HODGETOWN to open at increased capacity, face masks required this season

  West Texas A&M safety Satchel Escalante ready to defend the Buffs

  Tascosa alum Shahada Wells lands dream spot in Big 12 basketball, signs with TCU

  Lady Sandies claim District 3-5A lead, defeating Randall 8-5

  West Texas A&M’s Spring Game kicks off this Saturday

  The Bullhorn, featuring defenseman Ethan Green

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  Canyon midfielder Erin Folkner signs with Concordia University

  West Texas A&M’s Matt Vanderburg earns 500th career win

  Alexander Vencel’s game-winning save secures the Buffs LSC Tournament title

  Sod Poodles announce full promotional schedule 2021 season

  Lady Sandies fall to Grapevine in Region 1-5A Final after historic season

  Amarillo Lady Sandies dominate the Lady Bulldogs

  Tascosa Rebels top the Plainview Bulldogs at home stand

The Rebels defeat the Bulldogs 4 to 2.

  High-scoring affair, Amarillo High tops Randall

The Randall Raiders hosted the Amarillo High Sandies.

  District 3-5A championship wrestling tournament

District 3-5A championship wrestling tournament. Randall boys and girls top the charts after the preliminary round.

  Amarillo High underdogs gear up for Grapevine

The Amarillo High Lady Sandies soccer team will travel to unchartered territory on Friday, taking the pitch for their first Regional Final in program history.

  Robert Riggins found his calling, coaching athletes through physics at Heavy Mettle Baseball

  Sandies senior Max Milligan signs with Trinity University baseball

National ping-pong tournament to take place at Amarillo College

  Joel Murray commits to Long Beach State, saying goodbye to West Texas A&M

  The Bullhorn, featuring goalie Andrew Takacs

HODGETOWN to host ‘Red Dirt Rivalry’ baseball game, nationally televised on ESPNU

Lady Sandies make history, advancing to first Regional Final

The Amarillo High Lady Sandies make history after taking down Burleson Centennial in the Region 1-5A Semifinals 3-0. AHS advances to their first Regional Final in program history.

  Strong second half sends West Texas A&M to LSC Tournament Semifinals

Senior forward Noir Hawash scored twice in the second half, carrying West Texas A&M to a victory over Texas A&M-Commerce 4-0 in the quarterfinals of the Lone Star Conference Championships on Tuesday. The Lady Buffs improved to 6-3 overall with their sixth straight win over the Lions.

Mark Adams confirmed as next TTU Head Basketball coach

Texas Tech University has confirmed Mark Adams as the school’s next head basketball coach, following Chris Beard’s departure from the program late last week.

  Canyon High School boys and girls golf teams swing into Regionals

Canyon High School Boys and Girls Golf Teams Swing into Regionals!

  Palo Duro and Lady Sandies Regional Semifinal bound

The Palo Duro Dons and Amarillo High Lady Sandies kickoff the 5A Regional Semifinals on Tuesday, April 6.

Chris Beard ‘forever grateful’ for this time at Texas Tech

Former Texas Tech Men’s Basketball head coach Chris Beard released a statement Monday after announcing his transition to the University of Texas Thursday, April 1.

Governor Abbott declines to throw first pitch at Rangers game due to MLB’s ‘false narrative’ on voter integrity laws

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to the Texas Rangers baseball organization declining the invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the their home opening game.

  WT’S Zada Swoopes Receives High Recognition

Track & Field Star receives Athletic Performance Female Athlete of the Year because of historic start to the season

  Benjamin Azamati places 2nd in 200 M at Jo Meaker Classic

Benjamin Azamati places 2nd in 200 M at Jo Meaker Classic

  Lady Buffs Soccer Advance in LSC Championship playoffs

WT defeats Texas Women’s 3-1 in LSC’s Championship Semifinals

  River Road rolls past Tulia 15-3

The River Road Wildcats hosted the Tulia Hornets for a District 1-3A matchup. The Wildcats bats were hot, Tulia struggled with errors on defense and River Road topped Tulia 15-3.

  Amarillo High sweeps team District 3-5A track meet, Tascosa’s Everhart shows off his major speed

The District 3-5A two-day track meet featured some of the top sprinters in the Texas Panhandle. Tascosa junior Major Everhart held his own in the 100 meter dash, clocking in at 10.5 seconds. Palo Duro Lady Dons 4x200 meter relay took the gold at 1:46.18, followed close behind by Amarillo High.

  Lady Sandies top Coronado, advancing to first regional semifinal since 2013

Amarillo High took down class 5A rival Lubbock Coronado 2-1, a regional quarterfinal rematch from 2018. The Lady Sandies advance to their first regional semifinal since 2013.

  Randall’s Katy Bush takes pole vaulting District title, moving on to Area

Randall's Katy Bush takes pole vaulting District title, moving on to Area. Ties her personal best at 11'6".

  West Texas A&M guard Qua Grant enters NCAA transfer portal

Just two days after West Texas A&M junior guard Joel Murray entered the NCAA transfer portal, his teammate Qua Grant followed suit. The junior was the second leading scorer for the buffs, averaging 22.4 points per game and totaling 492 points.

  Lady Sandies’ unique roster, featuring twin sisters, strengthens bond going into playoffs

The Regional Quarterfinal bound Lady Sandies are looking for revenge against class 5A rival Lubbock Coronado. The Amarillo High roster is special because it combines multiple local club teams. Plus, it features two sets of twins.

WATCH: Hocutt insists Beard departure is ‘change in direction, not a setback’

Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt insists it’s “not a setback, but a change in direction” as Coach Chris Beard leaves the basketball program to take a job with the University of Texas.

  Sod Poodles hosting 2021 National Anthem audition at HODGETOWN

The Amarillo Sod Poodles will be hosting public auditions for National Anthem performances for the team’s 2021 season on Saturday, April 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at HODGETOWN.

  National Athletic Training Month, Caprock High program essential to health care

On the last day of March, it’s time to look back at some of our local heroes who are essential to health care in athletics. The Caprock Longhorns have a strong team of students that lead the charge, and we would like to say thank you during National Athletic Training Month.

  1982 Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker featured at The Bridge’s Heroes and Legends

The Bridge, an organization that provides a child’s path to healing and justice held their annual signature event, Heroes and Legends Wednesday night. The event featured special guest and former Dallas Cowboy running back Herschel Walker.

  Lady Sandies top Caprock in extras on error

Amarillo wins 9-8 in eight innings over Caprock.

  West Texas A&M guard Joel Murray enters NCAA transfer portal

West Texas A&M men’s basketball junior guard Joel “JoJo” Murray entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal on Tuesday. This allows other schools, especially D1, to reach out and pick up the 6-foot guard for their rosters.

  The BullHorn, featuring Bulls captain Nick Martino

Welcome to the first story on The BullHorn, which features athletes on the Amarillo hockey team. The series gives fans an inside look of what it sounds like on the ice and how the athlete makes an impact on the team. Meet Bulls Captain Nick Martino.

NFL owners approve 17-game regular season, 3 preseason games

The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games.

  West Texas A&M Rodeo back in the saddle

Many sports were shutdown last year due to COVID-19, including college rodeo. West Texas A&M is thrilled to be back in the saddle and looking to land a spot in the College National Finals.

Randall’s Slade Harris breaks THSPA State Records

Randall High School powerlifter Slade Harris broke the THSPA state championship total record at 1,835 pounds. He surpassed the Division 1, 198 pound weight class record by 55 pounds, a feat set back in 2010. Harris also broke the bench press record at 480 pounds.

  WT Spring Football Practice

Head Coach Hughes talks about the improvements that need to be made as well as what is already working.

  WT Coach Tom Brown, post game statement & watch party event

Coach Tom Brown talks about the memories made from being at the National Championship for the first time in program history.

  65th Amarillo Relay Meet of Champions results and notables

65th Amarillo Relay Meet of Champions results and notables.

  Bulls late third period goal hands Amarillo the win over the Odessa Jackalopes

The Bulls score early and then give up a second period goal to the Jackalopes, but Amarillo secures the victory winning 2-1.

  Lady Sandies shut out Lubbock-Cooper, Randall wins on late goal

The Amarillo Lady Sandies shutout Lubbock-Cooper 4-0, securing their first playoff win in at least three years. The Randall Raiders scored on a late goal to knock out Lubbock-Cooper for the boys 5A Bi-District championship.

President’s Watch Party for WT ‘s bid for National Championship hosted at First United Center on Saturday

West Texas A&M University’s men’s basketball team will play for its first NCAA Division II Championship on Saturday, and President Dr. Walter Wendler will host a watch party on campus to root the Buffs on to victory.

  Sandies hold off Lubbock High, remaining undefeated and securing the Bi-District championship

The Amarillo High Sandies defeated Lubbock High 4-1 in the boys 5A Bi-District round of playoffs. Amarillo High scored two goals in each half on Thursday.

  West Texas A&M advances to first NCAA DII Championship in program history

The West Texas A&M Buffs men’s basketball team has made program history, advancing to their first NCAA DII championship game ever.

  Sod Squad set to return to HODGETOWN summer 2021

Exciting news for HODGETOWN, the Amarillo Sod Squad Texas Collegiate League baseball team will call Amarillo home again this summer. The Sod Squad is set to host 22 regular-season home games, from May 28 to July 17.

  West Texas A&M Buffs advance to second DII Final Four in program history

The West Texas A&M Buffs battled in the Elite Eight as the no. 1 Division II seed for the first time in program history. The Buffs faced the Daemen Wildcats, taking the court for their fourth Quarterfinal appearance. WT defeated Daemen 97-83 at the Ford Center in Evansville.

  Jacquelyn Olivas’ state championship makes Vega history, inspiring young powerlifters

Vega powerlifter Jacquelyn Olivas won the class 2A, 198 pound THSWPA State Championship. A feat than never would have happened if the Longhorns had not brought back powerlifting a little over four years ago. Now Olivas has made school history.

  Canyon senior cornerback Joe Shaw signs with Texas Tech

It was signing day for Canyon senior Joe Shaw, and he’s staying close to home. The five-foot-11 cornerback signed as a preferred walk-on, joining the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Family, coaches and teammates celebrated Shaw’s special day.

  West Texas A&M President releases statement for WT Cheer

The West Texas A&M President has released a statement regarding the expansion of West Texas Cheer.

  Palo Duro Dons are inches away from AISD history

High school soccer Bi-District playoffs kicks off this week, and the Palo Duro Dons are chasing history. Winning and advancing is their priority, but landing a spot on the AISD record books would add icing on the cake to their high-scoring season.

  Tascosa and Amarillo win big, Lady Rebels fall to Caprock

High school baseball and softball are well underway, and a few teams are showing their dominance at bat and on defense. Tascosa and Amarillo baseball, as well as Caprock softball brought their strong offenses to the diamond on Tuesday.

  Pampa entrusts Cody Robinson to lead the Harvesters football team next fall

The Pampa Harvesters found a new head football coach and athletic director, welcoming in first-year Head Coach Cody Robinson. He was officially announced at the pampa special school board meeting Monday night.

  Randall pole vaulter Katy Bush signs as Oklahoma preferred walk-on

Randall High celebrated the signing of one senior pole vaulter that received the blessing of a lifetime, and it was a very happy birthday for Randall senior pole vaulter Katy Bush who celebrated her special day by signing as a preferred walk-on to the University of Oklahoma.

  The 13th Annual Wiley Hicks, Jr. Memorial Roping Event benefiting the Hope & Healing Place of Amarillo

James Hicks hosts an annual roping event to benefit the Hope & Healing Place of Amarillo. In honor of his late father, ropers from around the country gather to compete for a good cause.

  Pampa run rules Tulia at HODGETOWN 10 to 0 in 5th inning

Pampa run rules Tulia in HODGETOWN 10 to 0 after the 5th inning.

  Amarillo Sandies come up on top over the Randall Raiders

Amarillo Sandies come up on top over the Randall Raiders 10 to 9.

  Paige’s Final Four picks

Paige Sachse tells us her Final Four picks. Comment yours!

  West Texas A&M senior Zada Swoopes throws record breaking shot put

Zada Swoopes throws shot put 54', 11.75", breaking the school, Lone Star Conference and facility record.

  Bulls top Warriors with two late goals in the third period

The Bulls defeat the Warriors 3-1, scoring two goals in the third period. Ryan Coughlin lit the lamp twice for Amarillo.

  Vega’s Jacquelyn Olivas brings home State Championship

Congratulations are in order for new Powerlifting State Champion from Vega, Jacquelyn Olivas.

  Bulls players from abroad reunite on ice

Forwards Paul Schmid and Jere Vaisanen found their home with the Bulls in October, and since then have made a huge impact on the team. They’ve got strong chemistry on the ice that was built before coming to Amarillo.

West Texas A&M 2021 football schedule has been announced

The 2021 West Texas A&M football schedule has been finalized and will be featuring seven games at Baffalo Stadium.

  Larissa’s March Madness Final Four bracket predictions

Sports Anchor Larissa Liska submitted her 2021 March Madness Final Four picks, and she's going with Illinois to win it all.

  West Texas Hockey Club’s Ayden Boyd lands spot on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10

Ayden Boyd lands a spot as third best highlights on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 daily plays. The Canyon local hit a top shelf goal between his own legs.

  Randall’s Brooklyn Taylor signs with SAGU Track and Field

One local senior is taking her talent to the collegiate level next school year. Randall’s Brooklyn Taylor signed her letter, committing to Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Taylor will compete for the lions’ track and field team, her passion in high jump

  Shamrock hires new Football Head Coach/Athletic Director Jeff Caffey

The Shamrock Fighting Irish hired a new football Head Coach and Athletic Director for the fall season, Jeff Caffey.

  West Texas A&M defeats Lubbock Christian in South Regional Finals, Grant hits career high 40 points

The Lubbock Christian Chaps and West Texas A&M Buffs faced off for the first time in postseason play, despite playing 27 previous games. The Buffs won 101-92, punching their ticket to the elite eight for the third straight year.

  West Texas A&M’s new spirit Team, University Spirit, eliminates stunts and combines dance and Maroon Platoon

The spirited West Texas A&M Cheer team got hit with a surprise on March 11, that their program would end March 31 and merge with the dance team, Maroon Platoon and Bucky the mascot.