The No. 1-ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs open the 2014-15 season Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the First United Bank Center against University of Texas-Permian Basin.
The Lone Star Conference recognized 31 student-athletes and two head coaches as league officials announced the annual cross country All-Conference honors on Monday afternoon.
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The Lady Buffs placed the race’s top-three runners and had four earn All-Conference accolades as the team placed second overall, falling to host Midwestern State in the tiebreaker.
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Scores and Highlights
The #23 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M ran their Lone Star Conference win streak to 37 matches while claiming their 21st consecutive win this season.
For the second-consecutive season, senior Emma Love of the West Texas A&M women’s cross country team has been named Lone Star Conference Academic Runner of the Year.
Two West Texas A&M women’s soccer team standouts, senior Rhea Belgrave and sophomore Karyn Forbes, will bear some of that weight this weekend as T&T begins a two-game playoff with Ecuador for the final qualifying spot in the 2015 World Cup in Canada.
On the eve of the Lone Star Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament, six Lady Buff student-athletes have been named to LSC All-Conference and LSC Academic All-Conference teams.
The West Texas A&M No. 17 men’s team will look to grab back-to-back titles after winning its first in program history in 2013 while the women’s team will aim for the three-peat after winning titles in 2012 and 2013.
With the loss, the Buffs finish the year with a 9-7-1 overall record. The Chaps now improve to 9-5-1 (6-2, Heartland) with one game remaining on their schedule.
The junior has been a staple in the middle for the Lady Buffs this season, helping claim the program’s 19th Lone Star Conference Championship this past weekend with road wins over rivals Angelo State and Tarleton State.
The event is being held for the first time at ‘I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill’ in Amarillo, Texas.
The Buffs enter with a 5-4 record, while McMurry is 2-6.
WT and the rival Pioneers will face-off on Friday night at 7 p.m. followed by Senior Day on Saturday against A&M-Commerce with first serve set for 2 p.m.
Attendance is free to the event with students participating in contests and a raffle as well as prize giveaways. The Buffs will show off their skills in a dunk contest while also participating in a dance contest against the Lady Buffs.
The Lady Buffs are riding a 20 match win streak into their final regular season matches of the season this weekend.
The Buffs (9-6-1), who recently secured their 22nd consecutive non-losing season under head coach Butch Lauffer, can record their 21st double-digit win season in the program’s 24-year existence with a win against the Chaps (8-5-1, 6-2 Heartland).
This is the first time in the history of the poll that the Lady Buffs have been ranked No. 1 heading into a season.
Amarillo High Wins 3-0. Randall wins 3-0.
The Lady Buffs placed third in the weekend’s first show followed by a fourth place finish in show two.
The West Texas A&M women’s basketball regular season-opener against UT-Permian Basin on Friday, Nov. 14 has been changed from a 6 p.m. tip to a 5:30 p.m. tip to accommodate the LSC Volleyball Championship WT is hosting.
West Texas A&M’s Kameryn Hayes and Lauren Bevan were honored for their efforts on the court this past weekend as the pair of Lady Buff seniors were named the Lone Star Conference Volleyball Setter and Offensive Player of the Week.
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Scores and Highlights from Tonight's Action.
Competing alongside WT this weekend will be Louisiana State, North Central Texas College, Rice, Southern Nazarene, Tarleton State, Texas State, Texas Tech, Trinity, Tulane, North Texas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
West Texas A&M Director of Athletics Michael McBroom has notified the Lone Star Conference that the football program played an academically ineligible student-athlete the first seven weeks of the season.
The West Texas A&M men’s soccer team dropped a close 2-1 decision on Thursday night to rival Midwestern State in its final home match of the season.
West Texas A&M Buffalo and Lady Buff basketball fans have a chance to meet the teams Sunday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in The Buffalo Club Room of the First United Bank Center for a Potluck.
Senior Michaela Johnson of the West Texas A&M women’s cross country team has competed in five races during the 2014 regular season and has received Lone Star Conference Runner of the Week honors in each of those five weeks.
Junior Emily Krenek of the West Texas A&M women’s soccer team was honored on Thursday afternoon for her outstanding balance of academic excellence and on-field success.
The West Texas A&M women’s soccer team still has a shot at qualifying for the Lone Star Conference tournament but to make that chance a reality.
Amarillo High takes on Tascosa Friday at 7:30 p.m.
WT is currently 25-3 with a perfect 12-0 mark in Lone Star Conference play.
West Texas A&M has been picked eighth in the league heading into the 2014-15 season.
The West Texas A&M women’s basketball team is the clear favorite to defend its Lone Star Conference title, according to the 2014-15 LSC preseason women’s basketball poll.
The West Texas A&M men’s soccer team will return to action later this week with two big regional matches against ranked opponents.
The #24 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M will make their most important road trip of the season this weekend as they travel to San Angelo and Stephenville looking to claim the program’s 19th Lone Star Conference Championship.
The Buffs close out the 2014 regular season with a critical game Saturday at 7 p.m. CT at rival Eastern New Mexico in the annual Wagon Wheel Game.
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West Texas A&M women’s basketball head coach Mark Kellogg was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Board of Directors for NCAA Division II.
The LSC has eight men’s and nine women’s teams set to play this season.
Conner Hollabaugh, a native of Amarillo, went 2 for 2 in field goals this past week in the Buffs’ 48-21 victory over Texas A&M-Kingsville.
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