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The West Texas A&M women's volleyball team will be at home tonight as they will face off against Midwestern State. The Lady Buffs go into the contest with a 20-3 overall record with an 11-0 conference record and riding a 12 game winning streak dating back to September 20th. That game will being at 7:00 pm in Canyon.

The West Texas A&M women's golf fired a school-record 292 in the first round of the 2014 Oklahoma Intercollegiate Monday on the par 72, 5,921-yard Fort Sill Golf Course.  The Lady Buffs lead the 12-team field by seven strokes heading into Tuesday's final round. The field is set to complete the 36-hole tournament Tuesday with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

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.

High School Football Recap

In high school football action Friday night, Tascosa is unbeaten no more as they fell to Frenship in their district opener 35-34. Randall defeated Caprock 56-36. Palo Duro takes care of business over Dumas 49-14. Canyon survives against Hereford 37-34. Plainview beats Abilene Cooper in a shootout 68-63. Lubbock Estacado takes care of Levelland 65-53. Lubbock Monterey is at .500 after beating Lubbock Coronado 39-35. Lubbock Cooper gets win number 6 against Lubbock High 34-14. Pampa wins at home against Seminole 47-20. Iowa Park gets the best of Bushland 38-20. Vernon shutsout Dalhart 48-0. Idalou beats Tulia 27-13. Highland Park wins on the road against Sanford Fritch 27-14. In a string of blowouts in District 1-3A Division 1, Childress beats Dimmitt 37-7, Muleshoe tops Friona 55-7, and Littlefield beats River Road 19-7. Canadian remains unbeaten as they beat Wellington 35-12. Stratford blows out Panhandle at home 48-14. West Texas beats Boys Ranch 33-31. In a battle of unbeaten teams, Booker blows out Gruver 49-14. Sunray gets its first district win against Shamrock 55-26.

Top High School Football Performers:
Randall: RB Wyatt Garton 22 carries 324 yards 2 TDs (including a 97 yard TD)
Canyon: QB Cade McCallie 346 total yards (148 rush) 5 total TDs (3 rush & 2 pass)
Booker: QB Hunter Lile 19-25 395 yards 4 TDs; passed Drew Tate's state record for completions in a career (950)
Idalou: RB Brandt Schilling 133 rush yards 2 TDs
Highland Park: QB Ruben Ruiz 156 pass yards & 145 rush yards 3 total TDs (2 pass & 1 rush)
Wheeler: Traylen Drake 3 total TDs (1 rush, 1 receiving, & 1 INT return)
West Texas: WR Emilio Hernandez 7 rec 104 yards 3 TDs

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