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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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 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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WTAMU faces rival Midwestern team this week

Riding a three game winning streak by dumping McMurry on Homecoming, the West Texas A&M Buffalo football team has a challenge looming on the horizon. That challenge is in the form of Lone Star Conference rival Midwestern Mustangs come Oct. 11 at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium. “They’re playing good second quarters and good fourth quarters,” Head…

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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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