Tag Archives: Sports

ESPNU dressing up collegiate logos

How would you like to dress up like your favorite college sports team for Halloween? Not feeling that bold? Well, ESPNU seems to be doing it for you. Over the past several years, the college sports program – which broadcasts to … Read More

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Hinds brothers have been eating their Wheaties

This weekend on one of my rare nights away from the Standard-Examiner copy desk, I had the privilege of covering football on back-to-back nights. I also had the privilege of watching a pair of local football products – who happen to be … Read More

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Open Water Marathon Swim Part Deux

After taking the so-called “plunge,” and competing in my first open water marathon swim in the Great Salt Lake about two months ago, I’ve been pretty quiet on this blog. I’ve neglected my sports writing over the past eight weeks while … Read More

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Top of Utah well-represented in collegiate athletics

Prep sports are in intermission right now, but a slew of Top of Utah prep athletes are moving on to the next level this fall. A recently-compiled list revealed that 114 athletes from 14 Northern Utah schools have received college … Read More

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Lay off the salt: My first open water swim

Last Saturday I finally took the plunge. I apologize for the cheesy euphemism, but I couldn’t resist. The plunge was in the Great Salt Lake for the first annual Great Salt Lake Open Water Marathon Swim, and boy, was it … Read More

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Attention sports fans: Sully and Force did it first

For those of you who are hockey fans, you may be familiar with a rambunctious pair of green men. Who are these crazies, you ask? The masked men go by the names Sully and Force, and they have been terrorizing NHL … Read More

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Running vs. Swimming: Let the debate begin

In an effort to lose a few pounds and improve my cardiovascular fitness, I’ve been on a crusade during the past three months to find the best combination of exercise that I can sustain over a lifetime. Unfortunately, as many already … Read More

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Good on you Weber State … and the Big Sky too.

So how about those Wildcats? Actually, how about those Wildcat fans? After 7,505 supporters showed up to watch the Wildcats edge Northern Colorado last Saturday, Weber State’s home attendance average is up to 6,111 this season.

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Is Northern Colorado WSU’s biggest rival?

OK, don’t get bent out of shape over the headline. Let me explain myself first.  Saturday’s wild finish between the Weber State and Northern Colorado men’s basketball teams kind of brought me down memory lane. In case you haven’t heard … Read More

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What to do with WSU’s football field?

It’s time to go shopping for some new sunglasses. No, I’m not going to the beach. No, I’m not going snowboarding. And no, I’m certainly not going tanning. I’m going to watch football. Just ask an Eastern Washington football fan. … Read More

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