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Foster crowned NCAA champion

Foster crowned NCAA champion

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Coming in at 184 pounds, Drew Foster represented UNI triumphantly, becoming the first Panther to win a national wrestling championship since the year 2000. “It means a bunch, but I can’t take all the credit at all,” said Foster. “I got teammates that I work out with, I got coaches that bel...

Panthers show off talent to NFL

Panthers show off talent to NFL

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Twelve NFL scouts made their way to the UNI-Dome March 26, to get a look at what UNI has to offer for NFL talent. Eight graduating UNI seniors took to the field to showcase their skills, participating in position drills, the 40-yard dash, broad jump, shuttle drill, three-cone drill and 60-yard sh...

Women’s basketball falls in WNIT to Minnesota

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

March 28, 2019


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Although they were not fortunate enough to earn an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament, the UNI women’s basketball team was given the opportunity to play in the 2019 Women’s National Invitation Tournament, or WNIT. Their first-round matchup in the field of 64 teams took place on Friday, March...

Softball goes 2-1 in series with Missouri State

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

March 28, 2019


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It was a close couple of games this past weekend for the University of Northern Iowa’s women’s softball team as they took on  the Missouri State University Bears. The games were held in Springfield, Mo., and the Panthers were ready to compete, finishing the three game series in the lead, 2-1....

March sadness in MVC final

March sadness in MVC final

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Heartbreak is perhaps the best way to sum up this past weekend for the UNI men’s basketball team. Riding off the momentum of two upset wins over Southern Illinois University and Drake University on Friday and Saturday in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, UNI was looking to make their fir...

Foster claims second Big 12 title in Oklahoma

Foster claims second Big 12 title in Oklahoma

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The UNI wrestling team competed in the Big 12 Wrestling championships this past weekend in Tulsa, Okla. The Panthers were competing with their season on the line as they fought for spots to wrestle in the NCAA championship. Six Panthers were able to qualify and the team was able to grab third place ...

Krodingers show off big bats, Panthers go 1-3

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

March 14, 2019


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The UNI women’s softball team traveled to Kentucky on Sunday, March 10. UNI split their first two games on day one. The purple and gold got on the board first with a sac fly to left by Brittney Krodinger in their first matchup up with Purdue Fort Wayne. The following inning the Mastodons scored off...

UNI goes 1-1 pre-MVC tourney

UNI goes 1-1 pre-MVC tourney

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


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Women’s basketball at UNI is alive and well. In a conference mostly dominated by Drake University, the Panthers have remained competitive, placing second during the last three conference tournaments behind the Bulldogs. After stealing a win over the Braves of Bradley University in the McLeod Center...

Wrestling competes at Big 12 Championships

Wrestling competes at Big 12 Championships

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Bolstering an impressive ranking of 14th in the country, UNI wrestling was strongly represented at the Big 12 Championships, with seven Panthers notching a seed and ten total wrestlers grappling on the big stage. Prior to the championships, Head Coach Doug Schwab previewed the weekend, “Looking ...

Tennis wins 7-0 over Wisconsin Whitewater

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

The UNI women’s tennis squad hit the road over the weekend to face off against UW Whitewater and the Milwaukee Panthers. On Friday, March 8, UNI battled against the Milwaukee Panthers, getting shot down 6-1 in seven matches. Claudia Toledo held the single win for the Panthers after beating Nic...

Panthers outscore Salukis, 76-67

Panthers outscore Salukis, 76-67

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

March 7, 2019


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The UNI women’s basketball team ventured out to Carbondale, Ill., to take on the Southern Illinois Salukis on Sunday, March 3. The game was heated, with hard-fought competition between these two conference rivals. The Panthers ultimately outscored the Salukis 76-67. This was a game of defense, as both teams pu...

D.K. Metcalf shows athleticism

D.K. Metcalf shows athleticism

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

March 7, 2019


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Blazing speed by massive defensive linemen and an electric wide receiver class dominated the 2019 NFL Combine. First you have 303-pound nose tackle out of Alabama, Quinnen Williams, who posted a ridiculous 4.83 second 40-yard dash time at his size.  Then is was Montez Sweat, the 260-pound edge ru...

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