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WSU football coach Jody Sears fired

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 27 2013 - 9:12am

OGDEN -- Weber State is now looking for its fourth head football coach since November 2011.Jody Sears was fired Tuesday after two seasons at Weber State.The university exercised a clause in Sears' contract allowing the school to release him without further compensation for failing to reach four wins in the 2013 season.After going 2-9 as the...

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Weber State hoops: Wildcats look ahead to trip to Paradise

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 26 2013 - 1:15am

(Nov. 26, 2013)OGDEN -- The Wildcats will be in paradise -- next year.This season, Weber State is one of two schools in the country to have played fewer than three basketball games at this point. It's a function of not being able to gain entrance in a preseason tournament, WSU coach Randy Rahe says.Next year will be different. The Wildcats will...

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WSU vs. USU basketball: Wildcats recognize value of in-state rivalries

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 26 2013 - 1:13am

OGDEN -- A neutral site tournament featuring Utah's college basketball teams wouldn't be as meaningful as in-state rivalry games played on home courts.That's the consensus of Utah State coach Stew Morrill and Weber State coach Randy Rahe, longtime colleagues and compatriots who will face each other in just such a contest tonight at 7:30 p.m. at...

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Wildcats' Epperson named Big Sky player of the week

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 25 2013 - 4:18pm

OGDEN - Weber State senior punter Tony Epperson has been named the Big Sky Conference co-special teams player of the week after leading the Wildcats to a win in their final game of the 2013 season.Epperson, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound senior from Park City, averaged 49.6 yards per punt in Weber State's 32-7 win over Idaho State Saturday and in the...

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’Cats run to victory to finish sad season

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 25 2013 - 12:22am

Running the ball is a football fundamental. Saturday, the Wildcats had no other option.Steady high winds, changing direction at nature's whim, made the ground game the only game in town in Weber State's 32-7 season-ending win over border rival Idaho State at Stewart Stadium.Two 100-yard rushers were the key to victory for a Wildcats team looking...

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Wildcats go for two

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 23 2013 - 11:37pm

OGDEN -- Regardless of the outcome, Saturday's football game at Stewart Stadium was destined to be a blowout.

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Wildcats drop final volleyball match, 3-1

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 23 2013 - 11:36pm

OGDEN -- The Wildcats went out swinging, but couldn't get the breakthrough they wanted on Senior Day.After honoring its three seniors, including two who have been unable to play this season due to injury, the Weber State volleyball team went to work in trying to capture a win in its season finale.Despite a hard-fought and inspired effort, the...

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WSU's Harper runs well at NCAA cross country nationals

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 23 2013 - 11:27pm

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Weber State freshman Summer Harper finished 156th at the NCAA national cross county championships on Saturday in extremely inclement running conditions in Terre Haute, Ind.The meet was run under sunny skies, but the area saw a lot of bad storms in the week leading into the meet. With mud and puddles all over the track, it was...

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VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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Weber State football: Second scrimmage shows strides forward

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 5:50pm

Both sides of the ball showed improvement as the Weber State football team held its second full scrimmage of spring football Saturday morning.

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VIDEO: NCAA Tournament GameDay: Weber State vs. Arizona

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 8:12pm

It's game day. Weber State makes its return to the NCAA Tournament at 12:10 p.m. at Viejas Arena in San Diego, facing top-seeded Arizona.Here's the preview in today's paper: Weber State, Arizona looking for the right 16 vs. 1 answer, with video from Thursday's open practice.

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NCAA Tournament: ‘I guarantee one thing: The Wildcats are gonna win.’

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 7:23pm

The Wildcats would have been happy to play their first NCAA Tournament game in seven years in Antarctica.

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Weber State's Randy Rahe named Big Sky coach of the year

Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 3:35pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's Randy Rahe was selected by his peers as the 2013-14 Big Sky Conference men's basketball Coach of the Year on Monday.

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VIDEO: No. 16 seed Weber State to meet No. 1 Arizona in NCAA Tournament

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 5:19am

OGDEN -- As a kid in Arizona, Kyle Tresnak was a big basketball fan who eventually grew up to be a big man in basketball.Before he was a 6-foot-9 senior center for Weber State, the Scottsdale, Ariz., native liked another team nicknamed the Wildcats."I remember when Arizona won (the NCAA Tournament) in (1997) with (coach) Lute Olson. I remember...

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VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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VIDEO: NCAA Tournament GameDay: Weber State vs. Arizona

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 8:12pm

It's game day. Weber State makes its return to the NCAA Tournament at 12:10 p.m. at Viejas Arena in San Diego, facing top-seeded Arizona.Here's the preview in today's paper: Weber State, Arizona looking for the right 16 vs. 1 answer, with video from Thursday's open practice.

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VIDEO: No. 16 seed Weber State to meet No. 1 Arizona in NCAA Tournament

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 5:19am

OGDEN -- As a kid in Arizona, Kyle Tresnak was a big basketball fan who eventually grew up to be a big man in basketball.Before he was a 6-foot-9 senior center for Weber State, the Scottsdale, Ariz., native liked another team nicknamed the Wildcats."I remember when Arizona won (the NCAA Tournament) in (1997) with (coach) Lute Olson. I remember...

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VIDEO: Berry named Big Sky MVP; Senglin, Bolomboy earn top honors

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 10 2014 - 8:43pm

Whenever Davion Berry's friends and family made the trip from Oakland, Calif., to Ogden or to a road game to watch him play basketball for Weber State, they wore purple shirts emblazoned with these words: DEV'S GOT GAME. Yes, he does.The senior guard/forward was named the Big Sky Conference MVP by a vote of the league's coaches on Monday.Berry...

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VIDEO: Wildcats have unfinished business to win Big Sky title outright

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 5 2014 - 8:04pm

The Wildcats didn't get to celebrate the way they wanted.After all the Big Sky Conference games were over last Saturday, the dust had settled and all the scenarios had been studied, Weber State wrapped up the right to host the league tournament. Still, the Wildcats' overtime loss to Northern Arizona left more to aim for.

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VIDEO: Video: Rahe previews NAU as Weber State tries to lock up Big Sky tourney site

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 1 2014 - 3:50pm

Tonight doesn't have to be the final home game for four Weber State seniors.The Wildcats have already won a share of the Big Sky Conference regular-season championship. With one more win in their next three games, Weber State can lock up rights to host the conference tournament in Ogden.

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VIDEO: Four Weber State players to be honored on Senior Night

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 28 2014 - 1:08pm

OGDEN -- With one more victory, four Weber State seniors can guarantee that Senior Night on Saturday at the Dee Events Center won't be their final home game.

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VIDEO: Wildcats clinch share of Big Sky Conference title

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 28 2014 - 8:58am

OGDEN - The Wildcats have earned a record, a milestone and a share of the conference crown.All that's left now is to claim the spoils of victory.Weber State clinched at least a tie for first place with a 79-67 victory over Sacramento State on Thursday at the Dee Events Center. One more win in WSU's final three games will wrap up hosting rights for...

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GALLERY: Big Sky Tournament: Weber State vs Northern Colorado, March 14, 2014

Dennis Montgomery
Mar 15 2014 - 12:29am

Weber State defeated Northern Colorado, 66-63 in overtime, in a Big Sky Tournament semifinal game played at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on March 14, 2014. Weber State will meet North Dakota in the championship game on Saturday, March 15, 2014.

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GALLERY: North Dakota defeats Sacramento State 79 to 76

Briana Scroggins
Mar 13 2014 - 6:01pm

North Dakota defeated the Sacramento State Hornets 79 to 76 during the first quarterfinal game of the Big Sky Conference at Dee Events Center in Ogden on Thursday, March 13, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Weber State falls to Northern Arizona at home

Weber State University lost to Northern Arizona University 73-71.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 1 2014 - 11:16pm

Weber State couldn't come back from an early deficit. They lost to Northern Arizona University 73-71. Photos by DYLAN BROWN / Standard-Examiner staff Follow him on twitter @DylanBrownSE

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GALLERY: Sacramento State vs Weber State Basketball, February 27, 2014

Dennis Montgomery
Feb 28 2014 - 12:48am

The Weber State Wildcats defeated the Sacramento State Hornets in a Big Sky Conference basketball game by a score of 79-67 in a game played at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on February 27, 2014. Weber State clinched at least a tie for the Big Sky Conference championship.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Weber State defeats the University of North Dakota at home

Weber State defeats N. Dakota University 84-72. (DYLAN BROWN/Standard-Examiner)

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 6 2014 - 10:27pm

Weber State University took control of the game halfway through the first half and kept a solid lead the rest of the game. The final score was 84-72.

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GALLERY: Big Sky Conference Basketball: Montana vs Weber State University, January 25, 2014

Dennis Montgomery
Jan 26 2014 - 1:14am

Weber State University defeated Montana University in a battle between two Big Sky Conference rivals by a score of 68-63 on January 25, 2014 in a game played at the Dee Events Center in Ogden Utah.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Montana State falls to Weber State Thursday

Weber State stayed way ahead of Montana State for most of the game Thursday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the Dee Events Center. The final score was 86-57.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 23 2014 - 10:56pm

Weber State stayed way ahead of Montana State for most of the game Thursday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the Dee Events Center. The final score was 86-57.

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GALLERY: Big Sky Basketball: Idaho State University (ISU) vs Weber State University (WSU), January 20, 2014

Dennis Montgomery
Jan 21 2014 - 1:12am

Weber State defeated Idaho State in a Big Sky Conference mens/ basketball game played at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on January 20, 2014 by a score of 65-59.

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VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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VIDEO: NCAA Tournament GameDay: Weber State vs. Arizona

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 8:12pm

It's game day. Weber State makes its return to the NCAA Tournament at 12:10 p.m. at Viejas Arena in San Diego, facing top-seeded Arizona.Here's the preview in today's paper: Weber State, Arizona looking for the right 16 vs. 1 answer, with video from Thursday's open practice.

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VIDEO: No. 16 seed Weber State to meet No. 1 Arizona in NCAA Tournament

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 5:19am

OGDEN -- As a kid in Arizona, Kyle Tresnak was a big basketball fan who eventually grew up to be a big man in basketball.Before he was a 6-foot-9 senior center for Weber State, the Scottsdale, Ariz., native liked another team nicknamed the Wildcats."I remember when Arizona won (the NCAA Tournament) in (1997) with (coach) Lute Olson. I remember...

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GALLERY: Big Sky Tournament: Weber State vs Northern Colorado, March 14, 2014

Dennis Montgomery
Mar 15 2014 - 12:29am

Weber State defeated Northern Colorado, 66-63 in overtime, in a Big Sky Tournament semifinal game played at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on March 14, 2014. Weber State will meet North Dakota in the championship game on Saturday, March 15, 2014.

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GALLERY: North Dakota defeats Sacramento State 79 to 76

Briana Scroggins
Mar 13 2014 - 6:01pm

North Dakota defeated the Sacramento State Hornets 79 to 76 during the first quarterfinal game of the Big Sky Conference at Dee Events Center in Ogden on Thursday, March 13, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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VIDEO: Berry named Big Sky MVP; Senglin, Bolomboy earn top honors

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 10 2014 - 8:43pm

Whenever Davion Berry's friends and family made the trip from Oakland, Calif., to Ogden or to a road game to watch him play basketball for Weber State, they wore purple shirts emblazoned with these words: DEV'S GOT GAME. Yes, he does.The senior guard/forward was named the Big Sky Conference MVP by a vote of the league's coaches on Monday.Berry...

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VIDEO: Wildcats have unfinished business to win Big Sky title outright

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 5 2014 - 8:04pm

The Wildcats didn't get to celebrate the way they wanted.After all the Big Sky Conference games were over last Saturday, the dust had settled and all the scenarios had been studied, Weber State wrapped up the right to host the league tournament. Still, the Wildcats' overtime loss to Northern Arizona left more to aim for.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Weber State falls to Northern Arizona at home

Weber State University lost to Northern Arizona University 73-71.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 1 2014 - 11:16pm

Weber State couldn't come back from an early deficit. They lost to Northern Arizona University 73-71. Photos by DYLAN BROWN / Standard-Examiner staff Follow him on twitter @DylanBrownSE

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