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Blackout, Postgame Fireworks Announced for 2017 Home Opener

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:30:00 EDT

Western Carolina Athletics today announced its first special promotion for the 2017 Catamount football season that includes a “blackout” at E.J. Whitmire Stadium / Bob Waters Field. Following the game, a postgame fireworks extravaganza will delight fans of all ages, all part of WCU’s September 9 home-opener against the Davidson Wildcats. Kickoff is slated for 6:00 pm.

Keion Crossen Nominated for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:34:00 EDT

Western Carolina senior defensive back Keion Crossen was listed among the 146 nominees for the 2017 Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team® announced by the organizing committee for one of the most coveted off-the-field honors in college football. The award was established in 1992 to recognize a select group of college football players who have made a commitment to service and enriching the lives of others.

Through the Lens

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:55:00 EDT

A special look "Through the Lens" at the 2017 Southern Conference Football Media Day.

Five Catamounts Named Preseason All-Southern Conference

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:22:00 EDT

Western Carolina landed five players on the 2017 preseason All-Southern Conference teams unveiled today as a part of the 2017 SoCon Football Media Day. WCU was picked sixth in coaches' poll, seventh in media voting.

2017 SoCon Football Media Day Set For Tuesday

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:50:00 EDT

All eyes will be on the Spartanburg Marriott in Spartanburg, S.C., on Tuesday, July 18 as the Southern Conference holds its unofficial kickoff to the 2017 athletic season with the 2017 SoCon Football Media Day. All nine head coaches -- two in their first seasons at their respective schools -- and select student-athletes from each school will be on hand to meet the media and preview the upcoming season.

Get to Know: Q & A With Football Senior Tanner Poindexter

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:26:00 EDT

The continuing question and answer series with Western Carolina football today highlights Tanner Poindexter, a redshirt senior offensive lineman from Pfafftown, N.C.

Don Powers Selected to the Western Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:52:00 EDT

Former Western Carolina football student-athlete and longtime football coach Don Powers has been selected to be enshrined into the Western Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame. The Hall's 28th induction class will be honored the weekend of Nov. 10-11, coinciding with the Catamount football regular season home finale against Southern Conference opponent, Mercer.

Get to Know: Q & A With Football Senior Kendall White

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:13:00 EDT

For the remainder of the summer, will do a series of question and answer sessions with Western Carolina senior football players. The first in the series is Kendall White, a senior linebacker from Jacksonville, N.C.

Speir Adds Michael Painter as Director of Football Operations

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:45:00 EDT

Western Carolina sixth-year head coach Mark Speir has announced the addition of Michael Painter to his staff, fulfilling the role of Director of Football Operations. Painter, who has been on the coaching staffs of five different schools during his professional career, joins WCU football after four years at the University of Connecticut.

Serving Those Who Have Served

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:30:00 EDT

Service to others is more than something Western Carolina football coach Mark Speir talks about with his team. Speir demonstrates it with his involvement in a variety of efforts.

Catamount Club, Football Season Tickets Renewal Deadline Friday

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:59:00 EDT

As the end of the 2016-17 fiscal year rapidly approaches on June 30, Western Carolina University Athletics and its fundraising arm, the Catamount Club, continue to strive to reach the goal of a record-setting $1.5 million to support WCU student-athlete scholarships.

Ian Berryman Tabbed Preseason FCS All-America by Athlon Sports

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:21:00 EDT

Western Carolina junior punter Ian Berryman was selected to the 2017 Preseason FCS All-America Team as selected and released Wednesday by Athlon Sports. Berryman, a 2016 All-Southern Conference selection, is just one of four underclassmen on the preseason 27-member squad.

2017 Catamount Football Home Kickoff Times Announced

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 10:13:00 EDT

Western Carolina Athletics announced kickoff times for its 2017 home football schedule today. Each time is subject to change as television schedules are released.

Cam Brown - 'All You Got ... As Long As It Takes'

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:30:00 EDT

Western Carolina football signee, Tallahassee, Fla., native Cameron Brown, is just beginning a battle for his life, embracing Catamount head coach Mark Speir's mantra, "All you got ... as long as it takes."

Mark Speir Adds Reuben Wright to Football Staff

Wed, 10 May 2017 13:08:00 EDT

Western Carolina head football coach Mark Speir has added Reuben Wright to his coaching staff as the running backs coach. Wright, who played collegiately at Catawba College in the early 1990s, worked alongside current Catamount offensive coordinator Brad Glenn at two different high school coaching stops.