There was no stopping Bogdan Blinzyuk in the second half, and a slow start was tough to shake as the Wildcats saw their 9-game winning streak come to a close. Head coach Randy Rahe, junior center Zach Braxton and senior guard Ryan Richardson shared their thoughts about the loss after the game.
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Is Weber State basketball a better shooting team than it was last year? How do the Wildcats’ percentages stack up in the Big Sky, nationally and historically? That, and how a regular season title is still within reach as we update you on the three-team race for the Big Sky Conference.
Geraldine Beard, the first black educator in Weber County Schools, says the parents were sometimes the hardest to deal with when being a minority teacher.
Geraldine Beard, the first black educator in Weber County Schools, says her students got to see a different perspective and point of view from her teachings.
“We don’t have a job here for you.” a secretary said to Geraldine Beard, the day she went to interview at Ogden City Schools. Beard was the first black educator in Weber County Schools.
Charlene Wilson, a retired educator in Ogden City School District, talks about her repeated denial and discrimination when applying to become a principle.
Charlene Wilson, retired educator of Ogden City Schools, says she had no tolerance for the “N” word or any other name calling. She wanted to make sure that everyone in the classroom was respected.
Watch Eddy Mesa, Jessica Kokesh and Casie Forbes of the Standard-Examiner attempt the giant food eating challenge at No Frills Diner on 12th Street in Ogden. Eddy eats a “The Terminator Burger” with onion Rings while Jessica and Casie tag team a giant omelet, hash browns and a pancake. They have 20 minutes to get it down.
The outcome looked bleak for the Wildcats, but timely runs kept them in the game against the Vikings to force overtime, where they took over with a 10-0 run.
Girls in Northern Utah face many obstacles in the wrestling world, especially because only boys wrestling is a high school-sanctioned sport. But the number of girls taking up wrestling in Utah, specifically Weber and Davis counties, continues to rise even though boys participation nationally is in a steady decline. Local wrestlers and coaches talk about the struggles, challenges, benefits and triumphs as they fight stereotypes and increase in number.
Video: Matt Herp
Narration: Patrick Carr
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His beautiful blue eyes sparked the first time they met, says Krystal. They met in an auto shop.
It was a set up that never happened until they met at a funeral. David didn’t know how he felt about dating a red head and Janet wasn’t keen on a blind date. Jazz and a cold winter evening brought them together.