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Weber State does just enough down the stretch in win over Idaho

Weber State does just enough down the stretch in win over Idaho

Thomas Gordon for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 11:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

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What once was a 21-point lead dwindled down to as low as 6 points before Weber State did what it needed to do and held on for a 73-65 win over the University of Idaho.
'We'll be battle tested': Finding ways to win now benefits Wildcats come March

'We'll be battle tested': Finding ways to win now benefits Wildcats come March

Thomas Gordon for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 9:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

It was the tale of two games for Weber State's men's basketball team last week.
Dillon Jones' last-second layup gives Weber State win over Sacramento State

Dillon Jones' last-second layup gives Weber State win over Sacramento State

Thomas Gordon for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 21 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Wildcats found a way to win a game with their lowest point total of the season in a 50-48 grind-it-out win over Sacramento State.
Weber State dominates both ends of the ball in blowout win over Portland State

Weber State dominates both ends of the ball in blowout win over Portland State

Thomas Gordon for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 12:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

The final score showed an impressive 16-point win for Weber State over Portland State.
Montana State defense too much for Weber State in 67-52 loss

Montana State defense too much for Weber State in 67-52 loss

Thomas Gordon for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 6:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

It didn't take long for Weber State to see firsthand the dominant defense that tops the Big Sky Conference that Montana State boasts.
Steven Verplancken's last-second shot propels Weber State past Montana

Steven Verplancken's last-second shot propels Weber State past Montana

Thomas Gordon for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 11:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Dyson Koehler stole the Grizzlies' inbound near the halfcourt logo, dribbled once and found the team's leading 3-point shooter Steven Verplancken who knocked down the game-winner from the right wing.
Weber State's 2nd half troubles lead to disappointing 67-57 loss to Idaho State

Weber State's 2nd half troubles lead to disappointing 67-57 loss to Idaho State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 7 - 11:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State hoped a slow start to the second half would resolve itself like it did in the first half. That wasn't the case as the Wildcats fell to Idaho State on Saturday night.
Weber State pulls away in 2nd half to close out Northern Arizona 76-60

Weber State pulls away in 2nd half to close out Northern Arizona 76-60

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 31 - 5:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State used a dominant defensive performance in the second half, complemented by an improved offense to earn the Wildcats' second win to open conference play in a 76-60 win over Northern Arizona.
Consistent offense a work in progress for Weber State and loss to BYU proved it

Consistent offense a work in progress for Weber State and loss to BYU proved it

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 22 - 10:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Wildcats will need more than what they showed against BYU to win big games in conference play.
High five: BYU holds off Weber State for 5th-straight win in nonconference finale

High five: BYU holds off Weber State for 5th-straight win in nonconference finale

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 22 - 10:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

BYU outrebounded visiting Weber State 39-27 to hold on for a 63-57 win in front of a holiday-sized crowd in the Marriott Center three days before Christmas.
Streaking teams collide when BYU basketball hosts Weber State

Streaking teams collide when BYU basketball hosts Weber State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 22 - 11:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

A lot has changed in a week, and that's just BYU basketball's next opponent.
New head coach and 5 signees highlight Weber State's early signing day

New head coach and 5 signees highlight Weber State's early signing day

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 21 - 9:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State football had a big day as new head coach Mickey Mental was officially introduced and the Wildcats signed five high school recruits to play for them next season.
Weber State hires offensive coordinator Mickey Mental as new head coach

Weber State hires offensive coordinator Mickey Mental as new head coach

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 20 - 1:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Offensive coordinator Mickey Mental was named Jay Hill's predecessor as head coach of Weber State, according to reports.
Undefeated no more: Weber State stuns Utah State, shatters Aggies' chance at history

Undefeated no more: Weber State stuns Utah State, shatters Aggies' chance at history

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 19 - 11:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State was chasing history inside the Spectrum on Monday night, trying to become the first team in Aggies history to start a season 10-0. Weber State had other plans.
'Playing the right way': Wildcats' season trending up after win over Aggies

'Playing the right way': Wildcats' season trending up after win over Aggies

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 19 - 11:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Monday night, Weber State showed grit and a never-give-up attitude in a big win over Utah State.
Weber State earns first road victory in 74-45 rout over Cal Poly

Weber State earns first road victory in 74-45 rout over Cal Poly

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 17 - 12:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Wildcats hoped their last win against a Division II team would be a turning point for their season. Friday seemed like a step in the right direction.
Wildcats' season ended sourly, but the season was still great, great, great

Wildcats' season ended sourly, but the season was still great, great, great

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 15 - 7:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State's football season didn't end the way anybody wanted or expected. But the season itself was a success and here's a look at how each part of the team performed overall.
Wildcats' hot start leads to 82-58 win over Division II Saint Martin's

Wildcats' hot start leads to 82-58 win over Division II Saint Martin's

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 10 - 11:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State got the bounce-back win it needed in an 82-58 rout of Division II Saint Martin's — a game that head coach Eric Duft is hopeful will translate to bigger and better things for his team moving forward.
Who will replace Jay Hill as Weber State's head coach? Here are 5 options

Who will replace Jay Hill as Weber State's head coach? Here are 5 options

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 8:24 a.m.  |  Save Story

With Jay Hill officially accepting a new role at BYU, the search is on for a new Weber State head coach.
Jones drops season-high 22 points in Wildcats' 64-52 loss to Cal Baptist

Jones drops season-high 22 points in Wildcats' 64-52 loss to Cal Baptist

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 10:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Despite Dillon Jones' high-scoring night, Weber State's offensive woes led to another tough loss against Scotty Washington and the Cal Baptist Lancers.
BYU taps Weber State's Jay Hill as next defensive coordinator

BYU taps Weber State's Jay Hill as next defensive coordinator

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 7 - 8:06 a.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State's all-time winningest coach in football history will be tasked to build upon the 93rd-ranked total defense in the country.
Lack of size shows in Weber State's 77-65 loss to Utah Tech

Lack of size shows in Weber State's 77-65 loss to Utah Tech

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 11:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State played its first home game in almost a month but was dominated by the size and length of Utah Tech in a game the Wildcats lost 77-65.
Heartbreak in Bozeman: Wildcats' season ends in close loss to Montana State

Heartbreak in Bozeman: Wildcats' season ends in close loss to Montana State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 7:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State had the chance for a statement playoff win and overcame tons of obstacles but ultimately fell one score short again in a 33-25 loss to Montana State.
Weber State professor works to combat virus spread through indoor air

Weber State professor works to combat virus spread through indoor air

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 3:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Demetrios Pagonis was called on to help measure the risk for spread inside performance venues, here's what he found.
Rematch of the year: Wildcats get 2nd shot at Montana State, this time in playoffs

Rematch of the year: Wildcats get 2nd shot at Montana State, this time in playoffs

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 9:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State travels to Bozeman for a rematch with fourth-seeded Montana State in a chance for the Wildcats to avenge their earlier loss in the season.
Turnovers, foul trouble doom Weber State in 75-65 loss to Tarleton State

Turnovers, foul trouble doom Weber State in 75-65 loss to Tarleton State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 9:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State struggled to overcome Tarleton State's feisty defense and the resulting errors contributed greatly to the Wildcats' 75-65 loss to the Texans on Tuesday.
Wildcats survive late North Dakota push in snowy playoff victory

Wildcats survive late North Dakota push in snowy playoff victory

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 7:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

In a game that ended closer than it should have, Weber State held on to win their first playoff game against North Dakota and advance to take on Montana State.
'There was disappointment': Unseeded Wildcats to host North Dakota in FCS playoffs

'There was disappointment': Unseeded Wildcats to host North Dakota in FCS playoffs

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 10:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State missed out on a first-round bye after not receiving one of the eight seeds given to the top FCS teams.
Battle of Wildcats has Weber State shoot past Abilene Christian 77-67

Battle of Wildcats has Weber State shoot past Abilene Christian 77-67

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 8:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Weber State Wildcats snatched the lead late and held on for their first Division I win as they took the win over Abilene Christian 77-67.
Huge early deficit proves too much for Wildcats to overcome in loss to UC Riverside

Huge early deficit proves too much for Wildcats to overcome in loss to UC Riverside

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 11:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

The final score of Monday night's game between Weber State and UC Riverside indicates a much closer game than it really was as the Highlanders took care of the Wildcats 72-65.
Locals in the NFL: Taysom Hill, Jamaal Williams standing out through Week 11

Locals in the NFL: Taysom Hill, Jamaal Williams standing out through Week 11

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 8:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

Taysom Hill is still Taysom Hill, even if the letters next to his name on New Orleans' roster have changed.
Weber State's shooting woes lead to bad loss against Colorado State

Weber State's shooting woes lead to bad loss against Colorado State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 14 - 10:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Shooting struggles marred the Wildcats as they struggled to get anything going in a game they lost to Colorado State 77-52 on Monday night.
Weber State's entire roster contributes in big win over Idaho State

Weber State's entire roster contributes in big win over Idaho State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 12 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State puts together a complete game to take down Idaho State on senior day as the Wildcats won 45-7.
Dillon Jones' double-double paces Wildcats in home opener win over Western Colorado

Dillon Jones' double-double paces Wildcats in home opener win over Western Colorado

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 10:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

On Weber State's home opener against Western Colorado, forward Dillon Jones notched a double-double and led his team to a dominant 83-67 victory.
Offensive struggles doom Wildcats as they fall to Washington in season opener

Offensive struggles doom Wildcats as they fall to Washington in season opener

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 8 - 12:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

On a night when underdog teams won and played close games all across the country, Weber State gave it their best shot but ultimately came up short.
Deja vu: Weber State's late efforts not enough in loss to Sacramento State

Deja vu: Weber State's late efforts not enough in loss to Sacramento State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 5 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Wildcats came up short for the second time in three weeks as they fell to the Sacramento State Hornets 33-30 in a top five national matchup.
Wildcats prepare for toughest test of year against undefeated Sacramento State

Wildcats prepare for toughest test of year against undefeated Sacramento State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 4 - 8:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State enters the second of a three-game home stretch as undefeated Sacramento State comes to Ogden for a national spotlight of a top five FCS matchup.
Takeaways from Weber State's exhibition win over Adams State

Takeaways from Weber State's exhibition win over Adams State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 2 - 11:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State won its first and only exhibition game before the regular season against Adams State 88-76.
Battle of predators: Wildcats get back to winning ways in clash with Grizzlies

Battle of predators: Wildcats get back to winning ways in clash with Grizzlies

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 29 - 8:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State needed to bounce back in a big way following a close loss last week. The Wildcats answered the call as they topped the visiting Montana Grizzlies 24-21.
Wildcats welcome a hungry Montana team to town in rebound game following first loss

Wildcats welcome a hungry Montana team to town in rebound game following first loss

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 29 - 8:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State suffered its first loss of the season against Montana State and will have to rebound quickly as powerful Montana comes to Ogden.
Weber State's late-game comeback falls short as Wildcats lose to Montana State

Weber State's late-game comeback falls short as Wildcats lose to Montana State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 6:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

A week after setting a school record with their first 6-0 start in program history, Weber State suffered their first loss of the season in a roller coaster battle with Montana State.
A streak ends: Wildcats face toughest test in top 5 matchup with Montana State

A streak ends: Wildcats face toughest test in top 5 matchup with Montana State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 8:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

Something's gotta give on Saturday as both Weber State and Montana State bring unbeaten streaks into their matchup in Bozeman.
Locals in the NFL: Week 6 was good for these 2 Weber State alums in the pros

Locals in the NFL: Week 6 was good for these 2 Weber State alums in the pros

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 17 - 8:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

If last week was Taysom Time for New Orleans, this week was the Shaheed Show.
Achievement unlocked: Wildcats make history with 42-7 win over Portland State

Achievement unlocked: Wildcats make history with 42-7 win over Portland State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 8:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

For the first time in Weber State football history, the Wildcats have started a season 6-0 and did so in dominating fashion as they beat down on the Portland State Vikings 42-7.
Shot at record book: Wildcats go for first 6-0 start in school history

Shot at record book: Wildcats go for first 6-0 start in school history

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 6:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Wildcats have replicated the program's best-ever start and has, arguably, performed better through the first five games.
Wildcats match best start in school history with dominant win over Eagles

Wildcats match best start in school history with dominant win over Eagles

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 1:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State came off the bye week with force and dominated Eastern Washington 45-21 on Saturday night.
'We love the pressure': Wildcats prepare for struggling but competitive E. Washington

'We love the pressure': Wildcats prepare for struggling but competitive E. Washington

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 1:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State is coming off a bye and ready to take on a struggling Eastern Washington team.
From long-time assistant to head coach, Weber State's Eric Duft excited for season

From long-time assistant to head coach, Weber State's Eric Duft excited for season

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 5:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A little over four months has passed since Eric Duft took over the spot long held by the revered Randy Rahe as head coach of the Weber State men's basketball team.
Road warriors: Weber State heads into bye week after seventh-straight road win

Road warriors: Weber State heads into bye week after seventh-straight road win

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 1:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State kept its perfect season intact Saturday with a grind-it-out road win over a tough UC Davis football team.
'Bend, don't break' defense helps secure gritty win in Weber State's conference opener

'Bend, don't break' defense helps secure gritty win in Weber State's conference opener

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 12:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

By looking at the statistics following the game, it would seem impossible that Weber State could have come up with a victory.
Weber State's undefeated start to season: What's gone right and what needs work

Weber State's undefeated start to season: What's gone right and what needs work

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 2:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

For the first time since 1998, the Weber State Wildcats have started their season 3-0 after dominating nonconference play.
Weber State's defense left its mark in dominating win over Utah State

Weber State's defense left its mark in dominating win over Utah State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 9:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State accomplished something tonight that hasn't happened since 1978: they beat the Utah State Aggies.
'Chance to really shine' as Weber State prepares for matchup with Utah State

'Chance to really shine' as Weber State prepares for matchup with Utah State

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 10:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Going from demolishing a mid-tier Division II team to an in-state game against the reigning Mountain West champions is a tall task.
Weber State looking for path back to playoffs as Wildcats start season strong

Weber State looking for path back to playoffs as Wildcats start season strong

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 6 - 10:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

After missing the playoffs last year, head coach Jay Hill and his Wildcats are hungry to get there again and make some noise while doing so.
From walk-on to the NFL, Tyler Allgeier ready for next step (+ locals on NFL rosters and cuts)

From walk-on to the NFL, Tyler Allgeier ready for next step (+ locals on NFL rosters and cuts)

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 2 - 4:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many people in and around college football in Utah expected Tyler Allgeier to get drafted higher than he did.
Weber State defense leads the way in 41-5 rout of Western Oregon

Weber State defense leads the way in 41-5 rout of Western Oregon

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 12:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

Though a score of 41-5 may indicate an offensively dominant game, the real star of Weber State's season opener against Division II Western Oregon was the defense.
Weber State ranked No. 20 in preseason FCS Coaches poll

Weber State ranked No. 20 in preseason FCS Coaches poll

Thomas Gordon, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 15 - 9:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

For the sixth straight year, the Weber State Wildcats football team has found itself ranked in a national preseason poll.
FCS football preview: A look at the Weber State Wildcats

FCS football preview: A look at the Weber State Wildcats

Christian Esparza, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 12 - 11:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

Weber State football has enjoyed a lot of success under Head Coach Jay Hill, and that will not change in 2022.
Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 11:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Randy Rahe didn't entirely put his retirement on the rapidly changing world of college athletics but clearly it was a factor.