Not even close: A blowout Catamount victory

Lights out performance by the Catamounts as they dominated the Davidson Wildcats on Saturday, Sept. 9. The Catamounts had an offensive explosion with 778 total yards of offense and defeat the Wildcats 63-17. WCU quarterback Tyrie Adams picked apart Davidson’s defense going 10-13 passing with 274 yards through the air and 5 touchdown passes. Senior Catamount receivers, Steffon Hill and […]

Come for football, stay for the fireworks

Catamount football is back in Cullowhee as the Cats host the Wildcats for the season opener on Saturday, Sept. 9. Western Carolina football fans are eager for  the Cats first home game. The Catamounts look to bounce back after a tough loss to Hawaii last week while Davidson looks to add another win to the column. After […]

WCU students chosen in MLB draft

A day of celebration came after WCU’s left-handed pitcher Bryan Sammons was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the eighth round and 226th overall of the Major League Baseball draft. “It was a dream come true,” he said. “I’ve wanted to be a professional baseball player my entire life and to get this opportunity is […]

Adventure Race Raises Money for Military Families

This story was originally published in Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine Providing adventure for racers while raising money for a worthy cause, the Special Operations Adventure Race (SOAR) was hosted in Highlands, NC for its 16th year on Saturday, June 10. “The teamwork we witness is always phenomenal, as well as the sportsmanship. There is incredible camaraderie in […]

The basics of Fly Fishing

This story was co-written with Ashley Kairis Fly fishing is immensely popular in western North Carolina. According to The WNC Fly Fishing Trail, Jackson County alone has more than 4,000 miles of trout streams and is the home of the state record for the largest rainbow trout ever caught. Living in an area that has such a […]

WCU Baseball senior spotlight

As the season is nearing the end it is time to recognize the seniors who have made an impact on the WCU baseball team this year. WCU has 10 graduating seniors who have left a mark on this team as well as leave with a few championship rings. “It’s crazy how fast it went but […]