Amarillo Wranglers Prepare for Season Opener Home Game
Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look as the Amarillo Wranglers gear up for their season opener home game this weekend. Tune in for player interviews, training highlights, and expert predictions. Brought to you by KFDA, your trusted source for local news.
Artist 'Jeks' Creates Terry Funk Mural In Funk's Hometown Of Amarillo, Texas
A Terry Funk mural has been spotted in Amarillo, Texas. The mural began to pick up traction after fellow wrestling legend Mikey Whipwreck shared a photo of it on social media. In the replies, a fellow fan was quick to share a link to an article about the mural, which revealed that it was created by an artist by the name of 'Jeks'.
SPORTS DRIVE: Catch up with Guy Chiarenza, Bo Helm and Cody Robinson
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - If you missed today’s interviews with Guy Chiarenza, Bo Helm and Cody Robinson on the Sports Drive, you can watch it here. Amarillo Wranglers Director of Media Guy Chiarenza tells us what this past weekend was like for the team, what his first impressions of Amarillo are and more!
Top football performers from last week in the Texas Panhandle
Let's take a look at some of the top performers in football from last week in the Texas Panhandle. Neumeier had three catches for 127 yards and two touchdowns against Randall. Cavalier was 10-of-13 passing for 252 yards and four touchdowns while rushing for 170 yards and a score on five carries in a half of action.
Sod Poodles season has come to an end, but their impact continues on to youth baseball
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Sod Poodles have been a staple to the Amarillo community since their inaugural season in 2019. “This is some of the best fans in all of baseball, if not the best,” Sod Poodles manager Shawn Roof said after the Texas League Championship win on Wednesday. “The energy and the atmosphere that they brought tonight, they made it a home field advantage. I tell you what, Duzenack’s homerun yesterday and Duzenack’s homerun today, it still gives me chills. I will never forget the energy that they had. Just to be here and celebrate it in person, it’s really cool to give it to the fans.”
Men's Golf Hits the Links in Amarillo for Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational
Amarillo, Texas (Amarillo Country Club) • For the second-straight season and the 11th time in school history, the Rattlers will compete in the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational. 2011: 7th 2016: 1st. 2012: 3rd 2017: 1st. 2013: 4th 2018: 1st. 2014: 3rd 2019: 2nd. 2015: 2nd 2022: 10th. • The lineup...
Women's Golf Looks for Continued Success at WT Fall Invite
Amarillo, Texas (La Paloma Golf Course) • The St. Mary's Women's Golf team heads to its third of four fall tournaments this week, competing in the annual WT Fall Invitational. This is the second-straight year and the seventh overall the Rattlers have competed in the tournament. A year ago the team finished fourth and four finished in the top-20 individually.
Live updates: West Texas A&M vs. Western Oregon football
West Texas A&M is hosting Western Oregon this week in game five of the regular season. The Buffs are 2-2 after falling in overtime to UT Permian Basin last week 41-40. They're also 1-1 in Lone Star Conference play. Western Oregon is 1-3 on the year as it comes into...
Kyndal Blair shines with 33 kills in Hereford’s win over Canyon
CANYON, Texas (KFDA) - The Hereford Lady Whitefaces picked up another district win over the Canyon Lady Eagles on Saturday afternoon 3-1. Hereford’s Kyndal Blair was a force at the net tallying 33 kills. Allee Purcella was right behind her with 22 of her own. The Lady Whitefaces back...
Lady Buffs remain undefeated in ‘The Box’ after sweep over St. Mary’s
CANYON, Texas (KFDA) - The West Texas A&M Lady Buffs remain undefeated on their home court after a sweep over Lone Star Conference opponent St. Mary’s Saturday afternoon. WT is now 12-2 overall and 2-1 in conference action. Brynne Wright led the way on the attack for the Lady...
Volleyball Falls in Straight Sets to #5 West Texas A&M
CANYON, Texas — The St. Mary's University Volleyball team fell in straight sets to fifth-ranked West Texas A&M on Saturday afternoon, 25-21, 25-20, 25-17. "The Box" is a home away from home for the Rattlers (7-8, 2-2 Lone Star Conference), who have played 10 matches there in the last two seasons. This year, StMU has played there more than they have at their own home, but the environment wasn't near as friendly as Bill Greehey Arena.
FRIDAY REWIND: Bushland's Dawson Jaco etching his name in Falcon football history books
It's no secret Bushland quarterback Dawson Jaco has been impressive since taking over as the starter last year. As unfair as it is, with all of the great quarterbacks in the Panhandle, what he does in a given week can get overlooked sometimes. Not this week. ...
Lady Chaps Ready to Compete at West Texas A&M Fall Invitational
AMARILLO, Texas - The Lubbock Christian University women's golf team travels to Canyon for the West Texas A&M Fall Invitational. The tournament will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 2-3 at La Paloma Golf Club in Amarillo. The Lady Chaps lineup will feature Lily Griffin, Alexandra Escamilla, Prestley Hammond, Aspen...
Chaps Travel to Amarillo for Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite
AMARILLO, Texas - The Lubbock Christian University men's golf team returns to action at the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite. The tournament will be hosted by West Texas A&M and will take place Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 2-3 at Amarillo Country Club. The Chaps lineup will feature Braxton Floyd, Tres Arreola, Jackson Comer,...
Lady Rebels remain undefeated in district action with sweep over Palo Duro
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Tascosa Lady Rebels swept the Palo Duro Lady Dons Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated in district action. The Lady Rebels are now 24-12 so far on the season. Tascosa’s defense was on fire as Ellaina Langeland tallied 11 digs and Avelyn Ireland added 10 of...
HIGHLIGHTS: Andrews vs. Canyon
ANDREWS, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – The Andrews Mustangs hosted the Canyon Eagles Friday night but fell short as the Eagles soared past Andrews 35-14. The Mustangs, now 3-3, open up their district schedule next week on the road at San Angelo Lake View. Watch the video above for highlights.
Game of the Week: West Plains vs. Hereford
CANYON, Texas (KFDA) - Two teams having a resurgent year with a combined record of 9-1. The Hereford Whitefaces are undefeated through five weeks after a 1-9 season last year. The West Plains Wolves are one of the hottest offenses in the state in their program’s second year of existence.
West Plains’ Sims, Wooten receive Athlete of the Week honors
AMARILLO – West Plains senior receiver Kyron Wooten and senior libero McCall Sims are this week’s Canyon News Athletes of the Week. The Athletes of the Week, each week, are sponsored by CareXpress/FMC Health and honor the best athletes from Canyon High School, Happy High School, Randall High School, West Plains High School and West Texas A&M University.
Amarillo High moves to 2-0 in district with win over Caprock
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo High Sandies took down the Caprock Longhorns 38-7 to move to 2-0 in district play. The Sandies dominated against a crosstown rival for the second straight week as all three phases were stellar against the Longhorns. On special teams, it was JQ Ervin with...
High School Football: Abilene High feasts on Amarillo Tascosa turnovers in district win
Ryland Gentry returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown, and Abilene High cashed three Amarillo Tascosa turnovers into touchdowns on the way to a 42-20 homecoming victory over the Rebels on Friday in a District 2-5A Division I game at Shotwell Stadium. Six different players scored touchdowns for the Eagles (4-2 overall,...