Author Archives: Roy Burton

Lillard, Rahe, Beckner in Sports Illustrated

Weber State fans made the trek to Salt Lake to see former Wildcats star Damian Lillard play for the Portland Trail Blazers against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on Thursday night. Now they can see Lillard in Sports Illustrated’s NBA … Read More

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Idaho bringing other sports to Big Sky in ’14-’15.

Brian Murphy of the Idaho Statesman is reporting that the University of Idaho will officially join the Big Sky Conference in 2014-15 in sports other than football, with an announcement coming later today. I have confirmed this from another source. … Read More

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Kehano out for season with broken leg

Weber State wide reciever Shaydon Kehano is finished for the season after he suffered a broken leg late in last Saturday’s loss to McNeese State. Kehano caught a 28-yard pass from Jordan Adamczyk to set up Weber State’s second-to-last touchdown, … Read More

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Fresno Bee: Not much buzz for Weber State game

For the first time in 16 years, Fresno State will have a coach not named Pat Hill patrolling the sidelines when the Bulldogs take on Weber State and the Fresno Bee reports that Dawgs fans are taking a wait-and-see attitude … Read More

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NBA rookies show respect for Lillard at RTP

Weber State product Damian Lillard was the co-MVP of the NBA Summer League and he’s still getting all kinds of respect from his fellow NBA rookies. At the Rookie Transitions Program, aimed at helping the new kids in the league adjust … Read More

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Wildcats picked 6th by coaches, 7th by media in football poll

Weber State finished in the middle of the pack last season; they’re predicted to be a middle of the road team again this year, though, as with every team, they hope to exceed expectations. Wildcats fans, what are your expectations … Read More

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First glance at Weber State hoops schedule

Weber State’s 2012-13 men’s basketball schedule was released this morning. The obvious thing that jumps out about this schedule is the 20-game Big Sky Conference regular season, which for Weber State begins with a pre-Christmas road trip to Eastern Washington … Read More

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Lillard honors Ogden with NBA number

Damian Lillard is honoring his roots with his choice of number to wear for the Portland Trail Blazers — including his college town: Ogden. After asking fans for input, the former Weber State star and sixth overall pick in the … Read More

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Weber State adds 3 JC transfers

With Damian Lillard moving onward and upward to the NBA after his outstanding junior season, Weber State knew it was going to have a different look for the 2012-13 basketball season. Senior leaders Kyle Bullinger and Darin Mahoney — Weber … Read More

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John L. Smith’s hiring at Arkansas echoes across the internet

Weber State was the talk of the college football world Monday — but not for the reasons it would have liked. John L. Smith’s sudden departure to become the interim head coach at Arkansas shocked Wildcats players and fans. Smith … Read More

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