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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.

UNK moved to the MIAA during Doug Kristensens tenure. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Kristensen helped shake-up Loper athletic landscape

Alex Hammeke April 26, 2024 Doug Kristensen has seen drastic change during his time as UNK’s chancellor. The school transformed into a health sciences destination, multiple new buildings have been erected...

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

Mandatory attendance is a step in the right direction

Alex Hammeke April 1, 2024 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 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...

Graphic by Antelope Staff

Spring concert to raise funds for Loper rodeo

Sam Herbek April 1, 2024 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...

Lindenwood joined the conference at the same time as the Lopers, but has since moved to Division I. File Photo

Former commissioner views MIAA admission as ‘natural fit’ 

ALEX HAMMEKE October 25, 2022 When the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association was in the midst of expansion mode turning into the 2010s, UNK seemed like a natural fit to join. The Lopers...

The student section in the north end zone is often empty due to the lack of participation.

Sports teams are finding success, but students are lacking support

November 18, 2021

It’s been a year of success for UNK athletics. With the football team making the playoffs for the first time in 10 years and the volleyball team on a winning streak, there hasn’t been a fall sports...

Maddie (left) and Anna Squiers (right) team up to block an attack attempt.

Athletes find academic plans in unexpected extra year

September 30, 2021

Athletes were granted an extra year of eligibility due to COVID-19 cancelling the 2020 fall sports season. Many UNK athletes took advantage of this opportunity to come back but had to alter their plans...

UNK football keeps bowl hopes alive with win

Football, basketball to play in conference games

MITCHELL LIERMAN October 8, 2020 UNK officials announced that the football team will play a limited schedule of four live games this fall. The news follows a canceled conference schedule and comes as the MIAA’s...

UNK Football Schedule

Lopers football scheduled to play four non-conference games this fall

September 22, 2020

Fall 2020 UNK Football Schedule UNK Athletics issued a press release Sep. 22 announcing the schedule of four non-conference games for the fall of 2020. In this schedule, the Lopers will be facing Pittsburg...

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