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Ime Udoka during one of the NBA basketball games.

Opinion: Did Udoka’s personal life have to be unraveled so harshly?

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter September 29, 2022

Stories break every week in the NBA, and last week was no different. Ime Udoka, head coach of the Boston Celtics, was suspended from the team for a year for having a consensual relationship with a female...

Andelin Binford and Sayler Schlosser competing against Idahos team on Sept. 22.

Swept off the field by Eastern Washington

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter September 27, 2022

Weber State University’s women’s soccer team fell 3–1 to Eastern Washington University on Sept. 25. Eastern Washington scored 12 minutes into the first half, with their first goal being scored by...

WSU football fan Isaac Staszkow (right of middle) cheering on the Weber State football team along with the rest of the student section.

A student-less section

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter September 22, 2022

The student section is a catalyst for many college sporting events. But at Weber State University, the student section, also known as the Destruction, isn't as large or loud in comparison to other schools....

Weber State volleyball players mid-block. (Kris Beck/ The Signpost)

Close to a comeback

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter September 20, 2022

Weber State University’s women’s volleyball team fell short in their comeback against Utah State University, losing 3–2 on Sept. 17 at Swenson Gym in Ogden. Both teams came out with energy in the...

Sadie Noble joins her teammates on the field in a photo taken during a game in 2019.

A goal-den victory

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter September 8, 2022

Weber State University's women’s soccer team had their first victory of the season Sept. 4, beating the UC Riverside Highlanders 2–1 in Riverside. The Wildcats came out strong in the first half,...

Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Photo credit: SCNG

The dangers of distraction

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch April 18, 2022

In 2021, speeding resulted in 7,951 crashes in Utah, adding to the already increasing rate of car crashes. Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents.Utah Highway Patrol...

Many have found the H.I. 11 bill as discriminatory, including the president of Weber States Gender and Sexuality Alliance, Morgan Phelps. Photo credit: Star Neil

H.B. 11: The battle over inclusion and fairness

Simon Mortensen April 13, 2022

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a bill focused on inclusion and equality for female athletes, being passed. Title IX was celebrated in this year's Super Bowl as Billie Jean King performed...

Weber State Softball player Mika Chong changes position after a pitch. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Fresh faces on the bench

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch March 28, 2022

Weber State University's softball team has had a historic run; sitting at a 22–7 overall, the Wildcats' longest losing streak lasted only two games. They have beat opponents like Texas A&M University...

The Wildcats cheer team line up for kick-off with their Ws up high. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Shooting for five straight

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch March 21, 2022

With her lips pressed together, Weber State University's Kaylee Overby presses her palms on the shoulders of two of her teammates. Stepping onto a web of arms, Overby keeps one leg off. Like a trampoline,...

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is a staple of All-Star Weekend.

Opinion: Dunking on the dunk contest

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch February 28, 2022

When people think of the Dunk Contest, they think of Michael Jordan jumping from the free-throw line, Vince Carter’s 360 Windmill and the battle between Aaron Gordon and Zach Lavine in 2016. This...

Koby McEwen dribbles the ball down his home court in Ogden, Utah, on Feb. 3. McEwen contributed 32 points in the win against the Montana Grizzles. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Eight straight wins for Weber State

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch February 7, 2022

Weber State University’s men’s basketball team won a nail-biter with an 80–75 victory over the Montana Grizzlies at the Dee Events Center on Feb. 3.Grizzlies guard Robby Beasley started...

Robbie Brennan stops a shot on goal. Photo credit: WSU Hockey

Wildcats get checked by Metro State

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch January 30, 2022

Weber State University's hockey team fell short with a 6–4 loss against Metropolitan State University on Jan. 28.Daniel Dvorak opened the game up with a goal for MSU with 16:58 remaining in the first...

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