Weber State Wildcats

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.

Weber State stuns Grizzlies for first win in Montana in 28 years

MISSOULA, Mont. — Josh Kealamakia booted a 27-yard field goal in overtime Saturday to give Weber State a 24-21 win over Montana. Quarterback Makena Simis fumbled on Montana's first play... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2015


Weber State faces daunting challenge at No. 12 Montana

One week removed from their embarrassing five-interception 44-0 home beatdown against in-state rival Southern Utah, the Wildcats are presented with a daunting task. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2015


Weber State throws five picks in blowout loss to in-state rival Southern Utah

After posting back-to-back victories and having an opportunity to open a three-game winning streak for the first time since 2010, the Wildcats took a giant step backwards with a blowout 44-0 loss... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2015

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Weber State football: Wildcats eye third straight win against SUU Friday

After posting back-to-back victories and opening Big Sky play with a win, the Wildcats are set to take on in-state rival Southern Utah Friday night at 6 pm as they look for their first three-game... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2015


Weber State basketball: New-look Wildcats look to bounce back this season

Roughly seven months removed from a disappointing and early exit from the Big Sky Conference Tournament, the Weber State men's basketball team has gone to work and added several key pieces as they... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2015

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Morning links: Utes 'have been here all along'; Ansah appears on pizza commercial; Lillard 'excited'

Writer says Utah didn't just barely come on the scene; former BYU Cougar doubles as a marketing pro; ex-Weber State star ready for new era in Portland. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2015


Weber State: Eric Wilkes leads Wildcats past Northern Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. — Eric Wilkes ran for 122 yards to help Weber State beat Northern Colorado 38-17 in a Big Sky matchup on Saturday. Wilkes carried 22 times for the Wildcats (2-2, 1-0).... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2015


Weber State football: Wildcats look to ride momentum past UNC in conference opener

Following an impressive 32-14 romping of Sacramento State in its home opener, Weber State is back on the road and looking to ride its momentum past Northern Colorado in its Big Sky Conference... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2015

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UVU golf: Wolverines place 10th at WSU Cougar Cup

The Utah Valley University women's golf team concluded the WSU Cougar Cup with a 10th-place finish after carding a final-round score of 314 on Tuesday. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2015


Two Weber State Wildcats earn Big Sky Football Player of the Week honors

Jawian Harrison and Josh Kealamakia have been named the ROOT Sports Big Sky Conference Players of the Week after leading the Wildcats to a 32-14 home opening win Saturday. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2015


Weber State Wildcats roll past Sacramento State 32-14 in home opener

WSU came out and immediately got rolling to jump out to an early lead before extending its lead and hanging tough in the second half to cruise past Sacramento State, 32-14, and pick up its first... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2015


Weber State football: Wildcats welcome back former WSU coach Jody Sears for homecoming

Former Weber State head football coach Jody Sears will be back in a place he once called "home" when he brings his Sacramento State squad to Ogden to face the winless Wildcats in WSU's annual... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2015


North Dakota State rolls over Weber State 41-14

FARGO, N.D. — Carson Wentz threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and North Dakota State beat Weber State 41-14 on Saturday. Wentz scored on a 27-yard run before Jadrian Clark and... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2015


Weber State football: Wildcats set to take on four-time defending champ NDSU

Following a 26-7 loss to the Pac-12's Oregon State last weekend, Weber State is back out on the road and ready to take a swing at four-time FCS National Champion and No. 2 North Dakota State... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2015


WSU cross-country: Weber State's Ellie Child named Big Sky Cross Country Athlete of the Week

Weber State junior Ellie Child has been honored as the Big Sky Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. Child earned the honor after her... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2015


Oregon State defeats Weber State 26-7 in Andersen's debut

True freshman Seth Collins threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 44-yard fourth-quarter strike to Jordan Villamin, and Oregon State defeated Weber State 26-7 on Friday night in Gary... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2015


Oregon State question: Who starts at quarterback in opener?

With a dual-quarterback system in place, the question for Oregon State is this: Who starts the opener? Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015


Weber State football: Wildcats set to take on new-look Oregon State in season-opener

After experiencing a series of pinball-type changes in the front office and on the field this offseason, new-look Oregon State is set to take on WSU Friday night at 6 p.m. in the first game of the... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015


Randy Hollis: Here's how 'Big Five' football teams will likely fare this season

Here's how "Big Five" football teams BYU, Utah, Utah State, Weber State and Southern Utah will likely fare this season -- and there's a lot of 9-3 and 5-6 records coming into view as we peer into... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015


Damian Lillard finding success with rap ‘hobby’ that formed unbreakable bonds with WSU teammates

Former Weber State basketball standout Damian Lillard is now gaining acclaim as a rapper, which is how he built friendships in college that still hold strong, even as he has risen to become one of... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Weber State football: Young, talented Wildcats aim to turn things around in 2015

Weber State's football team sets its sights on turning things around this year after three straight two-win seasons. Second-year head coach Jay Hill feels like he's got the makings of marked... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Damian Lillard headlines former Weber State stars in Alumni Classic

Damian Lillard brought back a group of former Weber State stars for an alumni basketball game to connect different generations of Wildcats. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015


Weber State football: Players to watch in 2015

Here are 8 players whose performances could hold the key to Weber State's success this season: QB Jadrian Clark, RB Zach Smith, WR Cameron Livingston, center Joe Hawkins, safety Josh Burton, LB... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015


Women's soccer: Weber State faces Westminster, Grand Canyon this week

The Weber State University women's soccer team faces Westminster and Grand Canyon to kick off week two of action. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Weber State football, men's basketball to be broadcast on KJZZ

Weber State Athletics and KJZZ 14 TV have announced a multi-year agreement that will televise nearly every home game for the Weber State football and men’s basketball teams on KJZZ. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


Weber State football: Wildcats' coach impressed with QB, defense thus far in camp

Weber State's second-year head football coach Jay Hill says his squad is "banged up" and praises the play of junior quarterback Jadrian Clark and the back-seven of his defense a dozen practices... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015


Morning links: Ex-Cougar Lasike still turning heads in Arizona; Gary Andersen, OSU featured; former Ute Plouffe wins gold

Running back, rugby star is making noise in Cardinals' camp; Beavers expected to struggle in 2015; ex-Utah forward helps carry Canada to Olympic berth. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015


Wolverines top Weber State 2-1 in exhibition

Two first-half goals were all the offense the Utah Valley University women's soccer team needed in its 2015 exhibition opener against in-state foe Weber State on Friday afternoon as it held on to... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015


Morning links: Cowherd to make Fox debut at Utah-Michigan game; Lillard talks rap; Jazz all-time starting 5

Sports personality Colin Cowherd to be on pregame show of Utes' game; former Weber State guard has wide-ranging interview; Stockton, Malone, Maravich, Kirilenko, Eaton make all-time Jazz lineup Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Weber State Men's Basketball Alumni Classic set for Aug. 29

Weber State basketball fans will have a dream fulfilled as they get the chance to see some of the greatest Wildcats ever on the court at the same time. WSU will host a Weber State Men’s... Read more »

July 31, 2015


The evolution of college athletics: Re-examining the vastly changing field of college athletics in Utah

The field of college athletics in the state of Utah as the landscape across the country has vastly changed within the past year and with it, the debate continues on if enough has been done for... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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WSU basketball: Weber State announces 2015-16 men's basketball schedule

An in-state season opener, a preseason tournament in Florida, two games in NBA arenas and a Big Sky Conference slate highlight the 2015-16 Weber State men’s basketball schedule, which was... Read more »

July 22, 2015


Weber State, SUU football teams picked to fall to bottom half of Big Sky

Montana State and Eastern Washington stand tall atop the Big Sky Conference preseason football polls, while Southern Utah (picked 8th by both coaches and media) Weber State (10th and 11th) are both... Read more »

July 21, 2015


Brad Rock: Utah colleges among many to have been misled by their coaches

When a football coach says he's here to stay, plan on seeing a new face tomorrow. Read more »

July 19, 2015


UVU baseball: Derek Amicone promoted to assistant coach

Utah Valley University baseball coach Eric Madsen announced the promotion of Derek Amicone to assistant coach. Read more »

July 15, 2015


NBA Summer League roundup: How 5 players with local ties are performing in Las Vegas

The NBA Las Vegas Summer League is nearing the midpoint of its schedule, and several players with Utah ties have had their opportunities to step on the floor and make an impression. Read more »

July 14, 2015


The evolution of college athletics: Utah schools scramble to adjust a changing financial landscape

Division I schools and institutions around the country have decided that at the very least there is a crack in the old traditional grant-in-aid athletic scholarship system. And as the landscape... Read more »

July 14, 2015


AP Source: Blazers reach 5-year $120M-plus deal with Damian Lillard

Lillard's contract could be worth up to $129 million, depending on the salary cap. Read more »

July 2, 2015


Morning links: Damian Lillard, Paul Millsap reportedly offered max contracts; Big 12 expansion an inevitability?

ESPN is reporting that Damian Lillard has agreed to a contract extension that could top $120 million. Is Big 12 expansion an inevitability? Read more »

July 1, 2015


Brad Rock: Former H.S., college and pro coach Dick Motta could make it sing

Jordan High and Utah State graduate gets NBA Lifetime Achievement Award. But his former student and colleague, Phil Johnson, says Dick Motta should also be in the Hall of Fame. Read more »

June 14, 2015


BYU's relay team sets new school record at NCAA Championships

Local college runners recorded three fifth-place finishes on Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Read more »

June 12, 2015


Morning links: Kyle Van Noy's fresh start; BYU players used as 'worst case scenario' for NBA prospects

Former Cougar Kyle Van Noy is hoping a new look and new number gets his NFL career on track; Utah may have the best defense in the Pac-12; and former BYU players are used as the worst case scenario... Read more »

June 8, 2015


Ranking the best first-round NBA picks from Utah schools

Who are the best players from Utah schools to ever get taken in the first round of the NBA draft? Read more »

June 6, 2015


Dick Harmon: NCAA's move to speed up basketball and modernize game is long overdue

Several rule changes are in store for college basketball and it is about time the game got some gears greased. Some college games are almost unbearable to watch because of slow play,... Read more »

May 24, 2015


Weber State to build a new student-athlete center

Weber State announced plans to build a new 4,000-square-foot academic center for student athletes to be completed by the end of 2015. Read more »

May 20, 2015


30-second shot clock, fewer timeouts? NCAA proposes several basketball rules changes

The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee has proposed Friday a slew of rule changes to speed up the pace of the game and lessen the amount of delays, as well as other changes to the game. Read more »

May 15, 2015


Weber State football: Hill sees steady progress in quest to turn Wildcats' program into a winner

Weber State head football coach Jay Hill, coming off a disappointing 2-10 record in 2014 in his first season at the Wildcats' helm, sees the program making plenty of progress as he moves forward in... Read more »

May 12, 2015


Weber State softball: Wildcats draw Louisiana-Lafayette in NCAA Regionals

Weber State makes its NCAA Softball Tournament debut at the Lafayette Regional against No. 13 seed Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday night. Read more »

May 10, 2015


Weber State tops Sacramento State for Big Sky softball title

The Weber State University softball team won its first Big Sky Conference title on Saturday, defeating Sacramento State, 13-1, in five innings to advance to the NCAA tournament. Read more »

May 10, 2015


The state of Utah's all-time NFL undrafted team: A position-by-position look

Want to assemble a team of undrafted NFL players with ties to the state of Utah? Here's what it may look like. Read more »

May 5, 2015


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