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WTAMU ends football season in a win

Jarrod Murray, Junior Reporter November 24, 2021

The West Texas A&M University Buffaloes season concluded against ranked National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Bethel College in a 52-9 dominant victory. It wasn’t like that at the start...

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WTAMU vs. Bethel College

Blake Kleman November 22, 2021

On Saturday Nov. 13, West Texas A&M University Buffaloes beat the Bethel College Threshers 59-9 in their last game of the season.

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WTAMU’s triple powerhouse: Zada Swoopes

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor November 19, 2021

For many athletes, engaging in one sport can be cumbersome, but for Zada Swoopes, excelling at three field events is just as well managed. Swoopes is a West Texas A&M University track and field athlete...

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Overview of the WTAMU football season

Overview of the WTAMU football season

Jarrod Murray, Junior Reporter November 12, 2021

For the West Texas A&M University football team, it's been a bipolar season and that is an understatement in itself. Their record currently stands at six wins and four losses with their most recent...

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Maroon Platoon cheering on the Buffs at a home came with the crowd cheering along

Maroon Platoon: the spirit of WTAMU athletics

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor November 6, 2021

  Beginning in the 2021 fall semester, West Texas A&M University saw a different mode of cheering at the Buffs’ football games, the Maroon Platoon. During official home games of the Buffs...

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Buffs showing off their trophies after defeating the Daemen Wildcats in the Tipoff Classic on Oct. 31, 2021.

WTAMU athletics on an impressive season roll

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor November 6, 2021

The fall season is the most active season in the academic calendar of most colleges and universities across the United States. This season, West Texas A&M University is most active in football, soccer,...

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Buffs become royalty in Kingsville

Buffs become royalty in Kingsville

Jarrod Murray, Junior Reporter November 4, 2021

William Shakespear once said, “My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.” Enjoyment is not what the Texas A&M Kingsville Javelinas were given when all things were said in done...

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WTAMU defensive lineman: Dillon Mata

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor October 22, 2021

Austin native, Dillon Mata plays the defensive line as a lineman for the West Texas A&M University’s football team. The six-foot-two-inch redshirt is a senior, reading general business and an entrepreneurship...

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Zane Madison, center, and Christoper Thomas, Linebacker, Kneel in prayer before the game

WTAMU wheels home with the win over ENMU

Jarrod Murray, Junior Reporter October 21, 2021

There are rivalries that are built with respect and those built on hatred. On Oct. 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Eastern New Mexico University’s Greyhound stadium only hatred filled the air. The history between...

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Brandon Blaire taking a kneel

Homecoming serves a home cooked win for WTAMU

Jarrod Murray, Junior Reporter October 14, 2021

https://make.headliner.app/download/843443fa-013b-4ba6-a7b5-7abe09df47e6 They say there's no place like home. Well there's no place like home when getting a comfortable win during homecoming week. The...

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Lady Buffs with a spike for a point

Lady Buffs on an impressive season roll

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor October 8, 2021

Before the start of the 2021 season, the LSC Poll placed the Lady Buffs as fourth favorites for the season. Head coaches, sports information directors and media representatives cast their votes to determine...

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The insanity following WT football loss to Western Oregon

The insanity following WT football loss to Western Oregon

Jarrod Murray, Junior Reporter October 7, 2021

It was once said by Einstein, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” This is exactly how it has felt and looked when the West Texas...

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