Outdoor Excursions

Outdoor Excursions

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The holiday season brings about family traditions that are unique to each; however, one that seems to be consistent across the board are gift-giving traditions. Brown paper packages tied up with strings tend to be many people’s favorite things on Christmas morning.

During the gift-giving season it can be challenging to find the perfect gift for your loved ones, especially in more rural areas. However, the opportunities to find the perfect gift are abundant in the North Carolina mountains.

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Western Carolina University’s women’s soccer team defeated Virginia Military Institute 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Playoffs.

Western Carolina got to the playoffs after defeating East Tennessee State University to earn a number four ranking. This rank is the highest the Catamounts have held in the playoffs since 2008, the year the team won the tournament.

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Western Carolina University basketball tipped off on Nov. 10. The women opened their season with a home game against Davidson College in the Ramsey Center while the men travelled to Clemson University.

Both programs exited the conference playoffs in the first round last season, but after inspiring offseasons, both look to start the year with confidence.

Head Coach Stephanie McCormick spoke about the impactful offseason the team had.

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Western Carolina University football lost its homecoming game to Furman University, 28-6. Western Carolina has remained in the national Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) top 25 rankings even after the loss, although the Catamounts fell to 24. This marks the fifth straight week Western Carolina has been in the top 25.

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