Former Western Carolina junior defensive back Ja'Quayvin Smalls, who died suddenly following a voluntary off-season workout last week, was laid to rest on Monday afternoon (July 13) in his hometown of Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Western Carolina women's basketball drew its highest seed in school history, with a 13 seed, in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. The Lady Catamounts will face No. 4 seed and 14th ranked Vanderbilt at 8 p.m. Eastern Saturday, March 21, in Albuquerque, New Mexico (in the Raleigh region) in The Pit/Bob King Court.
Once the feast is finished on Thanksgiving, instead of heading for a well-deserved rest, you can tune in to WLOS-TV and watch the Western Carolina men's basketball team in the Great Alaska Shootout from Anchorage.
Invoking the words of President John F. Kennedy, who urged Americans to ask what they could do to help their country, U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler challenged Western Carolina University students to get involved in their campus and home communities, instead of simply sitting back and letting government do all the work.
There’s a whole new breed of cat on the prowl at Western Carolina University these days after the university unveiled a fresh look for Catamount athletics Wednesday, Aug. 13, just in time for the 75th anniversary of the selection of the Catamount as the official mascot for Western’s intercollegiate sports teams.
In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the selection of the Catamount as the official mascot for Western Carolina University’s intercollegiate sports teams, a new breed of cat will be on the prowl beginning this fall, with the university unveiling a fresh look for Catamount athletics on Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Western Carolina University employees and students will participate in the Torch Run for the Jackson County Special Olympics beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, at the Camp Building Gymnasium on the WCU campus.
Western Carolina Director of Athletics Chip Smith today (Dec. 31) announced the hiring of Dennis Wagner (pictured), former offensive line coach at the University of Nebraska and head coach at Wayne State, as the twelfth head coach of the Catamount Football program.