In the thick of college basketball and NBA seasons, and in what is hopefully — finally — the tail-end of a pandemic, Weber State football's unprecedented, surreal spring season will kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho.
Weber State men's basketball holds an all-time series edge of 42-10 over Sacramento State. It's been a lopsided series, to say the least, but the Hornets are winners in three of the last four, including the last two contests played at the bandbox Hornets Nest.
Weber State released its first depth chart of the spring 2021 football season Tuesday and announced it will allow up to 5,000 fans at home football games.
Weber State volleyball turned in a pair of stunning results, for different reasons, in a two-match road sweep at Northern Colorado on Saturday and Sunday to remain unbeaten this season.
OGDEN — As seems to happen in many conference series matchups this season, Saturday afternoon’s men’s basketball rematch between Weber State and Northern Arizona slowed down from Thursday’s 92-59 WSU win.
OGDEN — After watching the NFL and FBS college football play through their entire 2020 seasons, it’s time for FCS football.
OGDEN — Entering Thursday’s Big Sky Conference men’s basketball matchup in Ogden, it was known Northern Arizona hadn’t played in 19 days due to COVID-19 protocols. What wasn’t publicly known until tipoff was Weber State would be without two starters.
Editor's note: Due to reporter error, a previous version of this story incorrectly identified the start date of the contract. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.
OGDEN — Routines are set, COVID-19 protocols are in place and the spring season is almost here. The biggest question for Weber State football remains who will start at quarterback when the Feb. 27 season opener at Idaho State arrives.
Through hard work and good fortune, Weber State men’s basketball (12-5, 7-3 Big Sky) is set to play games for its sixth straight weekend, including five straight conference series, after losing a pair of conference series to start January.
Weber State volleyball improved to 6-0 over the weekend with a dominant pair of 3-0 victories over Southern Utah at Swenson Gym.
Two trends butted heads Saturday afternoon in Missoula: Weber State hadn’t won in Dahlberg Arena in more than four years, while Montana was 0-5 in Saturday conference games this season.
Weber State men’s basketball matched the weather outside, offensively, in Thursday’s matchup against Montana.
OGDEN — Another former Wildcats coach is returning to the sidelines at Weber State.
Dontay Bassett felt prepared to step into a new opportunity at Weber State after three seasons of limited playing time at the University of Florida.
Weber State men’s basketball aims to play for its fifth straight weekend with a road trip this weekend to Montana.
Weber State sophomore guard Seikou Sisoho Jawara was named the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball player of the week for his efforts in WSU’s two-game home sweep of Montana State.
OGDEN — After Thursday’s track-meet win, Weber State men’s basketball and Montana State engaged in what head coach Randy Rahe characterized as a “fistfight” on Saturday afternoon at the Dee Events Center.
OGDEN — League-leading Montana State shot well over its season average from 3 — 13 of 26 from behind the arc — and went to the free-throw line 29 times.
Another of Weber State football’s longtime assistants has moved on and this time, it’s a call to the big leagues.
OGDEN — As of Wednesday, Weber State football has signed three recruiting classes since playing its last game, and has never before had a regular signing day come during a preseason camp.
Wednesday is college football's 2021 signing day.
Weber State men’s basketball (9-4, 4-2 Big Sky) is set to host its first two-game home series of the conference schedule this week, playing league-leading Montana State (9-3, 6-0) on Thursday and Saturday at the Dee Events Center.
Weber State volleyball moved to 4-0 in Big Sky play with a two-match sweep on the road Sunday and Monday at Montana.
OGDEN — One of the biggest challenges facing FCS teams in 2021 is the prospect of playing a large number of games during the calendar year after the fall 2020 season was postponed to this spring due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After leading the entire way in an 81-56 win Thursday, Weber State men’s basketball fell behind 7-0 early in its second game against Idaho.
OGDEN — The first late-winter football camp commenced Friday at Weber State.
Two runs made the difference between a pedestrian outcome and one you’d expect from a hopeful conference contender playing a winless team.
Isiah Brown knew what he was looking for when he sought a new home for his final stop as a college basketball player.
OGDEN — The Big Sky Conference announced the final version of its spring football schedule Monday, precipitated by surprise opt-outs from four more teams in recent weeks.
Weber State volleyball is now 2-0 after defeating Eastern Washington 3-1 on Saturday evening following its 3-1 victory Friday.
After failing to string together any kind of offensive run all afternoon, Weber State men’s basketball used the offensive glass to make a push late in its second conference contest against Southern Utah on Saturday.
OGDEN — Six months to the day of when the team was voted second in the Big Sky preseason poll, and more than 13 months since its last match, Weber State volleyball took the court Friday to begin the fall 2020 season postponed to 2021 by the coronavirus pandemic.
OGDEN — The home team never trailed in a game expected to be nearly even by prognosticators, leading for 38 minutes and by double digits for about 31 of them.
Weber State men’s basketball is set to play its second conference series, and first in more than a month, starting Thursday with a 7 p.m. home matchup against Southern Utah, with a return trip to Cedar City at noon Saturday.
OGDEN — A sluggish first half was expected Sunday night, but not from the home team.
OGDEN — With his team's first game in two weeks, head coach Randy Rahe had three goals for Weber State men's basketball in its contest Saturday against Yellowstone Christian College: one, simply get on the court; two, play his entire roster with balanced minutes; and three, have fun.
Though three more Big Sky Conference schools have opted out of the spring 2021 football season, Weber State says it’s moving forward with the abbreviated campaign.
When Weber State men’s basketball takes the floor Saturday afternoon, it will end a calendar run of having played one game in the last 23 days.
To fans and outsiders, Jordan Allen’s announcement of his transfer from Tennessee to Weber State was a surprise.
After years of expansion, the Big Sky Conference will get a little smaller in 2022.
With activities underway and preseason camp nearing, Weber State football has completed its coaching staff.
After losing two consecutive conference series to COVID-19 cancellations, Weber State men’s basketball has added two home games for the upcoming week.
Seeking its first win of the season, the Weber State women's basketball team eyed a fourth-quarter battle thanks to the scoring efforts of Emma Torbert.
OGDEN — College basketball scheduling usually happens in a matter of a few months during the summer. Coaches finalize their slate for the upcoming season, which includes signing new multi-game series or one-off games.
Positive cases and COVID-19 protocols have shaken up schedules for most men’s college basketball teams in Utah this week. BYU, Dixie State, Utah and Weber State now have more games canceled or postponed.
OGDEN — A holiday break, the disappointment of losing a conference series to cancellation and an off-key first half led to crunch time for Weber State men's basketball, which led 56-55 in an impromptu game against Utah Valley with 3:15 left.
After three game cancellations held Weber State women's basketball out of action for nearly a full month, the Wildcats (0-5, 0-2 Big Sky) returned to the court Thursday and Saturday for a Big Sky Conference series against Idaho State (6-1, 4-0).
Weber State men’s basketball will recoup one game this weekend after a conference series was canceled.
Weber State men’s basketball will miss two more games of the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 issues — this time, two conference games.
SALT LAKE CITY — Competitive from the jump, Wednesday’s nonconference finale between Weber State and BYU men’s basketball came down to just a few crucial plays.