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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bronchos win first district game

MIDLAND The Odessa High boys basketball team managed to bring an end to their District 2-6A woes with 48-41 victory against Midland Lee Friday at Rebel Gymnasium.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian Basin Scoreboard for Jan. 24

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: First-half surge sparks Permian to victory over Amarillo Tascosa

The level of difficulty was raised for the Permian boys basketball team when it hosted Amarillo Tascosa, the only other team unbeaten in District 2-6A entering Friday’s matchup.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian overwhelmed in loss to Amarillo Tascosa

The Permian girls basketball team entered Friday’s game looking to bounce back from two straight losses.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High earns road victory over Abilene High

ABILENE The Odessa High girls soccer team got off to a strong start and didn’t look back as the Lady Bronchos defeated Abilene High 4-2 Tuesday at Shotwell Stadium.

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Dominant first half pushes Permian past Odessa High

The renewal of the crosstown rivalry between the Odessa High and Permian boys basketball teams quickly turned into a one-sided battle.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Second half surge lifts Odessa High past Permian

The Odessa High girls basketball team entered Tuesday’s District 2-6A matchup with Permian needing a win to get things going in the right direction. 

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian falls to Abilene Cooper

The Permian boys couldn’t overcome a sluggish start at home as the Panthers fell 3-1 to Abilene Cooper Tuesday night on a wet field at Ratliff Stadium.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Garcia adjusts to starting role

Bayleah Garcia knew she was going to have to take on more responsibility on the Odessa High girls soccer team this season. The junior goalkeeper knew that she was going to be the starter at the varsity level this year after backing up Catalina Ulate last season.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian, Odessa High ready to renew rivalry

The crosstown rivalry between Permian and Odessa High adds another chapter on the hardwood and the matchups come at a pivotal moment for both the boys and girls basketball teams.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Late goal gives OHS a 2-2 draw

A late goal by Odessa high’s Cassandra Ramirez gave the Lady Bronchos a 2-2 draw against San Angelo Central on Friday at Ratliff Stadium.

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Wolfforth Frenship pulls away from Odessa High

WOLFFORTH The Odessa High boys basketball team hung tough early, but couldn’t stay close as the Bronchos fell 89-62 Friday to Wolfforth Frenship in the District 2-6A opener at the Tiger Pit.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Bronchos fall to Wolfforth Frenship

WOLFFORTH The tough start to District 2-6A play did not get easier for the Odessa High girls basketball team Friday as the Lady Bronchos fell 78-30 to Wolfforth Frenship at the Tiger Pit.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian falls to San Angelo Central

The Permian boys soccer team was dealt a 2-0 loss by San Angelo Central in nondistrict play Friday night at Ratliff Stadium.

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian cruises past Midland Lee in District 2-6A opener

Heading into the start of District 2-6A play, Permian boys basketball coach Tim Thomas wanted to see his Panthers get off to a good start.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Offensive struggles cost Permian against Midland Lee

The Permian girls basketball team looked to build on its success Tuesday after defeating Midland High to win its first District 2-6A game. Unfortunately for the Lady Panthers, Friday proved to be a different story.

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

Gibrian Pena has been a mainstay for the Odessa High baseball program the past four seasons.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High falls to Amarillo Tascosa

AMARILLO The Odessa High girls basketball hung tough early but couldn’t keep pace against Amarillo Tascosa as the Lady Bronchos fell 88-60 to the Lady Rebels in Tuesday’s District 2-6A play at the Tascosa Activity Center.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian rallies past Midland High for first district win

Even when trailing late in the fourth quarter, Permian girls basketball coach Macee Lane encouraged her team to keep battling. 

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High, Permian prepare for second district games

The Permian and Odessa High girls basketball teams both look to bounce back Tuesday in their second game of District 2-6A play.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian, OHS finish weekend tournament

LUBBOCK The Permian and Odessa High soccer teams both finished with five wins to wrap up the Teinert Construction Kickoff Classic Saturday.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian boys win on the road

VAN HORN The Permian boys basketball team used a dominating second quarter to pull away from El Paso Pebble Hills, recording a 63-41 win in nondistrict action Saturday for the Panthers’ 14th consecutive victory.

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HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: OHS boys take second at invite

The Odessa High and Permian boys and girls gymnastics teams wrapped up their second and final day of competition with the Martha Mitchell-Harold Green Invitational on Saturday at Permian High School.

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HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: Permian, OHS finish up first day of invitational

The Permian and Odessa High boys and girls gymnastics teams began the first day of the Martha Mitchell-Harold Green Invitational Friday at the Permian Gymnastics Gym.

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Jokic helps Nuggets beat Rockets 117-110 on somber day

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Creighton's balanced attack hems in Xavier for 77-66 win

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In Europe, Kobe Bryant recalled for his 'Italian qualities'

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The Latest: Michael Jordan reacts to Kobe news

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Balanced attack helps No. 5 Louisville rout Pittsburgh 83-49

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville saw six players score in double figures Sunday as the No. 5 Cardinals cruised to an 83-49 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday.

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Juventus loses 2-1 at Napoli in Sarri's return

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Nantes fans remember Sala; Neymar pays tribute to Bryant

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Goodwin's double-double lifts Saint Louis over Fordham 55-39

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Sheriff says records show 9 people were aboard Kobe Bryant helicopter; all died

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Freshman Fran Belibi leads No. 6 Stanford past Utah 82-49

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Kobe Bryant remembered as AFC beats NFC again in Pro Bowl

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Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby says everyone aboard the helicopter perished; no survivors

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Saturday 01/25/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Late free throw clinches win for UTPB WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lions stay undefeated in win over Falcons COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Lady Wranglers open season with split against Ranger College GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Fourth quarter run carries Lady Bronchos to win HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bronchos win first district game HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian Basin Scoreboard for Jan. 24

Friday 01/24/2020

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: First-half surge sparks Permian to victory over Amarillo Tascosa GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian overwhelmed in loss to Amarillo Tascosa INDOOR FOOTBALL: WTX Warbird hold open tryout NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes shut out by Bulls NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes shutdown in return from road trip

Thursday 01/23/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB rallies to defeat UT Tyler in overtime WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB starts fast, cruises past UT Tyler NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes look to turn things around in return home COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Lady Wranglers bring experience into new season COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers continue run with win over Broncos

Wednesday 01/22/2020

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Hoad, Landeros earn postseason honors COLLEGE BASEBALL: UTPB picked 11th in Lone Star Conference preseason poll GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High earns road victory over Abilene High

Tuesday 01/21/2020

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Dominant first half pushes Permian past Odessa High GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Second half surge lifts Odessa High past Permian HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian falls to Abilene Cooper GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Garcia adjusts to starting role COLLEGE SOFTBALL: UTPB picked 16th in conference poll COLLEGE SOFTBALL: UTPB picked 16th in Lone Star Conference preseason poll

Monday 01/20/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College earns comeback upset at Clarendon College WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College dominates for sixth straight victory HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian, Odessa High ready to renew rivalry COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: UTPB basketball, swimming prepare for pivotal week

Sunday 01/19/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes swept by Pilots COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College heads out for road matchups with Clarendon College

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

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