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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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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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

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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Slaughter sports Talk

Undisputed boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather took a unique approach to announcing his next opponent. Mayweather used his Shots iPhone App to announce that he would be selecting Marcos Maidana as his next opponent in the ring. The Shots app is a fun “hater free” feature that is similar to Instagram, but only contains “Selfie”…

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Buffs Basketball tumble down stretch

Stumbling down the stretch proved fatal to the West Texas A&M Buffalo men’s basketball team as the #3 ranked Texans of Tarleton State outlasted the Buffs at the Wisdom Gym in Stephenville 81-68, on Feb. 15 while the same ailments helped the Lions of Texas A&M-Commerce steal a 84-83 victory from the Buffs on Feb…

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