Weber State

Not settled, Harris hits recruiting trail as new Weber State women’s head coach

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New Weber State women’s basketball coach Velaida Harris talks taking the job, her past, recruiting, coaching philosophies and more as she barely pauses to hit the recruiting trail.


Jimmer’s 41 points lead Team Fredette into TBT quarterfinals

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Those who had hopes of seeing Jimmer Fredette score points by the dozen in The Basketball Tournament are getting their wish. Fredette led his namesake team — Team Fredette — to another victory, pouring in 41 points in a 104-91 win over the Fort Wayne Champs, advancing to the...

Weber State

Big Sky reveals new 20-game basketball schedules; adds Mondays to mix

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The Weber State men will play two Monday road games in the new 20-game format.


Jimmer scores 30 to advance Team Fredette into TBT Super 16

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Jimmer Fredette again reached the 30-point plateau Sunday and the former college national player of the year at BYU has his team into the Super 16. Team Fredette used a big second quarter to defeat the Jackson Tennessee Underdawgs 99-89 in the second round of The Basketball Tournament in Columbus,...


Jimmer scores 32, Team Fredette wins The Basketball Tournament opener

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Jimmer Fredette came back to American soil to ball and it was like he never left. The former national player of the year at BYU scored 32 points in 36 minutes and displayed his vintage long-range, 3-point abilities to lift two-seed Team Fredette to an 88-80 win over 15-seed Peoria All-Stars on...

Weber State

Weber State makes history, hires Velaida Harris as women’s basketball coach

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OGDEN — Weber State University made history with its hire of the school’s sixth women’s basketball head coach. Velaida Harris, a former University of Utah assistant coach, will lead the Wildcats as the first black woman to be the head coach of any Division-I sport at any college...

Track and Field

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Mazzie Melaney runs, shoots and kicks Fremont to victories

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Mazzie Melaney started for Fremont soccer, was a key starter for the school’s state girls basketball championship and excelled in track and cross country — the sport that earned her a college scholarship. She’s the Standard-Examiner’s Female Athlete of the Year for the 2017-...


ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Jake Dahle enjoys the ride for Bear River hoops, baseball

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Jake Dahle excelled at basketball and stuck with it — with some goods stats — to give his Division-I pitching arm a rest. His play has made him the Standard-Examiner’s Male Athlete of the Year for the 2017-18 school year.

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