Athletics

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Western Carolina advances to NCAA regional championship

Western Carolina rallied behind five solid innings of relief work from senior Brock Thornburg and home runs from classmates Kenny Smith and John Ingram to snap a 13-game losing skid to the East Carolina Pirates with a come-from-behind, 9-5, victory Sunday evening in NCAA Baseball Regional action at Boshamer Stadium.
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WCU Scholarships

Each year, WCU awards hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships. Browse the complete listing of WCU scholarships and see what’s available. Generally, these scholarships can be categorized as:
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Catamount Club Auction moving to Hickory

A new breed of cat soon will be on the prowl at the Hickory Metro Convention Center, as the Western Carolina University Catamount Club moves the cornerstone event of its efforts to raise funds for student-athlete scholarships from Charlotte to Hickory.
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Two former Catamounts in AFC Championship, a third on the side

If you're a fan of professional football and the Catamounts, it may be hard to decide whether to root for the New England Patriots or the Pittsburgh Steelers during Sunday's (Jan. 23) AFC Championship game in Pittsburgh. The game, which will be carried by CBS beginning at 6:30 p.m., will include two former students at Western playing on opposite sides of the field. And a Western alum is on standby as an alternate official.