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Sophomore breaks his own javelin record, UNK wins 12 events at Loper Invitational

Sam Herbek April 22, 2024

herbeks@lopers.unk.edu Another record has been broken for the UNK track and field team. Sophomore Rylan Basart shattered his own javelin school-record for the third time this year at Friday’s Loper...

Lauryn Haggadone pitches against Newman during UNKs doubleheader on April 19.

Grand slam after 15-minute review delay downs Lopers

Traeton Harimon April 20, 2024

harimont@lopers.unk.edu After a 15-minute stoppage of play to determine if UNK could challenge a ruling on the field, the No. 6 Central Oklahoma softball team hit a go-ahead grand slam to down the Lopers,...

Junior Leah Jurgens stretches to field a throw at first during UNKs doubleheader against Central Missouri Friday. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Saturday sweep keeps tournament hopes alive

Sam Herbek April 19, 2024

herbeks@lopers.unk.edu UNK softball grabbed three crucial wins this weekend as they continue to battle for a spot in the MIAA Tournament. The Lopers split with Central Missouri on Friday and swept Lincoln...

Senior Jazmin Zamorano returns a ball against Missouri Western. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Lopers down the Griffons on sunny Senior Day

Traeton Harimon April 14, 2024

harimont@lopers.unk.edu The No. 30 Loper women’s tennis team rallied back after falling behind early to defeat No. 36 Missouri Western, 4-3, on Senior Day. UNK would begin the day winning at No....

Alyssa Fortik backhands a ground ball during UNKs series against Washburn. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Lopers end nine game skid in win over Emporia State

Sam Herbek April 6, 2024

herbeks@lopers.unk.edu UNK softball got back on track Friday at Patriot Park, winning the second of two games against Emporia State. The 8-6 victory over the Hornets snapped a nine-game losing streak...

Marty Levinson was officially introduced as the new mens basketball coach Friday morning. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Levinson introduced as new head men’s basketball coach

Alex Hammeke April 5, 2024

hammekea@lopers.unk.edu After a monthslong search, UNK has hired their next men's basketball coach. Marty Levinson, a former Loper who was the head coach at Trinity Valley Community College this past...

Melisa Becerra and Adam Palecek during the matches against Newman Thursday.

Lopers down Jets after a delayed takeoff

Traeton Harimon March 28, 2024

harimont@lopers.unk.edu The UNK men’s tennis team were the first ones in and the last ones out after they defeated Newman, 4-3, in their first outdoor match of the season. Before the dual could...

UNKs Melissa Becerra serves during her singles match against Wayne State (MI) Sunday.

Lopers get statement win at Indoor Championships

Traeton Harimon February 25, 2024

harimont@lopers.unk.edu The UNK women’s tennis team finished sixth as the host school of the ITA DII National Team Indoor Championship. Including a victory over No. 4 ranked Flagler on Saturday, 4-2. A...

UNKs Halle Duft and Shiloh McCool get set on defense during the Lopers 85-57 loss to Pittsburg State Saturday.

Pittsburg State spoils Senior Day

Jon Willis February 24, 2024

willisj@lopers.unk.edu The Loper basketball teams honored their seniors on Saturday afternoon, welcoming in Pittsburg State for Senior Day. The women fell 85-57, while the men lost 90-64. The Pittsburg...

UNKs Billy Higgins looks to the sideline after getting an advantage over UCOs Garrett Wells. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

No. 7 Lopers fall to No. 1 Bronchos on senior night

Sam Herbek February 20, 2024

herbeks@lopers.unk.edu The No. 7 UNK wrestling team lost a tight match to top-ranked Central Oklahoma on senior night Friday at the Health & Sports Center. The Lopers jumped out to a 10-point lead...

UNKs Alex Gorake poses after breaking UNKs weight throw record that stood for 23 years in Lincoln. Courtesy Photo

23 years of history shattered twice in 24 hours

Jon Willis February 15, 2024

willisj@lopers.unk.edu It was so nice that he had to do it twice. In Lincoln on Feb. 2 at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite, redshirt senior Alex Goracke broke the school record in the weight throw,...

Macy Bryant hooks a shot over a Newman defender during UNKs 81-76 victory over the Jets. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Four get career highs as Lopers split with Jets

Sam Herbek February 11, 2024

herbeks@lopers.unk.edu Four Loper players notched career highs to help the UNK basketball teams split with Newman University on Saturday. The women’s team came out on top, 81-76, while the men’s...

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