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Lady Buff Champions Take on Regional Tournament in Denver

Nayeli Soto, Contributor November 30, 2022

The West Texas A&M University Lady Buffs Volleyball Team became Division II Lone Star Conference champions. With only the Regional Tournament left in the season, the Lady Buffs have the chance of...

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Homecoming series, Gage Urias the star player

Homecoming series, Gage Urias the star player

Marcus Rogers, Reporter October 20, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 1, West Texas A&M University Buffs played the University of Texas-Permian Basin Falcons for the 2022 Homecoming game. In an intense 4th quarter, the Buffs won 28-27 with four seconds...

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Homecoming series, head coach Hunter Hughes

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2022

  Head coach Hunter Hughes has been to many homecoming games, and he reflects on bonding with previous players, getting to know them as adults, and playing the best game possible for this year’s...

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

WT welcomes a new football tradition

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief 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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Students frustrated by parking situation during football season

Students frustrated by parking situation during football season

As the citizens of Canyon prepare for the first football game of the season, the residents of Jarrett Hall groan as their parking lot becomes the designated VIP spot. Students who do not move their...

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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, Reporter 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 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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