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Sports

Buffaloes on the brink of a touchdown.

Ups and downs from University of Texas at Permian Basin loss

Jarrod Murray September 16, 2021

It was a rough defeat for the Buffaloes as they fell to University of Texas at Permian Basin 42-31 in their first away game of the season. It was a competitive game to start and went blow for blow, but...

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WTAMU Buffaloes Crush Texas College Steers

WTAMU Buffaloes Crush Texas College Steers

Jarrod Murray, Staff September 9, 2021

Before getting into any of the skill positions we must stress the importance of all things starting up front. The West Texas A&M University offensive line held no punches from the start, and...

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The WTAMU track and field team know the true meaning of team spirit.

The West Texas A&M University track and field team practice true team spirit.

Johnny Lawhon, Contributor April 23, 2021

No matter the circumstances, the track and field team at West Texas A&M University always choose to persevere, and support each other both on and off the track. Over the past year, the athletes and coaches...

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Football in Spring cant get any better then that.

Saturday night lights in April

Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter April 22, 2021

On Saturday April 17, 2021, the West Texas A&M University Buffaloes hosted their spring football game with maroon vs white at Buffalo Stadium with a final score of 45-42. The maroon team came out on top...

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WTAMU rodeo team is looking to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo.

WTAMU rodeo team says ‘howdy’ to the season

Emily Merrill, Senior Reporter April 13, 2021

The West Texas A&M University rodeo team puts the steps back into the arena this season and is looking to not only be competitive, but qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming in...

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Buffs compete at home for the Jo Meaker Classic & Multi

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter April 6, 2021

On a cool Easter weekend, the West Texas A&M University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Jo Meaker Classic & Multi on the campus of WTAMU. The second-ranked Buffs...

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A love-image created by dancers' shoes and colored ribbons

WTAMU new spirit initiative causes stir among affected teams

Jennifer Tuttor, Senior Reporter April 2, 2021

  The West Texas A&M University community have for the past weeks received some information on the merging of certain athletic teams into one spirit team. This information first came to light...

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Photo of the seating area and anchor lane with hurdles of the track stadium

Lone Star Conference champions: WTAMU’s track and field team clocking milestones

Jennifer Tuttor, Senior Reporter March 12, 2021

The West Texas A&M University’s track and field team are the 2021 Lone Star Conference (LSC) champions after competing in Lubbock, Texas. The Buffs, with a collective point of 198 defeated 2nd and...

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WTAMU Horse Judging team on a roll

Trotting towards victory

Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter March 11, 2021

The West Texas A&M University Horse Judging team is galloping towards success, recently ranking in theReined Cow horse contest when the Buffs traveled to Fort Worth to compete, ranking second and third...

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WTAMU dance team at a football game.

How COVID-19 impacts WTAMU’s dance team

Jackie Valdovinos, Reporter March 8, 2021

The dance team at West Texas A&M University is now becoming a staple for the school’s athletics and fine arts departments. The dance team formed roughly two years ago and has been entertaining audiences...

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As time has passed sports teams and venues are beginning to open and increase capacity.

Is it safe to stuff the stadiums?

Alyssa Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2021

As the world has reached a little over a year since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, there seems to be changes happening in the world of sports once again. When the pandemic first hit, many...

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West Texas A&M played Texas A&M International on Tuesday March 2 at 1:00 p.m.

The Dust Devils kick where it counts

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter March 7, 2021

West Texas A&M University played Texas A&M International on Tuesday, March 2 at 1:00 p.m. The Dust Devils won on a penalty kick in the first half. This was the Buffaloes' first loss of the season,...

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