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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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Lady Buffs basketball clinch title share
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Lady Buffs basketball clinch title share

Last week proved to be an exciting week in Lady Buffs women’s basketball, as they went on to defeat the Midwestern State Mustangs in overtime 88-77 on Feb. 12 before returning to Canyon to host Cameron on Feb. 15. WTAMU easily defeated Cameron by shooting efficiently and being aggressive on defense. With these victories, WT […]

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Amarillo Bulls beat Lone Star Brahmas
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Amarillo Bulls beat Lone Star Brahmas

The Amarillo Bulls and the Lone Star Brahmas met on Feb. 14 to Feb. 5 at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center. The two weeks that the Bulls were off were well spent practicing as they took both victories with scores of 9-2 and 4-0, respectively. These two victories increased Amarillo’s overall […]

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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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Buffs Basketball splits with LSC rivals
[ 0 ] February 11, 2014 |

Buffs Basketball splits with LSC rivals

On Feb. 5, turnovers were the West Texas A&M Buffaloes’ Achilles heel as they fell to the Angelo State Rams 69-47 at the First United Bank Center in Canyon, before earning their tenth win of the season on Feb. 8 as they defeated the Javelinas of Texas A&M-Kingsville 58-51 at Kingsville. The Buffs started strong, […]

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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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Lady Buffs roll onward
[ 0 ] February 11, 2014 |

Lady Buffs roll onward

The No. 5 West Texas A&M Lady Buffs continued their 2013-14 season by defeating Angelo State 95-56 and Texas A&M Kingsville 81-70 on Feb. 5 and Feb. 8, respectively. On Feb. 5, the Lady Buffs cruised against the Rambelles at the First United Bank Center in Canyon. WTAMU came out strong, scoring the first 11 […]

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Lady Buffs winning streak continues
[ 0 ] February 4, 2014 |

Lady Buffs winning streak continues

The West Texas A&M Lady Buffs extended their winning streak to 11 games as they defeated Texas Women’s University 81-65, and Eastern New Mexico University 82-54, on Jan. 25 and Feb. respectively. The Lady Buffs have matched their best start since the 2009-2010 campaign by being 8-0 in LSC league play and 17-1 overall. On […]

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Amarillo Pro Wrestling scene needs mending
[ 1 ] February 4, 2014 |

Amarillo Pro Wrestling scene needs mending

The front-page article from Jan. 28 created excitement and overwhelming gratitude from THCW Nightmare Pro, and the reaction from WTAMU’s student populace was minimal. However, there was indeed comments regarding the story on The Prairie’s website that were quite negative. This brings me to one of two points harbored in this column. First off, The […]

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Amarillo Bulls split with the Brahmas
[ 0 ] February 4, 2014 |

Amarillo Bulls split with the Brahmas

The Amarillo Bulls took on the Lone Star Brahmas on Jan 31 and Feb 1, taking their 32-12 record into the Amarillo Civic Center. Over the weekend, they split with the Lone Star Brahmas, winning on Jan. 31 3-1, while the Brahmas exacted revenge on Feb. 1, winning 2-0. The first 20 minutes marked a […]

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