Controlled Chaos film festival gives students a red carpet experience

The Western Carolina University School of Stage and Screen hosted an event for students to have their films screened during the ninth annual Controlled Chaos film festival on April 28. The event helps fund students producing their senior thesis films – 23 of which were viewed during the festival. Jesse Pigeon and Hayden McAteer have more: —- Related story: […]

Catamount softball seniors ‘leave big cleats to fill’

Being an NCAA Division 1 athlete is a dream for most. Being able to say that someone has been one for four years is a major accomplishment. Unfortunately some athletes careers end after college, because some sports do not have a professional level to continue playing or its not a widely known option with a […]

Senior Spotlight: “Courtney Price one of the best hitters on our team”

Catamount softball has three seniors on the team for this 2017 season. Just like for most senior season campaigns, there is a lot of time spent reflecting on your college career and the game that you have spent most of your life playing. All three of these senior Catamounts have made their mark on the […]

Senior Spotlight: Courtney Buchanan an awesome example for the other pitchers

  Catamount softball pitcher, Courtney Buchanan, has been a hard worker since her first day on campus. Her work ethic led to her being in the top 10 in games started (6th), strikeouts (6th), and wins (5th) for a career. The Nebo, North Carolina, native looked back to her freshmen year to a big moment […]

Senior Spotlight: Kara Salvo a fiery competitor

  Kara Salvo, from Waxhaw, NC, has been Westerns third basemen and has seen time as a catcher since she came to Cullowhee in 2014. In her freshmen campaign, she was on the 2014 SoCon All-Conference Second Team as well as the SoCon All-Freshman Team. In Salvo’s eyes, these accolades wouldn’t have been possible without […]

Catamount Softball sweeps UNC Charlotte

Western’s Softball team beat UNC-Charlotte twice in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, March 30. Both games had slow starts by the Catamounts but they rallied in the late innings to be victorious. The first game Western was down 1-0 heading to the bottom of the 5th inning with both teams in a defensive struggle. The only […]