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Winston Reid joins the Cleveland Browns

Collyn Cowles, Section Editor July 9, 2024

Former Weber State linebacker Winston Reid is set to make his mark in the NFL. The Cleveland Browns signed Reid as an undrafted free agent shortly after the conclusion of the 2024 NFL Draft. Reid, an...

Rashid Shaheed holding onto the football just before being tackled by a player on the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Alumno de WSU Rashid Shaheed llega al 2024 NFL Pro Bowl

Christie Gutierrez and Collyn Cowles January 16, 2024

Es un momento histórico para Rashid Shaheed y la Universidad Weber State University, el antiguo Wildcat sobresale y ha grabado su nombre en la historia del fútbol americano al conseguir un codiciado...

Philadelphia Eagles CB James Bradberry (24) makes the tackle on New Orleans Saints WR/RS Rashid Shaheed (89) during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.

Wildcats take over the NFL

Jacoba Jones, Reporter September 28, 2023

The 2023-24 NFL season is in its fourth week, and Weber State University has four former Wildcats on active NFL rosters. The most of any team in the Big Sky Conference. Taron Johnson with the Buffalo Bills,...

Wildcat safety Desmond Williams bench presses for the scouts. Using a 225 lbs weight, Malone recorded 21 reps.

Weber State’s Pro Day Protégés

Simon Mortensen, Sports editor March 28, 2023

To give a chance for seniors to perform in front of NFL scouts, Weber State University’s football team held their Pro Day on March 22 at the Marquardt Fieldhouse. "It was nerve-wracking but really fun...

Weber State offensive coordinator Mickey Mental taking photos for WSU.

Going Mental for football

Simon Mortensen, Sports editor January 17, 2023

The Dec. 3 football game in Bozeman, Montana, between Weber State University and Montana State University is a strange ending point. At the time, it was seen mostly as an ending point for a team with 10...

Basketball game against Utah Tech, taken on Dec. 5, 2022. Keith Dinwiddie attempting a layup.

WSU Athletics: Spring semester state of affairs

Simon Mortensen, Sports editor January 10, 2023

A lot has happened on campus since the end of fall semester. When students left for winter break on Dec. 16, Weber State University's football team was lacking a head coach, the men's basketball team had...

The MLB shutdown was meant to put urgency in reaching a compromise.

Opinion: The MLB ripple effect

Simon Mortensen February 18, 2022

The 2021 MLB season was crazy! Fans saw the Atlanta Braves win a title without their star player as well as a scandal involving some of the league's best pitchers.What’s even crazier is that an...

Queen Elizabeth released a message for the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne. Photo credit: MGN

Do you know your news? Feb. 8

Alexandrea Bonilla February 7, 2022

1. How many Weber County high school seniors are candidates in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program?a. Oneb. Threed. Nined. Six2. Queen Elizabeth released a message for the 70th anniversary of her accession...

Those affected by the 9/11 attacks asked President Biden to release previously blocked documents before the 20th anniversary. Photo credit: Google Images

Do you know your news? Sept. 7

Joshua Kamp September 3, 2021

1. On Sept. 3, President Biden signed an executive order directing the Department of Justice and other federal agencies to conduct a declassification review of documents pertaining to what?a. Unidentified...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) looks for a receiver as Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Morgan Fox (97) pursues during an NFC Divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Jan. 16, 2021. The Packers advanced, 32-18. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

The battle for the Lombardi Trophy rages on

Miles Shaw January 20, 2021

Tyler Haslam also contributed to this column.After a crazy, up-and-down year in the NFL — between all the gridiron action, the cancelations and star players sitting out due to positive tests for...

Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens runs with the ball  while defended by Adoree Jackson #25 of the Tennessee Titans in the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs at Nissan Stadium on Jan. 10, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images/TNS)

Baltimore’s ‘Big Truzz’ in Lamar Jackson’s paid off

Miles Shaw January 15, 2021

With under three minutes left in the opening half of Lamar Jackson’s third straight playoff appearance for the Baltimore Ravens, the team found itself trailing the Tennessee Titans 10-3. Anyone...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver D.K. Metcalf catches a 54-yard pass and runs in for a touchdown in a game against New England Patriots on Sunday, September 20, 2020, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA. Photo credit: (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times/TNS)

Metcalf’s sending shivers down the spines of everyone in the NFL

Tyler Haslam November 9, 2020

Every once in a while in professional sports, there are athletes who come along that can best be described as ‘freaks of nature.’Athletes like LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Mike Trout...

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