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Utes are top local team in Scripps Power Rankings

Utah is the highest-rated local football team in the Scripps Howard computer power rankings. Utah is ranked 38th, BYU 46th and Utah State 98th. Wyoming, Utah's opponent this weekend, is rated 75th.

Weber State

Big Sky honors Wildcat kicker Minnoch

BOISE, Idaho - Weber State kicker Mike Minnoch has been named Big Sky Conference special teams player of the week.

Minnoch, a 5-7, 150-pound junior from Ogden was five of five in extra point kicks and booted two field goals in Weber State's upset home victory over No. 13 Montana State, 41-13.

He made a career long 48-yarder, then topped that with a 52-yard effort later in the game. The 52-yarder is the third longest in Weber State history and the first field goal over 50 yards for the Wildcats since 1989.

Weber women's golfers 4th at Bobcat Invitational

BOZEMAN, Mont. - Weber State's women's golf team finished fourth at the Bobcat Riverside Invitational this week.

The Wildcats shot a team total of 336-322-658, well back of first-place Montana, which shot 629.

Weber State's Aime Aardema finished seventh overall with a two-round total of 160, eighteen shots off the lead. Other Weber scores were: Molly Blemier at 165, Valerie Barber at 168, Carlie Andrews at 169 and Danna Dehlin at 172.

Southern Utah

SUU's Shawn Jones earns AWC honors

CEDAR CITY - Thunderbird running back Shawn Jones has been named American West Conference offensive player of the week. It's the third straight week SUU has had a player earn AWC player of the week honors. Jones rushed for a pair of touchdowns, including an 81-yard dash in the third period, and finished with 163 yards against Western State.