When Central Michigan put together an 8-0 run to break open a slugfest, it felt like the straw that broke Weber State's back by giving the Chippewas a 69-61 lead with four minutes left Friday night.
OGDEN — For the past several weeks, Weber State football coach Jay Hill has not shied away from talking to his team about what's at stake and what the future could hold. Each win makes the next game that much bigger as, in FCS football, a playoff settles everything on the field.
As far as season debuts go, Jerrick Harding’s play Thursday was certainly passable.
One more test remains for Weber State football and, particularly, its defense.
After figuratively dipping their toes into the college basketball season, Weber State literally dipped their toes in the ocean as the team arrived for the Junkanoo Jam in The Bahamas.
OGDEN — For the second time this season, running back Josh Davis hauled in National Freshman of the Week honors from STATS this week.
CEDAR CITY — Jake Constantine assumed unforeseen, unwanted grief and angst Thursday.
CEDAR CITY — When Josh Davis rushed for a 2-yard touchdown midway through the third quarter, it effectively put Southern Utah away.
OGDEN — In a game where Weber State men’s basketball opened on such a lopsided, extended run that it’s hard to pin a stopping point — was it 27-5? 39-7? 54-12? — the few questions Friday night revolved around single-game records and distribution of playing time.
Weber State football’s in-state matchup with Southern Utah has developed into somewhat of a rivalry. WSU leads the series 17-8 but is only 6-8 since winning the first 11 matchups of the series.
OGDEN — Elijah Dotson came to Ogden having rushed for 100 or more yards in five consecutive games for Sacramento State, averaging more than six yards per carry.
For 20 minutes, it looked like Weber State would have enough to compete with and perhaps defeat San Diego on Tuesday night, a team returning four seniors and expected to be a tough out in the West Coast Conference.
OGDEN — Thanks to a surprising upset elsewhere, Weber State football has again reached a new highest poll ranking in program history.
Weber State football’s 26-14 win over Sacramento State on Saturday came with some milestones.
Weber State defeated Sacramento State 26-14 in an NCAA football game Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Stewart Stadium in Ogden.
OGDEN — Earlier this week, the FCS Playoff committee released a look at its current rankings and had Weber State football at No. 4.
OGDEN — An early deficit proved too much to surmount for one-seed Weber State women’s soccer, falling 2-0 to the five-seed Montana Grizzlies in the Big Sky soccer semifinals Friday at Wildcat Soccer Field.
Weber State football faced a turning point last Saturday at North Dakota. Its offense started great but UND fought back to erase an early deficit.
OGDEN — There’s a reason for exhibition games in college basketball.
Weber State defeated Chadron State 76-59 in an NCAA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Dee Events Center in Ogden.
OGDEN — Weber State football’s final regular-season home game has nearly arrived, which means it’s senior send-off day as the No. 4 Wildcats host Sacramento State on Saturday.
The FCS football playoff committee released its only in-season reveal of its rankings Wednesday and the returns for Weber State are excellent.
It's basketball time.
Weber State football’s offensive breakthrough Saturday earned conference dividends this week as sophomore quarterback Jake Constantine was named Big Sky Conference offensive player of the week.
OGDEN — Women’s soccer in the Big Sky Conference, like other sports in the league, recently shifted from a winner-hosts tournament format to a predetermined bid process. That helps schools (and fans and parents) plan their travel well ahead of time instead of expensively at the last minute.
450 yards? 50 percent on third downs? Against a tough D, it was a new offense for Weber State who picked up a road win against a ranked North Dakota.
OGDEN — Unless an athlete attends a high school near such a facility, or later commits to play at a university with one, most college football players aren’t used to playing in domes.
OGDEN — As No. 4 Weber State football makes final preparations for a trip to No. 22 North Dakota, the Wildcats might think they’re looking in the mirror.
OGDEN — Weber State men’s and women’s basketball coaches and players joined athletic spokesman Paul Grua to talk about their upcoming seasons in a segment that aired Wednesday for Big Sky Conference basketball media day.
OGDEN — Thanks to a comeback win against a tough opponent — and four other top-10 teams unable to claim wins — Weber State football has risen to the highest ranking in program history.
Weber State defeated Montana State 34-24 in an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Stewart Stadium in Ogden.
OGDEN — Facing a deficit after a gruesome injury, Weber State football answered the bell Saturday.
OGDEN — The 2018-19 basketball season inches ever closer as Weber State wrapped up its final open scrimmage of the offseason Saturday at the Dee Events Center.
Weber State women’s soccer defeated Idaho State 5-3 on Friday in Pocatello, finishing its regular season with a 7-1-1 record (22 points) in Big Sky play — its best Big Sky mark since a 5-2 record in 2008 won the conference title.
OGDEN — On the sixth rush of his senior season, Treshawn Garrett got yanked down awkwardly and sprained his knee.
Weber State men’s basketball was selected second in both Big Sky preseason polls for the 2018-19 season, as released by the conference Thursday.
Montana State head football coach Jeff Choate didn't equivocate when talking about Weber State's defense earlier this week.
OGDEN — Weber State junior guard Jerrick Harding was named to the Big Sky's preseason all-conference team for the 2018-19 season, the conference announced Wednesday.
OGDEN — As Weber State football closed practice Tuesday, head coach Jay Hill painted a picture to his team of the big things that could be ahead but — with five games still remaining — also the work and focus needed to get there.
OGDEN — Jawian Harrison Jr. got the game ball Saturday after Weber State football’s 14-6 victory over the No. 4 Eastern Washington Eagles.
Weber State battled Eastern Washington on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Stewart Stadium in Ogden. The Wildcats won 14-6.
OGDEN — It was only right Jawian Harrison entered the postgame press conference with the game ball.
OGDEN — Weber State men’s basketball opened its doors for a scrimmage Friday afternoon at the Dee Events Center and a few things were apparent.
OGDEN — Weber State’s defense has forced 18 turnovers in five games this season. It’s the second-highest mark overall nationally. At 3.6 turnovers forced per contest, it’s the highest per-game mark in the country.
OGDEN — Weber State football will play the proverbial strength-versus-strength matchup for its homecoming game this weekend. No. 4 Eastern Washington brings its high-flying, high-scoring offense to Ogden against the tough, turnover-forcing defense of the No. 13 Wildcats.
Some things are working better than others for Weber State football.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The sports adage says any road win is a good win.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The way Weber State’s contest Saturday at Northern Arizona started, it felt like a strange game was about to unfold.
After a bye, No. 6 Weber State football is finishing preparations for a trip to Northern Arizona, the team’s first road conference game and third overall of the season.
OGDEN — Jake Constantine's final game of his freshman season at Ventura College in California came to an end no athlete wants.
One visit, one honest head coach and one happenstance 2,000 miles away.