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Tag: Sports – Softball

WTAMU Lady Buffs lose conference lead
[ 0 ] April 30, 2013 |

WTAMU Lady Buffs lose conference lead

The number five nationally ranked WTAMU Lady Buff softball team traveled to Denton, Texas to battle the number eight ranked Texas Woman’s Pioneers in a three game series to determine the Lone Star Conference regular season champion on April 26 and 27. WT won the first game but lost both games of the doubleheader to […]

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ATO Softball Tournament is a grand slam
[ 0 ] April 30, 2013 |

ATO Softball Tournament is a grand slam

The Alpha Tau Omega fraternity raised over $7,000 for the Ronald McDonald’s House of Charities of Amarillo at their annual softball tournament on April 5 and 6 at the Buffalo Sports Complex. “The tournament was a great success,” ATO vice president and tournament co-chair Cedric Nguimatsa said. “This was my first year doing it, and […]

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WTAMU Softball wins three of four games
[ 0 ] April 23, 2013 |

WTAMU Softball wins three of four games

The number five Lady Buffs of WTAMU won three of four games played, including a three-game sweep against the Aggies of Cameron on April 19-20.  The Lady Buffs then fell to the Rattlers of St. Mary’s on April 21, 4-2. “One thing I like about this team, we don’t get caught up in the emotions […]

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WTAMU Softball drops three of five games
[ 0 ] April 16, 2013 |

WTAMU Softball drops three of five games

The WTAMU Lady Buff softball team traveled to San Antonio for a three-game series with conference foe Incarnate Word on April 12-13 before heading to Austin to take on the St. Edward’s Hilltoppers in a doubleheader on April 14. WT lost the first two games against UIW before winning the finale; the Lady Buffs would […]

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Love, Loss and some softball at an end
[ 0 ] April 16, 2013 |

Love, Loss and some softball at an end

I love sports. There, I said it. It occurred to me, some time ago, that if I want to work in sports I couldn’t be a fan of teams. I just can’t. It would violate the whole fairness thing that everybody seems to be ready to vindicate the media over their supposed lack of it. […]

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Love, loss and softball: part 7
[ 0 ] April 2, 2013 |

Love, loss and softball: part 7

This is part seven of a seven-part series. To go back to WT or not to go back to WT? That was the question that Mercedes was facing in the summer of 2012. From Texas, Alyssa would talk to Mercedes just when she was thinking about her and she would always keep up with the […]

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Lady Buffs Win One, But Lose Series at Angelo State 2-1
[ 0 ] March 31, 2013 |

Lady Buffs Win One, But Lose Series at Angelo State 2-1

The #1 ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs fell to San Angelo Belles 2-1 in a three game series in San Angelo, Tex. on Thursday and Friday. The Lady Buffs fall to 27-4 overall but 9-3 in conference play. The Lady Buffs outlasted the Belles in the first matchup of the series. After the Belles […]

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Love, loss and a little bit of softball: part 6
[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Love, loss and a little bit of softball: part 6

This is part six of a seven part series. When Mercedes got to Tucson, her mother was waiting for her. Marchelle seemed excited when her daughter walked into the room. That night, Mercedes had her favorite meal, tacos and a laid with her mom for hours. That night, her brothers tried to drag her away, […]

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Love, loss and a little bit of softball: Part 5
[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Love, loss and a little bit of softball: Part 5

This is part five of a seven part series. The night of April 17, 2012 was a picture perfect night for softball. The Lady Buffs were hosting WTAMU’s rival, Eastern New Mexico, in a single game series on that Tuesday. There was scheduled to be a concert that night after the game. The Lady Buffs […]

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Lady Buffs sweep away A&M Kingsville
[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Lady Buffs sweep away A&M Kingsville

The number one Lady Buffs of WTAMU swept the Javelinas of Texas A&M-Kingsville in a three game series played on March 22 and 23. The Lady Buffs kicked the weekend off with an 8-0 victory in five innings on Friday. Senior Mercedes Garcia and senior Meghan Slattery started a home-run parade in the fourth inning […]

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