• January 18, 2020

Odessa American: Swimming And Diving

e-Edition Subscribe
Don't Miss:

Swimming And Diving

Top Story

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Falcons win on the road

DALLAS The UTPB men’s basketball team brought an end to its five-game losing streak with an 83-78 win over No. 16-ranked Dallas Baptist in Lone Star Conference action Saturday at the Burg Center.

More From Top Story

More More High School News

Latest Photos

Saturday 01/18/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Falcons win on the road WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB falls in overtime

Friday 01/17/2020

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Late goal gives OHS a 2-2 draw NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes fall to Pilots BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Wolfforth Frenship pulls away from Odessa High GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Bronchos fall to Wolfforth Frenship HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian falls to San Angelo Central BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian cruises past Midland Lee in District 2-6A opener GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Offensive struggles cost Permian against Midland Lee

Thursday 01/16/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Falcons come up short on the road WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB falls to Tarleton State WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lady Wranglers extend winning streak with win over WTC COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers fall to Western Texas College

Wednesday 01/15/2020

COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Odessa High's Pena, Ford ink letters of intent

Tuesday 01/14/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers fall to Hawks WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lady Wranglers win on the road GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High falls to Amarillo Tascosa GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian rallies past Midland High for first district win

Monday 01/13/2020

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Falcons regroup, prepare for next conference tests GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High, Permian prepare for second district games WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lady Wranglers move up three spots in latest NJCAA poll

Sunday 01/12/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes fall in series finale against Bulls RODEO: Gibson looks to build off strong performance GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian, OHS finish weekend tournament

Saturday 01/11/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Falcons' late rally falls short against Greyhounds WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Freshmen shine for UTPB in victory over Eastern New Mexico RODEO: Canadian saddle bronc riders make presence known in Odessa HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian boys win on the road HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: OHS boys take second at invite

Friday 01/10/2020

HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: Permian, OHS finish up first day of invitational HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High falls to Seminole GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High, Permian continue strong play in Lubbock GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High edged out late by Midland High GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian falls to Wolfforth Frenship in District 2-6A opener RODEO: Bull riding brings Bingham brothers together COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Falcons look to bounce back HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian faces El Paso Pebble hills in nondistrict finale COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Late UTPB rally not enough as West Texas A&M pulls away NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes head coach Watson steps down WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lady Wranglers hang on in win over Lady Chaps WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Shorthanded UTPB falls to West Texas A&M COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers fall to Chaparrals on the road

Thursday 01/09/2020

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High, Permian open District 2-6A play HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High faces Seminole in final nondstirct game HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: Permian, Odessa High return to action

Wednesday 01/08/2020

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High falls to Seminole in nondistrict finale HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian dominates San Angelo TLCA RODEO: Driggers finishes Super Tuesday on a strong note

Tuesday 01/07/2020

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High turns up the pressure to get past Pecos

Astros, Red Sox look ahead in wake of sign-stealing scandal

Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers amid the fallout from the investigation into Houston’s elaborate scheme.

Updated: 7:31 pm | See more

Zegarowski's late 3 lifts No. 25 Creighton past Friars 78-74

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski was so dizzy before the game that he was held out of the starting lineup for the first time this season.

Updated: 7:16 pm | See more

LeMay's 2 TDs lead East over West 31-27 in Shrine Bowl

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mission accomplished for Florida International's James Morgan, Charlotte's Benny LeMay and Navy's Malcolm Perry in the East-West Shrine Bowl.

Updated: 7:16 pm | See more

Hamlet lifts North Texas over Louisiana Tech 51-50 at buzzer

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Javion Hamlet hit a floater in the lane as time expired and North Texas defeated Louisiana Tech 51-50 on Saturday for the Mean Green's first win in Ruston since 1952.

Updated: 7:30 pm | See more

W. Kentucky uses a pair of runs to put down Charlotte

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth tied his career high with a season-high 30 points and Western Kentucky defeated Charlotte 80-63 on Saturday.

Updated: 7:16 pm | See more

WSU wins on day it retires Klay Thompson's jersey

PULLLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Whenever Isaac Bonton drained a 3-pointer or dished out an assist, NBA and Washington State great Klay Thompson was on his feet, cheering on the young point guard.

Updated: 7:16 pm | See more

Miller's double-double helps Morgan State top Howard, 68-58

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Malik Miller scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds off the bench and Morgan State snapped a two-game losing streak with a 68-58 win over Howard on Saturday night.

6:45 pm | See more

Pritchard's late 3 lifts No. 8 Oregon past Washington in OT

SEATTLE (AP) — All Payton Pritchard needed was a bit of separation. If he found it, the shot was going up no matter how tough the defending or difficult the attempt.

Updated: 7:03 pm | See more

Hairston leads Texas A&M-Corpus Christi over Lamar 64-58

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jordan Hairston had 23 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated Lamar 64-58 on Saturday.

Updated: 7:03 pm | See more

Flowers, strong finish lead to Western Michigan's victory

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Michael Flowers scored 18 points and Western Michigan rallied to defeat Kent State 67-63 on Saturday.

6:39 pm | See more

No. 24 Illinois hangs on to beat Northwestern 75-71

CHAMPAIGN, Ill, (AP) — Trent Frazier scored 16 points, including hitting four 3-pointers, to lead No. 24 Illinois to a 75-71 win over Northwestern on Saturday.

6:39 pm | See more

Jones scores 20 to lift Radford past Presbyterian 75-64

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 20 points as Radford won its seventh straight game, beating Presbyterian 75-64 on Saturday in a battle of two of the three teams with perfect Big South Conference records.

6:39 pm | See more

Perez, Jamison Jr. carry Gardner-Webb past SC-Upstate 83-67

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jose Perez scored 19 points as Gardner-Webb beat South Carolina Upstate 83-67 on Saturday. Eric Jamison Jr. added 18 points for the Runnin' Bulldogs, while Jaheam Cornwall chipped in 15. Jamison also had nine rebounds.

Updated: 7:03 pm | See more

Henry leads Jacksonville St. past SIU-Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Kayne Henry scored a career-high 22 points with a career-tying 14 rebounds and Jacksonville State beat Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 64-56 on Saturday.

6:36 pm | See more

Medley-Bacon lifts CSU past NC A&T 79-75

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brendan Medley-Bacon had 19 points and 14 rebounds as Coppin State snapped its nine-game losing streak, narrowly beating NC A&T 79-75 on Saturday. Koby Thomas and Dejuan Clayton added 18 points each for the Eagles. Clayton also had eight rebounds and …

6:33 pm | See more

Harvey's career-high 24 helps Nicholls rally to 79-72 win

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Elvis Harvey Jr. scored a career-high 24 points as Nicholls State defeated Central Arkansas in a come-from-behind 79-72 win on Saturday.

6:33 pm | See more

Top Picks

Please enter a valid ID.

Odessa, TX

Current Conditions

Humidity: 66%
Winds: NE at 7mph
Feels Like: 37°

Your Extended Forecast


High 53°/Low 28°
Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.


High 51°/Low 33°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.


High 54°/Low 36°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 30s.
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.