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Acuna, Paniagua lift DSL Rangers1 over DSL Rays2 8-1

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, (AP) -- Luisangel Acuna doubled and singled, scoring four runs and driving home a couple as the DSL Rangers1 topped the DSL Rays2 8-1 on Wednesday.

At 103, 'Hurricane' Hawkins takes titles at US Senior Games

At 103, 'Hurricane' Hawkins takes titles at US …

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — At 103, Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins has cemented her title as the oldest woman to compete on an American track after finishing the 50- and 100-meter dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico.

Acuna, Paniagua lift DSL Rangers1 over DSL Rays2 8-1

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, (AP) -- Luisangel Acuna doubled and singled, scoring four runs and driving home a couple as the DSL Rangers1 topped the DSL Rays2 8-1 on Wednesday.

At 103, 'Hurricane' Hawkins takes titles at US Senior Games

At 103, 'Hurricane' Hawkins takes titles at US Senior Games

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — At 103, Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins has cemented her title as the oldest woman to compete on an American track after fi…

Celedonio leads DSL Braves to 7-4 win over DSL Dodgers Bautista

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, (AP) -- Jeremy Celedonio hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in three as the DSL Braves defeated the DSL Dodgers Bautista 7-4 o…

Anaheim Ducks buy out contract of former MVP Corey Perry

Anaheim Ducks buy out contract of former MVP Corey Perry

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The Anaheim Ducks have bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry after 14 seasons with the franchise.

Perez's run leads DSL Indians to 4-3 win over DSL Red Sox2

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, (AP) -- Derian Perez scored the decisive run on a wild pitch in the fifth inning, as the DSL Indians defeated the DSL Red Sox2 4-3 on Wednes…

De Leon's run leads DSL Royals2 to 4-3 win over DSL Mariners

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, (AP) -- Ruben De Leon scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning, leading the DSL Royals2 to a 4-3 win over the DSL Mariners on Wednesday.

Marseille forfeits $2M prize money in UEFA finance case

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NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Marseille will pay UEFA 2 million euros ($2.24 million) for breaking financial fair play rules monitoring spending on…

Police find missing former NFL running back Rod Smart safe

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Former NFL running back Rod Smart has been found safe after missing for the last six days, according to Lancaster County police in South Carolina.

Kolozsvary leads Daytona over Florida 5-4

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Mark Kolozsvary homered and had two hits as the Daytona Tortugas topped the Florida Fire Frogs 5-4 on Wednesday.

Diaz's double leads DSL Phillies White to 5-1 win over DSL Rangers2

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, (AP) -- Victor Diaz hit a run-scoring double in the fourth inning, leading the DSL Phillies White to a 5-1 win over the DSL Rangers2 on Wedn…

Feliciano López denies tennis match fix report

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LONDON (AP) — Tennis player Feliciano López has denied any wrongdoing after being linked by Spanish media to a doubles match at Wimbledon in 2…

Panthers sign second-round pick Greg Little

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed second-round draft pick Greg Little to a four-year contact.

Hayes, Montgomery help Dream beat Fever, snap 5-game skid

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ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 28 points, Renee Montgomery added 16 points and nine assists, and the Atlanta Dream pulled a…

Munoz, Candelario lift DSL Rays1 over DSL Athletics 5-1

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, (AP) -- Stir Candelario homered and had two hits, and Victor Munoz allowed just three hits over five innings as the DSL Rays1 beat the DSL A…

Castaneda leads DSL Brewers to 4-0 win over DSL Cardinals Red

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, (AP) -- Oscar Castaneda allowed just two hits over five innings, leading the DSL Brewers over the DSL Cardinals Red in a 4-0 win on Wednesda…

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from…

Rodriguez leads DSL Cardinals Blue to 11-3 win over DSL Twins

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, (AP) -- Darlyn Del Villar hit a two-run triple in the first inning, leading the DSL Cardinals Blue to an 11-3 win over the DSL Twins in the …

Milligan hits walk-off homer in eighth, Danville beats Princeton 3-2

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DANVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Cody Milligan hit a walk-off two-run homer with one out in the eighth inning, as the Danville Braves defeated the Prince…

After piggybacking on baseball, NFL stood tall in expansion

After piggybacking on baseball, NFL stood tall in expansion

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George Halas wanted an NFL team in Dallas, and in 1960 the influential founder of the Chicago Bears helped Clint Murchison get one.

AP source: Grizzlies trade Conley to Jazz for 3 players

AP source: Grizzlies trade Conley to Jazz for 3 players

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The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the U…

Upcoming events

  • Today, June 19, 2019
  • 2019 Juneteenth Celebration

    The Black Cultural Council of Odessa (BCCO) has scheduled the 2019 Juneteenth Celebration June 14-16 and June 19 at Woodson Park, 1020 E. Murphy St.

  • OPD's 26th Session of the Citizen's Police Academy

    The Odessa Police Department has scheduled the 26th session of the Citizen's Police Academy from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday nights, beginning Aug. 1 through Nov. 14.

  • Camp Fire West Texas - Summer Day Camp

    Camp Fire West Texas has scheduled a Summer Day Camp for children ages 5-12 from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, May 28 through Aug. 9 at Buice Elementary School, 1800 E. 87th St.

  • Summer Camps for Kids at Odessa College

    Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., is accepting registration for a variety of summer camps and activities.

  • ECISD Summer Meal Program

    The Ector County Independent School District School Nutrition is offering heatlhy Summer Food Service Program meals at no cost to children 18 years and younger.

  • Summer Science Camps for Kids (ages 6-8)

    The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled summer science camps for children ages 6-8.

  • Summer Art Camps for Kids

    The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Summer Art Camps for kids, ages 6-12.

  • VBS: It's a Praise Party

    Connection Christian Church, 4241 Tanglewood Lane, has scheduled “It's a Praise Party!” VBS for kids ages 4 through fifth grade from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 18-21.

  • “Candelilla, Coatlicue and the Breathing Machine” Exhibition

    Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled “Candelilla, Coatlicue and the Breathing Machine,” an exhibition with newly commissioned and existing works by Beatriz Cortez, Candice Lin and Fernando Palma Rodríguez, April 5 through the end of September.   

  • Kendra Scott Gives Back: “Sips and Sweets" Party

    Kendra Scott Gives Back has been scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 19 at the Kendra Scott store at The Commons at Northpark, 2900 W, Loop 250 North, Suite 135, Midland.

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Flight diverted to Oklahoma City due to unruly passenger

Flight diverted to Oklahoma City due to unruly passenger

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unru…

The legacy of Denzel: Key moments from Washington AFI honors

The legacy of Denzel: Key moments from Washington AFI honors

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A night dedicated to an artist as prolific as Denzel Washington is bound to be an emotional one. The Oscar-winning actor, d…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Red

PET OF THE WEEK: Red

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Red, a 1- to 2-year-old male Heeler mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Red is friend…

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

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Cliff, a 1-year-old male Labrador mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Cliff loves aff…

GOOD NEWS: Gift boosts Big Bend museum’s campaign

GOOD NEWS: Gift boosts Big Bend museum’s campaign

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ALPINE A $50,000 gift from Heritage Award honoree John Poindexter has provided an early boost to the Museum of the Big Bend’s C…

ECISD Summer Food Program

ECISD Summer Food Program

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The Ector County Independent School District School Nutrition is offering healthy Summer Food Service Program meals at no cost …