Weber State finalized its men’s basketball roster for the 2020-21 season with its ninth commitment of the 2020 class and the signing of its sixth Division I transfer.
In first grade, Teri Spiers remembers palling around at recess with her brother, Bill Okelberry.
Weber State’s men’s basketball roster rounded into shape Thursday in part due to the final transfer in the group of outgoing players.
Tavian Percy needed plenty of time to decide to transfer away from New Mexico men’s basketball and, while he says the process felt long, needed less time to choose his new destination.
OGDEN — As Americans grapple with the issues of racism, police brutality, peaceful protests and rioting that have been shoved to the forefront of society after the death of Minnesota man George Floyd at the knee of police officer Derek Chauvin, athletic teams have found themselves at the int…
Some of the first games to bring the return of live sports to Northern Utah will come during a prep boys soccer tournament in Farmington next week.
Former University of Utah and All-American quarterback Lee Grosscup died Monday at age 83, the university announced Tuesday.
The Basketball Tournament, a winner-take-all competition that has grown from quaint summer filler to a premier event, announced Wednesday its plans to move forward with its 2020 tournament using a revised format.
Pro soccer returns to the U.S. next month when the National Women’s Soccer League starts a 25-game tournament in a pair of stadiums in Utah that will be kept clear of fans to protect players from the coronavirus.
For the 2019-20 basketball season, Weber State men’s basketball had five upperclassmen (seniors and juniors) on the roster, including walk-ons. The rest of the Big Sky averaged 7.2 and more than half the conference had at least eight such players.
OGDEN — The new coronavirus pandemic has tightened the financial clamps for every college athletic department in the country.
In the latest move to help schools save money and defray financial losses due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the Big Sky Conference announced Friday that the 2020-21 conference schedule for men’s and women’s basketball will be shortened to 16 games.
Utah Jazz legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan died Friday, May 22, 2020, at the age of 78. Sloan was the "Original Bull" with the Chicago Bulls as a player from 1965-76. He averaged 14 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.2 steals per game in his career — still the only player…
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Jerry Sloan walked up the steps to the stage at the Basketball Hall of Fame to give his enshrinement speech in 2009, almost as if he were dreading what the next few minutes would bring.
A banquet event usually held on campus, Weber State’s athletic department revealed the winners of its 2020 Waldo Awards by live stream Thursday night due to measures to fight the new coronavirus pandemic prohibiting large gatherings.
Teri Okelberry Spiers will join elite company this fall.
It’s been more than two months since the sports world shut down due to the new coronavirus pandemic. As individual-type sports like golf and auto racing are now resuming on the professional level — without fans in attendance — fans and athletes of all kinds are hopeful that team sports can r…
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to allow schools to begin voluntary athletics activities in two sports starting June 1 after several months of silence on campuses caused by the new coronavirus pandemic.
A Wednesday meeting of the NCAA Division I Council did not result in a vote on a proposal that would give immediate eligibility to college athletes transferring for the first time.
Mike Conley is waiting for further instructions. So is the rest of the NBA.
The NCAA released its newest set of data for Academic Progress Rate scores for universities nationwide and all Weber State sports programs are clear of the thresholds required to maintain postseason eligibility and avoid penalties.
The Utah Jazz and AT&T SportsNet are extending their schedule of “Jazz Playback” programming as the sports shutdown related to the new coronavirus pandemic continues past two months.
Bojan Bodganovic was one of the most reliable players for the Utah Jazz in the 2019-20 season and, it turns out, was playing with an injured shooting wrist most of the time.
A pair of Utah hoops programs got divergent pieces of roster news Thursday, one more surprising than the other.
ESPN’s “The Last Dance,” its 10-part docuseries detailing the Chicago Bulls’ 1998 NBA title, has been great on its own and especially great, for whatever importance sports have right now, during the current void after the new coronavirus pandemic vacuumed live competition out of our lives.
Two more Northern Utah high schools are joining an already big list of those scrapping grass football fields for artificial turf.
The Big Sky Conference announced Monday several decisions from its Presidents’ Council regarding the 2020-21 athletic season as it relates to restrictions caused by the new coronavirus pandemic and potential progress made in that fight.
The All-Region teams for Region 1 and Region 5 boys basketball were decided last month.
For a few months, anticipation has built toward a May 20 vote by the NCAA Division I Council to decide if athletes transferring from one four-year college to another for the first time should be granted a waiver for immediate eligibility in all sports.
Perhaps no facet of college sports has changed more in recent years than an athlete’s ability to transfer to a new school and the processes and methods by which such a move occurs.
The Utah High School Activities Association announced Tuesday that, despite opposition from a portion of parents and athletes, the decision to cancel spring sports competition due to the new coronavirus pandemic remains in place.
The professional golf tour that hosts the Utah Championship announced Monday the 2020 event will go on this season after the new coronavirus pandemic has shut down most sports worldwide since mid-March.
ROY — One lyric in Roy High School's fight song reads: "Through the toughest battles will our colors glow."
Roy High athletic coaches, fans, Roy Police and Fire, and members of the city government parade through neighborhoods in their vehicles to honor Roy High senior athletes on Friday, May 1, 2020. "Senior Day" was taken to athletes' homes since their spring seasons were cut short due to the pandemic.
Despite the new coronavirus pandemic cutting golf season short, the Big Sky Conference announced its All-Conference honors for the 2020 season Wednesday.
Andrew Bogut and Alex Smith became the first pair of athletes from the same school to be drafted No. 1 overall in the NBA and NFL in the same year, and now enter a star-studded 2020 University of Utah Athletics Hall of Fame class together, which the school announced Wednesday.
The carousel of head football coaches in Davis County high schools appears to have come to a stop as Layton Christian Academy made its hire to lead its football program.
One of the final dominos to fall for Weber State’s men’s basketball came last week as the Wildcats’ roster continues a massive overhaul.
Utah State fans received news Sunday that would have seemed impossible one year ago.
After the University of Utah shuffled a handful more players into the NFL via the draft, the frantic signings of undrafted free agents kicked off Saturday evening as soon as the draft concluded.
After the 2020 NFL Draft progressed deeper than expeceted before the University of Utah saw one of its players drafted, the third round brought a surprise by way of the Indianapolis Colts on Friday night.
After three days of voting, fans have chosen six all-time greats to be named to the Weber State men’s basketball All-Decade Team.
Many are living with some degree of uncertainty right now during the coronavirus pandemic, which has halted much of usual life, canceled sports seasons and more.
LOGAN — In the beginning, Jim Fain used photography just to get a closer look at his favorite sport.
While BYU men’s basketball coach Mark Pope hasn’t connected on every transfer he’s recruited, he’s doing it enough to show his methods and message can work at the private, religious school.
After a pair of reports put a fresh scare into minor league baseball fans Tuesday, negotiations regarding a new Professional Baseball Agreement between Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball continue to churn along as a few dozen markets wait to see what might become of baseball in …
The Wasatch Front Junior High Rodeo Association has a pretty big geographical reach, even beyond the mountain range for which the association is named.
OGDEN — In a period of less than three weeks, Weber State men’s basketball committed six of its seven players now officially signed to the 2020 class.
Julian Blackmon could be one of a handful of Utah Utes football players picked in this week’s NFL Draft, including Jaylon Johnson, Terrell Burgess, Bradley Anae and Zack Moss.
The All-Region teams for Region 1 and Region 5 girls basketball have been released.