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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...

Myles Arnold lead the Lopers with 35 points in the game against UCO.

UNK men’s basketball team rebounds from obstacles

GRANT TIGHE February 10, 2021
Despite a season plagued with injuries and a bout of COVID-19, the UNK’s men’s basketball team has not had any cancellations or postponements of their games.
UNK football keeps bowl hopes alive with win

Lopers make history in first conference game of season

KATHARINE KRAMER November 5, 2020 UNK’s football team made history in its season debut against Pittsburg State. The Lopers beat the Gorillas for the first time since 1983 in a 31-26 victory.  UNK walked...

Adam Bustinza in Louie the Loper costume.

Second tryouts to be held for ‘personality’ of UNK

GRACE MCDONALD September 10, 2020 At the Louie the Loper tryouts last week, UNK sophomore, Adam Bustinza became the new man behind the mask. However, the search has not ended for another person to be Louie’s...

David Goodwin, No. 9, runs with the ball against Central Oklahoma.

MIAA officials throw in towel on fall athletics

MITCHELL LIERMAN August 20, 2020 The future is in flux for UNK athletes following the MIAA’s decision to cancel fall contests. The emergency action, aiming to protect students from COVID-19, revised an earlier...

Sam Turner looks to get a pin against his opponent in a dual with Western Colorado.

UNK dominates at annual midwest duals

January 29, 2020

ALEX After a disappointing 2-2 showing at the NWCA National Duals, UNK wrestling got their season back on track at the Midwest Duals January 25 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds....

Klaire Kirsch goes in for a layup in a game at home earlier this season.

Lopers win streak extends to seven games

January 29, 2020

JACOB UNK women’s basketball went undefeated on the road this past weekend in Missouri. They defeated Northwest Missouri State 75-51 and edging out a victory over Missouri...

Mannie Reinsch manages facilities and events for UNK Athletics and the Health and Sports Center. Prior to working for Loper Athletics, Reinsch was a Loper himself. He was a member of the UNK Baseball team from 2009-2014.

Mannie Reinsch

April 4, 2019

Behind the Scenes: Athletics not just run by athletes By AUSTIN JACOBSEN Life for UNK athletics without Mannie Reinsch would be a lot more difficult. The assistant athletic director and facilities...

Weston Baker-MaGrath opens the game with the tip-off.

Nebraska ties run deep in Baker-MaGrath

March 7, 2019

Minnesota native easily accustomed to the good life BY: Jack McLeay The University of Nebraska-Kearney is home to many out of state student-athletes.  The transition to a new state can be...

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