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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...

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....

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...

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,...

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;...

Nakilah Johnson, 34 goes in for a 2-point basket on Nov. 9 as the WSU womens basketball team hosts North Dakota for their opening game in Ogden. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Women’s basketball gobbled up by UC Davis

Simon Mortensen November 29, 2021

Despite forward Jadyn Matthews' double-double, Weber State fell to UC Davis 62–54 on Nov. 26.WSU guard Kori Pentzer put up the first points of the game with a mid-range jumper. The Aggies went on...

Weber States Daryn Hickok, 21, fights her way to the basket in the Nov. 9 game at WSU against North Dakota. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Starting off hot with some good shots

Simon Mortensen November 10, 2021

Weber State University's women’s basketball team started the season strong with a 72–57 victory over the University of North Dakota.A dominant performance by forward Emma Torbert gave Weber...

Cats WBB claw their way to first wins of the season

‘Cats WBB claw their way to first wins of the season

Emily Miller March 1, 2021

The Weber State women’s basketball team has faced a long line of losses in their 2020-21 season. The Wildcats walked into this past week with a 17-game losing streak before taking on the Sacramento State...

Keeping up with the Wildcats: what went wrong in 2019-20?

Raymond Lucas July 20, 2020

Let’s face it. The past two seasons for Weber State’s women’s basketball team were not pretty. The team finished with records of 6-25 and 4-26 during the first two years under Head Coach...

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