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LOOKING BACK: June 1 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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Sunday 05/31/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 1 Memories

Saturday 05/30/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Sanchez-Juarez kept focus on school first LOOKING BACK: May 31 Memories

Friday 05/29/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Olivas balances out schoolwork, athletics LOOKING BACK: May 30 memories

Thursday 05/28/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Roberts finishes high school with milestone year LOOKING BACK: May 29 memories

Wednesday 05/27/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Lopez's work and patience pay off LOOKING BACK: May 28 Memories

Tuesday 05/26/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Alpine's Watley shines on and off the field SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Dominguez navigates through obstacles LOOKING BACK: May 27 memories

Monday 05/25/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: McCamey's Harrold puts in the work to succeed LOOKING BACK: May 26 memories

Sunday 05/24/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Navarrette hopes to return to athletics as a coach LOOKING BACK: May 25 memories

Saturday 05/23/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Noyola maintains high level in academics, athletics HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Camacho signs to play at UTPB LOOKING BACK: May 24 memories RODEO: West of the Pecos Rodeo postponed

Friday 05/22/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Seminole's Stokes makes impact on field, in classroom LOOKING BACK: May 23 Memories

Thursday 05/21/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Seminole's Carter balances plenty of demands on time COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Permian pair Sullivan, Bedrick to continue baseball careers at Hardin-Simmons LOOKING BACK: May 22 Memories

Wednesday 05/20/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Greenwood’s Huber driven to succeed on and off the court LOOKING BACK: May 21 Memories

Tuesday 05/19/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Mayfield focused on the task at hand LOOKING BACK: May 20 memories

Monday 05/18/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Corralez surprised by scholar honor LOOKING BACK: May 19 memories

Sunday 05/17/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Van Horn's Corralez makes most of chances to succeed LOOKING BACK: May 18 Memories

Saturday 05/16/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Iraan's Kent has plenty of success balancing full plate RUNNING: Annual Root Beer Run goes virtual during pandemic LOOKING BACK: May 17 Memories

Friday 05/15/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Six OHS players sign to play at UTPB SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Iraan's McGhee racing full speed toward goals LOOKING BACK: May 16 memories

Thursday 05/14/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Gray continues to plan ahead COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College coaches being cautious with return to recruiting LOOKING BACK: May 15 memories

Wednesday 05/13/2020

LOOKING BACK: May 14 memories SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Wink's multi-faceted Smith seemingly never slows down

Tuesday 05/12/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Hung caps unforgettable year LOOKING BACK: May 13 Memories

Monday 05/11/2020

SCHOLAR ATHLETE: Terry manages tough schedule to become Pecos' female scholar athlete LOOKING BACK: May 12 memories

Sunday 05/10/2020

LOOKING BACK: May 11 memories

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