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The Lions travel to Canyon, where their last victory there coming in 2004.

After holding off a late surge by its fierce Conference rival Angelo State, the Texas A&M University-Commerce football team escaped with a 38-35 victory on Saturday night in Commerce. Now the Lions travel to Canyon to face one of their toughest rivals in West Texas A&M.

Jose Azarte, Jr.

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.

Lions drop thriller to WT in LSC semis

Nov 25, 2013
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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.

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

Sep 23, 2013
"Old E.T." and "W.T." will line up against one another once again. The Lions are 16-14 in the series with the Buffaloes.

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. 

Lions face a 'canyon' of a challenge this Saturday

Sep 20, 2013
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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.

West Texas A&M University President Dr. J. Pat O'Brien
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.

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.

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.