University of Northern Iowa

Calmer Farley looking for consistency from Panthers

CEDAR FALLS — Roughly 40 hours after an intensely frustrated Northern Iowa Coach Mark Farley took questions in the wake of a 31-28 loss to South Dakota state, a calmer, more contemplative version took questions at his weekly media av [...]

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UNI frustrated, searching for a fix after SDSU loss

CEDAR FALLS — Mark Farley asked for some time.

Time to compose his complete thoughts on what the No. 20 Northern Iowa football team was going to do going forward after falling to No. 18 South Dakota State, 31-28, at the UNI-Do [...]

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Panther football keeping it in the family

CEDAR FALLS — Sons following their fathers to college or university for sports is a tradition that’s spanned decades.

For a host of reasons, it’s a common desire, and one that’s happened in every part of th [...]

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UNI rolling with 2-QB system

CEDAR FALLS — Mark Farley had to shake things up a bit.

That was, essentially, the answer when the Northern Iowa head coach was asked about the decision to run a two-quarterback offense in Saturday’s 27-16 win on the roa [...]

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Panthers hope it’s no repeat against Coyotes

CEDAR FALLS — Nearly a year ago, headed into the game against South Dakota, the Northern Iowa football team was reeling from a one-point loss to No. 1 North Dakota State and an overtime loss to Southern Illinois at home.

The Co [...]

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Panthers searching for steady ground

CEDAR FALLS — When you play in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, a short memory is a requirement.

Coach Mark Farley and his No. 21 Panthers can’t dwell on Saturday’s 20-19 loss to No. 20 Indiana State for l [...]

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Northern Iowa begins MVFC play at Indiana State

CEDAR FALLS — Throughout the early stages of the college football season, Northern Iowa Coach Mark Farley and the Panther players have talked about getting to conference play.

Because after two years of subpar — by their [...]

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UNI men seek a return to defensive form

CEDAR FALLS — The 2014-15 Northern Iowa men’s basketball team looks a lot like the 2013-14 version.

Just three players — Chip Rank, Matt Morrison and Nate Buchheit — were lost to graduation, and represented [...]

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Lohaus has ‘big weight’ off his shoulders

CEDAR FALLS – There’s been a lot of attention paid to former Iowa City West and current Northern Iowa guard Wyatt Lohaus’ cardiac arrhythmia, which caused him to sit out periodically during games throughout high school. [...]

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UNI football not complacent, ready for MVFC

CEDAR FALLS — Through the first four weeks, it’s hard to tell exactly what kind of team is the Northern Iowa football team.

The first two weeks were self-sabotaged losses, and the second two have been non-competitive blo [...]

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Panthers get ‘total domination’ of Golden Eagles

CEDAR FALLS — Nevermind that the No. 10 Northern Iowa football team’s offense wasn’t sterling from start to finish on Saturday against Tennessee Tech.

Nevermind the seven penalties that stalled a few drives.

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Special teams coming through for Panthers

CEDAR FALLS — With just one more non-conference game, the Northern Iowa football team is starting to resemble the team it’s going to be for the rest of the season.

The Panthers have had three games to find what they do a [...]

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Panthers get needed boost from run game

CEDAR FALLS – Home openers almost always carry with them a little extra emphasis for college football teams, and Saturday was no different for Northern Iowa.

After losses to Iowa and Hawaii on the road in the opening weeks, and [...]

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Williams a disruptive, dominant force in Panthers’ win

CEDAR FALLS — Like Northern Iowa’s star running back, the Panthers’ star pass rusher didn’t quite get to show what he was really made of in the first two games this season.

The biggest part of that was who [...]

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Panthers searching for fix on offense

CEDAR FALLS — Headed into the start of FCS play for the Northern Iowa football team, there’s a pretty glaring weakness the Panthers need to figure out fast.

They have a star running back in David Johnson, who is consiste [...]

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