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The Red Rock Rivalry was announced on Nov. 14. The trophy was designed and crafted by a local Flagstaff resident, Joshua Meyer, and is intended to tie together the two schools similar geographical locations. It is made of red rock, steel and wood.

The Red Rock Rivalry debut

Emily Miller, Sports editor November 17, 2022

Weber State football will hit the road and take on Northern Arizona University on Nov. 19 for the No. 7 Wildcats’ final regular season game of the 2022 season. This will be the 55th meeting between...

The sun went down moments before Weber State’s homecoming matchup against Eastern Washington. The Wildcats beat the Eagles 45–21 on Oct. 8.

Opinion: Tiered ranking of Big Sky football

Emily Miller and Simon Mortensen October 13, 2022

Two weeks have gone by since the last power ranking, and a lot has happened across the Big Sky Conference for football. Sacramento State made bold statements with their offense, and Portland State seems...

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...

Wrestling over a football, Ty MacPherson fights to grab the ball. (Weber State Athletics)

Closing out the preseason

Emily Miller, Sports editor September 15, 2022

The Weber State University football team is returning to Stewart Stadium on Sept. 17 to take on the Utah Tech University Trailblazers after a historic win against Utah State University on Sept. 10. Previously...

Nakilah Johnson, 34 goes in for a 2-point basket on Nov. 9 as the WSU womens basketball team hosts North Dakota for their opening game in Ogden. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Women’s basketball gobbled up by UC Davis

Simon Mortensen November 29, 2021

Despite forward Jadyn Matthews' double-double, Weber State fell to UC Davis 62–54 on Nov. 26.WSU guard Kori Pentzer put up the first points of the game with a mid-range jumper. The Aggies went on...

Wildcat safety Braxton Gunther, 25, celebrates with his teammates safety Preston Smith, 7, cornerback Maxwell Anderson, 21, and Sione Lapuaho, 93, following his interception against UC Davis on Sept. 25, at Stewart Stadium. Photo credit: Robert Casey / Weber State Athletics

Tallying up tackles

Emily Miller October 18, 2021

The growing success of Weber State University's football team was too good to ignore for Braxton Gunther as a safety at Utah State University in 2017-18. The Utah native found himself sporting Purple...

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...

Weber States Dontae McMillan runs up the middle against UC Davis defense. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Last-minute letdown at Stewart Stadium

Emily Miller September 27, 2021

The Weber State Wildcats kicked off Big Sky Conference play and suffered a heartbreak of a loss against UC Davis on Sept. 25. The Aggies found themselves in the end zone with less than 30 seconds on the...

The Wildcats open Big Sky play against UC Davis on Sept. 25 at Stewart Stadium. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

New week, same streak

Emily Miller September 22, 2021

Big Sky Conference play begins for the No. 14 Weber State Wildcats at Stewart Stadium on Sept. 25 with their first opponents, the No. 12 UC Davis Aggies. The last six conference openers ended with a Weber...

‘Cats ranked sixth in the Athlon Sports Preseason Top 25

Emily Miller June 21, 2021

Athlon Sports released their Top 25 Preseason Rankings on June 16, and Weber State secured a sixth seed ranking — the highest rank of any Big Sky program. After an unprecedented spring season, the...

Weber States senior linebacker Conner Mortensen and junior safety Desmond Williams tackle UC Davis running back Ulonzo Gilliam Jr. to stop the play, making UC Davis try again for a first down. Photo credit: WSU Athletics

WSU linebacker named defensive player of the week

Tyler Haslam March 17, 2021

In the Wildcats’ game against University of California Davis on March 13, it was the defense, led by senior linebacker Conner Mortensen, that dominated and played a significant role in the No. 2-ranked...

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