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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:52:00 ESTWestern Carolina football returns to the practice field on Tuesday afternoon for the team's fifth session of the spring. The Catamounts are scheduled for a two-hour workout in full pads on the turf at E.J. Whitmire Stadium / Bob Waters Field.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:50:00 ESTWestern Carolina opened its 2017 spring drills on Tuesday afternoon on-campus at E.J. Whitmire Stadium / Bob Waters Field.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:48:00 ESTWestern Carolina football opens its annual spring drills on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The annual Spring Game, presented by Wells Fargo, is scheduled for Sat., March 18.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:05:00 ESTWestern Carolina head football coach Mark Speir has completed his coaching staff entering the 2017 off-season, filling a lone remaining vacancy by announcing the elevation of Zac Etheridge to a full-time coaching position.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 12:12:00 ESTWestern Carolina sixth-year head coach Mark Speir today announced the signing of 17 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent (NLI) that join the four mid-year enrollees to play football for the Catamounts beginning in the fall of 2017, bringing the class total to 21 as a part of National Signing Day.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:19:00 ESTCatamount football fans can follow all of the excitement of the 2017 National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1, by visiting CatamountSports.com, the official website of Western Carolina athletics. As the National Letters of Intent (NLI) are signed and approved, updated player information and student-athlete bios will be made available online.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:36:00 ESTWestern Carolina head football coach Mark Speir today unveiled the Catamounts’ 12-game 2017 schedule which features a combined five home dates, and is bookended by road games at a pair of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools including two historic first-time meetings at both Hawai’i and the flagship school of the 17-campus UNC system, North Carolina.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:55:00 ESTWestern Carolina and head football coach Mark Speir added four players to its 2017 incoming class this January including two mid-semester transfers and a pair of early enrollees.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 23:09:00 ESTRedshirt freshman QB Tyrie Adams and redshirt sophomore punter Ian Berryman were selected to the HERO Sports All-Freshman and All-Sophomore All-America teams, respectively.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:34:00 ESTAnother 2016 post-season All-America team released; another recognition for Western Carolina junior tailback Detrez Newsome. The Raeford, N.C., native collected second team honors as an all-purpose back on the 2016 STATS FCS All-America teams released on Tuesday.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:46:00 ESTPostseason accolades continue to roll in for Western Carolina's Detrez Newsome. The junior running back collected his second All-America honor today as he has been named to the 2016 American Football Coaches of America (AFCA) FCS Coaches' All-America first team as an all-purpose back. Newsome was tabbed first team All-America by the Associated Press at the same position last week.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:27:00 ESTWestern Carolina running back Detrez Newsome was today named to the first team Associated Press Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America team. Newsome secured the first-team slot for all-purpose player after leading the nation -- including the NCAA FCS, FBS, and Division II levels -- with 2,343 all-purpose yards and averaging 213.0 all-purpose yards per game.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:24:00 ESTJohn Wiley, a former longtime assistant coach at Appalachian State, has been tagged as the next defensive coordinator by Western Carolina head football coach, Mark Speir. Wiley brings over 30 years of coaching experience at a variety of levels to the Catamount football program. Speir worked with Wiley at App State from 2003-09, five of those seasons on the defensive side of the footba
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:15:00 ESTWestern Carolina redshirt freshman quarterback Tyrie Adams finished fourth in the final national voting for the 2016 STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award which is given to the nation's best freshman. The 2016 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year, Adams was the top rookie quarterback among the 23 finalists on the ballot for the annual award.