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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High rallies past Plainview in return to court

Coming out of a two-week quarantine and playing without its head coach, the Odessa High basketball team did not get off to a fast start.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Fast start lifts Odessa High past Fort Stockton

The Odessa High girls basketball team got off to a fast start and never looked back, defeating Fort Stockton 72-26 in a nondistrict game Tuesday at the OHS Fieldhouse.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian holds off Lubbock Monterey to stay unbeaten

LUBBOCK The Permian boys basketball team was forced to work hard for 32 minutes before escaping with a 62-59 victory against host Lubbock Monterey Tuesday at The Box.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High Notebook for Dec. 1

It was a season no one within the Odessa High football program envisioned when the 2019 season ended. 

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian's Workman heads group of 10 ECISD All-District honorees

Permian freshman Jade Workman earned Newcomer of the Year honors as the full District 2-6A all-district volleyball team was released Monday.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Scoreboard for Nov. 29

FOOTBALL

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Balmorhea, McCamey set playoff matchups

The Balmorhea and McCamey football teams have set their respective playoff matchups for later this week.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lubbock Estacado pulls away from Permian

LUBBOCK The Permian girls basketball team had a tough time getting things going offensively early Saturday and it proved to be the difference as the Lady Panthers fell 52-30 to Lubbock Estacado.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Panthers stay perfect with victory over Rebels

LUBBOCK The Permian basketball team used a strong defensive effort in the second quarter Saturday to take the lead and pull away for a 53-28 victory over former District 2-6A foe Amarillo Tascosa at Lubbock Christian High School.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey advances to regional final

SHALLOWATER McCamey kept its strong postseason run going Friday thanks to a fast start as the Badgers defeated Stratford 41-18 in a Class 2A Division II regional semifinal game at Todd Field.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High season closes with a loss to Frenship

WOLFFORTH The Odessa High football team had its chances to draw closer against Wolfforth Frenship throughout the game.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Second-half surge lifts Balmorhea past Motley County

GARDEN CITY Balmorhea used a second-half comeback to take a 36-30 victory against Motley County in a Class 1A Division II state quarterfinal playoff game Friday at Garden City’s Bearkat Stadium.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hernandez ready to step in for Bronchos

Aaron Hernandez has been asked to step up in a variety of roles for the Odessa High football team this season. The senior has spent time at linebacker, safety and punter for the Bronchos.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High notebook for Nov. 24

Most years, practicing during Thanksgiving week meant that a high school football team was still playing and in the middle of a postseason run.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian notebook for Nov. 24

While a number of high school football teams across the state have had to deal with more than one bye week on their schedules this year due to COVID, Permian has been one of the lucky squads to not have that problem.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Andrews boys finish fourth in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK Andrews' Matthew Villarreal finished eighth in 16 minutes, 22.86 seconds to lead the Mustangs’ boys team to a fourth-place finish at the UIL Class 4A State Cross Country Championships Tuesday at Old Settler’s Park.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stephens, Henderson lead Lady Bronchos

Nesha Stephens scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Odessa High girls basketball team to a 55-39 victory against visiting Abilene Cooper Tuesday afternoon at the OHS Fieldhouse.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Andrews continues state meet streak

If there’s one thing the Andrews High School athletic programs know about, it’s maintaining and extending streaks of postseason success.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Buena Vista girls third at state meet

ROUND ROCK The Buena Vista girls cross country team earned a state trophy Monday for the second year in a row, finishing third in the Class 1A team standings at Old Settlers Park.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Bronchos rally, finish strong in win

The Odessa High girls basketball team turned things around quickly Monday to defeat Snyder 63-45 at the Odessa High Fieldhouse.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin honor roll for Nov. 23

BRAYDEN FUENTES

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Area scoreboard for Nov. 23

BASKETBALL

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Buena Vista cross country a family affair

Coaches in just about any team sport will preach the importance of unity, how relationships within a team are just like those within a family.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Individual state qualifiers prepare for unique experience

For a dozen Permian Basin entries competing at the UIL state cross country Monday and Tuesday, the experience will largely be a solitary one.

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Wednesday 12/02/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes' path on learning curve includes victory to snap skid COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB picked to finish eighth in Lone Star Conference GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lubbock Monterey runs past Permian

Tuesday 12/01/2020

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High rallies past Plainview in return to court GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Fast start lifts Odessa High past Fort Stockton HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian holds off Lubbock Monterey to stay unbeaten HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High Notebook for Dec. 1 COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB women picked 13th in Lone Star Conference preseason poll

Monday 11/30/2020

UTPB NOTEBOOK: Falcons use exhibition games to prepare for conference play HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian's Workman heads group of 10 ECISD All-District honorees

Sunday 11/29/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes look to build momentum HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Scoreboard for Nov. 29 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Balmorhea, McCamey set playoff matchups

Saturday 11/28/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes hold on in win over Amarillo GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lubbock Estacado pulls away from Permian HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Panthers stay perfect with victory over Rebels HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey advances to regional final

Friday 11/27/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High season closes with a loss to Frenship HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Second-half surge lifts Balmorhea past Motley County

Thursday 11/26/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hernandez ready to step in for Bronchos

Tuesday 11/24/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High notebook for Nov. 24 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian notebook for Nov. 24 HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Andrews boys finish fourth in Round Rock GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stephens, Henderson lead Lady Bronchos

Monday 11/23/2020

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Andrews continues state meet streak HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Buena Vista girls third at state meet GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Bronchos rally, finish strong in win HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin honor roll for Nov. 23 HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Area scoreboard for Nov. 23

Sunday 11/22/2020

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Buena Vista cross country a family affair HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Individual state qualifiers prepare for unique experience

Saturday 11/21/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Area Round Wrapup HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Permian Basin Scoreboard for Nov. 21 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian earns pair of victories GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High falls to Ackerly Sands

Friday 11/20/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Panthers use big second half to clinch District 2-6A title HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Abilene High pulls away from Odessa High HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Andrews trio honored COLLEGE GOLF: UTPB men earn highest ranking in program history COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Falcons add nonconference gamr to schedule

Thursday 11/19/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bronchos host Eagles for Senior Night HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Stephens-Deary looks to continue record pace HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: District 2-6A capsule for Nov. 20

Wednesday 11/18/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey's offense hitting on all cylinders

Tuesday 11/17/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bronchos prepare for home finale HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Panthers ready for key matchup against San Angelo Central HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Nine remaining area teams grateful to still be playing NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes using break to get back to basics HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Attendance limited for Permian-San Angelo Central game

Broncos get to bring QBs to KC to face Mahomes and Chiefs

DENVER (4-7) at KANSAS CITY (10-1)

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Former 1st-round pick Austin savors fresh start with Packers

Tavon Austin says he still has the same skills he possessed back when his impressive 40-yard dash times helped make him the No. 8 overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft.

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Dec. 4

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Ex-coach Lou Holtz to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will award the nation's highest civilian honor on Thursday to former college football coach and political ally Lou Holtz.

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No. 8 BYU to play No. 14 Coastal Carolina; replaces Liberty

No. 8 BYU will play at No. 14 Coastal Carolina on Saturday after the Chanticleers’ original opponent, No. 25 Liberty, was hit with COVID-19 issues.

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Attack-minded Atalanta struggling to score goals

MILAN (AP) — Atalanta has lost its scoring touch.

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Sullivan leads by 3 in Dubai, close to 36-hole record score

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Andy Sullivan came within a stroke of tying the European Tour record for the lowest 36-hole score by shooting 6-under 66 in the second round of the Golf in Dubai Championship on Thursday.

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Georgia Tech, NC State look to continue 2020 recoveries

North Carolina State and Georgia Tech are proving it's possible to find positive results in a season made difficult by the coronavirus pandemic.

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South Carolina, Kentucky meet looking to end losing streaks

South Carolina and Kentucky each aim to end disappointing regular seasons with a rare victory.

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Magnussen to race American sports cars for Ganassi in 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen will move to the IMSA sports car series in 2021 driving for Chip Ganassi Racing.

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Mullen, No. 6 Florida can clinch SEC East title at Tennessee

In his third season at Florida coach Dan Mullen has the Gators a win away from the Southeastern Conference championship game for the first time since 2016.

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Extra Paralympics funding for athletes ahead of Tokyo Games

BONN, Germany (AP) — The International Paralympic Committee pledged on Thursday to give members and athletes their biggest ever grants fund of 1.8 million euros ($2.2 million) next year.

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Premier League agrees to $330M package for smaller clubs

LONDON (AP) — The Premier League agreed to a rescue package Thursday worth 250 million pounds ($330 million) to ease the financial burden on lower-division teams in English soccer as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tar Heels step out of ACC play to face Western Carolina

North Carolina is finally playing the nonconference game that coach Mack Brown believes could have given him a chance to develop more young Tar Heels players.

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Arsenal, Spurs going in opposite directions ahead of derby

It was nearly three months ago that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pronounced upon signing his big new deal: “I want to become an Arsenal legend.”

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Hertha blankets Berlin with 60,000 flags before derby

BERLIN (AP) — After sticker wars dominated the buildup to the last derby, Hertha Berlin decided on flags as its weapon of choice this time.

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