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Loper volleyball players celebrate after defeating Washburn at home this season. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Lopers make 24th straight NCAA tournament

Shelby Berglund December 1, 2023 The UNK volleyball team qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the 24th season in a row under coach Rick Squiers. “It's an accomplishment to get there and we don't want...

UNK setter Peyton Neff celebrates during the Lopers 3-1 victory over Washburn. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

All-conference setter continues Loper family legacy

Shelby Berglund October 27, 2023 To Peyton Neff, a UNK volleyball redshirt sophomore, family is important, and sports are an everyday thing. Coming from a family full of athletes, she ended up following in...

Loper volleyball players celebrate during the teams 3-1 victory over Pitt State on Friday. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Volleyball knocks off ranked foe during undefeated week

Shelby Berglund September 29, 2023 UNK volleyball went undefeated in three home games last week, including a four set victory over No. 21 ranked Central Oklahoma. In Thursday night's game against Central Oklahoma,...

Jaden Ferguson was an all-MIAA player at Northwest Missouri. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Volleyball player goes from foe to friend after transfer

Shelby Berglund September 22, 2023 There are lots of ways you could spend your birthday. Jaden Ferguson spent hers in her hometown playing volleyball at Memorial Stadium for the Lopers in front of 90,000 people. Volleyball...

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...

Emersen Cyza and Abby Rose combine for the block against Wayne State. Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Volleyball day in Nebraska about more than results for Lopers

Jon Willis September 8, 2023

The UNK Volleyball team participated in Volleyball Day in Nebraska, taking on Wayne State in an exhibition match.  While the match ended in a 3-0 victory for the Wildcats, it was a day that ended up...

The Lopers have the most conference titles since joining the MIAA in 2012 with six. While not officially counted, UNK also won in the 2020-21 spring season. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

From the RMAC to MIAA, Lopers remain dominant

KEVIN BURD November 9, 2022  Even after moving from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association in 2012, one thing that has transcended time is...

Bailee Sterling serves the ball in UNKs win against Northwest Missouri State - Photo by Nate Lilla

Lopers suffer second loss of year to Washburn

October 4, 2022

The No. 5 UNK volleyball team aimed to defend their undefeated home record this year against No. 12 Washburn. The Lopers lost the first matchup to the Ichabods in an epic five-set finish on Sept. 10. This...

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