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Chinonso Opara leading the WSU football team out of the tunnel and onto the field during their game with Western Oregon on Sept. 1.

Opinion: Wildcats on top of week one power rankings

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 29, 2022

The Big Sky Conference football preseason is wrapping up, and it’s time for in-conference play. Coming into week two of the regular season, it’s time to look at which teams are on pace and which teams...

Faces of defeat play across the defense following a UC Davis touchdown in 2021.

Dominating UC Davis

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 27, 2022

After a tense final two minutes, Weber State University's football team left the west coast with their fourth-straight win of the season against the University of California, Davis, beating the Aggies...

Bronson Barron running on the football field with a football tucked into his arm. (Weber State Athletics)

Standing out in the Big Sky

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 22, 2022

After recording 368 yards and four touchdowns in Weber State University's win against Utah Tech University on Sept. 17, Wildcat quarterback Bronson Barron was named the Big Sky Offensive Player of the...

The Weber State University stadium on Sept. 17, 2022. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Blazing through the preseason

Emily Miller, Sports editor September 20, 2022

Weber State University’s football team sits at 3–0 after the Wildcats blazed past the Utah Tech Trailblazers 44–14 on Sept. 17 at Stewart Stadium. It has been 24 years since the last time Weber...

Wrestling over a football, Ty MacPherson fights to grab the ball. (Weber State Athletics)

Closing out the preseason

Emily Miller, Sports editor September 15, 2022

The Weber State University football team is returning to Stewart Stadium on Sept. 17 to take on the Utah Tech University Trailblazers after a historic win against Utah State University on Sept. 10. Previously...

Damon Bankston and Hayden Meacham running down the field with their teammates.

Kicking Aggs and taking names

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 13, 2022

Dominating on both ends of the field, Weber State University’s football team beat Utah State University for the first time since 1978, winning 35–7 on Sept. 10. Coming into the game, Utah State head...

Josh Davis finds an opening and stays ahead of the defenders. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

The future of FCS

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor July 20, 2022

With the Big Sky Conference football season starting in just a few months, Athlon Sports preseason rankings have Weber State University as a 13th seed in the Football Championship Subdivision. Coming...

Mickey Mental is the newest addition to Weber State Universitys coaching staff for the football team. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

It’s now a Mental game

Simon Mortensen April 6, 2022

On Feb. 11, Weber State University's head football coach Jay Hill announced that former Notre Dame College head coach Mickey Mental would fill the offensive coordinator position left open by former Wildcat...

Rashid Shaheed was named FCS Special Teams Player of the Week following him breaking the all-time record of most returned touchdowns in the FCS history. Photo credit: Isabella Torres

Memories of the WSU gridiron

Alec Cipollini March 28, 2022

Before last season, Weber State University’s football team was one of the most dominant forces in the Big Sky Conference as they were crowned the champions of the conference from 2016–19. Some...

Offensive coordinator Matt Hammer is leaving Weber State after two years with the program. (Weber State University)

Hammer’s last swing

Simon Mortensen January 24, 2022

After two seasons as the Wildcats' offensive coordinator, Matt Hammer, is leaving the team and football altogether for a project manager position at a construction company.The Standard Examiner reported...

Ty Macpherson, 17, celebrates the win of the Wildcats final football game of the season at Stewart Stadium. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Wildcat football finds first win at home

Emily Miller November 22, 2021

What used to seem like an impossible feat, beating Weber State University at home, was turning into a regular occurrence for visiting teams this season. The ‘Cats were winless at home before hosting...

SUU showdown ends in a shutout

Emily Miller November 15, 2021

The Weber State Wildcats bid their farewell to long-time Big Sky Conference and in-state rivals, the Southern Utah Thunderbirds, in a 62–0 Beehive Bowl blowout on Nov. 13 in Cedar City.SUU is leaving...

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