Homecoming week highlights

Western Carolina University’s Homecoming 2016 kicks off Monday, Oct. 24, under the “Purple Reigns” theme, with activities and performances scheduled for each day of the week. The notable Homecoming activities include concerts, a comedy show, the Homecoming parade and the football game. The Catamount Walkabout, an event designed to raise awareness of the Samaritan’s Feet organization […]

“Whee See You” – Pride Of The Mountains 2016 show revealed

The theater went dark, the eager students went silent and it hit the screen….. On Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the UC Theater, the upcoming Pride of The Mountains (POTM) marching band show was revealed publicly. Roughly 200 students in the marching program came out to find out what the show concept was going to be. […]

Speir has made his mark on WCU football

Mark Speir has gotten the Catamounts to places, that four years ago seemed impossible. Seven wins may not sound like the most impressive thing in the world, but for a program that just a few years ago was scratching for just a win or two this is a major difference. Speir is a family man […]

Super Bowl XLIX: WCU perspective

With Super Bowl 49 right on our heels, several WCU football personnel gave some insight on the big game. Professional football’s most coveted award will be fought over on Sunday, Feb.1 in Glendale, Arizona at 6:30 pm. The two teams going after the title are the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Patriots dynasty. […]

Western makes a splash against the Tide

The Western Carolina Catamount football team may have lost to number one ranked Alabama on Saturday by a final score of 48-14, but the game and resulting commentary caused quite a ruckus on social media and in the national spotlight. Western Carolina, coached by third year coach Mark Spier, took the lead on the Crimson […]

WCU trampled by Chattanooga in SoCon showdown

WCU’s biggest football game of the season ends in heartbreak as Chattanooga crushes the Catamounts in a 51-0 route. On a frigid windy afternoon in Cullowhee, NC, the Southern Conference’s top two teams battled for number one spot in the conference. The 6-2 Catamounts took on the 5-3 Chattanooga Mocs in what was expected to […]