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Women’s golf surges to second at MVC

Women’s golf surges to second at MVC

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


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The UNI women’s golf team finished the 2018 portion of their season strong, finishing second place at their last three meets and, before the Bradley Spring Invitational was cancelled in March due to weather, taking first place at the ORU/SFA Spring Break Shootout in Trophy Club, Texas. Their first-pla...

Panther tennis drops three of last four meets

Panther tennis drops three of last four meets

JOEL WAUTERS, Associate Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


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From April 6 to 15, the UNI women’s tennis team faced off against four opponents as their 2018 schedule winds down. The Panthers have struggled this season, having only won three of their first meets. Since their last meet on April 15 against Illinois State, the purple and gold have dropped to 4-1...

Boston youth leads Celtics to 2-0 advantage

Boston youth leads Celtics to 2-0 advantage

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

April 19, 2018


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After a rough game one for the Miami Heat, Dwayne Wade showed why he is a Hall of Fame player and a Heat legend. At 36 years of age, Wade came off of the bench in All-Star form, going 11 of 16 from field goal range and grabbing seven rebounds. The 76ers missed Joel Embiid in this one, but still kept the ...

Panthers fall to Cyclones in extra innings

Panthers fall to Cyclones in extra innings

JOEL WAUTERS, Associate Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


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After playing their first 35 games away from UNI’s campus, the Panthers’ softball team returned home to Cedar Falls to take on in-state rival Iowa State on Thursday night. Wet weather and poor field conditions at Robinson-Dresser Sports Complex had postponed the game’s original start time to 7 p.m. ...

Puck drops in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Puck drops in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


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The 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs are here and as of press time, all teams are only two games into their respective series except for the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals. The Blue Jackets defeated the Capitals 4-3 in overtime in an exciting first game. Washington hosted the first two games and th...

Barkley and Darnold among NFL draft favorites

Barkley and Darnold among NFL draft favorites

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

April 16, 2018


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The 2018 NFL Draft is rapidly approaching, and many college football stars’ dreams of being on an NFL roster will soon come to fruition. This  year’s draft will be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This marks the first NFL draft to take place in an NFL stadium and the first to be held...

UNI football finalizes their 2018 season

UNI football finalizes their 2018 season

JOEL WAUTERS, Associate Sports Editor

April 12, 2018


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After weeks of speculation and concern of whether it would be filled, the UNI football team has scheduled its 11th opponent for the upcoming 2018 season, completing the lineup of games for the Panthers on the gridiron this fall. Prior to its official release on Monday, April 9, the UNI athletic depar...

McGregor attacks bus in New York

McGregor attacks bus in New York

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

April 12, 2018


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Last Saturday, an incident occurred involving UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor. McGregor, arguably the most famous name in mixed martial arts, appeared at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, along with 20 to 30 people who flew with him from Ireland. McGregor and his pa...

NBA Playoffs: Rockets lead power rankings

NBA Playoffs: Rockets lead power rankings

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

April 12, 2018


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As the NBA season comes to a close, the East has sealed playoff positions for the top eight teams. The Toronto Raptors clinched the number one seed in the East, followed by the Boston Celtics in the second seed. The Philadelphia 76ers might be the third or fourth seed. What seed they will have will b...

UNI softball advances to 18-15 this season

UNI softball advances to 18-15 this season

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

April 9, 2018


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The UNI women’s softball team did not disappoint in their first away Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) matchup against Missouri State on March 31. The Panthers notched a 2-1 win over the Bears. Playing left handed, Jaclyn Spencer showed up and showed out on the mound. Spencer pitched seven innings for...

The Wildcats are your 2018 NCAA champions

The Wildcats are your 2018 NCAA champions

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

April 9, 2018


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This year’s NCAA March Madness Tournament was, yet again, one for the books. The University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers (UMBC) kicked it off with an upset victory over the no. 1 seed, Virginia. This was the first time in NCAA history that a number no. 1 seed was eliminated in a first ...

UNI tennis team falls to Drake, 4-3

UNI tennis team falls to Drake, 4-3

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

April 5, 2018


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On March 31, the UNI women’s tennis team took on Drake in both singles and doubles competition at Drake University in Des Moines. The Drake women have shown a lot of promise this year, while the Panther women have struggled to find their footing on the court. The women just fell short against the Bulld...

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