Athletics

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Women’s basketball team draws No. 13 seed in NCAA tournament

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.
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Late Night TV with the Catamounts

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.
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Congressman urges students to get involved, make a difference

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.
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Western unveils new look for Catamounts

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.
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Athletics to unveil new Catamount logo Aug. 13

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.