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A horse and his rider in a rough stock event.

Pioneer Day Rides Into Ogden

Kennedy Camarena, Editor-in-Chief August 1, 2023

Utah’s state holiday, Pioneer Day, was celebrated last Monday on July 24. While some people in the Ogden area were traveling up to the mountains in hopes to to get away from the intense heat, others...

A horse and his rider in a rough stock event.

El día del pionero llega a Ogden

Mariano Martinez Martinez, Traductor August 1, 2023

La fiesta estatal de Utah, Pioneer Day, se celebró el pasado lunes 24 de julio. Mientras algunas personas en el área de Ogden viajaban hacia las montañas para alejarse de las altas temperaturas, otros...

A competitor attempting to stay on their horses back as it tries to buck them off at the Ogden Rodeo. Taken in July 2014.

Arre, Wildcats

Nathanael Stout, Traductor March 23, 2023

Estando de vuelta desde el rodeo de la escuela Snow College en Salina, Utah, el equipo de rodeo de la universidad Weber State competirá en el centro de eventos Golden Spike del 24 de marzo al 25. “Si...

A competitor attempting to stay on their horses back as it tries to buck them off at the Ogden Rodeo. Taken in July 2014.

Giddy up, Wildcats

Simon Mortensen, Sports editor March 23, 2023

Traveling back from the Snow College Rodeo in Salina, Utah, Weber State University's rodeo team will compete at the Golden Spike Event Center from March 24-25. "If you're going to this school, you should...

A few signs stand in the entrance of the Eccles house.

The troubled history of Utah’s Pioneer Day

Windsor Moore, Reporter July 20, 2022

Every year on July 24, Utah observes the holiday of Pioneer Day, which pays homage to the pioneers who emigrated to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. Today, the holiday is celebrated with rodeos, fireworks,...

Judges ready themselves for the next contestant at the 2019 rodeo. (Signpost Archives)

Pioneer Day Rodeo makes its return in 2021

Alec Cipollini July 19, 2021

The Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo is back in 2021 after being canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The annual rodeo is considered one of the top five rodeos in the country, and it will be making its long-anticipated...

A Weber State player pushes through two Dixie State players. (The Signpost Archives)

WSU Club Sports bring opportunities to athletes

Brandon May August 27, 2019

The start of the fall semester brings the beginning of the 2019-20 athletic year for the 16 varsity NCAA sports on campus, but it’s also the start for the 16 club sports that Weber State University...

Steer-wrestling, also called bulldogging, where contestants attempt to move from horseback to wrestling a steer to the ground. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Yee Haw! It’s rodeo time in Ogden

Sharon Valverde Vargas July 22, 2019

Pioneer Days in Ogden allows the community to engage in activities like bareback riding, steer wrestling, clown acts, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, barrel racing and bull riding. This...

(Ogden Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association)

Pioneer Days rodeo ranks among the best in the world

Brandon May July 16, 2018

The Ogden Pioneer Days rodeo brings in 30,000 attendees each July and is ranked as one of the nation’s top five outdoor rodeos by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). The Pioneer...

Got game? WSU clubs offer sports for everyone

Got game? WSU clubs offer sports for everyone

Brandon May March 31, 2018

Weber State University offers a variety of club sports, from archery and fencing to traditional sports like hockey and soccer. Weber State also offers two seasons of intramurals, one in the fall semester...

Previews Week of Feb. 26

Previews Week of Feb. 26

Kara Mitchell February 24, 2018

Icebreaker Rodeo The 7th Annual Invitational Icebreaker Rodeo is being held on March 1, 2 and 3 at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden. High school and junior high students from all over...

(The Signpost Archives)

Braxten Nielsen competes at College National Finals Rodeo

Jake Mcmahon June 22, 2017

Rather than scoring touchdowns and shooting three-pointers, Weber State’s own Braxten Nielsen now spends his days competing as a bareback rider in the college rodeo scene. Nielsen recently tied for...

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