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UNKs Ivana Siles tracks down the ball during the match against Northeastern J.C. Siles finished her day with four goals. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Rain delay doesn’t put a damper on Loper scoring

Traeton Harimon April 12, 2024

harimont@lopers.unk.edu UNK soccer is coming off a 3-13-2 campaign where they won its first game since 2021. Now, the Lopers enter the spring with a simple goal.  Goals.  “Last [spring] we...

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 Hammake 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...

Mandatory attendance will increase Loper crowds by 110%. Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

Mandatory attendance is a step in the right direction

Alex Hammake April 1, 2024

hammekea@lopers.unk.edu Of all the times that Loper Athletics should have a full student section, it's disappointing that they weren’t. Times like last year when the Women’s basketball team went...

Under the new policy, students will be required to attend every home sporting event. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

UNK introduces mandatory athletics attendance

Traeton Harimon April 1, 2024

harimont@lopers.unk.edu Beginning with the 2024-2025 sports season, UNK will require students to attend all home Loper athletic events. The idea for the new policy came from seeing how Loper athletes...

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Spring concert to raise funds for Loper rodeo

Sam Herbek April 1, 2024

herbeks@lopers.unk.edu With country fever sweeping across campus, UNK has announced the addition of a rodeo program to the athletic department. Accompanying the new sport will be a state-of-the-art...

UNK mascot breaks free from pedestal and explores Kearney. Photo illustration by Rachel Ostdiek

Where’s Louie now?

Antelope Staff April 1, 2024

After animal spaying and neutering activists tried to neuter him, Louie broke free from his spot on campus! As officials hunt to find Louie, The Antelope has received photos from people who have spotted...

Photo illustration by Antelope Staff

Policy suggestions for continued campus improvements

Antelope Staff April 1, 2024

With many renovations and construction projects coming to a close, UNK is always working on improvements. At The Antelope, we’re all about making UNK the best place it can be for students.  In light...

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...

Potential UNK mens basketball coaching candidates

Potential UNK men’s basketball coaching candidates

Alex Hammake March 8, 2024

hammekea@lopers.unk.edu The UNK Men’s Basketball season ended with a 80-67 loss to Fort Hays State on Friday. And with that, their coaching search begins. Kevin Lofton resigned after one game, and...

Loper golf ready to let talent shine in 2024

Traeton Harimon March 6, 2024

By Traeton Harimon harimont@lopers.unk.edu After the first appearance in the NCAA championships in school history last spring, the Loper golf team isn’t quick to put expectations on themselves...

UNKs Winston Cook uses the glass on a contested layup during the Lopers home game against Newman this season. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Senior ending career on late-season surge

Sam Herbek March 1, 2024

herbeks@lopers.unk.edu Fifth year senior forward Winston Cook has been playing basketball for as long as he can remember. With only one more game remaining in Cook’s college career, his goal is to...

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