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Panther Train returns three All-Americans

Panther Train returns three All-Americans

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

October 18, 2018


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Dropping temperatures often herald the start of the holiday season. It also marks the start of another season—college wrestling. The Panthers will take their first steps towards a coveted national title. This year’s roster is filled with promising hopefuls. The last wrestler to win an individua...

Women’s golf fifth at MVC Preview

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

October 18, 2018


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The UNI women’s golf team traveled to compete in the MVC Preview Tournament in Chesterton, IN on Oct. 15-16. The Panthers came out of the first day in fifth place, but finished the tournament eighth out of the nine teams. Freshman Sydney Eaton led the Panthers, finishing seventh overall with a score of 242....

UNI cruises to wins in home opener

UNI cruises to wins in home opener

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


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All the cylinders were firing on Saturday afternoon for the Panthers as the UNI swimming and diving team hosted the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, Western Illinois Leathernecks and Valparaiso Crusaders at the Glen F. Henry Pool in the Wellness and Recreation Center. The Panthers opened up the first of three ho...

Panthers send Coyotes running, 42-28

Panthers send Coyotes running, 42-28

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

October 15, 2018


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The Panthers are back on the prowl after a tiring loss to top ranked rival North Dakota State Bison a week ago in the UNI-Dome. UNI pummeled the South Dakota Coyotes on Saturday night by a score of 42-28 in Vermillion, South Dakota. The Panthers football team was forced to get back on the road after falling behind the...

UNI men’s basketball looks to improve off 16-16 season

UNI men’s basketball looks to improve off 16-16 season

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

October 15, 2018


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The race to March Madness begins this month for the UNI Panthers as they look to improve on a 16-16 season a year ago. There are high hopes for the Panthers as they bring in star talent from the recruiting class of 2018, a class that includes former Cedar Falls High School standout AJ Green. Green...

Who should get traded before the NFL deadline?

PRESTON JENSEN, Sports Writer

October 15, 2018


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The NFL trade deadline is quickly approaching and there are some trades that teams could attempt that would make an instant impact. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need a lot of help defensively and in their run game.  If they sustained a running game, it would allow for the defense to be on the field less. S...

Panthers take MVC lead as Sorge makes history

Panthers take MVC lead as Sorge makes history

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

October 11, 2018


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Over the weekend and into Monday night, the UNI Panthers volleyball team competed in three different conference matches at home against the likes of the Illinois State Redbirds, Bradley Braves and the Evansville Purple Aces. The Redbirds and Braves are currently among the top four teams in the confer...

UNI competes at Iowa, Creighton and Drake

UNI competes at Iowa, Creighton and Drake

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

October 11, 2018


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The UNI men’s and women’s golf teams have officially finished their regular season play for the fall. The women’s team had two big meets to cap off regular season play as they competed in the Diane Thomason Invitational in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 29, and the Creighton Classic on Tuesday...

Young Panther squad competes at MVC tournament

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

October 11, 2018


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The UNI women's tennis team has had a strong start to their fall 2018 season. After kicking off competition at the Drake Invitational to open the year and taking on challengers at the Gopher Invitational in Minneapolis a week later, the purple and gold competed at the Missouri Valley Conference (M...

Swim and dive sunk by Nebraska

Swim and dive sunk by Nebraska

PRESTON JENSEN, Sports Writer

October 8, 2018


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The UNI Panthers swimming and diving team hit the road for their first two meets of the season in Nebraska. The purple and gold first took on the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks on Friday night and barely snuck past the Mavericks by a final score of 157-143. Junior Madison Rinaldi claimed victory in th...

Panthers fall to NDSU run attack, 56-31

Panthers fall to NDSU run attack, 56-31

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018


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What started as an optimistic first half for the UNI Panthers football team ended with a crushing performance in the second half by the North Dakota State Bison. The Panthers were nearly shut down in the final 30 minutes of play, scoring only seven points in the second half in their 56-31 loss on Satu...

UNI knocks off two undefeated MVC opponents

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018


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Facing an uphill battle against two of the best teams in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), the UNI volleyball team picked up crucial wins last week over the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers and the Valparaiso Crusaders. Heading into their showdown with Loyola last Friday, the Panthers held an 8-6 record...

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