What to expect from the Catamounts this season

 Article was co-written with Chris Lang After a disappointing 2016 season, the Catamounts are hungry for vengeance this upcoming season. Their annual spring game, practices, and weight training sessions are showing that there is a chance for a good rebound come Fall 2017. The spring game on March 18 was the Catamounts’ first test for the […]

‘Purple reigns’ on WCU homecoming parade

Homecoming traditions hold a big place in Western Carolina University’s history. Since the 1930’s, the university has celebrated homecoming through cookouts, bonfires, homecoming court and alumni awards. One of the biggest traditions, though, has been the annual homecoming parade. The parade started after the football program was reestablished in the 1930s. This year marks the 20th […]

A peek behind the curtains of Noble Hall

After the burning of Subway and the removal of Bob’s  in the 2014-15 school year, many were curious to know what WCU would do with the open space. Today, the new mixed-use facility/dorm, Noble Hall, is almost ready and come August will be able to receive it’s first tenants. Noble Hall is blue printed to have 172 […]

Cats with bats take the wins

The Western Carolina Catamounts baseball rises against the Niagara Purple Eagles in a mid-week doubleheader. Junior pitcher, Dillon Bray got the victory for the first game (17-4) with help from senior Colton Davis and freshman Jake Moebius. In game two, junior pitcher Chad Mabini picked up the second victory (10-2) with help from relief pitcher, […]

WCU men’s baseball brings new direction in upcoming season

The sounds of grass being trimmed, bats hitting balls, and the popping sound of balls going into gloves can be heard near Childress field at Hennon Stadium, as the 2016 addition of Western Carolina men’s baseball team took the field for practice, Jan. 29, 2016. The Catamounts kick start their season February 19 at the Buffalo Wild Wings Battle […]

WCU football wins homecoming game

Troy Mitchell, quarterback for Western, had 352 passing yards, 45 rushing yards, and two touchdowns and Corey Holloway, running back for Western, added another 50 yards on the ground and two more touchdown as the Western Carolina Catamounts (5-2) beat the Samford Bulldogs (3-4) 56-36 Saturday, Oct.24. Detrez Newsome, running back for Western, had 69 […]