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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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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Buffs Basketball loses to Texans and Lions

The West Texas A&M Buffaloes hit a two-game skid fell to fourth-ranked Tarleton State with a final score of 87-63 on Jan. 22 at the First United Bank Center of Canyon before dropping to Texas A&M-Commerce in Commerce, 93-84 on Jan. 25. Despite the defeats, West Texas A&M’s senior guard Drimir Ferguson’s scored a game-high…

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Buffs Basketball downs A&M-Kingsville

More than 1,800 WTAMU faithful gathered in the First United Bank Center on Jan. 18 to watch the West Texas A&M Buffalo basketball team defeat the 5-10 Javelinas of Texas A&M Kingsville, 82-59. The game started off rather slow; neither team seemed to be worried about making the contest a shootout. It wasn’t until just…

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WT Buffs advance by defeating ODU

The No. 19 WTAMU Buffalo football team traveled to Columbus, OH on Nov. 30 to take on the No. 7 Ohio Dominican Panthers in the second round of the NCAA Division II football playoffs. The Buffs held on for a 34-27 victory to advance to the quarterfinals for the second straight season. The Panthers struck…

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Buffs to take on Ohio Dominican

In defeating the Greyhounds of the University of Indianapolis on Nov. 23, the West Texas A&M football team advanced into second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs. Waiting for the Buffaloes is the Ohio Dominican University Panthers, located in Columbus, Ohio. The game will start at noon on Nov. 30. It is yet to…

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