Five members of the UNI women’s soccer team have received All-Missouri Valley Conference honors.

Junior forward Brynell Yount was named to the all-MVC first team. Yount has set UNI’s single-season record with nine goals scored.

UNI midfielder Hannah McDevitt, defender Marianne Gagne and goalkeeper Jami Reichenberger were named to the all-MVC second team. Forward Sarah Brandt received honorable mention.


Northern Iowa’s wrestling program has planned a clinic to help a toddler battling cancer.

On Nov. 19, wrestlers eighth grade and younger can learn from UNI coaches and former wrestling greats at the Panther Train Pins Cancer Clinic. All the proceeds benefit Evie Mae Mueller.

Evie is a 3-year-old girl battling heptablastoma, which is a rare form of liver cancer. She has undergone multiple organ transplants and surgeries.

The event will take place in the West Gym in Cedar Falls, with check in starting at 11 a.m. The clinic will last from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For $25, youths will receive a T-shirt, a meal and entry to the dual meet against NDSU at 2 p.m. that day. Parents must purchase their tickets prior to the day of the clinic if they are attending the NDSU meet.

The clinicians consist of the UNI coaching staff and former UNI All-Americans Cruse Aarhus, Alex Dolly and Joey Lazor.

Tickets for parents and guardians can be purchased online at or by calling (319) 273-4849. Forms are available online to pre-register for children attending the clinic. Email the child’s name and shirt size to

Sports shooting

Hawkeye Community College claimed three Division IV titles (skeet, five-stand, bunker traP) during last weekend’s Scholastic Clay Target Program Nationals held in Marengo, Ohio.

Marcus Draves of Muscatine led the RedTails with high scores in skeet, bunker trap and five-stand. Emily Klein of Tiffin followed Draves in skeet and bunker trap scores.


Former Cedar Falls swimmer Kim (Rogers) Ellingson will be inducted into the Iowa High School Girls Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame during Saturday’s state meet. Ellingson is a three-time state butterfly champion who went on serve as a two-time captain of Iowa State’s swim team. She currently resides in Hudson.


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