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Tensions were high following a kick return made by Weber States Rashid Shaheed, 22, against Montana State University. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

A bleak end to a seven-year streak

Miles Shaw October 18, 2021

Homecoming week ended on a low when the Wildcats fell to the Montana State Bobcats 13–7 on Oct. 15. Weber State tried to hold their own in the defensive showdown against Bobcat quarterback Matthew...

Weber State heads to Cal Poly in search of a victory after back-to-back losses. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

‘Cats check out competition in Cali

Miles Shaw September 29, 2021

For the first time since 2016, Weber State University's football team suffered consecutive losses, falling to James Madison University on Sept. 18 and UC Davis on Sept. 25.After the gut-wrenching 17–14...

Wildcat O-lineman Noah Atagi, 79, celebrates with teammates after Weber States astonishing win over NAU on March 27 at Stewart Stadium. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

The Wildcats set to take on the T-Birds in Cedar City

Tyler Haslam March 31, 2021

After the miraculous roller coaster ride that was Weber State’s 28–23 victory over Northern Arizona on March 27, the Wildcats now turn to their next opponent — in-state rival Southern...

With two seconds left in the game, Weber State Universitys tight end Justin Malone, 88, catches the Hail Mary pass for the win against Northern Arizona on Saturday, March 27. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Wildcats take down NAU with a 50-yard Hail Mary on the final play

Miles Shaw March 29, 2021

Down by one point and two seconds away from a shocking upset loss to Northern Arizona, Wildcats' quarterback Randall Johnson dropped back and rolled to his right, launching a high-arcing Hail Mary from...

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...

DK Metcalf makes the game-winning catch against Minnesota. The Minnesota Vikings played the Seattle Seahawks in NFL Football on October 11 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS)

The heartbreaking Viking way

Miles Shaw October 21, 2020

Heartbreaking finishes are one of the best parts of being a sports fan. The highs and lows of the game all culminating in one final play, or series of plays, where the game is won or lost by either team....

Dukes kicker Ethan Ratke during the game-winning field goal. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Weber State nearly knocks off defending champs, falls short in final second

Daniel Ray December 9, 2017

The playoffs are a time when teams rely on their strengths, their toughness and their ability to rise against adversity. In a game that was supposed to be an easy win for the James Madison University...

Wide-receiver Tyjuan Prince holds the ball aloft, having just achieved a touchdown. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Wildcats trounce Bulldogs, set new school record

Raymond Lucas September 3, 2017

It was a record breaking night for Weber State University as the Wildcats shut out their opponents for the first time in 10 years, and broke the school record for points, winning 76–0 on Sep. 2 in...

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) threw four interceptions against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/TNS)

The final chapter

Cydnee Green January 25, 2016

“A rival is someone that you are inspired by, and someone that sometimes you fear,” said professional NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon in an interview with NFL Network. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are hands...

Playin' on Purple: Football at its simplest

September 4, 2011

I love sports. I know sports. I have played many different sports, and I have watched a great many more. Because I have been around sports for so long, I know enough about all of them that I can get by....

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