They were a little older, a little wiser and most liked to play poker. And with nicknames including Pee Wee, Buffalo and Pinball, you knew they were going to make something happen — and they did. Welcome to the 1949 football team at Western Carolina Teachers College, which 70 years ago this fall won the North State Conference championship — the only championship a Catamount football team has ever won.
Jack Smith, a nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as workshop instructor.
Faculty and students were looking for the remains of a crew member from an Army Air Force bomber brought down by Luftwaffe fighters in Germany.
“Mountain People, Mountain Lives” is a collection of 75 individuals’ stories as recorded by students and presented recently at the Oral History Association annual meeting in Utah.
This year's fundraising effort for charities already has raised more than $22,000 of the $34,000 goal.
The theme for the program is “Art of the Senses” and topics include sonic art, tactile art, and gustatory and olfactory art.
Shows are set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, through Saturday, Nov. 9, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in Hoey Auditorium.
The 2019 king and queen were recognized during halftime of WCU’s football game Saturday, Oct. 26.
Events will be held throughout November and are free and open to the public.