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Second-half rally helps Weber State beat upset-minded Tarleton

Second-half rally helps Weber State beat upset-minded Tarleton

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:55pm

Zahir Porter scored 23 points and Isiah Brown scored 22 points, and Weber State thwarted Tarleton's upset bid with a 94-79 win in a non-conference matchup Sunday night.
Locals in the NFL: Taron Johnson's full-field pick-6 leads Bills to 1st AFC title game in 26 years

Locals in the NFL: Taron Johnson's full-field pick-6 leads Bills to 1st AFC title game in 26 years

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:13pm

The former Weber State star made six tackles, one tackle for loss, and the second interception return for a touchdown of his career in a 17-3 win over Baltimore that advanced the Bills to their first AFC championship since 1994.
Efficient Wildcats pull away from Utah Valley in nonconference finale

Efficient Wildcats pull away from Utah Valley in nonconference finale

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 2nd - 5:34pm

Jaiwa had 14 points and three assists, Cody Carlson added 10 points and nine rebounds, and Weber State shot 52% from the field in the second half to pull away for a 70-62 win over in-state rival Utah Valley in a nonconference finale for both teams Saturday at the Dee Events Center.
BYU basketball holds off hot-shooting Weber State to move to 4-0 vs. D-I in-state schools

BYU basketball holds off hot-shooting Weber State to move to 4-0 vs. D-I in-state schools

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 23rd - 9:15pm

Alex Barcello scored 12 points with five assists and Brandon Averette added 13 points, five rebounds and career-high seven assists to help the Cougars hold off a hot-shooting night from Weber State 87-79 at Vivint Arena Wednesday night.
Weber State's early signing class includes all-time prep receiver from Corner Canyon

Weber State's early signing class includes all-time prep receiver from Corner Canyon

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 5:33pm

Corner Canyon wide receiver Noah Kjar, the state's career leader in receptions who ranks second all-time in receiving yards for a season and career, was one of three incoming freshman signed by seventh-year coach Jay Hill on Wednesday.
Sitake, Grimes, Hill: 3 Utah candidates connected to Arizona coaching opening

Sitake, Grimes, Hill: 3 Utah candidates connected to Arizona coaching opening

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:26pm

BYU's Kalani Sitake and Jeff Grimes, as well as Weber State's Jay Hill, have all been fingered as potential candidates to replace Sumlin in Tucson. Would either of them take it?
Boise State withstands 2nd-half spurt to hand Weber State loss in road opener

Boise State withstands 2nd-half spurt to hand Weber State loss in road opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:08pm

Isiah Brown scored 18 points, and Michal Kozak added seven points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (2-1), who were playing the former conference mate Broncos for the first time since 2005.
Weber State's weekend tip with Utah State canceled; Wildcats add Boise State

Weber State's weekend tip with Utah State canceled; Wildcats add Boise State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 10th - 4:47pm

The annual rivalry basketball game between northern Utah rivals Utah State and Weber State has been postponed.
Southern Utah 'seriously considering' invitation to join the WAC, but other schools also targeted for football revival

Southern Utah 'seriously considering' invitation to join the WAC, but other schools also targeted for football revival

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:30pm

Southern Utah University released a significant update Tuesday in its long-rumored courtship with the Western Athletic Conference, an update that could dramatically change the state of college athletics in Cedar City, as well as the Beehive State.
Brown's career-high 29 carries Weber State over Westminster

Brown's career-high 29 carries Weber State over Westminster

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:34pm

Isiah Brown scored a career-high 29 points as Weber State defeated Division II Westminster (UT) 85-73 on Tuesday night.
Pair of Dixie State Division I home openers against Weber State, BYU shelved by COVID-19

Pair of Dixie State Division I home openers against Weber State, BYU shelved by COVID-19

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 27th - 3:45pm

Dixie State's welcome to Division I basketball will have to wait.
Brown's career-high 26 lifts Weber State past Adams State

Brown's career-high 26 lifts Weber State past Adams State

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 25th - 10:05pm

Isiah Brown had a career-high 26 points as Weber State routed Adams State 88-60 in a season opener on Wednesday night.
Spring football is coming: Big Sky announces 6-game spring schedule

Spring football is coming: Big Sky announces 6-game spring schedule

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 4th - 11:25am

Weber State will be the league favorite when things kick off in February.
For 1st time, college athletes press pause on sports to engage in Election Day civic pride, service

For 1st time, college athletes press pause on sports to engage in Election Day civic pride, service

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 3rd - 9:04am

The move affects all sports in the NCAA, which put a blanket halt to practices and team activities for one day in the most sweeping legislation since the Division I Student-Athletic Advisory Council in 2014 to give athletes at every level a vote in the decision-making process.
Locals in the NFL: Utes' Zack Moss grabs first touchdown for Bills; Jaylon Johnson experiences highs, lows of Bears debut

Locals in the NFL: Utes' Zack Moss grabs first touchdown for Bills; Jaylon Johnson experiences highs, lows of Bears debut

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:31pm

Moss ran for 11 yards on nine carries, but also caught three passes for 16 yards — including his first career touchdown — in the Bills' 27-17 win Sunday over the New York Jets in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season.
Decision Day: A look at the locals who were cut by the NFL (and those who made a roster)

Decision Day: A look at the locals who were cut by the NFL (and those who made a roster)

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Sep 6th - 1:48pm

It’s decision day for the NFL as each team was required to pare its roster down to at least 53 players.
After 'fighting like hell,' Big Sky, WAC, WCC fall sports yield to COVID-19 pandemic

After 'fighting like hell,' Big Sky, WAC, WCC fall sports yield to COVID-19 pandemic

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 13th - 2:56pm

In near-concurrent announcements Thursday morning, the Big Sky, Western Athletic and West Coast conferences suspended the fall sports calendar, pushing sports like women's soccer, volleyball and cross-country to the the 2021 calendar year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Weber State, SUU football put on hold as Big Sky postpones fall season to spring

Weber State, SUU football put on hold as Big Sky postpones fall season to spring

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 7th - 10:06am

There will be no football at Weber State or SUU this fall, as Big Sky Conference presidents voted to move the season to spring, conference officials announced Friday morning.
If college football is played this fall, Big Sky favorites Weber State and these locals will have something to prove

If college football is played this fall, Big Sky favorites Weber State and these locals will have something to prove

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 9:17pm

For the first time in school history, the Wildcats were selected as the Big Sky preseason favorites, earning the majority of votes from league coaches and media as announced Thursday during the conference’s virtual media day kickoff.