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Should baseball’s regular season be shortened?

Should baseball’s regular season be shortened?

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

April 26, 2018


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As the MLB season gets underway, there is a new debate amongst players and fans alike. Cubs first basemen Anthony Rizzo said last week, “We play too much baseball.” Rizzo stated he would be happy to take a pay cut if it meant playing less baseball. Many fellow players and fans agree with Rizzo, in...

UNI honors student athletes at PESPYs

UNI honors student athletes at PESPYs

JOEL WAUTERS, Associate Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


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On Sunday, April 15, UNI student athletes and coaches poured into the McLeod Center in scores to attend the first annual PESPY Awards. Modeled after the ESPY Awards that air on ESPN every July to honor the best in sports, the PESPYs were organized by members of UNI’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee ...

Panthers prepare for Mt. Sac Relays

Panthers prepare for Mt. Sac Relays

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


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The 2018 UNI Track season is well underway, and the Panthers are continuing to show UNI fight. Sixteen Panthers earned All-Conference honors while hosting the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Indoor Championships in the Dome. The UNI Track & Field Program put on a stellar performance to cap ...

Sports Editor, out!

Sports Editor, out!

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


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My time spent at the Northern Iowan has been great, undeniably one of the most memorable portions of my college experience. I began my journalism career in high school.  Journalism was the only class required before you could join the school newspaper. After that, I soon became the sports edit...

Women’s golf surges to second at MVC

Women’s golf surges to second at MVC

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


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The UNI women’s golf team finished the 2018 portion of their season strong, finishing second place at their last three meets and, before the Bradley Spring Invitational was cancelled in March due to weather, taking first place at the ORU/SFA Spring Break Shootout in Trophy Club, Texas. Their first-pla...

Panther tennis drops three of last four meets

Panther tennis drops three of last four meets

JOEL WAUTERS, Associate Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


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From April 6 to 15, the UNI women’s tennis team faced off against four opponents as their 2018 schedule winds down. The Panthers have struggled this season, having only won three of their first meets. Since their last meet on April 15 against Illinois State, the purple and gold have dropped to 4-1...

Boston youth leads Celtics to 2-0 advantage

Boston youth leads Celtics to 2-0 advantage

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

April 19, 2018


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After a rough game one for the Miami Heat, Dwayne Wade showed why he is a Hall of Fame player and a Heat legend. At 36 years of age, Wade came off of the bench in All-Star form, going 11 of 16 from field goal range and grabbing seven rebounds. The 76ers missed Joel Embiid in this one, but still kept the ...

Panthers fall to Cyclones in extra innings

Panthers fall to Cyclones in extra innings

JOEL WAUTERS, Associate Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


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After playing their first 35 games away from UNI’s campus, the Panthers’ softball team returned home to Cedar Falls to take on in-state rival Iowa State on Thursday night. Wet weather and poor field conditions at Robinson-Dresser Sports Complex had postponed the game’s original start time to 7 p.m. ...

Puck drops in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Puck drops in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


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The 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs are here and as of press time, all teams are only two games into their respective series except for the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals. The Blue Jackets defeated the Capitals 4-3 in overtime in an exciting first game. Washington hosted the first two games and th...

Barkley and Darnold among NFL draft favorites

Barkley and Darnold among NFL draft favorites

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

April 16, 2018


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The 2018 NFL Draft is rapidly approaching, and many college football stars’ dreams of being on an NFL roster will soon come to fruition. This  year’s draft will be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This marks the first NFL draft to take place in an NFL stadium and the first to be held...

UNI football finalizes their 2018 season

UNI football finalizes their 2018 season

JOEL WAUTERS, Associate Sports Editor

April 12, 2018


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After weeks of speculation and concern of whether it would be filled, the UNI football team has scheduled its 11th opponent for the upcoming 2018 season, completing the lineup of games for the Panthers on the gridiron this fall. Prior to its official release on Monday, April 9, the UNI athletic depar...

McGregor attacks bus in New York

McGregor attacks bus in New York

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

April 12, 2018


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Last Saturday, an incident occurred involving UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor. McGregor, arguably the most famous name in mixed martial arts, appeared at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, along with 20 to 30 people who flew with him from Ireland. McGregor and his pa...

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