Lady Buffs to play in South Central tournament

After a heartbreaking loss to the Tarleton State University TexAnns in last weekend’s Lone Star Conference volleyball championship tournament, the Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M University had to wait for an online selection show to find out their playoff fate. The Lady Buffs, two-time defending South Central regional champions, will make their 25th overall…

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Kickboxing helps students lead healthy lifestyles

Many students at West Texas A&M University find kickboxing a fun and challenging form of exercise that helps maintain their health during college.   Colleen Pitts, WT Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach and former college athlete, believes that college students should find a workout routine that best suits their schedule and ability.   “I feel that…

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LSC basketball preseason polls, awards released

The Lone Star Conference’s preseason polls and awards for basketball were announced on Oct. 29, and the season began for both the Lady Buffs and Buffs teams Nov. 14.   The preseason polls done by the LSC, according to www.lonestarconference.org, reflect the opinions of LSC head coaches and sports information directors, plus various media representatives…

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Bevan and Hayes offensive leaders on Senior Day

Seniors Lauren Bevan and Kameryn Hayes led the Lady Buffs volleyball team to a three-set sweep of the Texas A&M-Commerce Lions on Senior Day, Nov. 8, in “The Box.” They ended their volleyball careers at West Texas A&M University aggressively, with 22 combined kills in the match.   Bevan played her first season as a…

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WT football team moves beyond academic fraud

After allegations of a violation of academic integrity, the football program and athletic department at West Texas A&M University are taking steps to move forward.   The allegations made by former backup placekicker Jose Azarte Jr. indicated that Azarte Jr. completed homework for former wide receiver Anthony Johnson and that Azarte Jr.’s parents took a…

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Buffs will battle rival EMNU

After notching a hearty 48-21 victory over Texas A&M-Kingsville, the West Texas A&M Buffaloes are looking at a win and in situation. Standing in the way, however, is a trip to Blackwater Draw on Nov. 1 to face the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds in the annual Wagon Wheel Game. “It’s going to add some excitement…

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WTAMU defeats MSU 34-13

If the West Texas A&M football team wasn’t clicking a few weeks ago, the Buffs are now. But don’t tell Head Coach Mike Nesbitt that. “I don’t know if we’re rolling, but I thought we played pretty consistent,” Nesbitt said. “I thought all three phases [offense, defense and special teams] were good. Our guys are…

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WT Buffs prep for Javelinas

After seeing their four game winning streak come to a halt at the hands of No. 23 Texas A&M Commerce, the West Texas A&M Buffaloes went back to work this week. Despite falling to the Lions, 48-21 in Commerce on Oct. 18, Head Coach Mike Nesbitt and the Buffs have to put the past behind…

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WTAMU honors 50 years of Lady Buff Volleyball

Oct. 18 marks the 50th year for volleyball at West Texas A&M University. In the spring of 1964, Coach Allene Stovall started WTAMU’s first volleyball and women’s basketball programs. From 1964 to 2014, the Lady Buff’s volleyball program has seen fourteen head coaches and 292 student athletes that are known to have competed in the…

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WTAMU defeats MSU 34-13

If the West Texas A&M football team wasn’t clicking a few weeks ago, the Buffs are now. But don’t tell Head Coach Mike Nesbitt that. “I don’t know if we’re rolling, but I thought we played pretty consistent,” Nesbitt said. “I thought all three phases [offense, defense and special teams] were good. Our guys are…

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