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Panthers should continue to travel for games

Panthers should continue to travel for games

SEAN DENGLER

September 10, 2014


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This weekend, the University of Northern Iowa Panthers traveled to Honolulu, Hawaii to take on University of Hawaii. This is an intriguing matchup for a few reasons. Not only are the Panthers looking to avenge their loss against the Hawkeyes, but the they’re playing in a unique location.  The f...

UNI loses three straight in Kentucky

UNI loses three straight in Kentucky

RILEY UBBEN

September 10, 2014


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The Panthers traveled to Lexington, Kentucky over the weekend for the Commonwealth Classic to face three opponents in the top-30.  UNI fell in all three matches while winning just three sets. On Friday, the Panthers faced the 16-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on their home floor. After losing the first...

Broaden your sports horizon

JAKE BEMIS

April 30, 2014


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As many readers already know, this is our final issue of the Northern Iowan for the year. As for me, it is the last issue on which I will ever work. In 2011, I was a sophomore looking for some extra money and thought writing about sports sounded cool.It was more than just cool. I was given an opportun...

Lack of privacy becoming an issue in society

BEN LLOYD

April 30, 2014


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How many times do you think you’ve been caught on camera today? These days a lot of people try to avoid thinking about the fact that we are being recorded almost everywhere we go. Whether we’re standing in front of an ATM to get some quick cash, ordering at a fast food joint to fix a case of the hu...

Panthers lost 3 of 4 conference road games

BEN LLOYD

April 27, 2014


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As the postseason comes into view, the UNI Panthers softball team is having trouble producing runs. Wednesday in Des Moines, the rain was off and on throughout the contest, much like the Panther bats. UNI managed to pick up six hits on the Bulldogs of Drake University but left seven runners on base a...

Defense defeats offense at spring game

RILEY UBBEN

April 27, 2014


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Defense prevailed over the offense for the second straight year in the annual UNI spring game, 45-40 on Friday. The defense kept the offense off of the scoreboard for the first 14 minutes of the game. Redshirt freshman defensive back Jeremy Johnson capped off the defense’s performance with a 99-yard in...

Johnson wants to set records, play in NFL

JAKE BEMIS

April 27, 2014


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Northern Iowa running back David Johnson dreams about being a member of the National Football League. Standing 6 feet 3 inches, Johnson ranks in the top 10 of career rushing touchdowns, career points and career rushing yards at UNI. Before he gets the opportunity to join the NFL, Johnson is focused on...

Panther Offense starts in stride

JAKE BEMIS

April 23, 2014


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Northern Iowa football is just two weeks into spring practice, but one thing has become apparent to the Panther coaching staff: UNI’s offense is good.UNI returns nine starters to an offense that scored 26.2 points per game last season, including running back David Johnson and quarterbacks Sawyer Ko...

UNI finishes 8th at MVC Championship

NICK ALVARADO

April 23, 2014


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After dealing with some challenging weather conditions for stretches of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship tournament, the Northern Iowa women’s golf team finished in eighth place on the final day of play. Though unable to build on the momentum they gained from their third-place finish at th...

Home sweet home: Bats heat up for UNI game against Missouri St.

BEN LLOYD

April 20, 2014


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Nearly two weeks after the UNI softball team beat Iowa State University 9-0, the Panthers finally returned back home. The two-week road trip, which featured five straight losses, was gruesome for UNI. The Panthers got back on track April 15 with a 6-0 win in the UNI-Dome in game two of their doublehea...

Panthers place 3rd at ISU Invite

NICK ALVARADO

April 16, 2014


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The Northern Iowa women’s golf team took their play up another notch over the weekend, finishing third in the Indiana State Invitational. The Panthers can attribute that to a strong second-day score of 308 that helped them rebound from a score of 319 on day one. This was their best finish at an event al...

Missouri Valley needs Wichita State Shockers

JAKE BEMIS

April 16, 2014


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Last week, rumors spread rapidly that a Missouri Valley Conference team was planning on leaving for another conference. To most people’s surprise, it wasn’t the Wichita State Shockers. Instead, it was the Missouri State Bears. They had been thinking of leaving the MVC to move to the Sun Belt Conference wh...

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