SALT LAKE CITY -- Randy Rahe's record run has reaped another award.
The National MS Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter this week named Rahe, Weber State men's basketball coach, as its 2013 Utah Sportsperson of the Year.
Rahe will be honored at the chapter's 35th annual Dinner of Champions Sept. 18 at La Caille Restaurant in Sandy. His Wildcats squad is coming off a remarkable 30-win season.
Others receiving awards include Paul Kruger of the Cleveland Browns who was named Sports Professional of the Year, Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton, the Male Collegiate Athlete of the Year, and the Lone Peak High School boy's basketball team, named the Team of the Year.
Rahe is entering his eighth season as head coach of the Wildcats. In seven years at Weber State he has led WSU to three Big Sky Championships and six post-season tournament appearances. He has also been named Big Sky Coach of the Year three times and has coached four Big Sky MVP's, including All-American Damian Lillard, the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year.
He had a career record of 150-75 (.667) overall at Weber State and is 92-24 (.793) in Big Sky Conference games. He has led the Wildcats to 20 or more wins in five of seven seasons with the team and has won 25 or more games in each of the past two seasons, including a Big Sky record 30 wins in 2012-13.