Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sports movies you won’t see at the cinema this summer

If you’re a movie fan as well as a sports fan, you’re probably as disappointed as I am that there aren’t many sports flicks in theaters this summer. So forget what you’ve read in other non-sports summer movie previews. Coming … Read More

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WSU runner who chose wedding over NCAA finals last year earns All-America honors

Remember Brett Hales, the Weber State runner who missed the NCAA national finals to go to his wedding last year? I wrote about him in the Standard-Examiner, as did columnist extraordinaire Jim Burton. Hales didn’t miss this time. He made … Read More

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EWU coach credits win over Weber State as catalyst in 2010 FCS title chase

Was Eastern Washington’s win over Weber State in Ogden last year the spark that ignited the Eagles en route to winning the FCS championship? EWU coach Beau Baldwin tells Craig Haley of the Sports Network he believes it was. (The … Read More

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WSU, USU hoops foe McConnell to play for Raptors?

As a 31st-round draft pick by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Mickey McConnell is a prime candidate to begin his baseball career with the Ogden Raptors … unless the NBA comes calling. Saint Mary’s guard McConnell was last season’s West Coast … Read More

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Comedian Coach Mac laughs it up with LaVell, Bronco and Kyle

Weber State football coach and former Utah coach Ron McBride lost his bet with former BYU coach LaVell Edwards at this charity golf event Monday, but he did get the famously stoic Cougars coach to crack a few smiles. Current … Read More

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WSU’s Lillard granted medical hardship waiver, will have 2 years to play

As previously reported by the Standard-Examiner, Weber State star Damian Lillard has been granted a medical hardship waiver after being sidelined for most of last season with a broken foot. In the fall, the Wildcats will have a former Big … Read More

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