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WSU track star aims for Olympics

WSU track star aims for Olympics

Winners win — it is that simple. The great ones are not carried to the top, but scratch and claw their way up the steep and treacherous path. Sweat, tears and blood accompany the accolades they receive. For the past four years, Weber State University has had one of those winners in its midst in […]

Dan Walker to be Blaisdell’s successor

Effective July 1, 2014, Jim Blaisdell will ride off into the sunset after 33 years as part the Weber State University track and field program. He will leave a legacy of hard work and winning behind him, but athletic director Jerry Bovee said he feels that those who follow him will keep the tradition going. […]

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Harper finishes 156th at NCAA XC Championships

On a cold, windy morning in Terre Haute, Ind., the NCAA’s best runners converged, ready to battle to see who would be crowned champions. Weber State University’s own Summer Harper ran in the women’s race after her eighth-place finish at the Mountain Regionals a week earlier. Harper ended her terrific freshman year by winning a […]

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Harper qualifies for nationals, women’s XC finishes 4th

After running near or above 100 miles in the summer heat, countless laps around the track and early-morning runs, for the Weber State University cross-country teams, it all came down to one race. That race was held at Shneiter’s Riverside Golf Course, where some of the best up-and-coming runners in the nation took to the […]

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The Jex Dex: Who’ll be the cross-country Mountain Region champion?

As summer turns to fall and the leaves start to fall to the ground, something magical happens to local golf courses around the nation. They are transformed into cross-country courses where the NCAA’s best runners duel for individual and team glory. Weber State University will host the Mountain Region Championships at Schneiter’s Golf Course tomorrow. […]

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Harper wins Big Sky XC title; women three-peat

On a beautiful fall morning in Montana, a local golf course turned into a race track — not for cars with big engines, but for the cross-country runners of the Big Sky Conference. The Weber State University women’s team went and conquered the competition on Saturday, capturing their third-straight conference title. Freshman Summer Harper led […]

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