Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pair of Wildcats continue to add preseason honors

J.C. Oram and Nick Webb received more preseason accolades today, this time from the Sports Network. From the university: Two Weber State seniors have been named to the Sports Network/Fathead.com Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Preseason All-American Team, released Friday.  WSU … Read More

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How do Weber State football uniforms rate? Take the poll

Here’s your chance to weigh in on Weber State’s football uniforms and logo. My friends at the Upset Blog are running a series rating Big Sky uniforms and today the spotlight is on the Wildcats. Zach, John and Brett offer … Read More

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Weber State picked 5th/6th in Big Sky polls

The preseason polls are in and it looks like Big Sky Conference coaches and media expect Weber State to be a middle of the pack team. The media polls has the Wildcats in fifth place, one spot higher than where … Read More

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Fullerton, Bovee on the future of the Sky — Any questions?

One question I don’t expect to hear tonight: “Why is the sky blue?” Any other question about the Sky — the Big Sky Conference —- is fair game. League commissioner Doug Fullerton and WSU athletics director Jerry Bovee will be … Read More

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Lance Allred, basketball philosopher, publishes new book

Former Weber State basketball player Lance Allred wants you to read his book. The tome, titled “Basketball Gods: The Transformation of the Enlightened Jock,” is available at Allred’s website for as little as $0.99 in e-book form. Here’s how he … Read More

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Has Twitter changed sports for better or worse?

Sports Illustrated has a recent article titled, “Tweet Smell of #success: In five short years, Twitter has transformed sports.” It’s not the first time the magazine has covered Twitter’s ever-growing influence on the sports world. Here’s another article from 1999 … Read More

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BYU, Utah, USU, WSU and SUU go to Hollywood

In a previous post, I looked at what might be playing at theaters near you if all the movies released this summer were adapted with a sports theme. Today, Hollywood takes a look at our in-state schools. If “Texas & … Read More

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In-state hoops player walks on at Weber State

Weber State added another hoops player to its squad today, a tall timber from Timpanogos named Ryan Van Pelt. Van Pelt is a walk-on who will likely serve a mission after the season. From WSU: OGDEN, Utah – Weber State … Read More

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Weber State inks broadcast deal with 1280 The Zone

Another local team is joining forces with 1280 KZNS-AM (104.7 FM). KZNS is already broadcasting Ogden Raptors games. Now Weber State has found an on-air home in “The Zone.” When the Wildcats take the field this fall, “Wildcat” Carl Arky … Read More

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