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Chinonso Opara leading the WSU football team out of the tunnel and onto the field during their game with Western Oregon on Sept. 1.

Opinion: Wildcats on top of week one power rankings

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 29, 2022

The Big Sky Conference football preseason is wrapping up, and it’s time for in-conference play. Coming into week two of the regular season, it’s time to look at which teams are on pace and which teams...

Faces of defeat play across the defense following a UC Davis touchdown in 2021.

Dominating UC Davis

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 27, 2022

After a tense final two minutes, Weber State University's football team left the west coast with their fourth-straight win of the season against the University of California, Davis, beating the Aggies...

Bronson Barron running on the football field with a football tucked into his arm. (Weber State Athletics)

Standing out in the Big Sky

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 22, 2022

After recording 368 yards and four touchdowns in Weber State University's win against Utah Tech University on Sept. 17, Wildcat quarterback Bronson Barron was named the Big Sky Offensive Player of the...

Damon Bankston and Hayden Meacham running down the field with their teammates.

Kicking Aggs and taking names

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 13, 2022

Dominating on both ends of the field, Weber State University’s football team beat Utah State University for the first time since 1978, winning 35–7 on Sept. 10. Coming into the game, Utah State head...

Safety position, Desmond Williams.

Captain of a new crew

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 8, 2022

With a new offensive coordinator and multiple freshmen, many pieces of the Weber State University football team have changed since last season. However, Wildcat fans may recognize senior safety Desmond...

LIbero/Outside Hitter, Makayla Sorensen.

Q&A with Volleyball Vets

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor August 29, 2022

After starting the new decade with back-to-back regular season titles and one conference championship, Weber State University has had one of the most dominant volleyball teams in the Big Sky conference....

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...

Josh Davis finds an opening and stays ahead of the defenders. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

The future of FCS

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor July 20, 2022

With the Big Sky Conference football season starting in just a few months, Athlon Sports preseason rankings have Weber State University as a 13th seed in the Football Championship Subdivision. Coming...

Eric Duft poses for a photo for Weber State Athletics. (WSU Athletics)

Running without Rahe

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor July 20, 2022

After 16 years as the head coach for Weber State University's men's basketball team, Randy Rahe's retirement came as a shock to even those inside the program. Rahe led the Wildcats to over 300 wins and...

Weber State preparing to play against Northern Colorado on Nov. 20, 2021.

Opinion: Opportunities and obstacles of Big Sky Football

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor July 18, 2022

With many of the key players in the Big Sky graduating over spring, this season starts a new era. The fall season is just around the corner, and major questions will be answered. For example, will Sacramento...

Hailey Price bumps a soccer ball off her head during a game against UNC in 2021.

Opinion: Strengths and shortcomings of women’s soccer

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor July 11, 2022

The 2021 Big Sky women’s soccer tournament was filled with massive upsets and close games. Strong teams like the University of Northern Colorado lost early while Cinderella story teams like Weber State...

WSU defends against CSUNs Nicole Nevarez.

Opinion: The ups and downs of Big Sky volleyball

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor June 27, 2022

With a new season just around the corner, it's time to catch up with fall sports. Helping fans know what to expect next season, this list gives the strengths and weaknesses of each volleyball team in the...

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