West Texas A&M senior defensive back Torian Oakley, junior running back Geremy Alridge-Mitchell and sophomore kicker Conner Hollabaugh were named D2 Football Honorable Mention All-America.
The Buffs finished the 2014 season with a school-best 37-21 record and went 21-14 in Lone Star Conference play earning a berth in the program’s first LSC championship game.
The doubleheader originally was scheduled for Sunday, but moved up to Saturday due to the new NCAA legislation on start dates. With the chance of inclement weather Friday afternoon and Saturday, Vanderburg moved the games back to Sunday.
WT heads into the game with a 12-8 overall record and 2-4 mark in LSC play. The Greyhounds enter the weekend with a 7-12 overall record and are winless in LSC action at 0-6; however, will be coming off of six days rest.
WT head coach Mark Kellogg is in his second season at WT and is 47-5 at the school.
The competition will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, and Sunday, Feb. 1. Both shows are scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and will be held at Dripping Springs Ranch Park in Dripping Springs, Texas.
Multi events will begin the meet today while regular events are scheduled for Friday and Saturday.
The Lady Buffs will look to carry-over the momentum of last season that saw the team claim the program's first ever National Title as they finished the campaign with an overall record of 60-7 with a 23-4 mark in the Lone Star Conference to claim the LSC Championship.
Antjuan Ball puts up double double in win
Palo Duro graduate average 13 points and just under 7 assists per game in recent run
WT heads into the game with an 11-8 overall record and 2-4 mark in LSC play. The Lions enter the midweek with a 9-5 overall record and 6-4 mark in Red River Athletic Conference play.
This is Watson’s third weekly honor of the season and second offensive accolade as she earned offensive honors on Dec. 8 and defensive on Dec. 1.
WT finished with a school-record 37-21 mark overall and was second in the LSC with a 21-14 record.
Chontiquah White scores 27 points in win
Buffs come up short in final seconds to the Lions
Following the two games this weekend, the Lady Buffs have six days off before traveling to rival Eastern New Mexico for a 6:30 p.m. (CT) tip Saturday, Jan. 31 to conclude the first half of the conference season.
Texas A&M-Kingsville who won the regular season title in 2014 was selected to repeat.
Cancelling the trip this weekend will give the No. 12 Lady Buffs and No. 22 Buffs the weekend off from competition.
With the loss, WT falls to 11-7 overall and 2-3 in Lone Star Conference play. The Texans now improve to 15-2 (3-2, LSC) with the victory inside Wisdom Gymnasium in Stephenville, Texas.
With the win, the Lady Buffs stretched their winning streak to four games with a 13-2 record overall and a 4-1 in Lone Star Conference play. Tarleton State fell to 9-5 on the year and 3-3 in league play.
Kwarula ran a strong provisional time in the prelims of the 55m hurdles on Friday at the Texas Tech Open. She ran an 8.02, just .01 of a second away from her school record time a year ago that got her into indoor nationals.
WT finished the 2014 season with an overall record of 60-7 with a 23-4 mark in league play to claim their second LSC Title since the program was reinstated in the spring of 2006.
WT heads into the game with an 11-6 overall record and 2-2 mark in LSC play and have won eight of their last 10 games. The Texans enter the weekend with an impressive 14-2 record and identical 2-2 mark in LSC competition.
The Lady Buffs are 12-2 on the year and tied for first with Cameron in the loss column in conference play with a 3-1 record. The upstart Aggies are 4-1 in league play.
With the new legislation from the NCAA on the season-opening date for baseball, West Texas A&M has decided to move its season-opener from Sunday, February 1 to Saturday, January 31st at 1 p.m. at Wilder Park with a doubleheader against Southwestern Oklahoma State.
With the win, the Lady Buffs improved to 12-2 on the year and 3-1 in Lone Star Conference play, while TAMUK fell to 0-15 and 0-5 in league play.
The meet would provide the best results for the Buffs and Lady Buffs in a season opening competition since the program was reinstated in 2009, especially on Friday, the first day of the meet.
Fifteen triples, including eight straight to open the second half, propelled the West Texas A&M men’s basketball team to a dominating 71-52 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville on the road Saturday afternoon.
The meet would provide the best results for the Buffs and Lady Buffs in a season opening competition since the program was reinstated in 2009 as the squads rewrote two school records, set six provisional qualifying marks, and walked away with three event winners.
WT heads into the game with a 10-6 overall record and 1-2 mark in LSC play and have won seven of their last nine games. The Javelinas enter the weekend with a 6-9 (1-2, LSC) record.
The Lady Buffs are 11-2 on the year and 2-1 in Lone Star Conference play, while TAMUK is 0-14 and 0-4 in conference play.
Emily (Brister) Cooper (Women’s Basketball 2005-09), Jared Brock (Football 2005-08), Charly Martin (2004-08) and Kendra Morgan Potts (Volleyball 2000-03) are this year’s inductees.
Both squads look to begin their defense of their Lone Star Conference indoor championships a year ago.
The meet & greet will give fans the opportunity to meet the Buff Baseball and Lady Buff Softball student-athletes as well as hear from head coaches Matt Vanderburg and Kevin Blaskowski.
A total of 63 Buff and Lady Buff student-athletes finished the 2014-15 Fall semester with a perfect 4.0 GPA to lead the conference.
The West Texas A&M University men’s soccer team and head coach Butch Lauffer will be hosting their 20th annual Hat-Trick Dinner on Friday, May 1, 2015, to raise money for the men’s soccer scholarship fund.
Amarillo native and professional golfer Ryan Palmer will be presenting West Texas A&M University with a $5,000 check from the Ryan Palmer Foundation to the WT Endowment Fund Wednesday evening at halftime of the WT women’s basketball game versus Angelo State.
The No. 11/14 West Texas A&M women’s basketball team continues at home Wednesday as it hosts Angelo State in a Lone Star Conference game beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the First United Bank Center.
The West Texas A&M men’s basketball team will welcome in No. 14 Angelo State for a midweek Lone Star Conference contest on Wednesday evening.
The No. 3 West Texas A&M women’s basketball team returns home to host Cameron University Saturday at 2 p.m. in the First United Bank Center.
WT fell to 9-2 on the year and 0-1 in Lone Star Conference play, while MSU improved to 12-1 and 3-0 in league play.
After trailing by 21 in the second half, the Buffs managed to pull within nine of the Mustangs; however, a late push would not be enough as WT falls to 9-5 on the year and 0-1 in LSC play in its league opener.
The Buffs started 2015 last weekend with wins on back-to-back days over Mid-America Christian and Hillsdale Baptist. They will now travel to Midwestern State on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff at D.L. Ligon Coliseum in Wichita Falls, Texas.
The Lady Buffs are 9-1 on the year and have won their past nine games, while Midwestern State is 11-1 on the year and winners of 10-straight.
This is the second consecutive weekly honor for White and first for McLain this season.
With the win, WT extended its winning streak to nine games and enters the holiday break with a 9-1 record, while NNU fell to 3-8.
The awards were announced following a vote of the league’s head coaches and come from the league office in Richardson, Texas.
The No. 3/4 West Texas A&M women’s basketball team opened the 2014 South Point Holiday Hoops Classic with a thrilling 64-63 overtime victory over Western Washington University Thursday afternoon.
The West Texas A&M men’s basketball team grabbed its sixth win in its last seven games and first road victory on Thursday evening as the Buffs defeated Nova Southeastern, 82-66.
West Texas A&M sophomore kicker Conner Hollabaugh was one of three student-athletes from the Lone Star Conference to earn Daktronics All-America accolades.