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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Foster crowned NCAA champion

Foster crowned NCAA champion

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

March 28, 2019

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

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

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

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....

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