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Briggs--Donald B. (Physical Education Faculty)

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1 Former Olympian addresses UNI
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.1
10/22/2013 Olympian Anita DeFrantz spoke at the Hall of Excellence induction ceremony. The 2013 inductees included Donald Briggs, Mark Farley, Frederick Pelley, and Debra Stephenson. These are people who have positively represented UNI over the years; photo.
2 UNI Hall of Excellence to host speaker and ceremony
Public Relations News Release 2013:86, p.1
10/9/2013 UNI will be hosting Anita DeFrantz, member of the International Olympic Committee, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Hall of Excellence. This year four people will be inducted into the Hall of Excellence.
3 Competitors race to the top of Silo Summit
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:32, p.1
2/2/2010 Twenty-eight people climbed an ice covered silo. Scott Dirksen won by reaching the top in four minutes, ten seconds. Following the event, the public is invited to climb during weekend hours; photo.
4 2009 Hall of Fame honorees
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.20
9/1/2009 Profiles of Don Briggs, Lisa Miller, Mark Onstott, Joey Woody, Nancy Justis, and the 1950 wrestling team.
5 Wellness and Recreation Services
Buxton--Zachary Joe (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 20
5/2/2008 Wellness and Recreation Center offers classes, pickup games, and individual exercise areas; photo.
6 UNI ice climbing class offered once again
Public Relations News Release 2007:371, p.1
1/18/2008 Don Briggs' students will be ice climbing January 19 and 20.
7 UNI outdoors is perfect for adventure seekers on
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:5, p.16
9/12/2006 Outdoor recreation is alive and well with trips planned for rock climbing, backpacking, hiking, spelunking, and skiing.
8 UNI Outdoors to travel through Himalayas
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 102:38, p.11
2/17/2006 Group will hike to an elevation of 18,200 feet and tour sites in Nepal; photo.
9 UNI Silo Summit Ice-Climbing Competition still a "go" for Saturday
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/14/2006 Ice-climbing teams from the Midwest and Canada will meet at a farm outside of Cedar Falls for a competition and ice-climbing clinic.
10 Outdoor Recreation Program wants to take you to Nepal
Meeker--Georgia Kaye (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.5
10/11/2005 Trip to Nepal will be from May 5-21, 2006; photo.
11 Iowa State tops Silo Summit
Geisinger--Lee J. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:37, p.1
2/15/2005 Students from area Midwest colleges participated in the Red Bull Silo Summit on February 11 and 12th; Shaun Lindsey of ISU and Jennifer Proffit of Ohio State University were the winners; photo.
12 Postponed ice climb now Feb. 11-13
Northern Iowan 101:35, p.6
2/8/2005 The Red Bull Silo Summit ice climbing competition has been reschedules for February 11-13.
13 Friday, Feb. 11
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
2/7/2005 Stacy Van Gorp will discuss women's leadership; Red Bull Silo Summit to take place; 'The Vagina Monologues' will be presented.
14 Icy climb attracts national attention
Northern Iowan 101:34, p.1
2/4/2005 The second annual Red Bull Silo Summit, an ice climbing competition located on two local silos, will occur this weekend; photo.
15 Red Bull Silo Summit postponed due to warm weather
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
2/3/2005 Ice climbing competition rescheduled for Feb. 11-13.
16 UNI among schools invited to participate in Red Bull Silo Summit in Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
2/1/2005 Ice-climbing competition will take place on silos. The names of the competing schools is given.
17 Icy formations draw competitors for Silo Summit challenge
Glasnapp--Brandie L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:35, p.14
2/10/2004 Don Briggs maintains an ice climbing site west of Cedar Falls, drawing nearly thirty Midwestern students to the Silo Summit challenge; photo.
18 Ice climbing in the Heartland
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/6/2003 Book authored and edited by UNI faculty describes how to achieve ice climbing locations in typically flat terrain.
19 Briggs reaching the summit
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 99:45, p.9
3/28/2003 HPELS instructor Don Briggs will travel to Nepal to work at the base camp of Mount Everest; photo.
20 Climbing your way to safety
Public Relations News Release 2000:407, p.1
5/14/2001 Safety tips for a backpacking or climbing trip will be given by Don Briggs.
21 University instructor brings ice climbing to Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2000:265, p.1
2/22/2001 Don Briggs offers ice climbing for advanced UNI rock climbers.
22 Outdoors guru creates frozen opportunities for Panther students
Freeman--Michael S. (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 97:38, p.1
2/16/2001 Don Briggs uses old silos to create ice climbing walls; photo.
23 Adventure program key to great outdoors
Northern Iowan 95:26, p.10
12/4/1998 UNI Outdoors Program allows students and faculty to experience the outdoors; photo.
24 Don Briggs; climbing his way to the top
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:2, p.11
9/1/1998 Profile on outdoor skills instructor Don Briggs; photo.
25 Take the rock challenge
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:50, p.13
4/14/1998 New climbing wall in Wellness/Recreation Center offers four levels of climbing; photo.
26 Briggs resigns from coaching duties
Northern Iowan 93:55, p.21
5/2/1997 Don Briggs resigned as head coach to take full-time teaching position at UNI; photo.
27 1997 NCAA scrapbook; this year's tournament one of best in history
Northern Iowan 93:46, p.17
4/1/1997 UNI hosting NCAA Wrestling Championship was a success; hoping to host other events; photo.
28 Life on the edge
Northern Iowan 93:44, p.14
3/14/1997 Profile of senior wrestler Dan Kjeldgaard; photo.
29 Murray paves way to NCSAs for Panthers
Northern Iowan 93:44, p.14
3/14/1997 Profile of wrestler Scott Murray; photo.
30 National Championship berths on line tomorrow
Northern Iowan 93:42, p.12
3/7/1997 Team competes in regionals tomorrow for a berth in the NCAA Championship tournament; photo.
31 Grapplers in action on the road this weekend
Ha--Kyung-Jun (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 93:32, p.13
1/31/1997 UNI's wrestling team will be going up against Missouri and Oklahoma; photo.
32 Wrestlers continue preparations for NCAA's
Northern Iowan 93:31, p.13
1/28/1997 UNI's wrestling squad was defeated by Wisconsin, 24-13; however, they defeated Eastern Illinois, 24-17.
33 Wrestlers keep busy, split dual schedule
Northern Iowan 93:29, p.19
1/17/1997 UNI's wrestling team competed in the Midlands Open, Great Plains Open, and had several dual meets over the holiday break.
34 Wrestlers have tough day at UNI Open
Ha--Kyung-Jun (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 93:27, p.14
12/10/1996 Five Panther wrestlers placed at Saturday's UNI Open meet; photo.
35 Panthers wrestlers ready for first home meet
Redemske--Bryan (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 93:26, p.20
12/6/1996 Saturday's UNI Open wrestling meet is moved to Nielsen Field House at Northern University High School.
36 Big opening weekend for Panther wrestling
Northern Iowan 93:25, p.10
11/26/1996 Wrestling team placed eight wrestlers in the Ryan Kaufman-Glen Brand Invitational last weekend.
37 Those with no courage need not apply
Northern Iowan 92:61, p.5
7/26/1996 Local skydiver recounts experiences.
38 Busy weekend to test UNI's durability; Panthers travel to No. 24 Purdue, host No. 5 ISU
Northern Iowan 92:34, p.12
2/9/1996 Will face difficult opponents; photo.
39 UNI wrestlers seek to capture NI Open title
Iehl--Jerri (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 92:26, p.18
12/1/1995 Season preview.
40 Grapplers struggle to improve mat strategy, technique
Ahlstrand--David R. (Class of 1997)
Northern Iowan 91:28, p.17
12/2/1994 UNI finishes second at Madison wrestling meet; photo.
41 Summer camp events under way at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 0:619, p.1
6/10/1994 Dates, ages, and times are announced for sports camps at UNI.
42 Wrestling sanctions cause declining dual meet record
Northern Iowan 90:58, p.14
5/6/1994 Sanctions on the UNI team set after a 1991 investigation are just now being lifted, effects are felt; photo.
43 Full schedule of sports camps planned at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 0:506, p.1
4/20/1994 More than 6,000 students are expected to attend sports camps during the coming months at UNI.
44 Injury-plagued Northern Iowa wrestlers swept at triangular
Northern Iowan 90:38, p.15
2/18/1994 Illinois defeats UNI, 24-15; uni loses, 25-15, to Ohio State.
45 Golden Gophers cruise by Northern Iowa wrestling team
Ballinger--Kara J. (Class of 1996)
Northern Iowan 90:36, p.15
2/11/1994 Sixteenth-ranked Panthers were defeated by fifth-ranked Minnesota Gophers, 26-12; photo.
46 Wrestlers pound Bison; a season-opening romp
Northern Iowan 90:28, p.17
12/7/1993 Panthers defeat North Dakota State University, 37-10.
47 UNI coaches to lip synch their way "through the decades"
Hahn--Jessica J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 89:56, p.4
4/27/1993 Will perform at Cedar Falls Chamber of Commerce meeting.
48 UNI's Briggs honored at Regionals again
Ferchen--Jon D. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:45, p.13
3/9/1993 Wrestling coach Don Briggs named Coach of the Year.
49 Injuries plague Panther lineup
Northern Iowan 89:28, p.14
12/8/1992 Panther team has series of injuries; Coach Briggs searching for replacements in six of the ten weight classes.
50 Northern Open leaves Briggs with questions
Ferchen--Jon D. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:27, p.12
12/4/1992 Injuries plague UNI team.


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