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 […]

Western lost to No. 8 in Homecoming matchup

Western Carolina University football fell to the No. 8 FCS ranked team, University of Tennessee Chattanooga in Saturday, Oct. 29, homecoming festivities. The final score was 38 to 25. Catamounts seemed to float on whether they wanted to be in the game or not through out Saturday’s competition. Out the gate in the first quarter, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Catamounts break Elon to cap off 2013 Homecoming

Absurdity. That is the only word to describe Western Carolina’s wild 27-24 overtime victory over the Elon Phoenix on Homecoming Saturday at E.J. Whitmire Stadium. Down 24-17 with just over three minutes to play, sophomore quarterback Troy Mitchell and the offense stood a long 88 yards away from the field house end zone.  Catamount fans […]

Growing pains

The Western Carolina football team dropped its third straight game to open the season as they fell 28-21 to the Citadel Bulldogs this past Saturday at E.J. Whitmire Stadium.   This was the first Southern Conference loss of the season for the Catamounts.  Sure, it’s only the first conference game, but losing is becoming all […]