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Catamount Football Weekly: 2017 Season Wrap-Up

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:02:00 EST

Western Carolina sixth-year head coach Mark Speir sat down for a video conversation to reflect upon the 2017 season in this season's final installment of "Catamount Football Weekly."

13 Catamounts Earn All-Southern Conference Honors

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:56:00 EST

Highlighted by five Catamounts appearing on both honorary postseason teams including four collecting a pair of first team accolades, Western Carolina put a combined 13 football student-athletes on the 2017 All-Southern Conference teams released today by the league office.

Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina at North Carolina

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:16:00 EST

Post-game notes from Western Carolina season-ending loss at North Carolina.

Catamount Football Drops Season Finale at North Carolina, 65-10

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:55:00 EST

Western Carolina senior tailback Detrez Newsome rushed for 107 yards on Saturday afternoon, eclipsing the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season to cap his career in Cullowhee. However, it was one of the few bright spots in a disappointing finish for the short-handed Catamounts.

A.J. Newman Named CoSIDA Academic All-District 3

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:04:00 EST

Western Carolina senior linebacker A.J. Newman was today named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 3 Football team, recognizing the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.

Catamount Football Weekly: at North Carolina

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:41:00 EST

Western Carolina and its high-powered offensive attack and opportunistic defense travels to Chapel Hill this Saturday, Nov. 18 for its first-ever appearance at Kenan Stadium, and the first meeting with the flagship school of the University system as the Catamounts square-off with the North Carolina Tar Heels. Kickoff of the regular season finale is scheduled for 3:00 pm.

WCU Looks to “Go Finish” Against North Carolina in Chapel Hill

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:59:00 EST

Following last Saturday’s disappointing 35-33 home loss to Mercer, the Western Carolina University football team talked about the need to “go finish" as the Catamounts head to Chapel Hill, N.C., to face the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday.

Tyrie Adams Selected SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:25:00 EST

Western Carolina redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyrie Adams was today selected as the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Adams amassed 433 yards of total offense last Saturday against Mercer while tossing three touchdown passes for a second-consecutive week.

Post-Game Notes: No. 25 Western Carolina vs. Mercer

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 21:22:00 EST

Post-game notes from Western Carolina's 35-33 home loss to Mercer.

Postgame Quotes -- No. 25 Western Carolina vs. Mercer

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 19:58:00 EST

Post-game quotes from No. 25 Western Carolina's home loss to the Mercer Bears in Cullowhee.

Turnovers, Special Teams Lead Mercer Past No. 25 Western Carolina, 35-33

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 19:22:00 EST

Tyrie Adams threw for a season-high 378 yards and three touchdowns, but turnovers and key special teams plays by Mercer led the Bears to a 35-33 victory over Western Carolina on Senior Day.

No. 25/22 Western Carolina, Mercer Meet in SoCon Finale

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:51:00 EST

No. 25/22 Western Carolina hosts the Mercer Bears on Saturday afternoon with a 2:00 pm kickoff at E.J. Whitmire Stadium / Bob Waters Field in Cullowhee.

Catamount Football Weekly: vs. Mercer

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:37:00 EST

Western Carolina (7-3, 5-2 SoCon) returns home this Saturday for its final regular season home game, hosting the Mercer Bears (4-5, 3-4 SoCon) at E.J. Whitmire Stadium Bob Waters Field as the 21 senior members of the Catamount football team will be honored in a special pregame ceremony.

Western Carolina, North Carolina to Kick Off at 3 pm on Nov. 18

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:57:00 EST

Western Carolina’s first-ever football meeting with the flagship school of its University system, the North Carolina Tar Heels, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18 in Chapel Hill will kick off at 3:00 pm and will be broadcast on the ACC Network Extra, the Atlantic Coast Conference office announced Monday.

Detrez Newsome Named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:11:00 EST

Western Carolina senior running back Detrez Newsome was today named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in WCU's 31-19 road victory over the defending conference champion, The Citadel, last Saturday in Charleston.