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Portland State keeps Weber St. winless, 30-17

Ogden • The losing -- finally -- was too much for Weber State senior Bo Bolen. After Portland State’s 30-17 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday at Stewart Stadium, Bolen sat in the interview room with his head in is hands, trying to hide the tears that had welled up in his eyes. When he was finally asked a question about how difficult Weber State’s 0-8 start has been on the...

College football: Portland State keeps Weber winless, 30-17

Ogden • The losing -- finally -- was too much for Weber State senior Bo Bolen. After Portland State’s 30-17 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday at Stewart Stadium, Bolen sat in the interview room with his head in is hands, trying to hide the tears that had welled up in his eyes. When he was finally asked a question about how difficult Weber State’s 0-8 start has been on the...

Late goal nets NAU tie with Weber State

OGDEN, Utah -- The Northern Arizona soccer team on Friday kicked off their final Big Sky road trip with a 1-1 tie against defending conference champion Weber State. The host Wildcats held on to a 1-0 lead until four seconds remained in the game when NAU's Haley Wingender headed the ball in the back of the net off a pass from Lauren Doud to take the game into overtime, during...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber State football: Wildcats seeks first win of season vs. Vikings

Ogden • Everyone agrees that improving Weber State is on the threshold of winning its first game of the season. Wildcat coach Jay Hill hopes it happens Saturday against Portland State. PSU coach Nigel Burton hopes the Vikings can avoid being Weber's first victim. "We have been in every single game the last six weeks," said Hill. "That's motivating our players...

College basketball: Weber first, SUU 12th in Big Sky preseason polls

Ogden • Defending champion Weber State was picked to repeat in Big Sky Conference coaches and media preseason basketball polls, the league announced Thursday. Southern Utah, 1-19 in conference play last season, was picked 12th in both polls. “It’s always an honor to be picked first,” Weber State coach Randy Rahe said. “… I never put too much stock in the polls, but we...

NAU volleyball opens trip with sweep of Weber State

The Northern Arizona volleyball team opened a four-match road trip with a sweep of Weber State in Ogden, Utah, on Thursday night. The Lumberjacks won 25-16, 25-17, 25-18, and did not trail until the third set as they won their fourth match in a row. "I thought it was a really complete team effort tonight, no doubt about it," said head coach Ken Murphy. "We were executing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber State at Arizona State: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Weber State Wildcats will take on the Arizona State Sun Devils. Entering the season ranked No. 19, Arizona State will be looking to add the win column prior to the meat of the schedule which involves contests against four ranked teams from the Pac-12. Thursday’s game will take place at Sun Devil Stadium beginning at 10:30 pm ET. (7:30 pm PT) Fans wanting to...
Via Tireball.com
August 28, 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

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...
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...
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber Cooks Chili Cheese Nachos

Weber State has a cooking show, it seems, and has taken the under on production value, recipe complexity, and hosting. I don’t know who the genius is that put this together but it plays like a “Tim and Eric” sketch. Was this intentionally sad? Did he really intend to share this with 4-6 people? Or maybe he just went home to his cat and ate it in front of a 13″ black and white...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

UC Davis claims Big Sky win over Weber State 37-13

Dalton Turay's three second-quarter touchdowns is all UC Davis needed to gain momentum in a 37-13 victory Saturday over Weber State. Turay's eight carries for 32 yards wasn't spectacular but the Aggies defense was, holding Weber State to 6 of 15 third-down conversions while forcing three interceptions, two of which came from Byron Gruendl, and two fumbles. It was the...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Not Much Has Changed For BYU Since Last Playing Weber State 33 Years Ago

The Brigham Young Cougars and the Weber State Wildcats are separated by only 75 miles. With BYU a FBS school and Weber State in the FCS, the two schools don’t play each other often in football. It has been 33 years since the two schools last played, but not much has changed.                                                     First...
Via Blue Cougar Football
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard goes 6th overall to Portland Grade B

Lillard gets to stay home in the northwest with Portland. Portland did not get good point guard play last season and their point guards are free agents. So they needed to get one in the draft. Look for Lillard to start from day one. Lillard stock has been on the rise for a long time now. Don’t be fooled by him playing at a small school. Lillard biggest strength...
Via roundballchat.com
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

John L. Smith Will Replace Bobby Petrino On An Interim Basis

The University of Arkansas announced earlier this afternoon that John L. Smith has been hired as the interim head coach, replacing Bobby Petrino who was fired earlier this month. Smith, who left the Razorbacks after last season to become the coach at Weber State, is returning for what is believed to be only a one-year contract. John L. told Weber State the one thing he was looking...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Weber State football: Wildcats banking their future on John L. Smith

OGDEN ? Smack in the slipstream of three bowl-bound college football teams, Weber State didn't think twice about hiring John L. Smith as its coach on Tuesday. OK, so the man once slapped himself in a press conference. Another time he ranted to a sideline reporter that "the kids are playing their tails off and the coaches keep screwing it up!" In the 1990s, when he...
Via Fox Sports
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

John L. Smith Hired At Weber State

Former Louisville football coach John L. Smith has accepted the head coaching position at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. The school will conduct a press conference this morning to make the announcement. Smith played at Weber State College for coach Sark Arslanian from 1967-70 and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant for the Wildcats in 1971. Smith became Utah...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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