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A rebounding gift: Bolomboy a boon for Wildcats

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 21 2014 - 12:06am

The best rebounders are born, not made. Good size, long arms, big hands and a chin that can withstand a lot of sharp elbows are gifts of good breeding and not good workout habits.

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Weber State victorious after holding off late Idaho State charge

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 20 2014 - 9:22pm

OGDEN -- Every Big Sky Conference game may be a battle from here on out, but the Wildcats would be perfectly satisfied if they all end in 65-59 victories.Weber State scrapped out another league win Monday night, fending off a fierce Idaho State rally to survive with a 65-59 win at the Dee Events Center -- the same score the Wildcats beat Southern...

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Wildcats scratch out a victory over Thunderbirds

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 19 2014 - 5:34pm

OGDEN -- The Thunderbirds lost their first five Big Sky Conference games by an average of nearly 24 points a game, but looked like a different team Saturday.Weber State (7-6, 4-1 Big Sky) had to scratch and claw to pull out a 65-59 victory over Southern Utah, escaping in the final minute to extend its conference home victory streak to 21 games....

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VIDEO: The tarp incident: Weber State center spent summer with Raptors

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 19 2014 - 7:56am

James Hajek wants to go pro.He just hasn't decided what sport yet.

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Weber State hosts Southern Utah Saturday

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 17 2014 - 11:02pm

OGDEN -- The Thunderbirds have yet to cause much of a rumble this season.

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VIDEO: WSU women fall a bit short in battle with North Dakota

Contributed
Jan 11 2014 - 6:14pm

OGDEN -- The Weber State women's basketball team (4-9, 0-4) fought back from a big first half deficit but fell short to the Big Sky's first-place team, North Dakota, 83-72.

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Wildcats top North Dakota for road victory

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 11 2014 - 5:56pm

The Wildcats had to be road warriors to win a Saturday afternoon slugfest.Weber State won on the road for the first time this season, outlasting North Dakota 72-60 at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Grand Forks, N.D.Senior guard Jordan Richardson led the Wildcats with a season-high 16 points in his return to the starting lineup. Freshman guard...

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Bears roar past Wildcats, 70-51

Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 10 2014 - 12:17am

GREELEY, Colo. -- Derrick Barden was Da Beast and Da Bears backed him up plenty.

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VIDEO: The tarp incident: Weber State center spent summer with Raptors

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 19 2014 - 7:56am

James Hajek wants to go pro.He just hasn't decided what sport yet.

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VIDEO: WSU women fall a bit short in battle with North Dakota

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Jan 11 2014 - 6:14pm

OGDEN -- The Weber State women's basketball team (4-9, 0-4) fought back from a big first half deficit but fell short to the Big Sky's first-place team, North Dakota, 83-72.

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VIDEO: Weber State names Jay Hill football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 12 2013 - 9:54am

OGDEN -- In looking for someone to put its football program back on the map, Weber State University's search committee members went looking for a coach who would draw a big purple circle around the state of Utah on his own recruiting chart.They found University of Utah assistant coach Jay Hill.Hill, 38, was announced Thursday as Weber State's 11th...

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VIDEO: Hockey, football and soccer benefit from new Weber County Sports Complex

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 22 2013 - 7:28pm

OGDEN -- County and Weber State University officials on Tuesday night threw open the doors of the new Weber County Sports Complex, welcoming area athletes and the general public to an open house for the new space.Free ice skating and sports demonstrations were on the schedule, along with an official ribbon cutting and a thanks to the many project...

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WSU's Lillard embarks on a new journey

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Weber State basketball player Damian Lillard (right) and coach Randy Rahe talk to the media after Lillard announced his intention to enter the NBA Draft at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Tuesday.

Roy Burton
Apr 3 2012 - 11:14pm

OGDEN -- As a kid, long before he was recruited to Weber State, before he really even knew where the school was or became a two-time Big Sky MVP there, Damian Lillard would choose the Wildcats as his team on a college basketball video game.Lillard's next real game will be in the NBA; team to be determined.The 6-foot-3 point guard from Oakland,...

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Lillard makes it official; Weber State star headed to NBA

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 3 2012 - 2:56pm

OGDEN - Damian Lillard's Weber State teammates lifted him up last year after he broke his foot and missed most of what was supposed to be his junior season.

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A return home for WSU coach John L. Smith

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) John L. Smith, Weber State University’s new football coach, addresses an audience during a news conference at Stewart Stadium in Ogden on Tuesday.

Roy Burton
Dec 6 2011 - 3:30pm

OGDEN -- John L. Smith was restless the night before being named the head football coach at his alma mater, so he got up early and drove to the Weber State campus.What used to be the practice field off of Harrison Boulevard when he played linebacker and quarterback at WSU from 1968-71 is now a mini-lake."A few short years ago, a small-town boy...

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Cheerful McBride: 'It's been a great ride'

(KERA WILLIAMS/ Standard-Examiner) Ron McBride talks about his decision to retire at Weber State University in Ogden on Tuesday.

Roy Burton
Nov 8 2011 - 10:21pm

OGDEN -- Coach Mac remembers details of decades-old football games, funny anecdotes about his coaching career and long-forgotten rivalries far better than he can imagine the day less than two weeks from now when he walks off the field for the last time as a college football coach."I never really saw myself retiring. I saw myself dying on the field...

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GALLERY: Weber State Women Fall to Northern Colorado

Benjamin Zack
Jan 9 2014 - 6:14pm

Weber State University fell to Northern Colorado 68-49 in Ogden on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Weber State Wildcats -vs- San Jose Spartans

Sophomore Joel Bolomboy sinks the ball during the first period of the game on November 30, 2013. By the second period the Weber State Wildcats were winning against the San Jose Spartans 30 to 22. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Nov 30 2013 - 10:57pm

Weber State Wildcats vs.San Jose State Spartans, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Ogden, Utah. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Big Sky Football: Southern Utah vs Weber State, November 9, 2013

Dennis Montgomery, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 9 2013 - 11:10pm

Southern Utah University defeated Weber State University 27-21 in a Big Sky Conference football game played at Stewart Stadium in Ogden, Utah, on November 9, 2013.

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VIDEO: The tarp incident: Weber State center spent summer with Raptors

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 19 2014 - 7:56am

James Hajek wants to go pro.He just hasn't decided what sport yet.

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VIDEO: WSU women fall a bit short in battle with North Dakota

Contributed
Jan 11 2014 - 6:14pm

OGDEN -- The Weber State women's basketball team (4-9, 0-4) fought back from a big first half deficit but fell short to the Big Sky's first-place team, North Dakota, 83-72.

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GALLERY: Weber State Women Fall to Northern Colorado

Benjamin Zack
Jan 9 2014 - 6:14pm

Weber State University fell to Northern Colorado 68-49 in Ogden on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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VIDEO: Weber State names Jay Hill football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 12 2013 - 9:54am

OGDEN -- In looking for someone to put its football program back on the map, Weber State University's search committee members went looking for a coach who would draw a big purple circle around the state of Utah on his own recruiting chart.They found University of Utah assistant coach Jay Hill.Hill, 38, was announced Thursday as Weber State's 11th...

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GALLERY: Weber State Wildcats -vs- San Jose Spartans

Sophomore Joel Bolomboy sinks the ball during the first period of the game on November 30, 2013. By the second period the Weber State Wildcats were winning against the San Jose Spartans 30 to 22. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Nov 30 2013 - 10:57pm

Weber State Wildcats vs.San Jose State Spartans, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Ogden, Utah. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Big Sky Football: Southern Utah vs Weber State, November 9, 2013

Dennis Montgomery, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 9 2013 - 11:10pm

Southern Utah University defeated Weber State University 27-21 in a Big Sky Conference football game played at Stewart Stadium in Ogden, Utah, on November 9, 2013.

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VIDEO: Hockey, football and soccer benefit from new Weber County Sports Complex

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 22 2013 - 7:28pm

OGDEN -- County and Weber State University officials on Tuesday night threw open the doors of the new Weber County Sports Complex, welcoming area athletes and the general public to an open house for the new space.Free ice skating and sports demonstrations were on the schedule, along with an official ribbon cutting and a thanks to the many project...

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GALLERY: College soccer: WSU vs. Southern Utah, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012

Stephen Smith
Sep 30 2012 - 7:38pm

Weber State beat Southern Utah 1-0 for a Big Sky Conference win in Ogden on Sunday afternoon.

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