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Ground game pushes UNI past Lamar

Ground game pushes UNI past Lamar

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


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The Panthers wish of a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) postseason berth was granted after UNI completed their 2018 regular season with a 37-0 home win over the Missouri State Bears on Saturday, Nov. 17. Despite having five losses during the year, the FCS playoff selection committee gave th...

UNI hoops hit the courts during break

UNI hoops hit the courts during break

ELIOT CLOUGH, Associate Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


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The UNI men’s and women’s basketball teams took to the court over Thanksgiving break. The Panther men competed in the Paradise Jam Invitational in the Virgin Islands, while the women also took an out-of-conference competition in the Beach Classic in Long Beach, Calif. For the men, the University ...

UNI competes at Grand View Open

UNI competes at Grand View Open

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

November 15, 2018


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The Panthers wrestling team relied on a set of lucky 13 competitors during the Grand View Open in Pleasant Hill, Iowa on Saturday. Ten of the 13 competitors were able to place. Similar to the Harold Nichols Open in Ames a week earlier, the tournament was organized into a freshman/sophomore division...

Panthers split season openers in Preseason WNIT

Panthers split season openers in Preseason WNIT

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

November 15, 2018


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The UNI women’s basketball team started the season strong, hosting the University of Delaware Blue Hens in the first round of the Women’s NIT (WNIT).The Panthers won by a score of 79-67. Delaware started off impressively on a 6-0 run over the Panthers, but UNI had a strong response as they score...

MVC tournament approaches as season winds down

PRESTON JENSEN, Sports Writer

November 15, 2018


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The UNI volleyball team had their brooms handy as they swept both the Missouri State Bears and Southern Illinois Salukis on Nov. 9 and10. The Panthers got it rolling on Friday, Nov. 9 against the Bears and didn’t look back. UNI won each of the first three sets with scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-21....

Penguins ice Panthers, 31-10

Penguins ice Panthers, 31-10

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

November 12, 2018


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The UNI football team suffered a tough loss to Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVFC) foe Youngstown State on Nov. 10  with blowout score of 31-10 in Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, Oh. This comes after a hard-fought victory against the thirteenth ranked Illinois State Redbirds a week earlier at h...

UNI defeats Bemidji State; fall at Texas-Arlington

UNI defeats Bemidji State; fall at Texas-Arlington

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

November 12, 2018


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The UNI men’s basketball season is officially underway. The 2018-2019 campaign kicked off strong for UNI as they hosted the Bemidji State Beavers in the McLeod Center on Tuesday, Nov. 6. UNI’s offense was superb for the Panthers as they scored 30 points in just ten minutes. The Panthers shot 47 perce...

Panthers conclude season at NCAA Regional

Panthers conclude season at NCAA Regional

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

November 12, 2018


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For the second consecutive meet in postseason competition, the UNI men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in Peoria, Ill, at the NCAA Midwest Regional. Leading the way for the Panther men was Drake Henrichs, a freshman from Urbandale, Iowa, finishing the 10-kilometer race in a time of 32:33...

UNI 3-0 at South Dakota Quad Duals

UNI 3-0 at South Dakota Quad Duals

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

November 8, 2018


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The Panthers swimming and diving team victoriously returned to Cedar Falls after defeating the likes of the South Dakota Coyotes, South Dakota State Jackrabbits and the St. Cloud State Huskies on Nov. 2-3 in Sioux Falls, S.D. UNI rolled to victory over the Jackrabbits with a team score of 178-63, wh...

Redbirds snap Panthers’ MVC winning streak at 13

Redbirds snap Panthers’ MVC winning streak at 13

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

November 8, 2018


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The UNI volleyball team will not have an unbeaten conference record in 2018. After a strong 12-0 start to Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) play, the Panthers league winning streak came to an end against the Illinois State Redbirds by a match score of 20-25, 26-24, 14-25, 25-22 and 11-15 on Nov. 3 in No...

Women’s hoops beats Upper Iowa in exhibition

Women’s hoops beats Upper Iowa in exhibition

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


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Fans of the UNI women’s basketball team got their first chance to see the Panthers take the court as head coach Tanya Warren’s team faced off against the Upper Iowa Peacocks in an exhibition match up. Four Panthers scored double-digit points as UNI rolled to an 89-41 win over the Peacocks in their lone tun...

Playoff hopes alive as Panthers beat Redbirds

Playoff hopes alive as Panthers beat Redbirds

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

November 5, 2018


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The stands were packed for Family Weekend as the Panthers (5-4) hosted the Illinois State Redbirds (5-4). Fans rejoiced to see the Panther offense and defense work in perfect harmony as they walked over the Redbirds with a final score of 26-16. This was UNI’s first time hosting Illinois State since the ...

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