Twice in the last three months, Summer Allen has traveled across several states with her son Miles and husband Christian, cared for the busy 14-month-old child in a hotel room, and then hit a running track or cross country course to become a first team All-American.
Weber State senior Summer Allen capped an accomplished senior season by claiming a top honor in her track and field event.
All three of Weber State’s senior track athletes who qualified for the NCAA national championship meet were in action Thursday night at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
The Big Sky Conference and ESPN announced Wednesday a new media rights agreement between the organizations that will anchor the Big Sky’s game streams to the ESPN+ subscription service.
Jim Fassel, whose bold guarantee of a playoff bid late in the 2000 season seemingly catapulted the New York Giants to a spot in the Super Bowl, has died. He was 71.
Weber State’s track and field team is sending three senior women to the NCAA national championship meet after their performances over the weekend in the NCAA West Regional hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.
Chance Trujillo was all in for his senior season of football. Utah, after all, was one of the states able and willing to stage a high school football season in Fall 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A local high school athlete is “coming home” after signing with Weber State.
Weber State men’s basketball has added another young big man ahead of the 2021-22 season.
When reminded of the moment when school presidents decided to postpone Big Sky football from the fall into an uncertain future, Weber State’s 5-1 season and first-round playoff exit come through in a particular light.
After seven Wildcats won titles at the Big Sky Conference championship meet, 17 Weber State track athletes have qualified to compete in the NCAA West Regional championship meet to be held May 27-29 at Texas A&M.
Weber State simultaneously hosted Big Sky championship events for softball and track and field over the weekend and, at Chick Hislop Track at Stewart Stadium, several Wildcats set records and a pair of locals to Northern Utah won events.
Weber State men’s basketball is near the completion of its roster for the 2021-22 season with the addition of a freshman forward.
OGDEN — When Weber State softball left the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth inning leading 3-2, it felt like an important missed opportunity.
OGDEN — As her team celebrated, Olivia Grey walked toward her dugout and, with tears welling up in her eyes, slumped onto the shoulders of a teammate in an embrace, then quickly found a bag of ice to strap on her throwing shoulder.
After finishing five games in first place, Weber State softball players hauled in almost all the conference’s individual honors and more than half the spots on the all-conference first team as the Big Sky announced honors Tuesday for the 2021 season.
After a doozy of a battle to open the series that saw Weber State softball suffer a walk-off loss Friday at Montana, the Wildcats took the final two games of the series to finish a dominant regular-season run through the Big Sky Conference.
OGDEN — Saturday brought closure in a few ways for Weber State at Wildcat Softball Field.
OGDEN — After being the only bright spot in a game one loss, sophomore catcher Lauren Hoe took a swing Friday evening that ultimately clinched the top spot at this year’s Big Sky tournament for Weber State softball.
After splitting the first two games of the series Friday, Weber State softball took control of the Big Sky Conference race Saturday with a 10-0, five-inning win over second-place Southern Utah to take the series.
OGDEN — Facing a fourth-and-6 from the Weber State 8-yard line, Southern Illinois mulled its all-important play call trailing 31-27 with 58 seconds left.
Weber State softball split the first two games of a three game series Friday at Southern Utah, suffering its first loss of the Big Sky schedule but remaining two games ahead of the Thunderbirds in first place.
For the fourth straight season, Weber State football (5-0) will open the FCS Playoffs at home in Stewart Stadium, a place the Wildcats have won 11 straight and are 4-1 in the playoffs.
Weber State football is in the playoffs for the fifth straight season. Southern Illinois is in the playoff field for the first time since 2009.
With the fourth in a run of four straight Big Sky Conference football titles, Weber State’s Jay Hill has secured the school’s first coaches honor from the league in 13 years.
As a 6-foot-0 linebacker, Conner Mortensen doesn’t particularly stand out physically — though, make no mistake, he’s worked hard to maximize his stature.
Former Weber State College men’s basketball coach Bruce Larson died in his hometown of Tucson, Arizona, on April 13, according to online obituaries and a report from the Arizona Republic. He was 94 years old.
Weber State football enters the playoffs for a fifth straight season by hosting Southern Illinois at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Wildcats will open the FCS playoffs at home for the fourth straight season, are 4-1 all-time in home playoff games, and have won a school record 11 consecutive home games.
With major discrepancies in number of football games played, little to no nonconference sample to reference, and a playoff field reduced from 24 to 16 teams, the spring 2021 FCS playoff bracket was sure to feel different.
OGDEN — In a somewhat typical game for Weber State softball Saturday, seven Wildcats recorded hits, six drove in runs and two pitchers combined for a near no-hitter.
With the possibility of an extra college season afforded by the COVID-19 pandemic, Marquette guard Koby McEwen wanted a new opportunity and a fresh start, especially after MU head coach Steve Wojciechowski was fired after seven seasons.
The NCAA Tournament is designed to give advantages to the best teams in the country and, by default, disadvantage the teams perceived as less strong or from less competitive or talented conferences.
The top quarterback missed a game with a broken wrist. The top running back missed more than a game with a sprained ankle. A starting offensive guard has missed several games, as have starters at linebacker, defensive end, and in the secondary.
For three sets, it looked like a match between two teams who entered with a combined 40-2 record on Wednesday night in Omaha, Nebraska, during the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Going into a season postponed several months by a pandemic, nothing ever felt guaranteed for Weber State volleyball. The Wildcats chose to focus on each moment when volleyball took place — in the weight room, at practice, at a game.
OGDEN — Another week, another win for the Cardiac ’Cats — and this one brought some history.
OGDEN — A novel spring football season made short by pandemic postponement has not lacked for drama.
Weber State men’s basketball is getting a punch of scoring and experience on its guard line, its second such addition this week.
One of the most experienced players in the transfer portal is returning to Utah.
Weber State volleyball now knows its opponent for its second NCAA Tournament appearance and first tournament bid since 1988.
For three quarters of football, Southern Utah seemed to be outdoing Weber State at its own game.
The 2019 Big Sky Tournament title match pitted the top two teams from the regular season against each other. No. 2 Weber State tied the fifth set 12-12 and was three points from the championship before No. 1 Northern Colorado won 15-13 and took the match 3-2.
A truncated, pandemic-impacted spring football season has been shortened even more for Weber State after Cal Poly opted out of the season midstream, resulting in the cancellation of WSU’s trip there scheduled for April 17.
After totaling the best conference record in team history, Weber State volleyball will have a chance to pair its regular-season title with a tournament crown and earn the program’s first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 1988.
Former Weber State men's basketball guards Isiah Brown and Cody John will play on the Big Sky/Big West team at this year's 3X3U National Championship, a three-on-three basketball tournament staged with college players who recently ended their college eligibility.
Weber State football went 21-4 against FCS competition across the 2018-19 seasons. The Wildcats reached the playoff semifinals and were ranked No. 3 in the 2019 postseason rankings.
Weber State volleyball continued its momentum from the regular season Wednesday afternoon by sweeping Eastern Washington in three sets to open the Big Sky Conference tournament with a quarterfinal win in Greeley, Colorado.
After finishing the odd, pandemic-shortened and COVID-19-impacted 2020-21 season a half-game out of first place with an early exit in the Big Sky Tournament, Weber State men's basketball hits the offseason looking for a few key additions to propel the Wildcats to the top.
Weber State football senior receiver Rashid Shaheed was named Big Sky Conference special teams player of the week after returning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown in Saturday’s 28-23 win over Northern Arizona.
Weber State senior outside hitter Rylin Adams has been named MVP and Jeremiah Larsen coach of the year as the Big Sky Conference revealed all-conference honors for the spring 2021 volleyball season.
OGDEN — Weber State football’s ability to win at home was tested like never before Saturday afternoon, but the No. 3 Wildcats came away victors for the 10th straight time at Stewart Stadium.