Trail race in Pinnacle Park growing in popularity

This story was written by Jason Farmer, originally published in The Sylva Herald. Despite crashing his mountain bike two weeks ago and injuring his knee, Chris Lee of Bryson City still intends to run the 7-mile race Assault on Black Rock Saturday, March 18. This seventh-annual trail race is held in Sylva’s rugged Pinnacle Park, with […]

Bulldogs send Catamounts home

The Catamounts fell to the Bulldogs in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament , Friday , March 3, in the U.S Cellular Center. The score was 78-72. The entire game was a fight to the finish, and with the help of the SoCon’s freshman of the year, Preston Parks, the Bulldogs came out on top and […]

Lady Catamounts trounced by Chattanooga in SoCon tournament

Western Carolina’s women’s basketball team was crushed by Chattanooga Lady Mocs in the first round of the SoCon tournament Thursday, March 2, at the US Cellular Center in Asheville. The final score of the game 85-41. The game started out competitive, but soon the Lady Mocs went full-throttle and scored 30 points in the first quarter. […]

Gosselin’s hot hand leads to Catamount triumph in Cullowhee

Although it has been a rocky season, the Western Carolina Catamounts’ men’s basketball team looked to gain momentum with a win before heading into the Southern Conference tournament. This game against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets on Feb. 27 was pivotal because it decided seeds 8 through 10 in the conference tournament. Even though the […]

Opening weekend…opening win

The Cats came out on top in the home opening weekend in Cullowhee as the WCU Catamounts defeated the Marshall Thundering Herd in a 2-1 series win. The series came to a close on Sunday, Feb. 26, in a loss but not before the Cats could get two up on Marshall in Friday and Saturday’s games. […]

Catamount softball splits games in opening weekend

Western Carolina softball finishes 2-2 after their first tournament in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Catamounts started off the weekend hot with a 14-0 victory over the Howard Bison. The game was cut short due to the run rule, eight runs after five innings. Sophomore left fielder Hunter Gibbons contributed with a grand slam in the second inning backed up by […]