West Texas A&M

Lone Star Conference
2:31 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Kicker accuses WT football staff of facilitating academic fraud

Jose Arzate, Jr.
Credit YouTube

West Texas A&M University officials confirmed on Oct. 27 that school administrators are investigating the university’s football program after a former player alleged that his parents took an online Spanish test for one of the team’s top players.

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11:37 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Lions drop thriller to WT in LSC semis

Amy Davault had 17 kills and 17 digs in a five set loss to West Texas A&M
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

In the second semifinal of the Lone Star Conference Tournament, West Texas A&M and Texas A&M University-Commerce played a thrilling five set affair for a spot in the championship match on Saturday afternoon. The Lions were unable to end their nine match-losing streak to the Lady Buffs.

A&M-Commerce was just the second team all season to push the Lady Buffs to a fifth set. The Lions won the first set 25-21, dropped the second set by the same score, won the third 27-25, dropped the fourth 25-19 and came up just two points short in set five, 15-13.

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7:35 am
Mon September 23, 2013

West Texas A&M rumbles past Lions, 62-28

Ki-Janaven Garrett crosses the goal line for his 15-yard touchdown in the first quarter at West Texas A&M.

A&M-Commerce made 25th-ranked West Texas A&M take notice on the opening play of the game, but the Buffs wore down the Lions in the second half as A&M-Commerce dropped a 62-28 decision at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium in Canyon. 

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KETR's Locker Room
2:28 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Lions face a 'canyon' of a challenge this Saturday

Lions Athletics lionathletic.com

The A&M-Commerce Lions face the #4 West Texas A&M Buffaloes this Saturday in Canyon, and for the first time in what seems like forever they actually stand a chance of winning. Taylor and Cooper preview this game, and talk about the playoff chances for the Texas Rangers.

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Lone Star Conference football
5:21 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

WTAMU president issues statement on Carthel dismissal

J. Patrick O'Brien, president of West Texas A&M University.
West Texas A&M University

The president of West Texas A&M University, J. Patrick O'Brien, has issued a statement clarifying his position on the recent dismissal of former West Texas A&M head foodball coach Don Carthel.

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Lone Star Conference football
3:22 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Carthel: Problem was with WT athletics director

Don Carthel
West Texas A&M University

On Friday, former West Texas A&M head football coach Don Carthel spoke in a press conference, during which he described the circumstances surrounding his dismissal on Thursday.

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News and Culture Notebook
9:53 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Don Carthel's dismissal a loss for Lone Star Conference

Don Carthel and family members watch Colby Carthel address attendees at the announcing of Colby Carthel's hiring as head football coach at Texas A&M University-Commerce in January 2013.
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

There’s a shocking story from up on the high plains. West Texas A&M University fired head football coach Don Carthel on Thursday.

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