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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...

Mike Sorensen: NCAA committee overrates strength of schedule

The NCAA blew it again by putting in some mediocre teams from big conferences, rather than some deserving mid-major teams. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Top-seeded Montana beats Weber St. 76-73 in OT

Last year's Big Sky tournament winner won't repeat this year, as the Weber State Wildcats were defeated by Montana, 76-73. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Upset-minded Wildcats ready for No. 1 Montana, Big Sky Tournament

The upset-minded, No. 8 Weber State Wildcats have one last shot to prove themselves as they take on the top-seeded Montana Grizzlies in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Tournament Thursday night in... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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9 Utah ties hitting the market Tuesday in NFL free agency

Timpview High alum Stephen Paea is among the nine free agents with Utah ties whose services could be up for grabs when NFL free agency opens Tuesday afternoon. According to reports Monday, Paea... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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Best of the West: Oregon on the rise heading into conference tournament; Boise State takes MW's top seed

It’s safe to say the two biggest surprises in the West this season have been Oregon and Boise State. Are there more surprises to come? That’s the question that will be answered at this... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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Conference tournament breakdown: When the local teams will be playing

Conference tournament seeding came into focus on Saturday as many teams finished the regular season. See when the local teams will be playing in tournament play next week. Read more »

March 8, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats fall to Eastern Washington, still secure spot in Big Sky tournament

Unfortunately for Weber State, its inexperience and youth was its Achilles' heel Saturday night as it watched the visitors erase a 19-point deficit and prevail down the stretch in a heartbreaking 79-71 overtime loss. Read more »

March 7, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA: Fredette struggles for minutes; Lillard flourishes

A look at how the NBA players with local ties have performed so far this season. Read more »

March 7, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Inexperienced Wildcats win second straight, fight for spot in Big Sky Tournament

Weber State has now won two straight conference games including a 74-63 win against Idaho Thursday night, putting itself in a solid position for a spot in the Big Sky Tournament as the regular season draws to an end. Read more »

March 5, 2015

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Damian Lillard graduated from Weber State and forgot to tell his mom

Damian Lillard jumped to the NBA after his junior season in college but returned to Ogden last summer to complete his degree in technical sales at Weber State. Read more »

March 3, 2015

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Best of the West: Arizona back to top seed consideration, BYU, Boise State also cash in

In a day where three of the conference races could be decided, a day where bubble teams had one last shot at a signature win before the conference tournaments, much of the possible came to life. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Hollis column: Arslanian heads a WSU Hall of Fame class that's just that — all class

Football coach Dave Arslanian heads the list of 5 new inductees to the Weber State Athletics Hall of Fame. The class also includes basketball stars Jermaine Boyette and Stephanie Stanger Hale,... Read more »

Feb. 28, 2015

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Weber State football announces 2015 schedule

On Wednesday, Weber State football announced its 2015 schedule. Some of the games include at Oregon State, at North Dakota State, and home against Southern Utah. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA: Fredette contributes; Miller and Hamilton traded

A look at how the players with local ties have performed in the NBA so far this season. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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Montana tops Weber State, 74-63, takes over 1st in Big Sky

Martin Breunig scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Montana muscled its way past Weber State, 74-63 on Saturday night. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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Preseason polls missed the boat on Aggies, Wildcats

The world's most useless things? Spam jelly, a screen door on a submarine, 8-track tapes and a pet rock. Oh, and one more — preseason polls. For proof, look at the predictions for the Utah... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Best of the West: UCLA and others are living on the edge as season wanes

Utah and Arizona will be in the tournament. Everyone else in the conference is a question mark or out. The same can be said for Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference and San Diego State in the... Read more »

Feb. 16, 2015

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Northern Arizona hangs on to beat Weber State 61-54

OGDEN — Quinton Upshur scored 20 points to lead Northern Arizona to a 61-54 victory over Weber State on Saturday night. Upshur hit a 3-pointer and made three free throws to give the Lumberjacks a 53-47 lead with 2:05... Read more »

Feb. 14, 2015

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A NBA All-Star Weekend guide for Utah basketball fans

Jazz players Trey Burke, Rudy Gobert and Dante Exum might not be the only guys Utah fans will want to cheer for and/or watch this weekend. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2015

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Balanced Southern Utah tops Weber State 65-56

A.J. Hess led a balanced attack with 14 points as Southern Utah defeated Weber State 65-56 on Thursday, ending a five-game losing streak. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Adams to Oregon puts graduate transfer rule under scrutiny

Adams passed for 658 yards and six touchdowns against Montana State the past two seasons, leading Eastern Washington to a victory in both games. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Best of the West: Down goes Arizona, and here comes Boise State?

It was another bad week for teams in the west to play on the road, in general, but a great week for teams that could capitalize on home court. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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College rugby: Utah, Weber State roll to victories

Utes, Wildcats and Cougars are all on the rise, while high school rugby teams prepare for next month's season opener. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Damian Lillard to replace injured Clippers' star Blake Griffin on All-Star roster

OKLAHOMA CITY — Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin needs surgery to remove a staph infection in his right elbow, and coach Doc Rivers said Sunday it "could be awhile" before he... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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No longer a snub, Weber State alum Damian Lillard headed to second All-Star game

Damian Lillard is averaging a career-high 21.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.49 steals this season. He is also averaging 6.3 assists. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2015

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Weber State holds off Idaho State 70-63

Jeremy Senglin scored a career-high 30 points, including 14-for-15 shooting from the line, to lead Weber State to a 70-63 win over Idaho State on Saturday night. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2015

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Weber State coach Jay Hill signs 32 players in continued attempt to revamp the Wildcats' program

In an attempt to completely revamp the struggling Weber State football program, Wildcats head coach Jay Hill really isn’t fooling around. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Signing day is a celebration for a lot of prep athletes — not just football recruits

Hundreds of Utah student-athletes signed national letters of intent in sports from swimming to soccer. They may not garner the attention football does, but the athletes are just as accomplished and... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Best of the West: A tough week for some of the western's top teams

For the exception of Arizona, Gonzaga and maybe San Diego State, it was a harsh week for the top college hoops teams in the West. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2015

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Morning links: Were the Utes the latest victim of the Sports Illustrated curse?; a Utah DC rumor; Lillard snubbed

Utes got the Sports Illustrated treatment with a feature in this week's issue of the popular magazine, while former Weber State Wildcat Damian Lillard was left off the Western Conference All-Star... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Lillard struggles; Fredette sits

A look at how the NBA players who played their high school or college ball in Utah have fared so far this season. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Best of the West: Shifting teams around after an interesting week of college hoops

It was business as usual this past week for the top college basketball teams in the West. For everyone else, it was a shot at proving their worth near the midpoint in conference action. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Weber State comes up short against Sacramento State in 3rd-straight loss

Weber State fought hard against Sacramento State before falling 78-71 in what was the Wildcats' third-straight loss. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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USU tennis: Utah State sweeps its doubleheader against Weber State and Colorado Mesa

Utah State men's tennis (5-0, 0-0 MW) swept its second doubleheader of the year, beating Weber State, 4-1, and Colorado Mesa, 7-0, at the Sports Academy and Racquet Club on Saturday afternoon. All nine Aggies contributed to the two... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Best of the West: Arizona makes a big statement in rebound week

In blasting a Top 10 team like Utah and doing so in convincing fashion, Arizona reminded the nation it is not a team to be taken lightly. However, the Wildcats aren't alone in sending messages. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Rawson, Oliverson help Southern Utah shock Weber State 70-60

Tyler Rawson scored a career-high 16, and Casey Oliverson added 16 more to lead Southern Utah to a 70-60 upset of Weber State on Saturday night. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Damian Lillard pays homage to Weber State with first signature shoe

Weber State alum and NBA star Damian Lillard pays tribute to his alma mater with his signature shoe. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA: Opportunity opens up for Fredette; Davies finds a new home

A look at how the NBA players who played their high school or college basketball in Utah have performed so far this season. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Morning links: Looking back at the college football season and ahead to next year

The college football season came to an end Monday with Ohio State winning the national championship. We look back at some of the top moments of the year and what could be in store for next year. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Best of the West: There's a new sheriff in town

Though the cream of the crop has already begun to show in the West, there were plenty of shakeups after just the second week of conference action. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Weber State retires former star Willie Sojourner's jersey

For the first time in school history, the Weber State men’s basketball program retired the jersey of a former standout. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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Weber State overcomes slow start to edge Montana State

The Wildcats own a school-best 79-35 all-time record against the Bobcats, and with their Big Sky rival in town on Saturday night, Weber State continued its dominance with a 65-62 victory. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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Associate Utah State volleyball coach Jeremiah Larsen named head coach at Weber State

Utah State University associate volleyball coach Jeremiah Larsen has been named the head coach at Weber State University, as announced by WSU in a press release Friday afternoon. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats outlast Montana to get back on track

After three straight games of giving up at least 80 points, Weber State was able to overcome its mental mistakes and extend its lead in the second half to eventually outlast the Grizzlies 68-60 and snap a two-game skid in the process. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Best of the West: Ranking the top teams in the West this basketball season

As the teams head into conference action in their respective leagues, it's time to break down the best of the teams in the west. Here's a power ranking of the top teams in the western collegiate... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Idaho holds off Weber State, 86-84

Mike Scott's jumper with :03 left to play lifted Idaho to an 86-84 Big Sky Conference victory over Weber State Saturday night. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2015

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