OGDEN — Weber State men's basketball has chosen an 11-year veteran as an assistant coach to complete its staff for the 2019-20 season.
The Big Sky Conference held its annual football kickoff in Spokane, Washington, over the weekend, which resulted in the release of preseason polls and all-conference teams, and culminated in a day of media interviews Monday.
Weber State edged out Montana State by one-half of a point to claim the Big Sky Presidents' Cup for the 2018-19 season, the first time in 10 years WSU has won the cup.
You could excuse Trevyn Smith’s family if they felt like perhaps they were targets of an unfair deal of goodbyes that came too soon.
OGDEN — Weber State men's basketball will hire a new assistant coach for the first time in four seasons while the women's team will add new faces to Velaida Harris' staff.
Springville High School football and Weber State are mourning the loss of standout running back Trevyn Smith, who died on Thursday at the age of 32.
NCAA rules say a basketball team can't contact players from another team and encourage them to transfer. But mid-major coaches say it happens. Frequently. Coaches and players go on the record with the Standard-Examiner to talk about the process called "poaching."
The Utah Jazz usually try to look out for local college products during the pre-NBA draft workout season, but this one is a even more hometown than that.
To say the past week has been a recruiting whirlwind for graduated Layton High softball pitcher Jackie Gold would be an understatement.
OGDEN — Despite losing its athletic director of 10 years, Weber State University is not in a rush to hire a permanent replacement.
Nathan Dunivan was Weber State’s final of three athletes to compete at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas.
Weber State track athlete Tawnie Moore made her mark one last time in the 100 meter hurdles Thursday.
The NCAA announced major changes to men’s college basketball Wednesday, altering the distance of the 3-point line for the first time in 11 years.
OGDEN — Five weeks after Jerry Bovee announced he was stepping down from his athletic director post, Weber State announced Tuesday that Tim Crompton would serve as interim athletic director for the university.
After concluding a week of practice and workouts in Las Vegas, Weber State junior guard Jerrick Harding announced Tuesday afternoon on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to WSU for his senior season.
Weber State’s track and field team will send three athletes to the NCAA national championship meet next month after qualified performances this weekend at the NCAA West Regional hosted by Sacramento State.
OGDEN — Tawnie Moore learned some time ago that winning the mental side of competition is a foundation for success.
There’s now an official start time to the 2019 Weber State football season.
As Addie Jensen walked off the field for the final time, freshman second baseman Faith Hoe wrapped her arms around the senior pitcher in a big embrace.
Weber State freshman catcher Lauren Hoe was nearly on the nose in her first at-bat Saturday night, fouling off pitches hard down the line or straight back to the screen.
UCLA pitcher Rachel Garcia entered the NCAA Tournament Regional opener against Weber State with a 20-1 record, a 0.98 ERA and 207 strikeouts in 136 innings.
Weber State's track and field team claimed six individual titles and the women's squad finished second as the Wildcats competed at the Big Sky Championships from May 9-11, hosted by the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana.
Weber State's softball team hasn't played a home game since April 20, after which it has traveled for games in Salt Lake City; Portland, Oregon, and Sacramento, California.
Editor's note: Due to incorrect information on the game broadcast, a previous version of this story incorrectly stated the tournament MVP. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.
Hitting with two outs is supposed to be the most difficult hitting in baseball or softball, especially with runners on base — the pressure ramps up, the pitcher is more technical and the game can hinge in the balance.
After Chloe Camarero lined her fourth hit of the contest into left field and Syd White raced around from second to slide in safely, their Weber State teammates paused a moment before celebrating the game-winning, 10th-inning play.
The most successful conference season in Big Sky softball history has been rewarded accordingly.
Though it ended anticlimactically with a rare loss, Weber State softball completed the 2019 Big Sky regular season with the best conference mark in program history and best in the conference in at least seven years by taking two of three games in a series at Portland State.
OGDEN — Weber State football rose to new heights in 2008 with a first-round playoff victory at Cal Poly, the first postseason win in program history.
Editor's Note: Weber State confirmed Opeta's signing with the Eagles after press time Saturday night.
Weber State men’s basketball is now prepared for summer workouts with a full roster after University of Pittsburgh guard Khameron Davis has signed to transfer to WSU, head coach Randy Rahe confirmed Thursday.
After 10 years as athletic director at Weber State University, Jerry Bovee is on his way back to Utah State University.
OGDEN — Whatever softball remains for Weber State, Chloe Camarero gave home fans a lasting image of the season on a beautiful spring afternoon Saturday at Wildcat Softball Field:
Weber State University softball defeated the University of Montana 2-1 on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Wildcat Softball Field in Ogden. The Wildcats won in the bottom of the eighth inning with a home run by Chloe Camarero.
OGDEN — If you saw Addie Jensen pitch during Big Sky Conference play, you’d never know she was recovering from a knee injury and perhaps should have been rusty.
As the regular signing period for Division I basketball opens Wednesday, head coach Randy Rahe still has a little more work to complete Weber State’s men’s basketball roster.
Here’s the thing about the college basketball coaching world: it’s not always as sexy as big television networks make it out to be with multi-million dollar contracts, a closet full of tailored Armani suites, $100 haircuts and five-figure bonuses for things such as a team grade point average…
OGDEN — When Daniel Wright Jr. ripped a 68-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, it was just enough to give Weber State’s offense a 38-37 win over the defense as the Wildcats ended spring camp with their annual spring game at Stewart Stadium.
Weber State softball has claimed all four of its Big Sky Conference series to move to 9-1, but lost Saturday’s series finale at Idaho State to stop a 10-game win streak, which ties the program’s all-time record for consecutive wins.
OGDEN — Taking advantage of rules that allow underclassmen to enter the NBA Draft but later return to school if desired, Weber State junior guard Jerrick Harding announced his decision to enter the draft Wednesday morning on Twitter.
The Weber State Spirit Squad won its third straight national championship and Weber State's mascot, Waldo, repeated with the National Mascot title at the 2019 NCA and NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championships over the weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida.
OGDEN — Those who think lightning never strikes the same place twice weren’t lucky enough to see the defensive exploits of Landi Hawker on Saturday.
The results were just favorable enough for the Big Sky team to advance Saturday in the 3X3U basketball national championship in Minneapolis.
OGDEN — Weber State football used much of Friday’s spring practice time in 11-on-11, scrimmage-type work and it resulted in an upbeat mood when it ended under cloudy, gray skies at Stewart Stadium.
OGDEN — Weber State's grounds crew worked hard to get Wildcat Softball Field ready for play Saturday after a Friday snow and slush storm wiped out what was supposed to be the start of a weekend series against Sacramento State.
OGDEN — With a scout from the Atlanta Falcons running the workout, nine Weber State football seniors participated in WSU's pro day Wednesday in front of scouts from 24 NFL teams at Marquardt Field House.
OGDEN — Weber State football completed its coaching staff when it announced Tuesday the promotion of Skyler Ridley to tight ends coach.
Weber State softball opened Big Sky Conference play with two wins against Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado.
OGDEN — By most measures, the 2018-19 season was the second-worst of 13 Weber State men’s basketball campaigns under head coach Randy Rahe.
With the 2018-19 campaign complete for Weber State men’s basketball, it’s time to look at the numbers for the season that was and what's ahead for the Wildcats.
OGDEN — Weber State basketball will not play in a postseason tournament for the second straight season.