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LOOKING BACK: April 3 memories

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Odessa American will feature some historical highlights for those of you having sports withdrawal during this unexpected hiatus from local, college and professional sports. Happy reading!

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Thursday 04/02/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 3 memories

Wednesday 04/01/2020

COLLEGE RODEO: Odessa College cowboys ponder next ride LOOKING BACK: April 2 memories

Tuesday 03/31/2020

ATHLETICS: Area schools save money from early end to spring sports LOOKING BACK: April 1 memories

Monday 03/30/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 31 memories ATHLETICS: Umpires on the sidelines as well during postponements

Sunday 03/29/2020

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Former RockHound tested positive for coronavirus LOOKING BACK: March 30 memories

Saturday 03/28/2020

SOFTBALL: Area teams hope to get another chance to take the field LOOKING BACK: March 29 Memories

Friday 03/27/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High, Permian deal with disrupted spring practices LOOKING BACK: March 28 Memories

Thursday 03/26/2020

LITTLE LEAGUE: Area teams deal with extended delay LOOKING BACK: March 27 memories

Wednesday 03/25/2020

MARTIAL ARTS: Area gyms adjust to virtual learning LOOKING BACK: March 26 memories

Tuesday 03/24/2020

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Midland's Hoppel has Olympic quest sidelined by pandemic LOOKING BACK: March 25 memories

Monday 03/23/2020

GOLF: Local courses stay open but adjust to ever-changing situation with virus LOOKING BACK: March 24 memories HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stephens-Deary, Bunger honored

Saturday 03/21/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Crane's Rodriguez hoping for more time on the diamond LOOKING BACK: March 22 Memories

Friday 03/20/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 21 memories COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB coaches get creative in recruiting during dead period

Thursday 03/19/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 20th Memories COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College coaches make best of recruiting restrictions amid virus outbreak HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: UIL extends suspension of activities

Wednesday 03/18/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Adika named conference MVP HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Wink coaches reflect on successful school year

Tuesday 03/17/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College athletes head home to Italy amid virus crisis

Monday 03/16/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: NAHL cancels remaining regular season games COLLEGE SPORTS: NJCAA cancels remainder of season INDOOR FOOTBALL: Warbirds' season pushed back once again COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB players, coaches ponder next move

Sunday 03/15/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: LSC cancels competition for remaining spring sports

Saturday 03/14/2020

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian splits final two games before hiatus GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Hobbs wins Class 5A state title in New Mexico

Friday 03/13/2020

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Wranglers sweep final doubleheader before suspension of season COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB teams try to stay upbeat after hiatus COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College teams in limbo after seasons stopped INDOOR FOOTBALL: CIF delays start of season HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: ECISD, UIL suspend athletic events until further notice HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Early burst pushes Permian past Bristow

Thursday 03/12/2020

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Permian's Harris has high hopes for regional berth HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Permian's Wilson looks to make late-season push NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Regular-season games paused COLLEGE SPORTS: Lone Star Conference, NJCAA halt competition

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Athletes Village for Olympics could house virus patients

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Japan's baseball, soccer seasons delayed again amid pandemic

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Mississippi State coach Mike Leach apologizes for tweet

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach has apologized on social media for posting a tweet that drew criticism from Bulldogs players and an assistant professor at the school before it was deleted.

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NRL's 'Project Apollo' aims to provide smooth landing in Oz

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Analysis: It's time for Tomjanovich to get the Hall's call

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Shepherd University adding women's golf next fall

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Division II Shepherd University is adding women's golf starting next fall.

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Nick Saban favors extra teaching time, not longer fall camp

Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn’t believe extending preseason camp for college football teams around the country is necessarily the best way to get them ready for the season.

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The Waiting Game: For NBA coaches, that's the new schedule

MIAMI (AP) — Orlando’s Steve Clifford figures he’s like every other NBA coach right now: Wake up, go to whatever now serves as the office, study his own team, maybe think about possible opponents, and resume planning.

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Sharks GM gives Boughner `upper hand' to take over as coach

San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn’t ready to remove the interim head coach tag from Bob Boughner’s title yet.

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Aussie league: LaMelo Ball's bid to buy club not a done deal

SYDNEY (AP) — LaMelo Ball’s bid to be a club owner before making his NBA debut isn’t a done deal, yet.

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The Latest: MLS extends training moratorium through April 24

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LA Rams' offensive line counting on boost from continuity

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Ed Farmer, White Sox broadcaster, former pitcher, dies at 70

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New Eagles cornerback Darius Slay wants the pressure on him

New Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Darius Slay welcomes the opportunity to cover the opponent’s best receiver.

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