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Announcers vs Athletes: Episode 2

Antelope Staff April 27, 2024

KLPR Broadcasters Jon Willis and Traeton Harimon challenge UNK Basketball legend Trinity Law to a game of HORSE. Visit The Antelope YouTube page for more content.

Kropp, right, was drafted by the Washington Bullets in 1975 and played a season each with the Bullets and Chicago Bulls. Courtesy Photo

Kropp leaves a lasting Loper athletic legacy

Jon Willis April 26, 2024 After 43 years as a player, coach and professor at UNK, Tom Kropp is retiring at semester's end.  It all began in 1971, when Kropp came to Kearney State College to play football...

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 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...

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 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...

Sean Murphy had six points in UNKs loss to Wayne State.

Photo by Kylie Schwab

Lopers suffer loss in final minutes to Wayne State

November 20, 2022

By KEVIN BURD  After a back-and-forth battle, the Lopers took a 1-point lead versus Wayne State with over six minutes remaining. The closing minutes did not go in their...

Klaire Kirsch received All-MIAA honorable mention for the third time in her career.

Staying off the bubble: Women’s basketball carries momentum into postseason play

KEVIN BURD March 3, 2022 In a crucial game for NCAA tournament hopes, the UNK women’s basketball team faced off against Missouri Western State. The Lopers were down by five entering halftime, but hot...

Maegan Holt shoots a free throw and contributes to Carrie Eighmey’s 200th career win.

Pushing toward postseason: Lopers win two home games to get Eighmey’s 200th career win

KEVIN BURD February 17, 2022 The UNK women’s basketball team won both of its games last week against Northeastern State and Rogers State. With the victories, Carrie Eighmey achieved her 200th career win...

Simental dribbles her way into her third year with the Lopers.

Seven years strong: Haley Simental continues collegiate basketball experience

KEVIN BURD February 10, 2022 Haley Simental had a whirlwind of a basketball career before reaching UNK. She graduated from Pueblo West High School (Colorado) with a school-record 1,411 career points and was...

Shiloh McCool drives to the basket against Colorado Mines in a previous game.

UNK women finish non-conference season with win

December 2, 2021

After getting off to a solid start, the UNK women’s basketball team looked to end its non-conference schedule with a win over Chadron State. The Lopers were able to get the win 71-44 at the Health and...

After transferring to UNK, Middle hitter Bailee Sterling prioritized her mental health on and off the volleyball court.

UNK volleyball goes 2-0; basketball teams begin seasons

KEVIN BURD November 18, 2021 The Lopers had a busy weekend on the road with the men’s and women’s basketball teams starting their seasons and UNK volleyball finishing off its regular season. The volleyball...

New players highlight 2021-22 men’s basketball team

New players highlight 2021-22 men’s basketball team

November 11, 2021

With many players from last year’s team leaving the program, the UNK men’s basketball coaches were tasked with finding new players to come onto this year’s team. The Lopers roster features eight...

Head coach Carrie Eighmey and assistant coach Devin Eighmey conduct a team huddle.

Women’s basketball defends MIAA championship in 2021-22

November 11, 2021

The UNK women’s basketball team comes into this year with much of the talent returning from last year’s MIAA championship-winning team. The Lopers return four of five starters as well as leading scorer...

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