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Local colleges: Fast start propels Utah Valley to WAC win over in-state rival Dixie State

Local colleges: Fast start propels Utah Valley to WAC win over in-state rival Dixie State

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Jan. 8 - 5:42 p.m.

Aimaq recorded his nation-best 13th double-double of the season with 20 points and 17 rebounds, and five players scored in double figures as Utah Valley rolled to a 79-71 win over in-state rival Dixie State at the UCCU Center.
Locals in the NFL: Khyiris Tonga finds new role as Bears fullback (+full Week 17 roundup)

Locals in the NFL: Khyiris Tonga finds new role as Bears fullback (+full Week 17 roundup)

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 3 - 9:34 p.m.

The former BYU defensive lineman may have had his best game of the season in the Bears' 29-3 win over the equally hapless Giants on Sunday to highlight Week 17 of Locals in the NFL.
Local colleges: Harding, Aimaq lead UVU to 1st WAC win; T-birds, Wildcats take 1st Big Sky loss

Local colleges: Harding, Aimaq lead UVU to 1st WAC win; T-birds, Wildcats take 1st Big Sky loss

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Jan. 1 - 9:21 p.m.

Connor Harding poured in 17 points, seven assists and four rebounds as Utah Valley picked up its first conference win of the season, 77-55 over visiting Tarleton State in the UCCU Center.
Local colleges: SUU, Weber State improve to 3-0 in Big Sky with pair of wins

Local colleges: SUU, Weber State improve to 3-0 in Big Sky with pair of wins

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Dec. 30 - 9:41 p.m.

Tevian Jones poured in 19 points and eight rebounds to help Southern Utah scored 41 points in the second half and pull away from Sacramento State, 64-51 to improve to 3-0 in Big Sky play, extending the Thunderbirds' winning streak to 20-straight in Cedar City.
After 3-game skid, message remains the same for Wildcats: 'We're gonna be all right'

After 3-game skid, message remains the same for Wildcats: 'We're gonna be all right'

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 23 - 9:15 p.m.

Weber State drops third-straight game at home before they hit the road for conference play.
Ashworth, Aggies shoot past McEwen, Weber State

Ashworth, Aggies shoot past McEwen, Weber State

Jacob Nielson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 15 - 11:04 p.m.

Steven Ashworth had a career high 27 points, propelling Utah State past Weber State in Ogden on Wednesday night.
Weber State adds 9 athletes during the early signing period

Weber State adds 9 athletes during the early signing period

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 15 - 8:53 p.m.

Not typically known for signing many during the December, Weber State secured nine players during the early signing period.
Weber State cruises past Maine Fort Kent, eyes games against Utah State, BYU

Weber State cruises past Maine Fort Kent, eyes games against Utah State, BYU

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 11 - 7:37 p.m.

All 15 available players saw action on the court as Weber State defeated Maine Fort Kent 82-36.
Washington State gets hot, hands Weber State first loss of season

Washington State gets hot, hands Weber State first loss of season

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 11:24 p.m.

The streak eventually had to come to an end.
KenPom: College basketball in Utah is better than ever

KenPom: College basketball in Utah is better than ever

Ken Pomeroy, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 12:14 p.m.

BYU, Utah, Utah State, Weber State, and Southern Utah are collectively primed to have the best season in the modern era (3-point line, shot clock).
Wildcats force 28 turnovers against Northern Arizona en route to 7th straight win

Wildcats force 28 turnovers against Northern Arizona en route to 7th straight win

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 11:58 p.m.

The Wildcats finally got to play on their homecourt after five road games and five road wins as they welcomed Northern Arizona to Dee Events Center for the first conference game of the season.
Sisoho Jawara's season-high 23 leads Weber State to 6-0 start

Sisoho Jawara's season-high 23 leads Weber State to 6-0 start

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 10:32 p.m.

Seikou Sisoho Jawara poured a season-high 23 points in Weber State's 87-70 commanding win over Dixie State to continue the Wildcats' hot start to the 2021-22 season as the team improved to a perfect 6-0.
Weber State off to best start since 1985-86 with Rahe's 300th win

Weber State off to best start since 1985-86 with Rahe's 300th win

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 2:37 p.m.

Seikou Sisoho Jawara had his best game of the season as he posted 20 points. He was 7 of 9 from the field and 5 of 6 from 3-point point range. He had 18 of his 20 points in the first half and made his first five 3-pointers.
'Losing wasn't an option': Weber State picks up win in final regular season game

'Losing wasn't an option': Weber State picks up win in final regular season game

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 9:27 p.m.

Three interceptions returned for touchdowns by Williams, Gunther, and Mortensen send the Wildcats to their seventh-straight winning season
McEwen's 30 leads Weber State by Ball State for 4-0 start

McEwen's 30 leads Weber State by Ball State for 4-0 start

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov. 19 - 8:39 p.m.

The Wildcats improved to 4-0 for the first time since the 2011-12 season after a 85-74 win over Ball State.
Hot-shooting Wildcats improve to 3-0 with win over UMass

Hot-shooting Wildcats improve to 3-0 with win over UMass

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov. 18 - 7:50 p.m.

Weber State improved to 3-0 on the season with an 88-73 win over UMass Thursday afternoon in the first game of the Jersey Mike's Classic in St. Petersburg.
Locals in the NFL, Week 10: Moss scores, Johnson feasts in Bills' rout of Jets

Locals in the NFL, Week 10: Moss scores, Johnson feasts in Bills' rout of Jets

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 15 - 9:31 p.m.

Buffalo's defense was feasting, and a former Weber State standout was at the center of it. That, plus more from former local college and high school football standouts from Week 10 of the NFL regular season.
McEwen's 5 treys lead Weber State to 1st D-I win 63-59 at Duquesne

McEwen's 5 treys lead Weber State to 1st D-I win 63-59 at Duquesne

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 8:52 p.m.

Koby McEwen had a season-high 21 points, including five threes, to lead the Wildcats on a big second half rally to pick up a 63-59 win at Duquesne Monday night in Pittsburgh in the first road game of the season.
Weber State smokes Southern Utah 62-0 in its Big Sky farewell

Weber State smokes Southern Utah 62-0 in its Big Sky farewell

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 13 - 8:08 p.m.

Weber State sent Southern Utah out of the Big Sky Conference with a 62-0 loss. The 62 points is tied for the ninth most in a game in Weber State history.
Home struggles continue as Weber State falls 30-18 to Portland State

Home struggles continue as Weber State falls 30-18 to Portland State

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 6 - 10:55 p.m.

It's usually more common for a team to have better luck winning games at home than on the road; but that has been far from the truth for Weber State football this year.
Shaheed makes history, leads Wildcats in win over Idaho State

Shaheed makes history, leads Wildcats in win over Idaho State

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 30 - 6:39 p.m.

The kickoff return was the highlight play and energy-booster Weber State needed to squash all hope from a lingering Idaho State team and give the Wildcats (4-4) a 40-17 win — their first back-to-back win of the season.
FCS Roundup: Weber State holds on to upset No. 2 Eastern Washington on the road

FCS Roundup: Weber State holds on to upset No. 2 Eastern Washington on the road

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 23 - 10:51 p.m.

After a 32-yard run by Dave Jones on third-and-8, the Wildcats went into victory formation and sealed a 35-34 win.
Weber State men's basketball picked to finish 2nd in Big Sky

Weber State men's basketball picked to finish 2nd in Big Sky

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 21 - 3:23 p.m.

Coming off a disappointing upset ending in the Big Sky Conference tournament, the Weber State men's basketball team has found itself in a common position to begin the 2021-22 season.
Why is Weber State suddenly struggling to win?

Why is Weber State suddenly struggling to win?

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 3:29 p.m.

An analysis of the Weber State struggles as the team currently finds themselves at an abysmal 2-4 record.
FCS Roundup: Montana State edges Weber State in defensive battle; Dixie State falls in WAC opener

FCS Roundup: Montana State edges Weber State in defensive battle; Dixie State falls in WAC opener

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 17 - 1:46 a.m.

Freshman kicker Blake Glessner's two field goals in the third quarter made the difference in a defense-heavy contest as Montana State edged Weber State 13-7. Montana State played catchup after Weber State jumped ahead on the game-opening drive.
Wildcats seek first victory over ranked opponent as No. 9 Montana State comes to town

Wildcats seek first victory over ranked opponent as No. 9 Montana State comes to town

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 1:53 p.m.

Preview of Weber State's upcoming home game against No. 9 Montana State.
FCS roundup: Weisser accounts for 4 TDs as Weber State beats Cal Poly

FCS roundup: Weisser accounts for 4 TDs as Weber State beats Cal Poly

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 10:20 p.m.

Kylan Weisser threw two touchdown passes and added a pair of TD runs to help Weber State beat Cal Poly 38-7 on Saturday night. That, plus updates from Southern Utah and Dixie State.
Wildcats looking to get back in the win column against Cal Poly

Wildcats looking to get back in the win column against Cal Poly

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 1:59 p.m.

Preview of the upcoming Weber State football (1-3) game against conference opponent Cal Poly (1-3).
Late 4th quarter drive haunts Wildcats in 17-14 loss against No. 10 UC Davis

Late 4th quarter drive haunts Wildcats in 17-14 loss against No. 10 UC Davis

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 12:54 a.m.

Weber States' Big Sky home winning streak snapped in 17-14 loss against UC Davis.
Weber State seeks first home victory in conference matchup with No. 10 UC Davis

Weber State seeks first home victory in conference matchup with No. 10 UC Davis

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 1:26 p.m.

Preview of Weber States upcoming matchup against Big Sky Conference opponent and No. 10 UC Davis.
Wildcats remain team to beat in a loaded Big Sky Conference

Wildcats remain team to beat in a loaded Big Sky Conference

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 12:57 p.m.

Nothing from the preseason derails the Wildcats from what they have their eyes set on: defending the Big Sky Title.
Early turnovers cost No. 8 Weber State in revenge game against No. 2 James Madison

Early turnovers cost No. 8 Weber State in revenge game against No. 2 James Madison

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 19 - 1:45 a.m.

No. 8 Weber State couldn't overcome early turnovers and were knocked off by No. 2 James Madison 37-24
Weber State looks to upset No. 2 James Madison in top 10 FCS showdown

Weber State looks to upset No. 2 James Madison in top 10 FCS showdown

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 3:17 p.m.

Preview of Weber State's upcoming top 10 FCS matchup against No. 2 James Madison.
'I love the challenge': Weber State hosts No. 2 James Madison in first home game of season

'I love the challenge': Weber State hosts No. 2 James Madison in first home game of season

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 15 - 1:39 p.m.

Only two times in program history has Weber State's paths crossed with James Madison; and both times James Madison ended the Wildcats' FCS playoff run and season.
Breaking the stigma around college athletes and mental health

Breaking the stigma around college athletes and mental health

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 15 - 11:13 a.m.

Current Weber State volleyball player Rylin Adams and former Utah basketball player Beau Rydalch are seeking to break the stigma around athletes and mental illnesses.
Weber State runs over Dixie State in 41-3 win on the road

Weber State runs over Dixie State in 41-3 win on the road

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 12 - 12:58 a.m.

Weber State ran for five touchdowns in the in-state FCS showdown over Dixie State
Weber State looks to bounce back in road tilt against Dixie State

Weber State looks to bounce back in road tilt against Dixie State

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 9 - 12:38 p.m.

After a disappointing 40-17 loss in their season opener against Utah, Weber State will be looking to bounce back as they travel down to St. George to face in-state foe Dixie State.
Veteran Weber State roster ready to challenge the No. 24 Utes

Veteran Weber State roster ready to challenge the No. 24 Utes

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 31 - 7:34 p.m.

Utah may be the obvious favorites, but Weber State's veteran team will look to upset the No. 24 team in the nation.
Former Utah State coach Gary Andersen joins Weber State staff as volunteer advisor

Former Utah State coach Gary Andersen joins Weber State staff as volunteer advisor

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 1:34 p.m.

Gary Andersen joins the Weber State football program as a volunteer advisor.
The top 10 in-state matchups for the 2021 football season

The top 10 in-state matchups for the 2021 football season

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 26 - 12:38 p.m.

Analysis and ranking of the top 10 in-state matchups for the 2021 football season.
Damian Lillard scores 41, hosts 4th Weber State Alumni Classic

Damian Lillard scores 41, hosts 4th Weber State Alumni Classic

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 20 - 11:53 p.m.

While NBA players return to their hometowns this offseason to play in local pro-am tournaments, Damian Lillard chose to return to his alma mater to host the Weber State Basketball Alumni Classic Friday night.
Lillard, McBride named as inductees to Weber State Hall of Fame, among others

Lillard, McBride named as inductees to Weber State Hall of Fame, among others

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 18 - 6:41 p.m.

Weber State Athletics announced the 2021 Hall of Fame Class, highlighted by inductees Damian Lillard and Ron McBride
Golden, again: US beats France 87-82 for Tokyo title

Golden, again: US beats France 87-82 for Tokyo title

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug. 7 - 12:35 a.m.

Nothing about the summer was easy for the U.S. men's basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game.
'Little sharper': Spring season a big boost to Weber State as it prepares for fall campaign

'Little sharper': Spring season a big boost to Weber State as it prepares for fall campaign

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 5 - 10:31 p.m.

After a three month offseason, Weber State football is back with fall camp officially underway.
After truncated spring season, Weber State picked to win Big Sky (again)

After truncated spring season, Weber State picked to win Big Sky (again)

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 11:50 a.m.

Weber State received seven first-place votes in the Big Sky coaches' preseason poll, the conference announced Monday, and 14 first-place votes by the league's media.
Where every track and field athlete from Utah finished at the US Olympic trials

Where every track and field athlete from Utah finished at the US Olympic trials

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated June 27 - 10:41 p.m.

Follow along as a variety of former high school and collegiate track and field standouts try to earn an Olympic berth for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in "Track Town USA" via the U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon.
How Utah leaders in college athletics responded to the Supreme Court's ruling on NCAA amateurism

How Utah leaders in college athletics responded to the Supreme Court's ruling on NCAA amateurism

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 5:18 p.m.

You've read what the Supreme Court said about the NCAA and its ruling on amateurism. Here's what local college athletic directors and administrators said about Monday's notice.
Big Sky Conference announces streaming partnership with ESPN+

Big Sky Conference announces streaming partnership with ESPN+

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 10:32 a.m.

The Big Sky Conference is joining the "Worldwide Leader of Sports."
Here's every Utah collegian that qualified for NCAA outdoor track and field championships

Here's every Utah collegian that qualified for NCAA outdoor track and field championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 30 - 5:44 p.m.

BYU qualified 24 bids from 69 entries at the NCAA west regional, the most regional bids in the country, while athletes from Utah State and Weber State also made their mark in qualifying rounds.
EWU QB Barriere, SUU's Kaho'ohanohano-Davis highlight AP FCS All-America team

EWU QB Barriere, SUU's Kaho'ohanohano-Davis highlight AP FCS All-America team

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Updated May 12 - 12:06 p.m.

Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere, Sacred Heart running back Julius Chestnut and VMI receiver Jakob Herres are among the Walter Payton Award finalists highlighting The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday.
Weber State runs out of magic in upset 1st round playoff loss to Southern Illinois

Weber State runs out of magic in upset 1st round playoff loss to Southern Illinois

Carra McManamon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 24 - 8:04 p.m.

All season long Weber State has been able to find some sort of magic to finish close games. But on Saturday, the Wildcats just couldn't find that magic again and fell to Southern Illinois 34-31.
'No one outworks him': From walk-on to DPOY, Mortensen leads confident Weber State into 5th straight postseason

'No one outworks him': From walk-on to DPOY, Mortensen leads confident Weber State into 5th straight postseason

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 23 - 4:07 p.m.

Weber State will look to defend its 11-game home winning streak when it opens the delayed 2020 playoffs Saturday afternoon against SIU.
Local colleges: Weber State's Jay Hill named Big Sky Coach of the Year; Manning resigns from Utah

Local colleges: Weber State's Jay Hill named Big Sky Coach of the Year; Manning resigns from Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 22 - 5:05 p.m.

For the first time in his seven seasons leading the Wildcats, Hill was named Big Sky Coach of the Year, it was announced Thursday after a vote of the league's coaches.
Local colleges: Swim coach Brooks released by BYU; UVU's Estrada earns WAC medalist honors

Local colleges: Swim coach Brooks released by BYU; UVU's Estrada earns WAC medalist honors

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 21 - 7:19 p.m.

Brooks has led the program since 2012, a span that saw the Cougars capture four Mountain Pacific Sports Federation titles and advance to the NCAA championships twice.
Top-4 snub doesn't matter to Weber State, which opens 5th straight FCS Playoffs by hosting Southern Illinois

Top-4 snub doesn't matter to Weber State, which opens 5th straight FCS Playoffs by hosting Southern Illinois

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 18 - 11:04 a.m.

Weber State has made five of its nine playoff appearances in school history since Jay Hill took over the program in 2014.
Weber State volleyball's historic season ends in sweep by top-seeded Wisconsin

Weber State volleyball's historic season ends in sweep by top-seeded Wisconsin

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 15 - 8:25 p.m.

Reigning Big Sky MVP Rylin Adams had 13 kills and nine digs to lead Weber State (19-2), and Dani Nay added eight kills and eight digs.
Weber State wins first-ever NCAA Tournament match in first appearance since 1988

Weber State wins first-ever NCAA Tournament match in first appearance since 1988

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 14 - 8:57 p.m.

Dani Nay poured in a double-double with 18 kills, 14 digs and three blocks, and Rylin Adams added 14 kills, 11 digs and four blocks as Weber State won its first-ever NCAA Tournament match with a 25-18, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21 win over Bowling Green at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
5 things to know about the NCAA women's volleyball tournament, featuring 4 teams from Utah

5 things to know about the NCAA women's volleyball tournament, featuring 4 teams from Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 8:34 p.m.

Championship season continues this week with the NCAA women's volleyball tournament, and for the first time in the modern era, the state of Utah will be represented by four teams in the same field.
BYU, Weber State cheer, dance teams return home with national championship hardware (again)

BYU, Weber State cheer, dance teams return home with national championship hardware (again)

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 4:49 p.m.

The BYU Cougarettes won their 20th national title, while Weber State's spirit squad took home Grand National honors with the top score of any division at the Daytona Beach, Florida competition.