• June 1, 2020

Odessa American: Boys

e-Edition Subscribe
Don't Miss:


Top Story

LOOKING BACK: June 2 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!

More From Top Story

More More High School News

Latest Photos

Monday 06/01/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 2 memories

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


Monday 05/11/2020

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

Boxer Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral

Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd’s funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer.

Updated: 8:31 pm | See more

Column: NASCAR is back and fans may be right behind

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There is finally a break in this weird, new world of NASCAR after nine races over 16 days in three different states.

Updated: 8:15 pm | See more

NBA star Trae Young speaks at peaceful protest in Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — NBA All-Star Trae Young spoke at a peaceful protest of racial injustice and police brutality in his hometown on Monday.

Updated: 7:46 pm | See more

FIFA signals support for in-game Floyd solidarity messages

FIFA urged soccer competition organizers on Monday to apply “common sense” and consider not sanctioning players demanding justice for George Floyd during matches.

Updated: 7:04 pm | See more

MLB owners, players revert to salary squabbles of old

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball owners and players have reverted to form -- the type displayed over the past half-century during eight work stoppages filled with salary squabbles.

Updated: 7:04 pm | See more

Texas enters June with camps open for kids, some pro sports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas entered the new month with summer camps, including sports camps, allowed to open as the state relaxed some of the rules put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus.

Updated: 6:02 pm | See more

NWSL sets schedule for tournament in Utah

The National Women's Soccer League has set the schedule for the opening round of its tournament starting later this month in Utah, with the Portland Thorns playing the defending champion North Carolina Courage on the opening day.

Updated: 6:01 pm | See more

Germany may sanction soccer players for supporting Floyd

BERLIN (AP) — The German soccer federation has defended its decision to assess whether four young Bundesliga players who made gestures in solidarity with George Floyd over the weekend must face sanctions.

Updated: 5:46 pm | See more

Liverpool stars take a knee in gesture of support for Floyd

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool players took a knee around the center circle at Anfield Stadium on Monday in a gesture of support following the death of George Floyd.

Updated: 5:33 pm | See more

Competitive sports resume in England after 75-day shutdown

A mid-morning greyhound race in a virtually empty venue in the central English city of Birmingham wouldn’t typically be an occasion warranting special attention.

Updated: 5:34 pm | See more

Cologne forward Modeste joins Bundesliga protests over Floyd

BERLIN (AP) — Cologne forward Anthony Modeste became the latest Bundesliga player to make a statement in solidarity with George Floyd after scoring against Leipzig on Monday.

Updated: 5:17 pm | See more

Cardinals sign TE Cantrell, release CB Shelton

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end Dylan Cantrell to a one-year deal.

4:38 pm | See more

Clemson leading scorer Simms returning for final year

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson leading scorer Aamir Simms is returning for a final season after withdrawing his name from the NBA draft.

Updated: 4:45 pm | See more

Clemson WR Ross out for the year due to spinal condition

Clemson receiver Justyn Ross, considered a first-round NFL draft pick next spring, will miss the upcoming college season due to a spinal condition uncovered after he was hurt at practice in March.

Updated: 4:36 pm | See more

LSU schedules first football games vs Grambling, Southern

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Defending national champion LSU has for the first time scheduled football games with Southern and Grambling State, LSU athletic director Scott Woodward announced on Monday.

4:16 pm | See more

Judge dismisses Dykstra's suit against ex-teammate Darling

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has dismissed Lenny Dykstra’s defamation lawsuit against former New York Mets teammate Ron Darling, ruling the outfielder's reputation already was so tarnished it could not be damaged more.

Updated: 4:17 pm | See more

Top Picks

Please enter a valid ID.

Odessa, TX

Current Conditions

Partly Cloudy
Humidity: 57%
Winds: SE at 15mph
Feels Like: 74°

Your Extended Forecast


High 85°/Low 65°
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.


High 90°/Low 68°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.


High 94°/Low 69°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the upper 60s.
Online Features

Pet Central


Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>



Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>



Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>



Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>

  • ALL-ACCESS: Subscribe to our e-edition and premium website at myoaoa.com.
    You can read your daily newspaper without taking a walk to the driveway.
    Look back at yesterday's newspaper, or issues from months ago with our archive feature.
    Call circulation at 432-337-7314 to sign up today.