Oct. 14, 2017, the Northern Iowa Panthers traveled to Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings, South Dakota, home of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. The Jackrabbits came in as the seventh ranked team in the nation, whereas the Panthers were not even in the top 25. It was a dreary, chilly aftern...

Student-athletes to hold “UNIty” march

The UNIty walk lead by student-athletes will be held on Friday morning at sunrise.

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

October 8, 2020

This Friday, Oct. 9 at 6:40 a.m., UNI student-athletes in cooperation with Minority Student-Athlete Leadership Team (MSALT) and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be holding a peaceful march in protest to racism and police brutality. The march, referred to as a “UNIty walk,” will...

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