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  1. For Astronomers' Sake, Some Drillers Cut Their LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | MyHighPlains.com

    As a cool breeze blew across the 6,800-foot mountain that Coyne Gibson stood on, he gazed at a night sky dotted with constellations, planets and meteors - all visible to the naked eye, thanks to the surrounding darkness. A satellite streaked across the celestial backdrop.

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  2. Five WT Student-Athletes Named Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M's Zach Daniel, Emma Love, Bri Leeper, Libby Strickland and Baptiste Moreu continued to add to their already impressive trophy cases on Thursday afternoon as the three student-athletes were named to the Capital One/College Sports Information Directors of America Division II Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-American team. All three Lady Buffs picked up 1 st Team accolades while Daniel and Moreu were named to the 3 rd Team for their efforts.

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  3. Canyon ISD Hosting Texas Panhandle Google SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | MyHighPlains.com

    The two-day educational conference will be led by the EdTech Team and local educators. The EdTech Team is a global network of educational technologists who provide professional development focusing on best practices and technology for teaching and learning.

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  4. Lady Buff Softball Finishes 2015 Atop of Four NCAA Division II Statistical CategoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | MyHighPlains.com

    The West Texas A&M Lady Buffs finished the 2015 season as the top NCAA Division II team in four different statistical categories announced earlier this week while WT had six different student-athletes rank in the Top-10 in individual categories. The Lady Buffs made the program's third straight and fifth overall appearance in the NCAA Postseason, finishing 45-11 as they claimed their second straight Lone Star Conference championship while finishing the season ranked 13 th by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association .

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  5. WT Leads the LSC Again with 167 Student-Athletes on the Commissioner's Honor RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M once again led the Lone Star Conference with 167 student-athletes selected to the Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester announced on Thursday morning by the league's offices in Richardson, Texas. A total of 787 student-athletes were selected with 242 of those holding a perfect 4.0 GPA, WT topped that list as well with 61 individuals holding a flawless GPA.

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  6. Lady Buffs Add Third Division I Transfer for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M head women's basketball coach Kristen Mattio announced Thursday the addition of Wichita State University transfer Alie Decker to Lady Buff women's basketball team for 2015-16. Decker is the third Division I addition for the Lady Buffs for next season joining Texas transfer Lilley Vander Zee and Abilene Christian transfer and Canyon native Madison Parker.

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  7. Brown Announces the 2015-16 West Texas A&M Men's Basketball ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | MyHighPlains.com

    Second year West Texas A&M head basketball coach Tom Brown has announced the 2015-16 schedule for the Buffs that features 16 home contests inside of the First United Bank Center along with 14 road matchups including trips to Fort Lewis and Puerto Rico for tournaments. Game times are still to be determined and the schedule is subject to change.

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  8. Casey Loper Added to the WT Volleyball Staff as a Graduate Assistant CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M head volleyball coach Jason Skoch announced on Friday morning that former Eastern Oregon standout Casey Loper will join the Lady Buffs as a graduate assistant coach for the 2015 season. Loper joins first year assistant Michele Furlong and third year graduate assistant Casey Bruno on Skoch's staff as he enters his seventh season at the helm of the Lady Buffs.

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  9. West Texas A&M Notches Second-Straight Top 10 Finish in the NACDA Directors' CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | MyHighPlains.com

    For the second year in a row, the West Texas A&M athletic department earned a top 10 finish in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup for the 2014-15 season. The Buffs finished ninth with 576.25 points as the highest ranking team in the Lone Star Conference and in the South Central Region.

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  10. EPA Finds No "Widespread" Fracking Effects on WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | MyHighPlains.com

    A draft report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finds no evidence that hydraulic fracturing has "led to widespread, systemic impacts" on the nation's drinking water supplies, though the practice has harmed water in some cases. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has found no evidence that hydraulic fracturing has "led to widespread, systemic impacts" on the nation's drinking water supplies, though the practice has harmed water in some cases.

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  11. Blaskowski Adds Pima CC's Alyssa Montoya to Close Out the 2016 Recruiting ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M head softball coach has announced the addition of catcher Alyssa Montoya from Pima Community College to wrap-up the 2016 Lady Buff Softball recruiting class. Montoya continues the strong ties with head coach Armando Quiroz and the Aztecs as Stacey Ramirez, Jessica Sipe, Adriana Garcia and Mercedes Garcia all played at Pima CC before excellent careers in Canyon with Sipe and Ramirez earning All-American honors.

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  12. Pro-Perry Super PAC to Go on the Air in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | MyHighPlains.com

    Federal disclosures showed the Opportunity and Freedom PAC was buying at least tens of thousands of dollars of air time in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids to run ads scheduled to start Friday. A super PAC supporting Rick Perry 's presidential campaign is wasting no time going on the air in early-voting Iowa.

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  13. United Contributes More Than $45,000 to Project Graduation Benefiting 65 Texas High SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | MyHighPlains.com

    United Supermarkets announced donations totaling more than $45,000 to Project Graduation celebrations at 65 high schools in West Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth, which will provide students with safe and substance-free graduation parties. The 2015 contribution to Project Graduation exceeds last year's total by more than 18 percent.

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  14. Lady Buffs Finish 2015 Ranked 13th in the NFCA Division II Softball Top-25 PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | MyHighPlains.com

    The Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M finished the 2015 season ranked 13 th in the final National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II Softball Top-25 Poll announced on Tuesday morning by the association's offices in Louisville, Kentucky. WT made the program's third straight and fifth overall appearance in the NCAA Postseason, finishing 45-11 as they claimed their second straight Lone Star Conference championship.

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  15. West Texas A&M Baseball Puts Finishing Touches on Record-Setting SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    Senior Paul Lujan earned multiple All-America accolades, including National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association First Team honors. The 36-20 record is the second-best record in program history and the 23-12 record in Lone Star Conference play is the best in program history.

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  16. West Texas A&M Athletics Completes Best Season Academically; Two Earn NCAA Elite 89 AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    The West Texas A&M Athletic Department put together its best season academically in program history as the department had a 2.97 overall grade-point average for the 2014-15 season highlighted by a school-best 3.06 average for the spring semester. Along with the high academic marks, two student-athletes at WT earned the prestigious NCAA Elite 89 Award for their respective sports this season.

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  17. Lujan Tabbed NCBWA First Team All-AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M senior closer Paul Lujan was named National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association First Team All-America, the organization announced. He also earned Daktronics Honorable Mention All-America accolades.

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  18. Buffs Achieve Best-Ever Finish in USTFCCCCA Program of the Year Rankings at EighthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    The West Texas A&M men's track & field and cross country program recently completed an unprecedented combined 2014-15 season. Now, upon conclusion of the athletics year, the Buffs have garnered their highest national finish ever in the Program of the Year Rankings, as presented by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association .

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  19. Brown Adds Joseph Prince to 2015-16 Men's Basketball Signing ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    Head coach Tom Brown of the West Texas A&M men's basketball team announced Wednesday afternoon the addition of Joseph Prince to the Buffalo signing class of 2015-16, his first full signing class while at the helm of the WT program. Prince will transfer in as a junior next season after playing a season each at Antelope Valley Community College and Volunteer State Junior College.

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  20. Guarner Breaks School Record as Seven Qualify for Finals in Opening Day of NCAA ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    The West Texas A&M No. 10 women's and No. 14 men's track & field teams opened up competition on Thursday in the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship.

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