WEBER STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hooker leads N. Dakota past Weber St. 77-68 for Big Sky lead

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Quinton Hooker scored 22 points, Geno Crandall had 19, and Cortez Seales finished with 17 and North Dakota beat Weber State 77-68 to move a half-game ahead of the second-place Wildcats in Big Sky play. North Dakota (17-8, 12-3) went on an 8-0 run starting and ending with Hooker layups and were largely in control the rest of the way. Hooker added a 3 with 11:46...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Weber State needs comeback to top Northern Colorado 69-63

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Kyndahl Hill and Zach Braxton combined to score 35 points and grab 17 rebounds as Weber State maintained its hold on first place in the Big Sky Conference by topping Northern Colorado, 69-63 on Thursday night. The Wildcats (16-8, 11-2) have a half-game lead over North Dakota, which beat Idaho State Thursday, 77-61. Weber State plays host to North Dakota in a first...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber State to play at Cal, host five in 2017

(STATS) - Weber State will try to build on its first FCS playoff bid in seven years during an 11-game 2017 schedule that was announced Thursday. Coach Jay Hill's Wildcats finished 7-5, losing in the first round at Chattanooga - their first playoff bid since 2009. Highlighting the schedule are Weber State's first-ever game against California (Sept. 9) and five home games: Division...
Via FOX Sports
24 days ago

Weber State, Hill agree to extension

(STATS) - Weber State and coach Jay Hill agreed to a contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the Big Sky program for the next five years. The Wildcats have gone 15-20 in three seasons under Hill, but they're coming off consecutive winning campaigns and reached the FCS playoffs for the first time in seven years in 2016. Weber State went 7-5 overall last season and 6...
Via FOX Sports
January 19, 2017

Video: Weber State football team shaves head for coach’s wife

Sara Hill, wife of Weber State head football coach Jay Hill, started chemotherapy to combat her Hodgkin’s Lymphoma earlier this month and it looks like the football team is looking to support her in any way possible. A number of players have decided to shave their heads in support of their coach’s wife. Sara Hill, wife of @CoachJayHill, started cheomo for Hodgkin's lymphoma...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitt band pulls NCAA tourney double-duty as stand-ins for Weber State

The first round of the 2016 NCAA tournament didn't go Pitt's way. But with the Panthers eliminated early in the day on Friday by Wisconsin, the band stayed around late into the evening to do a good deed.The Weber State Wildcats hail from Ogden, Utah, which is over 1,000 miles from Friday's game site of St. Louis. Unfortunately, the Weber State band was unable to make the trip, leaving...
Via FOX Sports
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State's Joel Bolomboy diagnosed with bone bruise in knee

Weber State updated the status of senior star Joel Bolomboy on Monday.The school announced that Bolomboy has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his left knee. There is currently no timetable for his return.“Joel has a bone bruise in his left knee,” said Weber State head coach Randy Rahe said in a statement. “He is currently undergoing rehab and there is no timetable for his...
Via FOX Sports
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Former coach's advice to Michigan's O'Neill: You have to move on and punt next week

You have to move on. That's the message Weber State coach Jay Hill delivered to his former punter Sunday, the day after Blake O'Neill became a household name.On Saturday, the 22-year-old Australian reached Bill Buckner-level infamy when he committed an error that squandered Michigan's two-point, fourth-quarter lead over arch-nemesis Michigan State.As practically everyone has seen...
Via FOX Sports
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oregon State QB Seth Collins Leaps Over Weber State Defender

It is always tough replacing a good player, but having to do so is also part of the game no matter what level you are at. Oregon State had to figure out who would succeed Sean Mannion this season. When the quarterback challenge began there were seven candidates. By time opening night came around true freshman Seth Collins had become the lead dog.When he made plays like the leaping...
Via FatManWriting
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU women down Weber State with strong finish

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Down four at halftime and as much as six in the second half, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team ended the game on an 8-2 run to gut out a 56-52 victory over Weber State. Sophomore Catelyn Preston's go-ahead bucket with 1:25 was the dagger as NAU was less than willing to show the Wildcats love on Valentine's Day, avenging an earlier loss to Weber State...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona gets past Weber State in tournament opener

Top-seeded Wildcats overcome slow start, late scare for 68-59 win to advance to third round of NCAA tournament.
Via FOXSports.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Arizona Vs. Weber State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

The West Region is certainly geographically accurate, and the 1-16 game is no exception. Top seed Arizona faces off against Ogden, Utah’s Weber State University. The winner will advance on to face the winner of Gonzaga and Oklahoma State. Be sure to click here for more on Arizona and Weber State. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Friday, March 21, 2014 Time...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona gets No. 1 seed, ASU gets in at No. 10

Arizona's loss to UCLA in the Pac-12 tournament final turned out to be all but meaningless. The Wildcats were selected as the top seed in the West Regional -- second overall behind top overall seed Florida -- when the NCAA tournament field was announced Sunday. Arizona will play 16th-seeded Weber State in the first round on Friday. The West Regional also includes second-seeded Wisconsin...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Davion Berry Headlines Big Sky Awards

Davion Berry of Weber State has been named Big Sky MVP. Joining Berry on the All-Big Sky First team are Tyler Harvey, Troy Huff, Kareem Jamar, Mikh McKinney and Quinton Upshur. On the All-Big Sky Second Team are Derrick Barden, Chris Hansen, Kyle Tresnak, Tate Unruh and Gary Winston. Joel Bolomboy was named Defensive Player of the Year, while Jeremy Senglin received Freshman of the Year honors.
Via RealGM
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Frost's senior day spoiled as Weber State upends NAU women

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The NAU women's basketball team (9-18, 6-12 Big Sky) led by as much as 13 with 5:02 left in the game, but Weber State spoiled Senior Day for the Lumberjacks stealing a 74-73 decision Saturday night. The Wildcats' Kalie Matthews hit a free throw with 0.2 seconds to send NAU to a loss in its home finale. "When it comes down to the end, you never know which way the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women come up short in loss to Weber State

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team hung around into the final minutes but ultimately came up short in a 72-65 loss to Idaho State on Thursday night in the Skydome in a pivotal Big Sky matchup for both teams. The Lumberjacks fell to 9-17 overall and 6-11 in league play and will need to win out to keep their postseason hopes alive. "Everything we do is...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women outgun Weber State with balanced effort

OGDEN, Utah -- A season-best six players scored in double figures, led by 21 points each from senior Amanda Frost and freshman Brittani Lusain, as the Northern Arizona women's basketball team utilized a total team effort to defeat Weber State 96-87 on Thursday night. The Lumberjacks' 96 points marked a new season high. "I'm struggling with our defense still, but I have no qualms...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Weber State picks Utah assistant as head coach

Weber State has chosen Utah assistant Jay Hill as its new head football coach. Hill was introduced Thursday in Ogden as the 11th coach in the school's history. He replaces Jody Sears, who was fired after going just 4-19 in his two seasons. Hill has been at Utah for the past 13 years. He spent the first four years as a graduate and administrative assistant under Urban Meyer and...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State football coach fired

Weber State has fired its football coach after just two seasons. Jody Sears went 4-19 in his two seasons as head coach of the Wildcats, who play in the Big Sky Conference. The northern Utah school announced Sears' dismissal Tuesday afternoon. Athletic director Jerry Bovee says Sears came into a difficult situation, but said that he didn't see the progress he wanted. Sears came...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State defeats Idaho State 32-7

Josh Booker rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns and Bo Bolen added 106 yards and another score as Weber State defeated Idaho State 32-7 on Saturday in a season finale for both teams. The game was played in strong winds that included gusts of up to 50 miles an hour causing the goal posts and press box to sway. The Wildcats (2-10, 1-7) attempted only 11 passes, completing four...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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