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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Area schools ready to run at Tall City Invitational

A number of area schools will get their cross country seasons started at the Tall City Invitational starting at 9 a.m. today at the Rock the Desert Festival Field in Midland.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High shows off physical play in scrimmage with Abilene Wylie

It took a little longer than usual for the Odessa High football team to face off against Abilene Wylie Friday night, in a scrimmage at Ratliff Stadium after a thunderstorm  delayed the start of the varsity portion of the scrimmage by an hour.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian sweeps on opening day of Big Cat Classic

GODLEY The Permian volleyball team got off to a strong start winning all three of its matches Friday during the opening day of the Big Cat Classic. 

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian scrimmages against Lubbock-Cooper

LUBBOCK The Permian Panthers finished up their fall camp portion of the season with a scrimmage against Lubbock-Cooper Friday at Pirate Stadium.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Area schools ready to run at Tall City Invitational

A number of area schools will get their cross country seasons started at the Tall City Invitational starting at 9 a.m. today at the Rock the Desert Festival Field in Midland.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Greenwood Rangers

MIDLAND Rusty Purser tries to not to think about it too much, but it was hard for the new Greenwood head coach not to notice that he will be pacing up and down the sideline on a field named in his father’s honor.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian travels to scrimmage Lubbock-Cooper

The Permian football team will travel to scrimmage Lubbock-Cooper at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Pirate Stadium in Woodrow.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bronchos set to host scrimmage

The Odessa High football team will take the field against Abilene Wylie in a scrimmage at 7 p.m. Friday at Ratliff Stadium.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Fort Stockton Panthers

FORT STOCKTON After reaching the playoffs last year, the Fort Stockton Panthers hope to not only return to the postseason, but extend their stay.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian and OHS return to action

The Permian volleyball team returns to the court Friday to open play at the Big Cat Classic Volleyball Tournament at Godley High School.

8:16 pm | See more

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Monahans Loboes

MONAHANS For as long as most people can remember, the Monahans football program has been known for its ability to run the ball well.  

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Pecos Eagles

PECOS When asked about the most important lesson he learned last year, Pecos  head coach Chad Olson focused on relationships.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Kermit Yellow Jackets

KERMIT The buzz has quieted down a bit in the northern part of Winkler County.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian wraps up in Granbury

GRANBURY The Permian volleyball team finished up play on the final day of the Granbury Tournament Saturday at Granbury High School.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High wraps up tournament play in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO The Odessa High volleyball team finished play at the Nita Vannoy Memorial Tournament Saturday, finishing 1-2 during Bronze Division Play at Lincoln Middle School.

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HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Odessa High has a pair of close calls in Basin Brawl

The Odessa High tennis team was on the losing end of a pair of close losses, falling to Midland Lee 11-8 and El Paso Eastwood 10-9 Saturday of the Basin Brawl at the Bob Clark Tennis Center at Odessa High School.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Crane Golden Cranes

CRANE For the second time in three years, the Golden Cranes will be under the direction of a new head football coach, with Jeff Cordell hired in June to take over the program.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Alpine Fightin' Bucks

ALPINE Alpine would certainly like to end its recent woes in the state playoffs, and with nine starters coming back this year, there’s hope that the Fightin’ Bucks can finally bring an end to their one-and-done streak.

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HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Odessa High bounces back with afternoon victory at Basin Brawl

Odessa High head tennis coach Katelyn Watts knew something had to change.

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HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Permian splits on first day of Basin Brawl

The Permian Panthers tennis team shook off a rough showing against Lubbock-Cooper in the first round of the Basin Brawl on Friday morning by squeezing past San Angelo Lake View in the afternoon at Pat Wikse Courts.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High opens up play in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO The Odessa High volleyball team dropped two-of-three matches during the first day of competition at the Nita Vannoy Tournament Friday in San Angelo.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian has tough day on the road

GRANBURY The Permian volleyball team struggled during the second day of competition at the Granbury Tournament Friday at Granbury High School.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Iraan Braves

IRAAN For the third time in as many seasons, the Iraan Braves football team will be under the direction of a new head coach.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: McCamey

McCAMEY Things have gone pretty smoothly for the McCamey football program over the last two seasons, racking up back-to-back district titles and 18 victories under head coach Fred Staugh.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Wink Wildcats

WINK Wildcats head coach Brian Gibson doesn’t remember the last time he had a team with this much depth.

11:55 pm | See more

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Friday 08/23/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Seminole Indians HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High shows off physical play in scrimmage with Abilene Wylie HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian sweeps on opening day of Big Cat Classic COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Odessa College opens season with pair of victories HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian scrimmages against Lubbock-Cooper NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Todd Watson ready to get to work as new Jackalopes coach HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Area schools ready to run at Tall City Invitational

Thursday 08/22/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Greenwood Rangers HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian travels to scrimmage Lubbock-Cooper HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bronchos set to host scrimmage

Wednesday 08/21/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Fort Stockton Panthers TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds shut out Naturals HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian and OHS return to action WOMEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER: FAlcons picked 13th in preseason poll

Tuesday 08/20/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Monahans Loboes COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB projected to finish 11th in preseason poll COLLEGE SOCCER: UTPB picked 10th in LSC preseason standings

Monday 08/19/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Pecos Eagles GOLF: Former Permian golfer Parks qualifies for U.S. Mid-Amateur COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wranglers building team chemistry as new season approaches COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Friel hopeful for explosive senior year

Sunday 08/18/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Kermit Yellow Jackets TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds win in extra innings HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian wraps up in Granbury HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High wraps up tournament play in San Angelo HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Odessa High has a pair of close calls in Basin Brawl

Saturday 08/17/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Crane Golden Cranes COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB ends first week of practice with scrimmage

Friday 08/16/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Alpine Fightin' Bucks HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Odessa High bounces back with afternoon victory at Basin Brawl HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Permian splits on first day of Basin Brawl HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High opens up play in San Angelo COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB set to hold first scrimmage HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian has tough day on the road

Thursday 08/15/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Iraan Braves

Wednesday 08/14/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: McCamey COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB to compete in season-opening tournament GOLF: Former Odessa College golfer Waters misses cut at U.S. Amateur

Tuesday 08/13/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Wink Wildcats HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Andrews outlasts Odessa High in marathon match HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lady Panthers sweep San Angelo Lake View COLLEGE TENNIS: UTPB names Ugalde as new head coach

Monday 08/12/2019

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian begins practice COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB gets early start for upcoming season HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High takes the field for start of a new season HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High, Permian return home for nondistrict matches COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Fort Davis Indians COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Van Horn Eagles

Sunday 08/11/2019

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bronchos have solid opening weekend

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The World Cup is a week away, and the United States is no lock for gold.

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Town devastated by wildfire savors high school football win

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to recognize Paradise.

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LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper on paternity leave

A look at what's happening around the majors today:

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Homers by Crawford, Narváez help Mariners past Blue Jays 7-4

SEATTLE (AP) — Omar Narváez and J.P. Crawford supported Justus Sheffield with a couple big swings.

Updated: 2:35 am | See more

Angels look to stop 3-game slide against Astros

Los Angeles Angels (63-68, fourth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (83-47, first in the AL West)

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Chicago's Sanchez puts 10-game hit streak on the line against Rangers

Texas Rangers (63-67, third in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (59-69, third in the AL Central)

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Tampa Bay faces off against Baltimore in division matchup

Tampa Bay Rays (76-54, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (41-88, fifth in the AL East)

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Boston takes on San Diego after Rodriguez's strong performance

Boston Red Sox (69-61, third in the AL East) vs. San Diego Padres (59-68, fourth in the AL West)

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New York Yankees to visit the Los Angeles Dodgers

New York Yankees (84-46, first in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (85-45, first in the AL West)

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Giants visit Oakland, aim to build on Samardzija's strong outing

San Francisco Giants (63-65, third in the NL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (74-53, second in the NL West)

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Anderson expected to start as Brewers host the Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks (64-65, second in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (66-62, third in the NL Central)

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Twins take on the Tigers in division matchup

Detroit Tigers (39-87, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (77-51, first in the AL Central)

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Nationals take on the Cubs following Sanchez's strong performance

Washington Nationals (71-57, second in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (69-59, second in the NL Central)

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New York plays Atlanta following deGrom's solid outing

Atlanta Braves (78-52, first in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (67-61, third in the NL East)

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Kansas City takes 4-game losing streak into matchup with Cleveland

Kansas City Royals (45-84, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (75-54, second in the AL Central)

Updated: 2:57 am | See more

Toronto Blue Jays to visit the Seattle Mariners

Toronto Blue Jays (52-79, fourth in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (55-74, fifth in the AL West)

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