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.
BOISE, Idaho — No matchup is as synonymous with Big Sky men’s basketball as Weber State versus Montana.
BOISE, Idaho — As Montana players came to the court for their final warmup against Weber State in Friday’s Big Sky tournament semifinal game, several — yelling as to be heard over the crowd — said to each other “it feels like a home game.”
BOISE, Idaho — Weber State and Portland State were deadlocked in a physical battle Thursday afternoon in the Big Sky tournament quarterfinals.
BOISE, Idaho — Weber State men's basketball arrived in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday evening for the Big Sky Conference tournament to get acclimated to the downtown complex housing the event — CenturyLink Arena and the adjoining hotel.
As the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball tournament gets underway Wednesday, Weber State has one goal: reset, get right mentally and rediscover the team that, at times this season, played close to being a juggernaut.
OGDEN — A pair of Weber State athletes picked up some prestigious honors this week, plus WSU announced changes and promotions inside its athletic department.
OGDEN — Looking around the field at Stewart Stadium meant not seeing some staples of Weber State football’s rise — players like Iosua Opeta, Landon Stice and LeGrand Toia have exhausted their eligibility.
Two days prior and 360 miles north, Weber State women's basketball won at Eastern Washington 70-66 to close the regular season on a high note.
Being a sports journalist on a beat in 2019 requires some social media diving. That can often mean seeing who is tweeting about the term “Weber State.”
OGDEN — Cody John and Jerrick Harding each scored 24 points Saturday night, but it was the empty chances each had for a few more points that left Weber State wanting.
Eastern Washington defeats Weber State men's basketball 80-77 on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the Dee Events Center in Ogden.
The 2019 Big Sky Conference men's basketball tournament begins Wednesday, March 13, at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, with first-round games.
The 2019 Big Sky Conference women's basketball tournament begins Monday, March 11, at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, with first-round games.
OGDEN — Randy Rahe challenged his Weber State basketball players in the days leading up to Thursday’s home contest against Idaho.