Day: January 23, 2001

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Baseball Looks to Improve on 2000

It was one of the earliest endings to a season in school history. It was a record-setting year in the worst of ways. It was a disappointment in the eyes of the coach, the school, and the supporters. Yet the 2000 Catamount baseball season could possibly be one of the […]

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Cats Clip GSU Eagles’ Wings

If you were a true Catamount fan, you would not have lost faith in this year’s men’s basketball team and would have been at the Ramsey Center Monday night to see Western Carolina manhandle Georgia Southern, 88-65. Western Carolina’s 23-point victory was its largest since defeating Chattanooga, 87-60, on Jan. […]

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Who’s Editor of the Letters to the Editor Page? You Are.

“Let’s go get something to eat.””Where do you want to go?””Anywhere but Chic-Fil-A!” Ever heard a conversation like that? This one might surface somewhere near you one day: “Did you know that I have to pay extra for tuition this year?””Really? It’s expensive enough. Why do you have to pay […]

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Armed Chase Ends in Front of Scott

Early Sunday morning, what began as an ordinary procedure sent university police on an armed chase after a fleeing suspect. Before 5 a.m., university police spotted a vehicle coming through campus, and suspected from the way it was moving that the driver might be intoxicated, according to Gene McAbee, director […]

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Alcohol and Date Rape Topics of Discussion

Gene McAbee, director of public safety at Western Carolina University, led a discussion about alcohol, date rape and the effects of alcohol abuse on victimization Tuesday night to a group of students at the Methodist student union. The discussion is a part of the Wesley Foundation’s lecture series entitled “Reality […]

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Car Theft Suspect Extradited to Sylva

The man accused of stealing a Nissan XTerra from campus last October has been brought back to Jackson County to await trial. James Roy Foyles, Jr., 31, was caught driving the stolen Xterra by the Highway Patrol in McDowell County, and transported to the county jail, where he stayed for […]

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Trial Pending in Fiske Murder Case

Motions in the Christina Marie Fiske case will be heard on February 19, but no date has been set for the trial in the NC Superior Court. On February 28, 2000, an infant was discovered by workers at the Macon County Landfill. A tip “from a concerned citizen” led investigators […]