Amanda Dowdy (right) puts her Texas Tech guns up while another connection to Lexington shows her UT horns up! Lauren Dick is a cheerleader for UT and Amanda plays volleyball for Texas Tech University. Lauren is a niece of Nancy Perry of Lexington and the granddaughter of Sondra and Sherrill Alley. Amanda grew up in Lexington, graduating in 2008. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN.