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Utah Jazz select Weber State's Joel Bolomboy with 52nd pick of the draft

Weber State's double-double king is staying in Utah.

Utah Jazz: Examining how George Hill, draftees fit with the organization

A look at how the Jazz's four new additions fit with the team following Thursday's NBA draft. Read more »

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Trucking magnate donates $5M to WSU

The drive to create a nationally recognized supply chain management program at Weber State University received a significant boost from the owner of Swift, a multibillion-dollar transportation... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Former BYU volleyball coach Tom Peterson hired to guide Southern Virginia program

Southern Virginia University announced Friday that it will field a men's volleyball program for the first time in 2017, and now the team has a head coach. He's a familiar one to people surrounding... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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NBA Draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy poised to become next Wildcat to make it in the NBA

After standing out at the NBA Draft Combine in May, the big man may become the next Wildcat to play in the NBA. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Man killed in Ogden crash was Weber State staff member

Police have identified an Ogden man killed in a three-vehicle collision on Harrison Boulevard on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl works out with future team? ESPN opens up old wound for Jazz fans

Jakob Poeltl may have visited his future home; Jazz fans may not want to watch ESPN's throwback video; Utah projected to go dancing again. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Morning links: West's Keisha White's dazzling catch; Damian Lillard to cash in from All-NBA honor

West High School freshman Keisha White takes away a home run; Damian Lillard is named to the All-NBA second team; SUU-bound Neema Namdar hits 3-pointers in running man challenge video. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Video: 100 days until college football kicks off in Utah

Can't wait for football? Neither can we. Here's a look back at last season and what's in store for 2016 with the new season 100 days away. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Weber State softball: Breaking down the field at the NCAA Seattle Regional

The Wildcats are heading back to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season. What do they face in Seattle this weekend? Read more »

May 19, 2016

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BYU, Utah and Weber State softball teams learn their destinations for NCAA regionals

Three in-state softball programs know where they’ll be headed this week, as the NCAA softball championships bracket was revealed Sunday night. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Morning links: Grades for the Utah Jazz's new look; Andre Miller, Tim Duncan assist the oldest ever?

Pundits opine about the Jazz's new logos, uniforms and court design; both age 40, Andre Miller and Tim Duncan connect for a bucket against the Oklahoma City Thunder; Woj writes about Damian Lillard. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Weber State's Joel Bolomboy hopes he's impressed scouts at NBA Combine

“It's just a great experience, especially this is what people dream of, getting invited to the Combine,” Joel Bolomboy says of participating in the NBA Combine in Chicago. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Watch all 72 dunks of NBA combine invitee and former Weber State star Joel Bolomboy

Weber State senior Joel Bolomboy is participating in this week’s 2016 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago as he prepares for the 2016 NBA Draft. Weber State Athletics compiled a highlight reel of... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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The offseason status of NFL players with Utah ties, post-2016 NFL draft edition

Here's a look at the 74 players with Utah ties who are currently on NFL rosters and their current situations, as well as several more who are tryouts or free agents. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Local flavor in the NBA all-time team: Have the Utes or Cougars produced the best players?

Here's the best team from all of the NBA players who played their college basketball in Utah. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Damian Lillard has 40, Blazers cut the Warriors' advantage to 2-1

Damian Lillard had a playoff-best 40 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided a fourth-quarter letdown to beat Golden State 120-108 on Saturday night, cutting the Warriors' advantage in the... Read more »

May 7, 2016

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Damian Lillard gets tested by Warriors, looks for rebound

First it was a chest cold, then it was a fourth-quarter dry spell. The start of Damian Lillard's playoff series against the Golden State Warriors has been rough. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Weber State track: Wildcats win 12 events at home meet

Weber State track and field claimed 12 titles in its final home meet and final tune up for the Big Sky Championships. The Wildcats hosted the Weber State Twilight meet Wednesday and Thursday at... Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Report: Utah's Poeltl, Weber State's Bolomboy invited to NBA draft combine

ESPN's Jeff Goodman compiled a list of players who have reportedly been invited to next week's NBA draft combine, and it includes a pair of players from Utah colleges. Read more »

May 2, 2016

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Morning links: Bronson Kaufusi could be on 'Game of Thrones'; BYU's Alexa Gray to play pro volleyball in Korea

Fun stories surround local NFL draftees; former star, fiancee of Cougars quarterback Tanner Mangum to play volleyball abroad; Andrew Bogut, Damian Lillard discuss upbringings Read more »

May 2, 2016

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Ranking the 38 Utah ties selected in the NFL draft's 3rd round

Since the first NFL draft in 1936, 38 players with Utah ties have been taken in the third round. Here's how they stack up against each other. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Idaho dropping to FCS beginning with the 2018 season

Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference, school President Chuck Staben said Thursday. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Weber State's 'Smitty' made me want to be a better person

Jeff Smith is unquestionably one of the most beloved people ever associated with Weber State athletics. So it seemed only fitting that Smith, who died from complications of leukemia in... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Report: Higher starting wages part of the value of a Utah college education

The cost of attending college continues to go up in Utah and across the country. But the average starting wages for college graduates in the state is also on the rise, according to a recent... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Late Weber State golf coach Jeff Smith given Big Sky Coach of the Year honors

Longtime Wildcats coach and director of golf Jeff Smith was awarded posthumously after dying in February from leukemia. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Ranking the 26 Utah ties selected in the NFL Draft's first round

There have been 26 players with Utah ties selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Morning links: Utah Jazz appear on ESPN's 'Best Playoff Vines;' Damian Lillard honors Ogden

Two moments from Jazz playoff history make list; former Weber State star wears T-shirt to remember college town; Utah Olympian Jared Ward gives tips for running a marathon Read more »

April 21, 2016

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NCAA president makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics

NCAA President Mark Emmert makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Fundraising campaign at Weber State 'fantastically successful,' exceeding $125M goal

Weber State University leaders on Wednesday announced a successful fundraising campaign culminating in the university's 125th anniversary this year. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Morning links: LeBron James 'live tweets' Jazz-Rockets 1997 Western Conference Finals game; 2017 Bracketology

ESPN's Joe Lunardi releases his first bracketology for 2017; NBA star provides commentary on classic Jazz game; Enes Kanter photoshops mustaches onto all his teammates Read more »

April 8, 2016

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3-D printing gives 'cutting-edge' opportunities to WSU business students

Students at John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics at Weber State are learning firsthand how to use 3-D printing technology to bring their creative product ideas to life. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Joel Bolomboy named MVP at College All-Star Game

Weber State's Joel Bolomboy was named the MVP of the Reese’s College All-Star Game after posting a double-double to help lead the West All-Stars team to an 89-85 win over the East All-Stars at the game played at NRG Stadium in... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Weber State's Joel Bolomboy leads West to 89-85 win in Reese's All-Star game

Weber State's Joel Bolomboy had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the West to an 89-85 win over the East in the NCAA All-Star game Friday. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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State of Hoops team: Breaking down Utah's best Division 1 college players in 2015-16

A look at the best players from the Utah Division 1 schools for the 2015-16 college basketball season, including player of the year. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Utah college students could pay hundreds more in tuition and fees this fall

Utah's college students could be paying anywhere from $108 to $278 more in tuition next year, with additional increases in student fees at some institutions. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Joel Bolomboy selected for the College All-Star Game

Weber State’s Joel Bolomboy has been selected to play in the 2016 Reese’s College All-Star Game this weekend at the Final Four in Houston. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Jakob Poeltl named second-team AP All-American; Bolomboy, Collinsworth on honorable mention

Utah center Jakob Poeltl was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon, adding to the list of post-season honors the sophomore has received. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Weber State women’s basketball advances to WBI final with win over USC Upstate

Deeshyra Thomas scored a team-high 20 points, leading the Weber State women’s basketball team past USC Upstate 79-53 in the Women’s Basketball Invitational semifinals on Wednesday at the Dee Events Center. Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Weber State football: Wildcats' spring football underway with strong group of returnees

Weber State's football team begins its second week of spring practice and Year 3 of head coach Jay Hill's reclamation project, with several strong returnees from last year, including 17 returning... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Weber State basketball: 26 season accomplishments made by this year's team

This season Weber State won the Big Sky regular season title, the Big Sky Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. In honor of WSU's 26 wins this season, here are 26 season... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Morning links: Actor Rob Lowe recalls distracting Karl Malone; will Utah football win the Pac-12 South?

Lowe recounts bothering former Jazz great during playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers; ESPN writer makes case for Utes' success in 2016; Damian Lillard appears in New York Times on Twitter's... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Weber State basketball: After highly successful season, Wildcats aim to go dancing again

The Weber State men's basketball season ended with a 71-53 loss to Xavier in Friday's first round of the NCAA Tournament. And though they lose star big man Joel Bolomboy, the Wildcats have set... Read more »

March 19, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats drop decision to Xavier in NCAA tourney's opening round

A 13-0 first-half run gave Xavier a big lead and Weber State was forced to play catch-up the rest of the night, pulling within seven three times in the second half but the 'Cats didn't get closer... Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Weber State notebook: '61-year-old rookie' Klauke gets to call his first NCAA D-I tourney game

Steve Klauke, the longtime play-by-play radio voice for the Salt Lake Bees, has been in the broadcasting business for a long time. But on Friday, he finally got to call the first NCAA Division I... Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Weber State/NCAA notes: Highlights from interviews from Thursday's NCAA media sessions in St. Louis

For the first time in a long, long time, Weber State will be an underdog when it takes the court Friday night in its NCAA Tournament matchup with Xavier. WSU head coach Randy Rahe likes being in... Read more »

March 17, 2016

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March Madness: Weber State looking to play the role of David tonight agains Big East Goliath Xavier

Weber State will be a decided underdog when the Wildcats go up against second-seeded Xavier in Friday's first-round matchup of the NCAA Tournament at St. Louis. But WSU coach Randy Rahe says his... Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl, Joel Bolomboy among NCAA Tournament's 68 best players; Kalani Sitake dances

University of Utah, Weber State big men on Yahoo list; BYU football coach does The Robot at Cougars men's basketball game; former Ute Eric Weddle discusses his (lack of) beard at Ravens... Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Brad Rock: NCAA tournament: It's all about the politics

Lobbying, ranting, bragging and finger-pointing all fold nicely into basketball and elections. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats set sights on shocking basketball world again

Weber State, which notched a pair of memorable NCAA first-round upsets over Michigan State and North Carolina in the late-1990s, will try to shock the world again when the Wildcats go up against... Read more »

March 15, 2016

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How to watch March Madness: Everything you need to know men's and women's tournaments

A look at the who, what, where, when and how of the college basketball postseason scene Read more »

March 15, 2016

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