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MVC play set to begin

MVC play set to begin

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

This past weekend, the UNI women’s soccer team took the pitch for two important match-ups to complete the bulk of their non-conference schedule. The Panthers managed to walk away with both a win last Friday night and a tie Sunday afternoon to elevate their record to 7-1-1. Friday night’s game saw the Panthers hit t...

Undefeated teams in the NFL

Undefeated teams in the NFL

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Week two of the NFL season has come to an end. As of right now, the 10 undfeated teams in the NFL include the Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. The Fal...

Judge and Stanton

Judge and Stanton

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

September 21, 2017


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As the MLB season comes to a close, two outstanding home run hitters are still chasing history. With only five games left in the regular season, Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees has hit 44 home runs, making him and the now-retired Mark McGuire the only two rookies to ever hit over 40 home runs. Could J...

Win streak continues for volleyball team

Win streak continues for volleyball team

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Panther volleyball team bounced back from a recent loss that broke their three-game win streak, after beating Northern Illinois on Superhero Night in Cedar Falls. UNI then went on to win two consecutive games in the Kangaroo Klassic against Rutgers and South Dakota. After a loss against the Uni...

Panthers fall to Southern Utah on the road

Panthers fall to Southern Utah on the road

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

This Saturday, the Panthers (1-2) fell to Southern Utah (2-1) 21-24 on the road in Utah. The game came down to the Panthers’ inability to move the ball on offense, aside from a 4th quarter pass thrown by quarterback Eli Dunne to Trevor Allen to bring the score close. The Panthers just couldn’t ...

Six-game soccer win streak comes to an end

Six-game soccer win streak comes to an end

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The UNI women’s soccer team lost their first game of the season this past Sunday after a 2-1 loss to the Montana Grizzlies at the Cedar Valley Soccer Complex in Waterloo. The loss ended the Panthers’ initial six game winning streak. Despite the loss, which came after the Grizzlies made a game-...

Panther Pep Crew renamed ‘Panther Mayhem’

Panther Pep Crew renamed ‘Panther Mayhem’

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017


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The Panther Pep Crew is ready to cheer on their fellow student athletes on the field or  court, after renaming the group to “Panther Mayhem.” Caleb Lundeen had been a part of the student section since his freshman year at UNI. Up until last year, Lundeen has been the president of the organizati...

NFL week one recap: Chiefs, Panthers and Cardinals

NFL week one recap: Chiefs, Panthers and Cardinals

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

September 14, 2017


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Week one of the 2017 NFL season is in the books and the Kansas City Chiefs came out on-fire against the defending champions, the New England Patriots. Rookie running-back Kareem Hunt had a slow start in his first career appearance  but ended the night with an outstanding performance. His very first ...

UNI defeats Cal Poly in home opener

UNI defeats Cal Poly in home opener

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

September 11, 2017


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After losing their first game of the season to the Iowa State Cyclones in Ames, the Panthers returned home to defend the Dome against California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). It was a long game, but the Panthers were able to secure the victory after a 45-38 overtime effort. UNI was una...

Panther volleyball opens season with 7-3 record

Panther volleyball opens season with 7-3 record

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2017 Women’s Volleyball season is underway and has already seen success for the Panthers. The team kicked off the season with a three-game sweep at the Culver’s Governors Challenge in Clarksville, Tennessee against 19-ranked University of Missouri, as well as Middle Tennessee, led by Austin Peay....

New and improved facility updates at UNI

New and improved facility updates at UNI

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Big changes have happened around campus over the summer, including modifications to the UNI-Dome. One of the new changes includes a five dollar increase in parking costs. This change has been a long time coming, as the free parking was not allowing the Dome to utilize the space to help cover overhead co...

UNI falls to Iowa State on the road

UNI falls to Iowa State on the road

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On Saturday, a huge in-state rivalry played out at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa as the UNI Panthers took on the Iowa State Cyclones. Both sides fought hard, but the Panthers could not get enough going offensively to prevent the Cyclones from coming away with a 42-24 victory. A rough performance...

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