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The UNK womens tennis team holds up Jazmin Zamorano after her finals win Sunday. Courtesy Photo

Mindset change helps senior capture coveted title

Traeton Harimon September 29, 2023 A year after falling in the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regionals, Loper senior Jazmin Zamorano walked away from the courts in Edmond, Oklahoma,...

Jordan Renard congratulates Corynne Olsen after scoring her second goal of the year against Washburn. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Late goal can’t overcome frustrating miscues

Traeton Harimon September 22, 2023 The Loper soccer team couldn’t down Washburn at Foster Field Sunday, falling 2-1 in a non-conference matchup between MIAA foes. For the Lopers, it was the third straight...

4,003 fans filled the Health and Sports Center for the Lopers victory over Peru State. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Volleyball breaks regular season attendance record

Traeton Harimon September 15, 2023

After taking part in Volleyball Day in Nebraska the week prior, the Loper volleyball team was out to set an attendance record of its own.  The Lopers were out to retake the NCAA division II attendance...

Loper players go through drill work during Mondays practice. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Accountability key to turning Loper soccer program around

Traeton Harimon August 21, 2023

Coming off of a losing season a year ago and having not posted a winning record since 2012, the Loper soccer team opened fall camp motivated to turn the tide. Something that is apparent in their accountability...

Loper football enters a new chapter under coach Ryan Held. The Lopers finished 8-3 record a season ago, just missing out on the postseason. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Lopers plan to skip rebuild year under new staff

Traeton Harimon August 21, 2023

The Loper football team was picked to finish fifth and sixth in the MIAA coaches and media polls this preseason, under the assumption that this year will be a rebuild under a new staff.  An assumption...

The Pronghorns held their first meeting on April 25. Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Organization starts to boost student support for athletics

Traeton Harimon May 17, 2023

A new student organization, The Pronghorns, wants to boost school spirit at UNK athletic events in the future.  With the support of the UNK athletic department, the organization looks to improve upon...

Ben Arens holds the indoor school record at 3,000 meters. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

Medical student finds structure running with track team

TRAETON HARIMON April 27, 2023

For Ben Arens, maintaining a 4.0 GPA is an impressive task. Add in being on the track and cross-country teams majoring in biology while working toward medical school.  Now it’s not just...

Tennis player regains rock solid confidence on the court

Tennis player regains rock solid confidence on the court

TRAETON HARIMON April 12, 2023 Usually, college athletes dedicate more time to their sport at the college level than ever before. For UNK tennis’s Jazmin Zamorano, this was not the case. In fact,...

Avery Wood went 2-2 against Pittsburg State and scored two runs in UNKs 3-0 victory. Leads the team hitting .362 this year. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Softball ends eight-game losing streak with weekend win

TRAETON HARIMON April 6, 2023 Loper softball picked up a win in their final weekend contest, defeating Pittsburg State  2-0 to end an eight-game losing streak. Prior to the win, UNK scored only...

Natural grass is back at Foster Field following turf backlash

Natural grass is back at Foster Field following turf backlash

TRAETON HARIMON April 1, 2023 UNK is saying goodbye to the plastic grass and welcoming back the natural way of things, as Foster Field will be resurfaced with natural grass this summer.  It’s...

Drews has been the head equipment manager since 2017. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

Loper equipment more than gear to manager Tanner Drews

TRAETON HARIMON March 23, 2023  When it comes to being the equipment manager for a college athletic department, there is much more to it than just handing athletes their jerseys. Granted, UNK equipment...

Sarah Schmitt had nine points, seven rebounds and four assists in UNKs 65-43 win over Northwest Missouri State. Photo by Matthew Hicks / MSH Visual

Lopers’ 15-game win streak snapped in MIAA semifinals

TRAETON HARIMON March 9, 2023 The UNK women's basketball team’s 15-game win streak and quest for an MIAA tournament championship came to an abrupt end Saturday, as the Lopers lost to Missouri Southern...

UNK tennis players compete at the ITA Division II National Womens Indoor Championships. Photo by Traeton Harimon

Tennis hosts national indoor tournament in new facility

TRAETON HARIMON March 2, 2023  The Lopers played host to the ITA Division II National Women’s Indoor Championships at the Ernest Grundy Tennis Center, where they were unable to record a win in...

Shane Stock graduated in 2017 from UNK. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Loper alumnus to spearhead strength and conditioning

TRAETON HARIMON February 16, 2023 After waiting in the wings for more than five years, Shane Stock is getting his shot to lead UNK strength and conditioning. While UNK athletes can anticipate change,...

Redshirt senior Teontae Wilson picked up his 14th win of the year against Clint Herrick of Fort Hays State at 157 pounds winning the match 4-1. Photo by Grant Tighe / Antelope Staff

Lopers win 22nd straight over Fort Hays on senior night

TRAETON HARIMON February 9, 2023 The No. 3 UNK wrestling team gave a cold welcome on Friday to rival Fort Hays State for senior night. The Lopers handed Fort Hays a 33-6 defeat, their 22nd straight victory...

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