West Texas A&M senior Chontiquah White earned the prestigious honor of being named one of 10 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America selections, the organization announced this week
Kellogg, who just completed his second season at the helm of the Lady Buffs, guided the team to a 30-3 record and a berth in the program’s second-straight Elite Eight.
The Buffs and Lady Buffs opened up a three-day competition series on Thursday between two meets: the Texas Relays and the Bobcat Invitational.
Coming off of a series sweep of Tarleton State, the West Texas A&M baseball team puts its five game winning streak on the line as it returns to the road this weekend in a Lone Star Conference series at Cameron University.
Qualifying individuals will be making an appearance in the prestigious 88th edition of the Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays which will be held at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Additional Buffs and Lady Buffs will also be running at the Bobcat Invitational, hosted by Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.
The #2 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M will battle for first place in the Lone Star Conference this weekend as they travel to Lawton, Oklahoma for a four-game LSC series against the #25 Aggies of Cameron starting on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. at McMahon Field with the final two games taking place on Saturday afternoon with first pitch of a doubleheader set for 12 p.m.
The two losses along with a Valdosta State 19 game winning streak dropped the Lady Buffs from the top spot for the first time in a record 56 straight weeks dating back to February 26, 2014.
The Lady Buffs topped the overall field of eight teams and had five individuals qualify for nationals in six events as well.
Top ranked West Texas A&M took three-of-four games from Texas A&M-Commerce this past weekend during Lone Star Conference action in Canyon to move to 23-4 with a 10-2 mark in the LSC to sit in second place.
This year’s theme is "We Prepare, You Perform" with a focus on AT preparedness for any and every situation that might arise, such as developing an Emergency Action Plan, rehearsing emergency situations, taping and bracing, rehabilitating and strengthening, and communicating with administration, EMS, coaches, physicians, et cetera.
Will face Cameron next
For the second time this season, the West Texas A&M men’s and women’s golf teams swept the Lone Star Conference Weekly Player of the Week awards.
The Lady Buffs (20-3, 7-1 LSC) are starting their record 56th straight week atop of the NFCA Division II Top-25 Poll.
WT is 14-10 on the year and 6-6 in Lone Star Conference play.
The Lady Buffs picked up 11 of the 16 possible first place votes for a total of 394 points followed by Valdosta State (386).
The Lady Buffs finished second as a team, seven strokes behind Midwestern State. WT finished with a 624 score, while MSU carded a 617.
The Buffs carded a 54-hole score of 897. St. Edward’s won the 13-team field with a score of 866.
For the first season, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association (USTFCCCA) has announced that beginning in 2015, Second-Team All-America honors will be given to athletes finishing ninth through 12th in events at the National Championship meets.
Haylee Oliver: 8 of 8 from the field
Host Midwestern State leads the 16-team field with a 302 score, followed by the Lady Buffs with a 308 score.
Hokianga, the Lone Star Conference Preseason Pitcher of the Year, continued to dominate in the circle this past weekend as the senior went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA as she tossed 11.2 innings on the weekend, giving up two runs on seven hits four walks and 12 strikeouts as she also picked up a save in Game 2.
WT to face UC-Colorado Springs in regional final
Chon White: 29 Points, 9 Rebounds
Fans are welcome to attend Pro Day.
The Buffs are 12-8 overall and 4-4 in Lone Star Conference play, while Angelo State enters with a 16-2 mark and a 6-1 record in league play.
Ten Buffs and Lady Buffs will be making the trip to compete in 10 events.
The top ranked Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M and the #6 Angelo State Rambelles will renew one of the best rivalries in any division of NCAA Softball this weekend.
“I just want to thank God first of all for giving me the opportunity to make it this far," exclaimed Ball.
The top ranked Lady Buffs carry a seven game win streak into this weekend as they head to San Angelo, Texas for a four-game Lone Star Conference showdown with rival #6 Angelo State.
The Lady Buffs are looking for their ninth-straight Western Regional title and 11th overall.
In the online voting competition, decided entirely by the fans, Ball is one final step away from completing his journey to compete among the nation’s best dunkers and showcase WTAMU on national television during the NCAA Final Four.
For the second year in a row, the No. 6-ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs learned Sunday evening that it is the top-seed in the South Central Region and will host the South Central Region portion of the 2015 NCAA Tournament on the NCAA Selection Show.
Chon White named Tournament MVP
WT went 5-3 against the Greyhounds last season, but went 1-2 in Canyon.
The Lady Buffs are 25-2 on the year, while Texas Woman’s is 16-12.
With the quarterfinal round loss, the Buffs are eliminated from the Lone Star Conference Tournament and finish the year by vastly exceeding early outside expectations, owning a 17-12 overall record.
The West Texas A&M equestrian hunt seat team will be traveling to Baton Rouge, La. this weekend to attend two regular season shows plus their Regional Championship.
Senior Forward Chon White becomes WT's all time leading rebounder
Senior Antjuan Ball of the West Texas A&M men’s basketball team has advanced to the FINAL round of the fifth annual State Farm Dark Horse Dunker Competition.
The championship meet will take place on March 13-14 at the Birmingham CrossPlex as the event will be co-hosted by the Birmingham CrossPlex and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
The Buffs will be back in action this Thursday, March 5, as they begin the 2015 LSC Tournament with a first round/quarterfinal matchup against No. 4 seed Texas A&M-Commerce.
West Texas A&M senior Chontiquah White and sophomore Sasha Watson highlighted the 2015 Lone Star Conference Women’s Basketball Awards Banquet Tuesday evening as White was named LSC Player of the Year and Watson was named Defensive Player of the Year.
WT picked up 11 of the 16 possible first place votes for a total of 392 points.
The Lady Buffs were set to open Lone Star Conference play last weekend by mother nature had other plans as the four-game LSC series in Stephenville against Tarleton State was cancelled due to inclement weather in the DFW area
West Texas A&M senior pitcher Tyler Gibson was named Lone Star Conference Pitcher of the Week
The West Texas A&M men’s basketball team will be back in action this Thursday, March 5, as it begins the 2015 Lone Star Conference Tournament with a first round/quarterfinal matchup against No. 4 seed Texas A&M-Commerce.
Bentsen comes to Canyon following a two-year standout career at Northwestern Oklahoma State.
The defending Lone Star Conference Tournament Champion Lady Buffs are 24-2 and went 15-1 in Lone Star Conference play earning their second consecutive LSC regular season title.
Nine Buffs made the list in 10 different events while eight qualified for the women’s side in 11 events as well.
Gatewood picks up the offensive weekly honors from the LSC for the second time in the previous three weeks. It is the third such offensive award for a WT player this season.