Buffs to host Tarleton Texans

While the West Texas A&M football team endured a rough start to their 2014 season against CSU-Pueblo, the Buffs return for a home tilt against Lone Star Conference rival Tarleton State on Sept. 13. Even though the Buffs were held without a touchdown for the first time since 2005, the team remains optimistic going into…

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WTAMU carries on rituals

The spirit of WT and some of its traditions are coming back to life as various sports seasons are underway.  From volleyball to football, and other sports in between, Buff fans are coming back together to show their support and encouragement to the university and its athletes. Students and fans from the community supported the…

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WT opens with CSU-Pueblo

Despite facing a tough opening slate and coming off a three-way quarterback battle, Head Coach Mike Nesbitt and the West Texas A&M Buffalo football team appear up to the challenge for the 2014 campaign. The Buffs begin their season against the Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Neta and Eddie McRose…

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Rodeo takes work, dedication

Walking into the arena, a million thoughts cross her mind. Is this arena big or small? What kind of setup is this? She watches the calves to see what they’re like, knowing she must outsmart the calf she draws in order to succeed. Depending on her draw and the weather, she could end up riding…

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Meet the Lady Buffs Volleyball 2014 team leaders

The 2014 Lady Buffs Volleyball team is led by senior Lauren Bevan, junior Lexi Davis, senior Kameryn Hayes and junior Jessica Johnson. The team is supported by their biggest fan, a young woman known to the team as “H-Baby.” “She’s always been around,” Hayes said. “She stands with us on the bench at home games.”…

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Intramurals begin at WTAMU

Rec Sports has partnered with IMLeagues, a website that acts as a one-stop place for individuals to learn new information regarding WTAMU’s intramural sports. Information about leagues, scheduling, playoff brackets and more will be accessible through IMLeagues.com. Players and teams can sign up for intramurals via IMLeagues.com. Interested individuals who do not yet have a…

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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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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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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

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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