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Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Sports

Students take part in the stampede and rush the football field.

WT welcomes a new football tradition

Kaelin Collar, Reporter September 27, 2022

As the 2022–2023 school year progresses, students, staff and the community can look forward to new traditions throughout the sporting seasons. Kicking off the latest list of traditions for the football...

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The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games has come to a close

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor February 26, 2022

The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games ended on Feb. 20 and the U.S. is not as excited about their performances compared to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games last year. One fascinating thing about the...

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OP/ED Sports and how it has been gendered

OP/ED Sports and how it has been gendered

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor January 21, 2022

  Several centuries ago, sports was primarily known as the forte of men, according to Britannica. Women in Ancient Greece were regarded as too weak to do anything physical. In the 21st century,...

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WT students and Brianna Jarrett, a mix of skiers and snowboarders, throw up the Buffs hand sign after an enjoyable trip at Wolf Creek Ski area, Pagosa Springs,CO.

WT Rec Sports gives students the opportunity to try winter sports

Marcus Rogers, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2022

During winter break, West Texas A&M University students visited the close by Rocky Mountains for the winter sports of skiing and snowboarding as part of a trip organized by WT Recreational Sports. Winter...

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WTAMU marked game ball

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 13, 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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