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 […]

WCU baseball is ready to rock the new season

Hard-work and dedication is something you expect from any athlete in the sport that they play. Even when it is their off-season, you should expect the training to continue. Some may think it is too early to get out of bed at 6:30 a.m. and go outside when it’s 34 degrees on their day off. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Bouncing back after Clemson

The Catamounts return home for opening weekend in Cullowhee on Friday Feb. 24 with the first pitch against Marshall at 4 p.m. Western Carolina is coming back from their lost battle against the Clemson Tigers in South Carolina on Wednesday. This was the first time visiting Clemson since losing to them in June, 2016 in the […]