West Texas A&M University, located in Canyon, Texas, is committed to ensuring that students have opportunities and the resources necessary to succeed in their academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, social, moral, and civic endeavors while they are enrolled as our students.
Midwestern State, located in Wichita Falls, Texas, guides National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II programs for men and women characterized by excellence, development of character, ethics, sportsmanship and a stewardship of the high standards of the University.
Midwestern State University and West Texas A&M University are proud to announce the Highway 287 Challenge Cup, a competitive series between the athletic programs of the MSU Mustangs and the WT Buffaloes. US Highway 287 connects the communities of Wichita Falls and Amarillo/Canyon. WT won the first two Highway 287 Challenge Cup, 13-12 in 2013-14, and 12-11 in 2014-15.
The Challenge, which originated at the request of both student bodies in 2012, tracks head-to-head match-ups and conference championship results in 10 sports between MSU and WT, with each school accumulating points toward the overall series championship.