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The West Texas A&M Lady Buffs volleyball team had an easy time last night as they swept Midwestern State (25-13, 25-17, and 25-15). Lauren Bevan led the way with 14 kills and 12 digs while Kameryn Hayes was close behind with 10 kills and also had 20 assists. The Lady Buffs will be taking a break from Lone Star Conference action as they travel to Lubbock to take on Dallas Baptist on Friday at 2:00 pm.

The West Texas A&M Buffaloes football team is preparing for their final home game of the regular season as they will take on Texas A&M - Kingsville. The Buffaloes go into the contest with a 4-3 overall record with a 3-2 conference record and are currently tied for second place in the conference. The Buffaloes lost their last game Saturday against Texas A&M - Commerce 48-21. Game time is Saturday at 3:00 pm in Canyon.

The West Texas A&M men's soccer team is on the road tonight at 7:30 pm as they will take on Texas A&M International for the second time this season. Texas A&M International won the first matchup back in September 2-1. The Buffaloes go into the contest with a 7-5-1 overall record after getting a tie against Eastern New Mexico on Sunday.

High School Volleyball Scores

In high school volleyball action last night, the Canyon Lady Eagles had an easy time as they swept Palo Duro (25-7, 25-9, and 25-17). Amarillo High also got an easy sweep as they beat Lubbock Monterey (25-9, 25-7, and 25-10). The Randall Lady Raiders survived a tough 5-set match with Dumas (20-25, 21-25, 25-19, 25-15, and 15-13). Highland Park remains unbeaten in district play as they swept Childress. River Road takes control of second place in District 1-3A after sweeping Sanford-Fritch (25-19, 25-14, and 25-19). San Jacinto finishes their district play unbeaten as they swept Lubbock Christian (25-19, 25-20, and 25-6). Dalhart swept Borger in a hard fought 3-set match (25-22, 25-23, and 25-16). And West Texas got a clean sweep of Miami (25-13, 25-16, and 25-13).

UIL Making Changes

UIL is changing several of their athletics rules. Beginning in the 2015 football playoffs, the higher seeds in the Class 6A playoffs will have home-field advantage in the first round. Class 2A will increase the amount of teams making the playoffs from 3 to 4 for all conference 2A varsity team sports. And Class 1A will have their own playoffs with Class 1A and Class 2A playing each other in district play, but divide the two into separate playoff brackets.

Amarillo Bulls Preview

The Amarillo Bulls are getting set for their two home games this weekend against the Corpus Christi Ice Rays. The Bulls head into the contest with a 3-6-2 record on the season and are currently last in the South Division. The Bulls and Ice Rays will play on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm in Amarillo.

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