Four football games are set to air on TV this season

Western Carolina football fans unable to make it to every single Saturday match-up in the upcoming season can take solace in the fact that four games are scheduled to be televised this year. The season-opening Sept. 5 road game at Vanderbilt will be broadcast by Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast at 6:30 p.m. Central Time (7:30 p.m. Eastern Time).

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Three WCU home games are set for broadcast by the Asheville-based station WMYA (MY 40 Sports), beginning with the Mountain Heritage Day battle with Furman at 6 p.m. Sept. 26, followed by the Homecoming showdown pitting Western Carolina against the Citadel at 4 p.m. Oct. 17. Also on the WMYA fall programming schedule is the Catamounts’ Oct. 24 contest against Wofford, when the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will receive the Sudler Trophy, the Heisman Trophy of collegiate marching bands. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.

All game times are tentative. Consult your local listings for details, or visit for a complete look at the WCU fall sports schedule.