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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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Lady Buffs back in action this spring semester

Lady Buff volleyball in full ‘swing’

Emily Merrill, Senior Reporter February 23, 2021

The Lady Buffaloes have finally started their traditional season, but in a nontraditional way. Volleyball is usually played in the fall semester and was postponed due to COVID-19. That hasn’t stopped...

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Winter weather greatly affects athletic programs.

Winter weather advisory, the chilling effects of winter weather on WT athletic programs.

Johnny Lawhon, Contributor February 23, 2021

When winter storms hit, West Texas A&M University athletic programs are greatly affected by hazardous weather conditions. But in true athletic spirit, choosing to adapt and persevere through cancelations...

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NBA Spalding basketball in court

NBA All-Star Game 2021: welcome or bye

Jennifer Tuttor, Senior Reporter February 19, 2021

  The National Basketball Association is scheduled to host the All-Star Game on Sunday, March 7, 2021. The All-Star Game is hosted every year in February by the NBA, having both competing teams...

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