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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers continue solid start to season

PLANO The Odessa College men’s basketball team continued its successful season-opening road trip Saturday with a 91-76 victory against Collin County Community College.

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Saturday 01/23/2021

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers continue solid start to season HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Scoreboard for Jan. 23

Friday 01/22/2021

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers hold on for season-opening victory COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB tops No. 11 St. Edward's, snaps skid WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Falcons settle for split of road series HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Second-half run helps Permian pull away from Odessa High HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian rolls past Borger GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High bounces back against Abilene Wylie GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian finishes with draw against Lubbock Coronado GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High defeats Permian at home COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Odessa College sweeps long-awaited season opener HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Servance reassigned from duties as Odessa High head football coach

Thursday 01/21/2021

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Falcons pull away from Hilltoppers COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Second half burst lifts St. Edward's past UTPB COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers ready to return to postseason COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Odessa College ready to start delayed season HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING: Niemann sets pace for Permian at 2-6A meet

Wednesday 01/20/2021

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Scoreboard for Jan. 21 NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes look to break out of rough stretch

Tuesday 01/19/2021

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Bronchos fall to San Angelo Central GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Second half goals help Permian past Abilene Wylie GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Lubbock Coronado inches past OHS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian suffers narrow double-overtime defeat to Wolfforth Frenship GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Wolfforth Frenship runs past Permian HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: San Angelo Central gets past Odessa High

Monday 01/18/2021

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Panthers, Bronchos ready for key District 2-6A matchups GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High, Permian look to bounce back HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Panthers prepare for road match at Canyon Randall GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian, Odessa High back at home COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Falcons trying to fix the little things

Sunday 01/17/2021

SANDHILLS STOCK SHOW AND RODEO: Australian bronc rider Reynolds adjusts to rodeo in U.S. NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes swept by Brahmas

Saturday 01/16/2021

SANDHILLS STOCK SHOW AND RODEO: Andersen, Struxness finish strong as rodeo concludes SANDHILLS STOCK SHOW AND RODEO: Creasy looks to recover from injuries COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB men fall to West Texas A&M WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: West Texas A&M defeats UTPB

Friday 01/15/2021

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High gets past Midland High for first district win HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian locks down defensively to defeat Abilene High GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Dawgs pull away late to knock off Lady Bronchos GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers fall to Abilene High SANDHILLS STOCK SHOW AND RODEO: Minnesota cowboys kick off season with long trip COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 7 West Texas A&M runs away from Falcons

Thursday 01/14/2021

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: West Texas A&M works inside to defeat UTPB GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Compass Academy using pandemic-shortened season to build for future SANDHILLS STOCK SHOW AND RODEO: Coliseum makes quick transition from hockey to rodeo HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Seminole's Palmer steps down after two seasons GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Ramirez leads Lady Bronchos in win

Wednesday 01/13/2021

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Compass gets season off to late start NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes face quick turnaround

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Clayton scores 22 to carry Coppin St. over Norfolk St. 81-77

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Suter scores first 3 NHL goals as Blackhawks beat Red Wings

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Key, Davis lift No. 25 Lady Vols past No. 12 Kentucky 70-53

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tamari Key scored a career-high 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting, Rennia Davis added 15 points and a career-high 20 rebounds, and No. 25 Tennessee throttled No. 12 Kentucky 70-53 on Sunday.

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No. 1 Louisville stays unbeaten, beats Wake Forest 65-63

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Allen scores 25 to carry Delaware over UNC Wilmington 67-62

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Allen scored a season-high 25 points as Delaware edged past UNC Wilmington 67-62 on Sunday.

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Hockey Hall of Famer George Armstrong dies at 90

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Morse with 30, James Madison topples Northeastern 79-72

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Clemson women blow big lead, top No. 23 Syracuse 86-77 in OT

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Grady scores 22 to carry Davidson past UMass 69-60

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Bayern beats Schalke 4-0 to extend Bundesliga lead

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