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Panthers sink Pirates, 44-0

Panthers sink Pirates, 44-0

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

September 24, 2018


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The UNI Panther football team dominated play in the UNI-Dome for their 2018 home opener this past Saturday against the Hampton Pirates in their final non-conference matchup. The Panthers earned their first win of the season, after two tough non-conference losses to the Montana Grizzlies and Iowa Hawk...

Gopher Invite provides tough challenge for UNI

Gopher Invite provides tough challenge for UNI

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

September 24, 2018


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The UNI Panthers women’s tennis team took the trip up to Minneapolis, Minnesota this weekend to take part in the Gopher Invite, hosted by the University of Minnesota. After a stellar start to the season at the Drake Invitational a week earlier in Des Moines, the Panther ladies looked to continue momen...

Panthers defeat Iowa State for first time ever

Panthers defeat Iowa State for first time ever

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

September 24, 2018


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The UNI women’s soccer team played their second home game of the season on Friday, Sept. 14 against the Northern Illinois (NIU) Huskies. NIU first got on the scoreboard with a goal in the 37th minute by Trudy Quidzinski off a corner kick. The Panthers would strike back with a goal by Maddie DePren...

Space Jam 2 is a go with LeBron James

Space Jam 2 is a go with LeBron James

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

September 20, 2018


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“Wave your hands in the air if you feel fine, we're gonna take it into overtime.” Those are the musical lyrics to Quad City DJ’s 1996 title song to the film “Space Jam.” Now, after years of speculation and debate of whether it would happen, it is finally happening, basketball fans. Space Jam...

UNI takes one of three matches at Illinois Tournament

UNI takes one of three matches at Illinois Tournament

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

September 20, 2018


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The UNI volleyball team travelled to Champaign, Illinois to compete in the Illini Classic this past weekend. In their three competitions over the weekend, the Panthers competed against the Lipscomb Bisons, the Illinois Fighting Illini and Creighton Bluejays.  In their first match against Lipscomb, the Pa...

Panther men tee off at Valpo

Panther men tee off at Valpo

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

September 20, 2018


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The UNI men’s golf season is now in full swing and the Panthers are back on the course. Teeing things off at the Valpo Golf Tournament in Valparaiso, Indiana this week, the Panthers are looking to continue improving their game. UNI tied for ninth place at the tournament with a score of 917, a significant...

Hawkeyes beat Panthers 38-14

Hawkeyes beat Panthers 38-14

JOEL WAUTERS and PATRICK HANSEN

September 17, 2018


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Football fans of the purple and gold drove in scores down to Iowa City in preparation for Saturday’s in-state matchup with the Iowa Hawkeyes. What they got when they arrived at Kinnick Stadium was a game that few wanted to see as the Hawkeyes (3-0) trounced the Panthers (0-2) by a final score of 38-1...

Panthers compete for titles at Drake Invite

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

September 17, 2018


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The Panthers tennis team traveled to Des Moines this weekend to take part in the Drake Invitational. This year’s field brought eight schools together for competition, including the Augustana Vikings, Creighton Bluejays, Drake Bulldogs, Missouri Western State Griffons, Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks, Sout...

UNI finds success at Bradley Invitational

UNI finds success at Bradley Invitational

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

September 17, 2018


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The UNI men’s and women’s cross country teams headed south to Peoria, Illinois to face their first Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) competition this year. On the women’s side, returning MVC Freshman of the Year McKayla Cole led the way for the Panthers with a second place individual finish runni...

Volleyball dominates at Ball State Tourney

Volleyball dominates at Ball State Tourney

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

September 13, 2018


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The UNI volleyball team hit the road this past weekend to play in three matches on Sept. 8 and 9 at the Active Ankle Invite at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. The Panthers would win back-to-back matches on Sept. 7 against host Ball State and the Indiana Hoosiers. Karlie Taylor would lead the...

UNI women’s soccer drops three of last four

UNI women’s soccer drops three of last four

PRESTON JENSEN, Sports Writer

September 13, 2018


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The UNI women’s soccer team began their regular season on Aug. 19. Going into their season, the Panthers had high hopes. “We expected to be successful and to continue the path we were on last season,” said head coach Bruce Erickson. “Graduating and replacing five senior and four of them starter...

Panther women open season

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

September 13, 2018


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The UNI women’s golf team traveled to Omaha, Nebraska for their first tournament on Sept. 1, where they took second place overall as a team. The tournament was scheduled to last two rounds, but the second round was called for darkness after it had been delayed. Emily Snelling placed the highest ...

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