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In high school football action last night, Amarillo High defeated Lubbock Monterey 42-13 to improve to 8-0 on the season. Lubbock Estacado survives at home against Pampa 34-29. Follett blews out Fort Elliott at home 64-22 to improve to 6-1 overall on the season. Groom took care of business on the road against Silverton 58-6.
For high school football action tonight, Lubbock Coronado will be at home against Tascosa. Caprock and Hereford will face each other. Canyon is at home against Palo Duro. Dumas is at home against the Randall Raiders. Lubbock Cooper faces off against Plainview. Borger is at home against Levelland. Bushland is at home against 3-4 Vernon. Perryton is at home against Iowa Park. Childress faces off against Muleshoe. River Road will be on the road against Friona. Dimmitt is on the road against Littlefield. Lubbock Roosevelt and Idalou faceoff against each other in a battle of 5-2 teams. Tulia is at home against Sanford Fritch. Highland Park will look to upset unbeaten Spearman at home. Unbeaten Canadian is at home against 1-loss Stratford. Panhandle faces off against West Texas. Boys Ranch will look to go .500 on the season against Wellington. Wheeler takes on Sunray. Shamrock is at home against unbeaten Booker. Gruver is at home against Claude.
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 tomorrow at 3:00 pm in Canyon.
The West Texas A&M Lady Buffs volleyball team will be on the road to Lubbock today as they faceoff against Dallas Baptist. The Lady Buffs go into the contest with a 21-3 record with an unbeaten 12-0 conference record. They are currently riding a 13 game winning streak dating back to September 20th. Gametime will be at 2:00 today.
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.
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.