ETSU Bucs hold off a Catamount comeback to pick up the victory

Coming into the game against the East Tennessee State Buccaneers, the Catamounts men’s basketball team had dropped three straight following coach Hunter’s 700th win on Feb. 3. The last time the Cats pulled off the win against the Bucs in Cullowhee was on Jan. 26, 1998. The Cats came in hoping today would be their […]

2018 Winter Olympic starts tomorrow; WCU alum, Jarrett Frazier, involved in NBC coverage

STAMFORD — Millions of viewers will watch the action unfold this month on the slopes and rinks in PyeongChang, South Korea. They could not do so without the help of a team based some 6,850 miles away. The Olympics represent Stamford-based NBC Sports’ most-watched and demanding production. From Thursday through Feb. 25, a local contingent […]

WCU students prepare for Super Bowl LII

Co-written with Kevin McNamara On Sunday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m ET, Super Bowl 52 between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles will air on NBC. Every year, record-breaking amounts of people watch the Super Bowl; according to this Newsweek report, 111.3 million watched last year. Some of the people watching are the students of […]

Cats maul Bulldogs en route to coach Hunter’s 700th win

The Western Carolina University men’s basketball team put on a clinic against the Samford Bulldogs in an impressive fashion winning by double-digits, 88-71, in front of a raucous home crowd on Saturday night, Feb. 3. WCU coach Larry Hunter was able to achieve a milestone in the process by garnering career victory number 700 becoming […]

Cats pull away late to get the win over the Mocs

The Catamounts avoid losing their third straight and pull out a victory and a regular season sweep of the Chattanooga Mocs in a tightly contested ball game. The Cats beat the Mocs 70-68 on Thursday night, Feb. 1, at the Ramsey Center. The Cats looked dominant in the first half getting most of their points through […]

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 […]