Countdown to the mound

The countdown is on for The Cats with Bats to swing back into action. The Western Carolina University baseball team is scheduled for a heavy schedule with more home series this year than in years past. The Cats, who won the SoCon Championship in 2016, are scheduled to have 26 home games this coming season […]

WCU baseball is ready to rock the new season

Hard-work and dedication is something you expect from any athlete in the sport that they play. Even when it is their off-season, you should expect the training to continue. Some may think it is too early to get out of bed at 6:30 a.m. and go outside when it’s 34 degrees on their day off. […]

Tyler Sexton – A broken dream

Most athletes see injuries as a setback and a way to come back stronger in the game that they play and for the sport they love. For redshirt senior tight end, Tyler Sexton, football seasons come to an end way too quickly and sometimes without even getting to step on the game day field. Sexton […]

WCU soccer heads to SoCon

For the first time in 10 years, the WCU women’s soccer team is headed to the final four round of the Southern Conference tournament. The Cats will travel to face Furman in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, November 3 after a 1-0 victory over VMI on Sunday Oct. 29 with a goal by Emily Threatt. “It […]

Catamount spirit: Megan McCallister is coming back stronger

It was a crisp Friday, Oct. 7, night and WCU women’s soccer team was successfully battling Virginia Military Institute, when a piercing scream ripped through the air. This scream belonged to sophomore, Megan McCallister, and it ended her 2016 season. “Oh, I knew I had broken it. There was no question about that…it was just a matter […]

Soccer kicks into action

The Catamount women’s soccer team heads on the road this weekend for their last set of nonconference games. The Cats, who are fresh off of an overtime win against UT Martin, will be battling Campbell University on Friday, Sep. 15 and NC State on Sunday, Sep. 17. With the conclusion of the nonconference season, the […]