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Panthers go 2-1 versus Redbirds, 0-2 vs Drake

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

April 11, 2019


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The UNI women’s softball team started a five-game stretch on the road, meeting Illinois State and Drake University on the way.   On Saturday, April 6, the Redbirds hosted the Panthers in a doubleheader and would fall to UNI in both games, 6-2 and 5-0. In game one of the double-header, the Panthe...

UNI softball starts 3-game series 2-0

UNI softball starts 3-game series 2-0

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

April 8, 2019


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Coming off two straight home wins against the University of Evansville, the UNI softball team looked to keep the momentum rolling as they hit the road for a three-game series against conference foe Illinois State in Normal. Saturday, April 6, saw the Panthers complete the sweep of the double header, takin...

Warren extended through 2025

Warren extended through 2025

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

April 8, 2019


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The UNI women’s basketball all-time winningest coach, Tanya Warren, has received a two-year contract extension. The contract deal was announced on Tuesday, April 2 by UNI Athletic Director, David Harris. Harris said “We are pleased that Tanya will continue leading our women’s basketball program well i...

Men’s and women’s track squads place third

Men’s and women’s track squads place third

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writers

April 8, 2019


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The Panthers traveled to Lincoln, Neb., for the Nebraska Husker invite this past Saturday, April 6. On the women’s side, the Panthers were able to garner two first place finishes. Lyndsie Schinkel won the 800 with a time of 2:08.74. Schinkel’s time would prove to be the fastest in the Missouri...

Panther tennis falls to 0-2 to start conference play

Panther tennis falls to 0-2 to start conference play

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

April 8, 2019


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The UNI tennis team dropped their first two MVC meetings of the regular season, falling to Drake and Missouri State by a 6-1 score in both contests. The Bulldogs arrived in Cedar Falls Friday afternoon with a road warrior mentality, dominating the Panthers 6-1. UNI’s only point came in Caro Valentina...

UNI hits come in Bunch(es)

UNI hits come in Bunch(es)

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

April 4, 2019


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The great American pastime may have just commenced, but UNI softball has been going strong since early February. The Panthers made their return to Cedar Falls for the first time since the UNI-Dome Classic, which started the season for the purple and gold. “We’re looking to get some home games in,...

National Champ Drew Foster visits state capitol

National Champ Drew Foster visits state capitol

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

April 4, 2019


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Small-town Iowa boy and Burlington native Drew Foster is living the dream that comes with winning an NCAA Division One wrestling title. After taking down Gabe Dean 6-4 to end UNI’s 18-year individual championship drought, Foster was honored with an invite to Iowa’s state capitol building on Monday,...

Panthers tee off in Cedar Falls, both place second

Panthers tee off in Cedar Falls, both place second

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019


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For the first time since 2006, the men and women of UNI hosted a golf tournament in Cedar Falls on Saturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31. Both teams placed second. Competing for the men and placing in the top ten were Jack Klingel, who placed fifth (147), Sam Sacquitne and Tommy Doyle both plac...

This is the Final Four, MSU Spartans win it all

This is the Final Four, MSU Spartans win it all

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

April 4, 2019


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The 2019 Men’s Final Four will take place just a few hours north of Cedar Falls at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. On Saturday, April 6, the matchups will feature two-seeded Michigan State against three-seeded Texas Tech, as well as one-seeded Virginia versus five-seeded Auburn, with the winne...

UNI track competes at Duncan Invite

UNI track competes at Duncan Invite

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

April 1, 2019


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Over the weekend in Des Moines, the UNI Men’s and Women’s track teams competed at the Duncan Invite, hosted at Drake University. UNI swept Drake in this contest, with the men’s team winning with a score of 92 points and the women’s squad winning with a score of 82. At the Duncan open, UNI ha...

NFL Mock Draft, The NI Edition

NFL Mock Draft, The NI Edition

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019


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As the 2019 NFL Draft soon approaches, each and every NFL fan continues to be bombarded by every analyst’s supposed 100 percent accurate mock draft, until it changes in two weeks. Yes, new information leaks; yes, players have incredible combine workouts that increase their draft stock and yes, som...

MLB Opening Day, who wins it all in 2019?

MLB Opening Day, who wins it all in 2019?

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

April 1, 2019


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After five long months to the date, baseball is finally back in full swing as Opening Day 2019 is officially in the books. This off-season has been crazy, as free agents signed new contracts, veterans (Ichiro Suzuki) played in their last action and three players signed the biggest contracts in spor...

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