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Led by Harding’s 29 points, shorthanded Wildcats show guts in loss to BYU

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 10th - 10:18am

Despite dropping their third straight game to fall below .500, Saturday showed that Weber State still has plenty of fight left in it.

Haws leads offense, Childs defense in Cougars' Beehive Classic win over Weber State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 10th - 12:08am

In addition to Haws' season-high 24 points, Childs made a crucial stop on a potential game-tying bucket in the game’s final minute to help the Cougars hold on for a 74-68 win over Weber State in front of an announced crowd of 7,729 fans at Vivint Arena.

Last-second field goal helps top-ranked James Madison survive Weber State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 8th - 10:32pm

Ethan Ratke nailed a 46-yard field goal as time expired to help defending national champion James Madison survive the visiting Wildcats, 31-28 in a Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal Friday night in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Manyang scores 25, helps Utah Valley down Weber State 83-56

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 6th - 10:27pm

Akolda Manyang scored 25 points pulled down 15 rebounds and blocked six shots and Utah Valley defeated in-state rival Weber State 83-56 Wednesday night.

Weber State extends coach Jay Hill's contract through 2023

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 6th - 2:16pm

Jay Hill's stay in the first head coaching job of his career got a little bit longer Wednesday.

Weber State caps remarkable turnaround with school-record season, FCS playoff run

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 3rd - 8:46pm

Weber State coach Jay Hill wanted to celebrate his 11-2 Wildcats' win over Southern Utah in the second round of the FCS playoffs, even joking he could do a back flip in the Thunderbirds' gymnastics facility that served as a postgame press area.

Weber State pulls away from rival, co-Big Sky champ SUU for FCS quarterfinal berth

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 2nd - 11:40pm

Weber State quarterback Stefan Cantwell threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 105 yards and another score, as the No. 8 Wildcats pulled away from No. 13 Southern Utah, 30-13 in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday night in Cedar City.

Sellout crowd expected as Southern Utah hosts FCS playoff rivalry game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 1st - 8:31pm

Against the Wildcats, the Thunderbirds plan to fill every seat when eighth-seeded Southern Utah hosts the rival Wildcats in the second round of the FCS playoffs at 6 p.m. Saturday in Cedar City.

'Beehive Bowl' rivalry heats up for first-ever playoff meeting between Weber State, SUU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 1st - 9:02am

The No. 8 Wildcats (10-2) and No. 12 Thunderbirds (9-2) will meet in the second round of the FCS playoffs at 6 p.m. Saturday in Cedar City (ESPN3).

Beehive Bowl rematch the game of the year in Utah

Derrek Ballard, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 29th - 8:46am

This year, Utah’s most exciting game isn’t between the first schools to come to mind. This year, Utahns will have their eyes on the second round of the FCS playoffs when Southern Utah University hosts in-state rival Weber State.

'Best team' in Weber State history has Hill's fingerprints all over it

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 27th - 1:43pm

Hill’s years-long rebuilding effort culminates with Saturday’s playoff win.

Weber State fends off Western Illinois in FCS playoffs

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 25th - 8:24pm

Stefan Cantwell hooked up with Drew Batchelor for two second-quarter touchdowns and then found tight end Andrew Vollert for a 21-yard score in the fourth quarter as Weber State defeated Western Illinois 21-19 on Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs.

Jay Hill's 'process' has Weber State making program history in 4th season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 10:15am

Weber State will host Western Illinois in the first FCS playoff game in Stewart Stadium history Saturday at 2 p.m. in Ogden, a significant step in the "process" of fourth-year head coach Jay Hill.

SUU draws No. 8 national seed; Weber State to host first-ever FCS Playoff game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 19th - 9:49am

The Thunderbirds (9-2) earned a No. 8 seed in the FCS playoffs, and the Thunderbirds — who clinched a third Big Sky Conference championship in three years Saturday — will face the winners of Weber State and Western Illinois at Dec. 2 in Cedar

Weber State beats Idaho State, earns share of Big Sky title

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 18th - 7:00pm

tefan Cantwell passed for three touchdowns and ran for one and Weber State won a share of the Big Sky Conference championship with a 35-7 win over Idaho State on Saturday.

Former Weber State golfer captures US Women's Mid-Amateur

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 16th - 4:07pm

Kelsey Chugg capped off a dominant week of match play with a 3-and-1 victory over Mary Jane Hiestand to win the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur title and earn a spot in the U.S. Women's Open next year.

Braxton, Harding help Weber State beat West Coast Baptist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 14th - 10:13pm

Zach Braxton and Jerrick Harding combined to scored 29 of their 35 point in the first half and Weber State cruised to a 110-45 win over West Coast Baptist on Tuesday night.

Weber State buries Portland State 63-17

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 11th - 8:09pm

Treshawn Garrett ran for 88 yards and three touchdowns as Weber State scored 56 unanswered points and cruised to a 63-17 win over winless Portland State on Saturday night.

Richardson, Braxton lead Weber St past rival Utah St 65-59

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 11th - 12:18am

Ryan Richardson scored 20 points, Zach Braxton added 18 and Weber State held off Utah State 65-59 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Weber State men’s basketball season preview

Derrek Ballard, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 7th - 8:44am

After the heartbreak of last year's conference final, Weber State hopes to improve on its performance. The Wildcats will have a difficult road ahead of them, losing two star players and being picked as the runner-up in the Big Sky Conference.