WEBER STATE WILDCATS NEWS

Weber State football preview: Wildcats eager to build on last year's playoff run

Weber State’s Taron Johnson finally achieved his biggest goal after two seasons of rebuilding. And the experience, frankly, left him feeling a little let down. “Going into the game, maybe we were content just getting into the playoffs,” the Wildcats standout defensive back said. “I feel like this year, when we get to the playoffs, it will be a whole different mindset.”...
Via Jazz Notes
2 days ago

Weber State football: 'Cats ranked No. 22 in FCS preseason poll

Weber State will enter the 2017 football season nationally ranked. The Wildcats are No. 22 in the country in the FCS Coaches preseason poll that was released Tuesday. WSU totaled 102 points in the poll to finish 22nd. Defending national champion James Madison was ranked first, with Big Sky schools Eastern Washington fourth and North Dakota 10th ahead of Weber State. Cal Poly came...
Via Jazz Notes
13 days ago

Past champion Kelsey Chugg eliminates defending champ Kendra Dalton at Utah Women's State Amateur

Fruit Heights • A three-time former champion who played college golf at Weber State kept the 111th Utah Women’s State Amateur golf tournament from turning into the BYU Invitational on Thursday afternoon at Davis Park Golf Club. With three BYU golfers having already advanced to the semifinals, Utah Golf Association employee Kelsey Chugg knocked off defending champion Kendra Dalton...
Via Jazz Notes
18 days ago

Weber State to retire Damian Lillard's number

Ogden • Weber State will retire the jersey of Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard as part of the Weber State Men’s Basketball Alumni Classic on Aug. 26. Lillard, a two-time NBA All-Star with the Portland Trail Blazers, will participate with many other Wildcat greats at the Alumni Classic at the Dee Events Center. He will play in the shooting stars and 3-point contests...
Via Jazz Notes
18 days ago

Weber State Retires Damian Lillard’s Jersey

The number 1 will mount the rafters in Ogden. The Weber State Wildcats are retiring Damian Lillard’s jersey on August 26th, according to the school’s athletic department and the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers posted an article on nba.com today with the details: Lillard, a two-time NBA All-Star with the Portland Trail Blazers, will participate with many other Wildcat greats...
Via Blazer's Edge
18 days ago

Kragthorpe: Weber State’s Jay Hill borrows best of Urban Meyer, other Ute influences

Park City Stacked on a shelf behind Jay Hill's desk in Weber State's Stewart Stadium, a couple of dozen yellow legal pads document an insider's view of more than a decade of University of Utah football. The material would make a good book someday, with a mixture of football strategy and coaching philosophy. Hill's immediate concern is a chapter yet to be written, entering his second...
Via Jazz Notes
18 days ago

Golf: USGA’s Kelsey Chugg tops BYU’s Brooklyn Hocker for Women’s Am title

Sandy • Kelsey Chugg is two years removed from her Weber State golf career and spends most of her time worrying about other Utah Golf Association members, but her own game is better than ever. Chugg earned her third Women's State Amateur title in four years, dominating two BYU golfers Thursday at Hidden Valley Country Club. She defeated Brooklyn Hocker 5 and 4 in the final match...
Via Jazz Notes
18 days ago

Weber State basketball: Rahe ties Big Sky coaching mark as Wildcats beat Sacramento State

Ogden • Always humble, Weber State's Joel Bolomboy credited his teammates for boxing out their opponents and enabling him to match his career high of 23 rebounds Thursday. He also could have thanked Sacramento State — and some of the Wildcats — for missing a lot of shots. Weber State's defense and Bolomboy's boarding powered the Wildcats to a 63-50 victory at the Dee Events...
Via Jazz Notes
18 days ago

10 biggest takeaways from the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal

One of the most exciting times during the sports calendar is finally here. Conference tournaments have concluded, the Selection Sunday show is over, and it’s now time to start filling out those brackets for the NCAA Tournament.First though, there is a lot to digest from the brackets being revealed.Who got snubbed? Who has difficult paths? Who might be able to pull off upsets? We...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Weber State hires Pupunu, promotes Duff as assistant coaches

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Weber State has announced additions to the football coaching staff. Al Pupunu will coach tight ends after spending the last seven years doing the same at Idaho. He played nine years in the NFL and is a member of the Weber State Athletic Hall of Fame and the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. Pupunu's son, Kade, has signed to play at Weber State. Grant Duff will coach...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Braxton, Senglin lead Weber St past Northern Colorado, 74-69

GREELY, Colo. (AP) Zach Braxton scored 17 points, on 8-of-10 shooting, Jeremy Senglin hit three 3-pointers and scored 15 and Weber State beat Northern Colorado 74-69 on Saturday night. Cody John added nine points while Dusty Baker, Jordan Dallas and Ryan Richardson scored eight apiece for Weber State (10-7, 5-1 Big Sky). John made 1 of 2 free throws to cap an 8-0 run that gave...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

North Dakota hands Weber State first Big Sky loss

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Geno Crandall scored a career-high 31 points and North Dakota handed Weber State its first Big Sky Conference loss 83-77 on Thursday night. Quinton Hooker added 22 points for the Fighting Hawks (10-7, 5-2), who shot 78 percent (18 of 23) in the second half and were 8 of 8 from the free-throw line in the final minute to snap the Wildcats' seven-game winning...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Weber State extends contract for coach Jay Hill through 2021

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Weber State has extended the contract for football coach Jay Hill through the 2021 season, the school announced Thursday. The deal is a two-year extension on top of his current contract. The Wildcats are coming off consecutive winning seasons and played in the FCS playoffs for the first time in seven seasons. The 2014 team went 2-10 during Hill's first year,...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Senglin trey lifts Weber State past Montana in OT, 84-81

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Jeremy Senglin drilled a step-back 3-pointer with a second left in overtime to lift Weber State to an 84-81 win at Montana in a Big Sky Conference battle Saturday. Walter Wright, who hit a free throw with :02 left in regulation to tie the game at 70-70 and force overtime, knotted the score at 81-81 with his layup. The game was tied five times in overtime...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Senglin scores 22, Weber State beats Utah State 77-71

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Jeremy Senglin had 22 points, including three 3-pointers, Jerrick Harding hit three more 3s and scored 14 and Weber State held off Utah State for a 77-71 win on Wednesday night. Kyndahl Hill added 11 points and seven rebounds and Ryan Richardson scored 10. Utah State took a 67-66 lead on a layup by Koby McEwen with 2:55 left but Senglin hit two free throws before...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mika scores 26, BYU beats Weber State 77-66

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Eric Mika scored 26 points, made 11 of 16 free throws and grabbed 10 rebounds, and BYU pulled away in the second half to beat Weber State 77-66 on Wednesday night. Trailing by five at halftime, Weber State gained on a 10-0 second-half run sandwiched by Zach Braxton's dunks and closed to 53-51 on his free throw with 9:46 left. But the Wildcats cooled, hitting one...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State beats UC Davis 86-58 in Great Alaska Shootout

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Dusty Baker made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points, Jeremy Senglin added four 3s and 20 points, and Weber State beat UC Davis 86-58 on Thursday night in the Great Alaska Shootout. Weber State made 13 of 25 from distance (52 percent). UC Davis was within seven points early in the second half but Weber State scored the next seven points for...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Travis scores 22; Stanford cruises past Weber State 67-49

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Reid Travis scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Stanford to a 67-49 victory over Weber State on Thursday night. Travis, who missed the final 22 games last season with a stress fracture in his leg, is averaging 21.7 points and 12.3 rebounds in three games. Dorian Pickens added 12 points for the Cardinal (3-0), who ended the first half on a 24...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Most likely Cinderella teams of the 2017 NCAA Tournament

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November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State runs away from Antelope Valley in 128-65 win

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored 24 points-18 from 3-point range-as Weber State handled NAIA-member Antelope Valley 128-65 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Senglin scored all his points in the first half. Weber State tied a school record for single-game point total. Antelope Valley never led. The Wildcats led 59-27 at the half. Richaud Gittens' layup...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Northern Arizona tops Weber State 33-20

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Blake Kemp threw for two touchdowns and Griffin Roehler kicked four field goals as Northern Arizona topped Weber State 33-20 on Saturday. Kemp had 357 yards on 24 of 41 passing for the Lumberjacks (5-4, 4-2 Big Sky). Kendyl Taylor ran for 67 yards and a touchdown and caught a scoring pass. Joe Logan added 74 yards rushing. Kemp threw scoring passes to Taylor...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota remains unbeaten, tops Weber State 27-19

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) John Santiago returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and North Dakota knocked off Weber State, 27-19, in a battle of previously unbeaten Big Sky Conference teams Saturday. Weber State scored a pair of second-quarter touchdowns to grab a 13-7 lead at intermission but the Fighting Hawks (7-2, 6-0) got rolling in the second half. Brady Oliveira...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Clark's 4 TD passes lift Weber St. past Montana St., 45-27

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Jadrian Clark threw four touchdown passes in the first half, three in the first quarter, as Weber State coasted to a 45-27 Big Sky Conference win over Montana State on Saturday. The Wildcats built a 42-14 advantage in the first half. Clark found Cameron Livingston with a pair of scoring throws in the opening period sandwiched around a 5-yard strike to Cory Thompson...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Hintze kicks 35-yard FG; Weber St. beats UC Davis 38-35

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) Taylor Hintze kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired and Weber State held on for a 38-35 victory on Saturday night despite UC Davis' 22 fourth-quarter points. Jadrian Clark threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score in the first half to lead Weber State (2-2, 1-0 Big Sky Conference). Treshawn Garrett's 3-yard TD run stretched the Wildcats' lead...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota storms back, shocks Weber St, 52-49, in 2OT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Miles Bergner kicked a 34-yard field goal in the second overtime and South Dakota rallied from a 21-point, fourth-quarter deficit to stun Weber State 52-49 on Saturday afternoon. Weber State's Taylor Hintze missed a 36-yard attempt in first possession of the second overtime period. Weber State (0-2) led 21-0 midway through the first quarter after a Landon...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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