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Weber State University womens basketball team attempting to grab a basketball from Montana State players before they make a point. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Troubles and triumphs: women’s basketball in Big Sky

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor August 1, 2022

After a tournament full of upsets in Boise, Idaho, Montana State's women's basketball team won the Big Sky championship last season. With many All-Conference players returning this year, it's time to look...

Koby McEwen dodges around a UNC player to get closer to the hoop. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Top of their games

Jack Hamblin April 6, 2022

Last year was filled with some of the most stunning performances and best teams in Weber State University’s history. The five following athletes not only had the best seasons in 2021 but also made...

Senior Kori Pentzer takes possession of the ball. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

Up in the air

Alec Cipollini April 4, 2022

After the Big Sky Conference tournament trips for Weber State University's men’s and women’s basketball didn’t end how they wanted them to, both programs have a future full of uncertainty....

Weber State Universitys womens basketball team attempts to grab a basketball from Montana State players before they make a point. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Far from a win

Simon Mortensen March 13, 2022

After advancing to the quarter-finals on March 7, Weber State University's women's basketball team fell to Montana State 81–60 on March 8 in Boise, Idaho.Although a neutral territory, it felt like...

Jadyn Matthews reaches to grab a basketball falling after being thrown at the basketball hoop. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

A series of fortunate events

Simon Mortensen March 13, 2022

Weber State's women's basketball team went to the Big Sky conference tournament to win, and senior guards Aloma Solovi and Kori Pentzer brought huge shooting games to advance the women's basketball team...

JJ Overton aligns his hands to get a perfect free throw after Eastern Washington got a foul on him.

On the road to Boise

Emily Miller February 28, 2022

Regular season play is wrapping up in basketball's Big Sky Conference, and both the men’s and women’s teams of Weber State are looking to make a statement in the Big Sky Conference Tournament.The...

Daryn Hickok eyes the basket and gets ready to shoot a free throw. Photo credit: Summer Muster

A short-lived victory for Wildcats

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch February 23, 2022

Weber State's women’s basketball team hit the road for two games last week, grabbing a win and a loss in the process.To kick off the road trip, Weber State beat Sacramento State 62–52 on Feb....

A University of Idaho player stands in front of the basket while Weber States Daryn Hickok tries dribbling around her. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Disasters at the Dee

Collyn Cowles February 14, 2022

Weber State University's women’s basketball team lost games to Eastern Washington on Feb. 10 and the University of Idaho on Feb. 12 at the Dee Events Center. Wildcat forward Daryn Hickok played a...

Wildcat center Dontay Basset, 21, jumps to make the basket against the Bobcats (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Gearing up for a weekend of games

Simon Mortensen February 9, 2022

After taking a break at the beginning of the week, Wildcat basketball is back with both men’s and women’s games on Feb. 10 and 12.With a loss to Montana State ending their eight-game win streak,...

Wildcat Daryn Hickok shoots a free throw. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

‘Cats get mauled by UNC

Jack Hamblin January 31, 2022

Weber State University women’s basketball team lost 65–55 on Jan. 27 to the Northern Colorado Bears. Weber led by 4 with 4:28 left on the clock after a 14–0 run, but allowed 19 points...

Aloma Solovi of Weber State University waits as her team prepares the next play. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

Fifth-straight loss for women’s basketball

Jack Hamblin January 26, 2022

Weber State University's women's basketball team lost 85–75 against Southern Utah University on Jan. 24, making the game their fifth-straight loss this season.Not even a double-double performance...

Wildcat Jadyn Matthews takes the jump against Idaho State for possession. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

Riding a wave of wins

Simon Mortensen January 19, 2022

Few things in sports build momentum like a victory in the season opener. For Weber State University's women's basketball team, taking home a win for the first game was more than just a morale builder;...

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