Amarillo Venom halt the Wildcatters

After nearly a month on the road, the Amarillo Venom returned home to host the Wildcatters of West Texas on April 26 at the Cal Faley Coliseum of the Amarillo Civic Center. After starting the season with three consecutive victories, they would drop the next two on the road to San Angelo and New Mexico…

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WT Lady Buff softball sweep the Zias

The No. 1 ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs would maintain their dominance, easing past Eastern New Mexico by scores of 4-0 and 10-1 in five innings on April 18. With the home sweep, the Lady Buffs haven’t dropped a game to the Zias since 2010 and extend their current winning streak to 17 games…

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk

A common phrase in sporting communities is “leave it all on the field.” This phrase has motivated athletes to give it their all and leave no doubts once competition has ceased. Former NFL All Pro Chad Johnson believes he has plenty left in the tank to leave on the field. Once known for his popular celebratory…

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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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Bulls defeat Wichita Falls in playoffs

On April 4 and April 5, the Amarillo Bulls went up against the Wichita Falls Wildcats at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center. Amarillo Bulls took a 2-0 lead in a best of five series in the North American Hockey League playoffs, winning on April 4, 4-2 and 7-4 over the Wildcats…

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Buffs Baseball avoids Javelina sweep

The West Texas A&M baseball team saved themselves from being swept as they dropped two of three in a three game road series against Texas A&M Kingsville at Nolan Ryan Field. The Buffs dropped the first game of the series on April 4, 10-3. The series ended with a double header on April 5, where…

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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

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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Lady Buffs reach NCAA regional final

On March 14, the NCAA South Central Regional Tournament kicked off with the top-seeded West Texas A&M Lady Buffs advancing past the St. Edward’s Hilltoppers, 90-72. On March 15, the semifinal game of the tournament regional saw the Lady Buffs come out of the gate in the second half with a bang while tying together…

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