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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Injustice can only happen for so long until action by those being mistreated takes form. The College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) has taken monumental steps in breaking down the barriers presented to college athletes by the NCAA. Founded in early January, CAPA has set an agenda for the possibility for college athletes to collectively bargain […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Johnny Manziel takes an unorthodox approach to presenting his game. Manziel, also known as Johnny Football, seems to have a unique ability in taking the world by storm. He shocked the world, by shredding defenses during his Heisman winning campaign in 2012. Time and time again he left football fans wondering how he continued to […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] March 25, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

The odds of creating a perfect NCAA College Basketball bracket range in 1 to 9,000,000,000,000,000,000. Yes, you read that correct that is 18 zeros. When Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans set out a billion dollar cash prize for creating a perfect bracket, there wasn’t much to worry about. However, the 9.2 “quintillion” probability didn’t stop […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

West Texas A&M University may be located in an unknown city to most, but the NFL definitely knows what Canyon, Texas is about. On March 14, 22 NFL scouts gathered to watch 15 senior Buffalo football players (including myself), as we chased our dreams towards a professional career. The teams in attendance included the Denver […]

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Slaughter sports Talk
[ 0 ] March 4, 2014 |

Slaughter sports Talk

Undisputed boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather took a unique approach to announcing his next opponent. Mayweather used his Shots iPhone App to announce that he would be selecting Marcos Maidana as his next opponent in the ring. The Shots app is a fun “hater free” feature that is similar to Instagram, but only contains “Selfie” […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

For what has been called the underwear Olympics, the NFL Combine has grown from year to year. The current top eligible draft prospects participate in an array of drills to gauge their NFL potential. The NFL invites 335 college football players each year. West Texas A&M has two participants, quarterback Dustin Vaughan and defensive end […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

It has been a groundbreaking week in sports. Michael Sam, 2013 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year and 2014 National Football League (NFL) draft prospect, announced he is gay. The announcement took the sports world by storm. This announcement came with immense buzz, due to the fact that Sam broke the status quo and […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 11, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Whether you are an avid reader of The Prairie or this is your first time picking up an edition, I would like to introduce myself. As the new kid on the block, I will provide sports commentary that will bring you inside the mind of an athlete. That may or may not be to your […]

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Students take trip to Addams Family Musical
[ 0 ] October 30, 2012 |

Students take trip to Addams Family Musical

Honor Students visited Dallas to attend the Addams Family Musical. Shawn Irish, honors theatre faculty, traveled with 22 students to attend the event. The Addams Family Musical is currently on their United States Tour and with the show being in Dallas, Attebury Honor Students got an opportunity to see the play and visit the state […]

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Students Cherish a Space that is their Own
[ 0 ] October 2, 2012 |

Students Cherish a Space that is their Own

Attebury Honor students at West Texas A&M have a facility they call their own. The Honors suite is a tool available student’s use to aid in their college studies. Located in the Kilgore Research Center, the Honors space houses amenities not featured anywhere else on campus. The space is equipped with computers and printers, as […]

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