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 men’s basketball 2017-18 season preview

Following a tumultuous year filled with inconsistencies leading to a 9-23 finish, the Western Carolina men’s basketball team are hoping to establish rhythm early in 2017-18 season as it braces for Clemson on the road in its season opener at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.   This will be the second year in a […]

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 […]

Slippery when wet: Catamounts fall to Paladins on Homecoming

Typically, a Homecoming match-up is a time for fun and excitement with pregame festivities, as well as the traditional presentation of Homecoming King and Queen at halftime. In this case, a continuous downpour of rain drowned out the entertainment factor. From a missed 45-yard field goal attempt by kicker Joshua Gibson in the second quarter […]

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 […]

Cats earn huge upset victory over the vicious Bulldogs

Fun preceded the SoCon opener with live entertainment and snacks, such as funnel cakes, for students and their families, but it only intensified as the Catamounts went into battle with the No. 17 ranked Samford Bulldogs on Sept. 23. There was no love loss by Catamount fans as they made sure the refs and Bulldog […]