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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: UIL extends suspension of activities

AUSTIN The University Interscholastic League announced Thursday that it is extending its suspension of all UIL-sanctioned activities due to the coronavirus outbreak in Texas.

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ATHLETICS: Umpires on the sidelines as well during postponements

The coronavirus pandemic has left a major void in the sports world.

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LOOKING BACK: March 30 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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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High, Permian deal with disrupted spring practices

Odessa High head football coach Danny Servance has had a simple message to his team over the last two weeks — adapt and overcome.

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LOOKING BACK: March 27 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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LOOKING BACK: March 26 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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LOOKING BACK: March 25 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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LOOKING BACK: March 24 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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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stephens-Deary, Bunger honored

Permian’s Shy Stephens-Deary added another postseason honor to his accolades after being named Monday to the Texas Assocation of Basketball Coaches Class 6A All-State team.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Crane's Rodriguez hoping for more time on the diamond

Softball has been a part of Amy Rodriguez’s life since she was six years old.

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COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College coaches make best of recruiting restrictions amid virus outbreak

After coming back to town following spring break, Odessa College men’s basketball coach Kris Baumann was making final arrangements to make a postseason recruiting trip out to the East Coast.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: UIL extends suspension of activities

AUSTIN The University Interscholastic League announced Thursday that it is extending its suspension of all UIL-sanctioned activities due to the coronavirus outbreak in Texas.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Wink coaches reflect on successful school year

The school year may not be over just yet, but even with a pause in the spring sports calendar it’s already been a year to remember for everyone at Wink High School.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian splits final two games before hiatus

WOODROW The Permian baseball team put together one last rally Saturday before its season goes on hiatus, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Lubbock Monterey 3-2 on the final day of the First Bank Classic at First United Park.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Hobbs wins Class 5A state title in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. The Hobbs girls basketball team used a fourth-quarter surge Saturday to pull away for a 59-43 victory over Albuquerque Volcano Vista at DreamStyle Arena to win the New Mexico Activities Association Class 5A championship.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: ECISD, UIL suspend athletic events until further notice

Ector County Independent School District and the University Interscholastic League Athletics are the latest to be impacted by concerns from the coronavirus.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Early burst pushes Permian past Bristow

WOODROW The Permian baseball team jumped out to an early lead and did not look back as the Panthers defeated Bristow (Okla.) 13-2 Friday at the Lubbock ISD First Bank Classic.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Permian's Harris has high hopes for regional berth

Permian’s Tyranique Harris has been to the Region I-6A meet before in numerous events, including the high jump.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Permian's Wilson looks to make late-season push

Permian’s Daveja Wilson may not have had the best of showings at the West Texas Relays in the long jump last Friday at Ratliff Stadium, but the Lady Panther junior knows she can recover at the next meet.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian clinches playoff spot despite loss

It was a case of mixed results for the Permian boys soccer team Tuesday against Midland High as the Panthers fell 4-1 to Midland High in District 2-6A action Tuesday at Ratliff Stadium.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian battles back in draw against Midland High

The Permian girls soccer team battled back from a second-half deficit to force a 1-1 draw against Midland High in District 2-6A action Tuesday at Ratliff Stadium.

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Second half surge pushes Bronchos past Tigers

WOLFFORTH The Odessa High boys soccer team found its offensive rhythm in the second half, scoring all three goals after halftime in a 3-1 victory Tuesday over Wolfforth Frenship in District 2-6A play Tuesday at the Frenship Soccer Complex.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High earns draw against Wolfforth Frenship

WOLFFORTH The Odessa High girls soccer team gave District 2-6A leader Wolfforth Frenship all it could handle. In the end, the Lady Tigers got a late goal in the second half to finish in a 2-2 draw with the Lady Bronchos Tuesday at the Frenship Soccer Complex.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian falls in low-scoring battle to San Angelo Central

SAN ANGELO A lone run in the first inning proved to be the difference as the Permian baseball team fell 1-0 to San Angelo Central on Tuesday at Donsky Field.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Permian converts on chances to pull away from Monahans

There were plenty of chances for both the Permian and Monahans softball teams to bring runs across the plate.

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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

Wednesday 03/11/2020

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Cousins throws UTPB's first perfect game COLLEGE BASEBALL: Wranglers outslug Chaparrals

Tuesday 03/10/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian clinches playoff spot despite loss

Clash likely in Australia if football reaches cricket season

The biggest collisions of the Australian football season could come after the coronavirus pandemic has passed.

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NFL teams rely on tape with virus altering pre-draft routine

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Let's go to the tape.

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Special teams maven Nate Ebner follows Joe Judge to Giants

Playing special teams is usually a stepping stone for young NFL players, a way to get on the field until they break into the offensive or defensive rotations.

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Former Syracuse coach Frank Maloney dead at 79

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse University head football coach Frank Maloney, who succeeded the winningest coach in school history when the program was in decline, has died. He was 79.

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A's minor league manager on ventilator due to coronavirus

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics minor league manager Webster Garrison is hospitalized in Louisiana and on a ventilator with the coronavirus, according to his fiance.

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Gronkowski set to serve as grand marshal for virtual NASCAR

Gronk is coming to iRacing.

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The Latest: Becher defends Sharks' games amid county caution

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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New Jersey Devils make a major donation to health system

The owners of the New Jersey Devils of the NHL have made a six-figure donation to the state’s largest health care system for medical equipment for health care workers and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.

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AP source: Browns signing free agent Clayborn to 2-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns plan to sign veteran free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn to a two-year, $6 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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Steelers not concerned about limited pre-draft preparation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert isn't concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic from altering his team's preparations for the 2020 draft.

Updated: 7:02 pm | See more

6-man rotations? Piggybacking starters? Pitching, post virus

SEATTLE (AP) — Even with major leaguers likely to receive some semblance of another spring training to get ready, teams are going to have to be creative with how they handle starting pitchers whenever baseball returns.

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UFC light heavyweight champ Jones pleads guilty to 2nd DWI

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones" Jones has pleaded guilty to his second drunken driving offense in New Mexico.

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Familiarity helped Harris Jr., Bulaga choose Chargers

Chris Harris Jr. and Bryan Bulaga will be playing on different sides of the ball for the Los Angeles Chargers, but both cited a familiar trait about why they decided to sign with the team early in free agency — familiarity.

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Bears finalize trade with Jaguars for quarterback Foles

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears finalized a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars for 2018 Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles on Tuesday.

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Durant, Young highlight players-only NBA 2K tourney on ESPN

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant and Trae Young will lead a 16-player field of NBA players in an NBA 2K20 tournament airing on ESPN.

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O's slugger Davis expects return to spring form after return

BALTIMORE (AP) — Following three straight frustrating seasons that led him to consider retirement, Chris Davis was in the midst of an outstanding spring training when Major League Baseball came to a halt because of the deadly coronavirus.

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