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Hawkeyes beat Panthers 38-14

Hawkeyes beat Panthers 38-14

JOEL WAUTERS and PATRICK HANSEN

September 17, 2018


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Football fans of the purple and gold drove in scores down to Iowa City in preparation for Saturday’s in-state matchup with the Iowa Hawkeyes. What they got when they arrived at Kinnick Stadium was a game that few wanted to see as the Hawkeyes (3-0) trounced the Panthers (0-2) by a final score of 38-1...

Panthers compete for titles at Drake Invite

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

September 17, 2018


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The Panthers tennis team traveled to Des Moines this weekend to take part in the Drake Invitational. This year’s field brought eight schools together for competition, including the Augustana Vikings, Creighton Bluejays, Drake Bulldogs, Missouri Western State Griffons, Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks, Sout...

UNI finds success at Bradley Invitational

UNI finds success at Bradley Invitational

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

September 17, 2018


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The UNI men’s and women’s cross country teams headed south to Peoria, Illinois to face their first Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) competition this year. On the women’s side, returning MVC Freshman of the Year McKayla Cole led the way for the Panthers with a second place individual finish runni...

Volleyball dominates at Ball State Tourney

Volleyball dominates at Ball State Tourney

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

September 13, 2018


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The UNI volleyball team hit the road this past weekend to play in three matches on Sept. 8 and 9 at the Active Ankle Invite at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. The Panthers would win back-to-back matches on Sept. 7 against host Ball State and the Indiana Hoosiers. Karlie Taylor would lead the...

UNI women’s soccer drops three of last four

UNI women’s soccer drops three of last four

PRESTON JENSEN, Sports Writer

September 13, 2018


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The UNI women’s soccer team began their regular season on Aug. 19. Going into their season, the Panthers had high hopes. “We expected to be successful and to continue the path we were on last season,” said head coach Bruce Erickson. “Graduating and replacing five senior and four of them starter...

Panther women open season

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

September 13, 2018


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The UNI women’s golf team traveled to Omaha, Nebraska for their first tournament on Sept. 1, where they took second place overall as a team. The tournament was scheduled to last two rounds, but the second round was called for darkness after it had been delayed. Emily Snelling placed the highest ...

Athletic department plans towards the future

Athletic department plans towards the future

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

September 10, 2018


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The UNI athletic department is bolting itself into the future with a bold new plan. Panthers Rising: A Strategic Plan to Achieve Unprecedented Success was announced by UNI athletic director David Harris in the past two weeks as a way to move Panther athletics into the next generation. “Thanks to the inp...

Opinion: Yankees-Cubs will make World Series

Opinion: Yankees-Cubs will make World Series

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

September 10, 2018


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As the everlasting 162 game Major League Baseball (MLB) season finally comes to an end, the Boston Red Sox lead the standings in terms of wins, as well as the power rankings. Falling just behind the Red Sox, in the AL, stand the New York Yankees and, the reigning World Series Champion Houston Astros...

Panthers compete at Air Force tournament

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

September 10, 2018


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The Panthers golf team travelled to Colorado Springs, Colorado this week for the Gene Miranda Falcon Invite at the Eisenhower Championship Course. This tournament started on Friday and featured Sam Sacquitne, who didn’t see any action in his freshman season. Sacquitne got off to a great start over the...

Comeback falls short; Panthers fall 26-23

Comeback falls short; Panthers fall 26-23

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

September 6, 2018


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The Panthers kicked off their 2018 football season this past weekend on the road in Missoula, Montana against the University of Montana Grizzlies. The Panthers struggled in the first half of the game. The Grizzlies put up 26 points before a few in-game changes put the Panthers back in contention.  Qua...

Panther runners compete at Iowa Invite

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

September 6, 2018


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The UNI men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in their first meet on Friday, Aug. 31 in Iowa City. The Iowa Invitational welcomed six teams to the competition: Iowa State Cyclones, Drake Bulldogs, UNI Panthers, Iowa Central Community College Tritons, Southern Illinois Salukis and the host...

UNI drops three straight to Cyclones-Cougars

UNI drops three straight to Cyclones-Cougars

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


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The UNI volleyball team took the court of the McLeod Center for the first time last week as they hosted a triad of matches against the Iowa State Cyclones and Washington State Cougars. In the first home match of the season against the Cyclones (3-1), the program made history as they sold out the McLeod...

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