Dillon Anderson

Dillon Anderson

Utah State has a chance to do big things this March — and it's because of defense

Utah State has a chance to do big things this March — and it's because of defense

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 14 - 9:35 a.m.

By the numbers, the Aggies boast one of the nation's most impressive defenses, which could serve them well in the Mountain West Tournament.
Tempers flare following Weber's 80-77 loss to Eastern Washington

Tempers flare following Weber's 80-77 loss to Eastern Washington

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 10 - 12:00 a.m.

Tempers flare following Weber's 80-77 loss to Eastern Washington.
Weber snaps 3-game losing skid with 93-59 win over Idaho

Weber snaps 3-game losing skid with 93-59 win over Idaho

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 7 - 11:38 p.m.

Jerrick Harding had 22 points as Weber State romped past Idaho 93-59 on Thursday night. Cody John added 20 points for the Wildcats.
Breaking down the local prospects' performances at the NFL Combine

Breaking down the local prospects' performances at the NFL Combine

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 5 - 1:44 p.m.

Using the MockDraftable database, Dillon Anderson analyzes the local prospects’ NFL Combine results and projects what it means for each.
Corner Canyon pulls away from Jordan to claim first state championship

Corner Canyon pulls away from Jordan to claim first state championship

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 3 - 12:08 a.m.

Hayden Welling scored a game-high 29 points, Gabe Toombs added 14 and Corner Canyon claimed its first boys basketball 5A State Championship with a 62-45 win over Jordan on Saturday.
American Fork shuts down Pleasant Grove, ends 40-year state championship drought

American Fork shuts down Pleasant Grove, ends 40-year state championship drought

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 2 - 10:12 p.m.

Trey Stewart and Tanner Cuff scored 18 apiece, and American Fork ended a decades-long championship drought with a 66-57 win over Pleasant Grove in the 6A State Championship game on Saturday.
Layton Christian pulls away from Parowan in 2A state championship

Layton Christian pulls away from Parowan in 2A state championship

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 23 - 11:36 p.m.

One year after defeating Parowan (22-4) 65-53 in the third-place game, Porter and LCA (22-6) did it again for first place on Saturday night, using 18 points from Sam Muller and 12 more from Dominque Ramikson to tilt a low-scoring affair in their favo
Beaver edges region foe Kanab in girls 2A championship

Beaver edges region foe Kanab in girls 2A championship

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 23 - 9:26 p.m.

Brittlyn Carter and Sydnee Gillins combined for 41 points, and the Beaver Beavers cut down the nets at Weber State’s Dee Events Center to claim its seventh championship over the Kanab Cowboys 54-52 on Saturday.
Jerrick Harding picking up the load for Weber as conference tournament draws near

Jerrick Harding picking up the load for Weber as conference tournament draws near

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 21 - 1:20 p.m.

The junior point guard is in the midst of a career season and, night after night, carrying a shorthanded Wildcats team.
Harding scores 28 to lead Weber State past Montana St. 94-82

Harding scores 28 to lead Weber State past Montana St. 94-82

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 16 - 11:42 p.m.

Jerrick Harding had 28 points as Weber State topped Montana State 94-82 on Saturday night.
Harding has 25 points, Weber St. tops Sacramento St. 75-65.

Harding has 25 points, Weber St. tops Sacramento St. 75-65.

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 3 - 12:47 a.m.

Jerrick Harding had 25 points and Brekkott Chapman added 15 to go with seven rebounds and four assists as Weber State got back on the winning track, beating Sacramento State 75-65 on Saturday night.
Damian Lillard returns to Weber State as he further mentors program

Damian Lillard returns to Weber State as he further mentors program

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 1 - 10:29 a.m.

In attendance for Thursday's game between Weber State and Portland State, Damian Lillard spoke to the media on a variety of subjects, including his recent All-Star selection, playing against the Utah Jazz and his relationship with coach Randy Rahe.
Weber stunned by Portland State in 76-75 loss; Wildcats lose second-straight

Weber stunned by Portland State in 76-75 loss; Wildcats lose second-straight

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 1 - 12:43 a.m.

Deante Strickland nailed a deep 3-pointer to give Portland State the lead with 24 seconds left and the Vikings held on to beat Weber State 76-75 on Thursday night.
Utah falls to sixth-ranked Nevada despite Barefield's 33 points

Utah falls to sixth-ranked Nevada despite Barefield's 33 points

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 29 - 6:36 p.m.

A big game for Utes guard Sedrick Barefield — 33 points on 10-15 shooting — was all for naught, as the Utes fell to sixth-ranked Nevada 86-71 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center.
Weber State drops third-straight as offense continues to sputter

Weber State drops third-straight as offense continues to sputter

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 15 - 11:30 p.m.

The Wildcats fall to Utah Valley at home on the heels of losses to Fresno State and Utah State.
Wildcats thrash Redhawks, advance to FCS quarterfinals

Wildcats thrash Redhawks, advance to FCS quarterfinals

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 8:21 p.m.

With the win, the second-seeded Wildcats (10-2) will host seventh-seeded Maine in the quarterfinals. This will be Weber’s second consecutive trip to the quarterfinals and it holds home-field advantage throughout the semifinals.
How local universities have performed in the NFL draft

How local universities have performed in the NFL draft

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 18 - 12:57 p.m.

With the draft a little less than a month away, KSL.com analyzes each local university's' 10-year draft history.
With Gary Andersen back in the fold, Utes hoping to reclaim 'Sack Lake City' moniker

With Gary Andersen back in the fold, Utes hoping to reclaim 'Sack Lake City' moniker

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 11 - 7:36 a.m.

After years of leading the Pac-12 in sacks, the Utes are looking to fix last season's disappointing pass rush.
Utes show marked improvement in 'important' 2nd scrimmage

Utes show marked improvement in 'important' 2nd scrimmage

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 8 - 8:48 p.m.

After an uneven effort in first scrimmage, Utes caught their second wind on Saturday.
Lone Peak pulls away from Pleasant Grove in inaugural 6A final

Lone Peak pulls away from Pleasant Grove in inaugural 6A final

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 3 - 4:55 p.m.

After blowing a fourth-quarter lead in last year's final, the Lone Peak Knights redeemed themselves with a 61-44 win over Pleasant Grove.
Lone Peak races past Layton 82-47 to advance to 6A final

Lone Peak races past Layton 82-47 to advance to 6A final

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 2 - 11:24 p.m.

The Knights advance to their sixth title game in eight seasons with Friday's victory.
With chance to jump into driver's seat, Wildcats fall to Eastern Washington 75-70

With chance to jump into driver's seat, Wildcats fall to Eastern Washington 75-70

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 22 - 10:32 p.m.

Weber State's nine-game winning streak was snapped Thursday with a loss to Eastern Washington.
Weber State exacts revenge over North Dakota, wins 6th-straight

Weber State exacts revenge over North Dakota, wins 6th-straight

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 10 - 11:29 p.m.

Weber State captures sixth-straight victory with 84-76 win over visiting North Dakota.
How a couple of local universities are dealing with suicide prevention among student-athletes

How a couple of local universities are dealing with suicide prevention among student-athletes

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 29 - 10:13 a.m.

How two local universities are dealing with suicide prevention.
Wildcats bounce back from loss to secure 1st conference victory

Wildcats bounce back from loss to secure 1st conference victory

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 4 - 11:57 p.m.

Weber State notches its first conference victory with 95-55 rout of Northern Arizona.