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UNI women win in team effort over Evansville

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

January 28, 2019


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Looking to bounce back from an 88-64 blowout loss to Drake, the UNI women’s basketball team dominated the University of Evansville Purple Aces on Friday night, advancing to 11-7 on the season. UNI started the game with a 16-0 run, and wouldn’t look back. Evansville finally got on the scoreboard ...

Haldeman goes off, men’s basketball goes 1-1

Haldeman goes off, men’s basketball goes 1-1

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019


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Panther men’s basketball took on the likes of Indiana State University as well as Valparaiso University this past week, defeating the Sycamores and falling at the hands of the Crusaders. Going into the first contest last Wednesday, the Panthers were well aware of the challenge facing them. “Jordan Bar...

Despite run, women fall to Drake

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

January 24, 2019


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The UNI Panthers women’s basketball team hosted Drake University on Friday, Jan.18 in a conference battle of first and third place. The Panthers fell just short of giving the Bulldogs their first conference loss and also recorded their first loss at home this season as they went down 88-64. The Bul...

Wrestling defeats Air Force, falls to Missouri

Wrestling defeats Air Force, falls to Missouri

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

January 24, 2019


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Josh Alber shocked the wresling world last weekend after defeating Missouri’s Jaydin Eierman. This incredible win gave Alber the crown of Big 12 Wrestler of the Week. Alber, UNI’s 141 pounder, is a three-time NCAA qualifier and will have the chane to showcase his capabilities come March at the n...

Track and field wins five events in Fargo, N.D.

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

January 24, 2019


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UNI’s track and field program competed in Fargo, ND on Saturday, Jan. 19, running, jumping and throwing at the Shelly Ellid Indoor track and field facility. Three teams were present, including UNI, North Dakota State and Wyoming. The Panthers finished with five wins and 22 top-three finishes. The wome...

Swimming and diving victorious once again

Swimming and diving victorious once again

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

January 24, 2019


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The UNI swimming and diving team finished first-place in 13 of 16 events on their way to a 194-105 victory over the Illinois State Redbirds on Saturday, Jan. 19.  The Panthers also broke seven Glen F. Henry pool records.  The win advanced the Panthers to 6-2 on the season, as well as closing out ...

Wrestling competes at SDSU and Nebraska

Wrestling competes at SDSU and Nebraska

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

January 17, 2019


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The Northern Iowa wrestling team competed last weekend against South Dakota State University and the University of Nebraska. The Panthers traveled to Brookings, S.D. in order to grapple with the Jackrabbits. Northern Iowa was able to defeat South Dakota State with a score of 30-10. This win puts t...

Taylor leads swimming in wins

Taylor leads swimming in wins

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

January 17, 2019


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The UNI women’s swimming and diving team hosted Loras College and Iowa Central Community College on Friday, Jan. 11 for the first meet of the new year. The Panthers came out strong, as they took the top three spots in seven of the swimming events. On the diving side, the Panthers took the top t...

Panther defense controls Drake

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

January 17, 2019


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Defense has always been a focal point of Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ben Jacobson. Scoring in bunches is not the norm, nor is it how the team usually garners wins. This trend continued on Sunday. The purple and gold were able to take down Drake University in a low scoring game, 57-54. The Bulldogs...

Game in McLeod? Mark it in the W column

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

January 17, 2019


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The UNI Women’s basketball team cruised past Valparaiso University as well as University of Loyola Chicago to continue their undefeated run in the McLeod Center. It was a close battle at the end of the first quarter as the Vals led 23-20 on Friday. Following the first quarter, the Panthers step...

Sports editor bids farewell to the NI

Sports editor bids farewell to the NI

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

December 6, 2018


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It is often said that sports is the greatest form of entertainment because it cannot be scripted. After two and half years of studying to become a sports journalist, I still find the idea as true as ever before. It has been one of the greatest honors of my young sports media career to serve as the s...

Panther women win two in a row

Panther women win two in a row

ELIOT CLOUGH, Associate Sports Editor

December 6, 2018


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The UNI women’s basketball team took their talents to IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis) to garner another win on Nov. 30. The Panthers picked up another win in defeating the Fighting Hawks of North Dakota in the McLeod Center on Tuesday night. In Indianapolis, the Panthers were able to g...

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