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Weber State announces 2016 football signing class

Weber State football coach Jay Hilll annouced the addition of 31 players to join the Wildcats' football program as...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Local flavor in the NBA: Bogut, Wilcox advance; Lillard and Fredette sent packing

A look at how the players with local ties performed in the first round of the playoffs. Read more »

May 4, 2015

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Graduation day: NBA star Damian Lillard gets his degree from Weber State

OGDEN — Damian Lillard has piled up some mighty impressive accomplishments in his young lifetime. After all, the Portland Trail Blazers' stellar point guard was named the NBA Rookie... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Ranking the 33 Utah ties selected in the NFL draft's 2nd round

There have been 33 players with Utah ties selected in the second round of the NFL draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Damian Lillard to speak at Weber State commencement

Former Weber State University basketball star and current Portland Trail Blazers all-star point guard Damian Lillard will deliver one of the commencement speeches at his alma mater on May 1. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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WSU softball: Weber State tops BYU in Provo on Tuesday

The Weber State University softball team earned its 32nd win of the year, knocking off in-state rival Brigham Young, 9-2, at Gail Miller Field in Provo on Tuesday. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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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 28, 2015

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BYU softball: Cougars host Weber State, travel to Santa Clara

A sweep of second-place San Diego has BYU softball in position to take control as it heads into its second-to-last week of West Coast Conference play. Read more »

April 27, 2015

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Big Sky reaches agreement to move basketball tournaments to Reno, expanding field to all teams

Officials of the Big Sky Conference announced Friday that major changes are coming to the format of the league's basketball tournament, including a switch to a neutral site and expanding the field... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA: Breaking down Jimmer, Lillard, Hamilton, Stockton and others

A look at how the players with local ties played during the 2014-15 NBA season. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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WSU softball: Flint sets career strikeout record as Wildcats sweep Utah State

Weber State's MaCauley Flint sets Wildcat softball career strikeout record as the Wildcats swept in-state rival Utah State during a doubleheader in Ogden on Tuesday. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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WSU basketball: Weber State men's basketball adds two players

Weber State men’s basketball head coach Randy Rahe announced the signing of two players to join the Wildcat program. Dusty Baker and Cody John have each signed with the Wildcats for the... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Rugby: Utes to face Cal Poly in D-1A playoffs; UVU also playoff-bound

Utah falls in the Varsity Cup, but will play in the D-1A tournament. Utah Valley and Weber State also found their way to the postseason. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Former BYU star Ena fitting in well at Utah following coaching stints at SUU, Weber State

The Utes' new linebackers coach was a roommate and teammate of former defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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10 potential impact individuals in Utah college basketball next season

Who will be some of the key figures in college basketball during the 2015-16 season in the state of Utah? Here’s a look at 10 of them. Read more »

April 1, 2015

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WSU softball: Weber State sweeps Portland State in Big Sky play

The Weber State University softball team swept a three-game Big Sky Conference series from Portland State this weekend, improving to 6-0 in league action. The Wildcats have won three straight and are 17-4 in their last 21 games. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Joel Bolomboy earns All-District honors

Weber State men’s basketball junior Joel Bolomboy earned All-District honors as he was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 6 second team. The All-District... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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College softball: Weber State's Sara Hingsberger earns NFCA National Player of the Week honor

Weber State's Sara Hingsberger was named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I Player of the Week on Tuesday. She is the first Wildcat to earn an NFCA national honor. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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BYU softball: Broderick and Bull tame Wildcats

The pitcher-catcher duo of McKenna Bull and Sydney Broderick sparked BYU softball to an 8-0 victory over in-state opponent Weber State on Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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USU golf: Utah State concludes Cal Poly Match Play Challenge by defeating Hawai’i

Utah State men’s golf concluded play at the Cal Poly hosted Match Play Challenge with a 4.0-1.0 win against Hawai’i on Tuesday at the Cypress Ridge Golf Course. On Monday, USU lost matches to CSU Bakersfield (3.0-2.0) and... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Weber State softball sweeps North Dakota to open Big Sky play

The Weber State University softball team extended its winning streak to seven games on Saturday afternoon, earning a three-game series sweep of the University of North Dakota to open up Big Sky Conference play. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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