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BIG SKY CHAMPS: Weber State claims conference title with win over Idaho State

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In a dominant performance, the No. 9 Weber State Wildcats claimed a share of their first Big Sky...

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Fremont tops Ridgeline to open new season; roundup

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As season openers go, Fremont took care of business against a worthy opponent from a smaller school Tuesday. Dallin Hall scored 21 points and the Silver Wolves used timely shots in the second quarter to slowly creep away from defending 3A champion Ridgeline (now in 4A) for a 74-62 victory.


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Viator leads Layton charge in win over Bonneville; roundup

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As a senior co-captain, point guard Kaitlyn Viator is expected to take charge of things for Layton this year — and it was a charge she took in the lane midway through the first quarter that sparked the Lancers to an 18-8 run over the rest of the half Tuesday.


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Weber State football: Taron Johnson named Big Sky defensive player of the year

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Weber State defensive back Taron Johnson has been named the Big Sky Conference’s football defensive player of the year, the conference announced Tuesday.


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Fired-up Joel Embiid powers 76ers over Jazz 107-86

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Ben Simmons scored 27 points, a fired-up Joel Embiid added 15 points and 10 rebounds despite a sore knee, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the cold-shooting Utah Jazz 107-86 on Monday night.


Weber State

Weber State football gets first home playoff game, draws Western Illinois

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For the first time school history, the Weber State Wildcats will host an FCS Playoff game. The Wildcats will welcome the Western Illinois Leathernecks for a first-round contest Saturday at Stewart Stadium.


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Bradley edges Weber State to close Bahamas Showcase play

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Jerrick Harding continued his torrid scoring Sunday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough for Weber State to overcome a big rebounding deficit and the Wildcats fell to Bradley 70-64 in the fifth-place game of The Islands of the Bahamas Showcase in Nassau, Bahamas. Harding scored a game-high 26...


Weber State

BIG SKY CHAMPS: Weber State claims conference title with win over Idaho State

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In a dominant performance, the No. 9 Weber State Wildcats claimed a share of their first Big Sky football championship since 2008 with a win over Idaho State on Saturday afternoon at Stewart Stadium.


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Bahamas Showcase: Weber State outshoots James Madison for 2nd-day victory

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Jerrick Harding scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting and Weber State men’s basketball defeated James Madison on Saturday on day two of The Islands of the Bahamas Showcase in Nassau, Bahamas.


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Bahamas Showcase: Turnovers doom Weber State in 80-72 loss to Iona

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Sophomore guard Jerrick Harding and senior guard Ryan Richardson combined for 58 points against Iona in Weber State’s opening game of The Islands of the Bahamas Showcase, but it wasn’t enough to counter a turnover-laden performance.


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Weber State football 1 game away from Big Sky title as it hosts Idaho State

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Three years ago, Weber State football notched only two wins for the second consecutive season. Despite the poor record, there was still optimism around the program’s future with then first-year head coach Jay Hill tasked with rebuilding the team back into a contender.


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