• August 17, 2019

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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.

8:15 pm | See more

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.

8:12 pm | See more

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.

8:03 pm | See more

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.

7:57 pm | See more

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.

11:45 pm | See more

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

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Andrews outlasts Odessa High in marathon match

What looked to be a clean sweep turned into a marathon match and a nearly completed dramatic comeback.

10:46 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lady Panthers sweep San Angelo Lake View

The Permian volleyball team continued its strong early start to the season as the Lady Panthers swept San Angelo Lake View (25-13, 25-10, 25-16) Tuesday at the Permian Fieldhouse.

8:01 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian begins practice

Permian quarterback Easton Hernandez didn’t get much sleep Sunday night.

6:29 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High takes the field for start of a new season

As the sun rose on the start of another week, so too did the players for the Odessa High football team.

6:32 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High, Permian return home for nondistrict matches

Both the Odessa High and Permian volleyball teams return home to host a pair of nondistrict matches in the second full week of the season.

5:45 pm | See more

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Fort Davis Indians

FORT DAVIS Going into the 2019 season, the Fort Davis Indians might have a new head coach but it’s not anyone new to the program who is taking charge.

12:00 am | See more

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Van Horn Eagles

VAN HORN Van Horn head coach Brock Tyrrell understands the challenge facing the Eagles during the upcoming season.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bronchos have solid opening weekend

MONAHANS The Odessa High volleyball team, perfect on the first day of competition, couldn’t keep the momentum going during bracket play at the Monahans Tournament Saturday at the Jerry Larned Sports Complex.

8:33 pm | See more

FOOTBALL: UTPB, Odessa High, Permian set to start

There will be plenty of footballs in the air this morning as UTPB, Odessa High and Permian beginning practicing for the 2019 season.

8:37 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian earns third place in Monahans

MONAHANS The Permian volleyball team capped a solid week of play with a third-place finish at the Monahans Tournament Saturday at the Jerry Larned Sports Complex.

8:28 pm | See more

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Marfa Shorthorns

MARFA When things don’t go according to plan,  hitting the reset button is sometimes the way to go.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Balmorhea Bears

BALMORHEA The Balmorhea Bears enter the 2019 season with a roster filled with experienced players.

10:00 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High sweeps opening matches at Monahans Tournament

MONAHANS The Odessa High volleyball team got its 2019 season off to a strong start by sweeping all three pool-play matches at the Monahans Tournament Friday at the Monahans High School Gym.

7:10 pm | See more

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Grandfalls-Royalty Cowboys

GRANDFALLS The 2018 season provided a different challenge for the Grandfalls-Royalty football program.

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Buena Vista Longhorns

IMPERIAL Being new to the program last year had its share of challenges for Buena Vista’s Dale Pustejovsky.

3:52 pm | See more

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Rankin Red Devils

RANKIN The 2018 season was a bit of a whirlwind for Rankin head coach Garret Avalos.

12:00 am | See more

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Teams excited as practice begins

UPTON AND PECOS COUNTIES The sun was still hours from rising, along with many of his players from their beds, when McCamey head football coach Michael Woodard walked into his office Monday morning.

7:30 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High, Permian set to start season

The 2018 season proved to have plenty of challenges for both the Odessa High and Permian volleyball teams.

7:18 pm | See more

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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

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 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High takes the field for start of a new season COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB gets early start for upcoming 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 FOOTBALL: UTPB, Odessa High, Permian set to start HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian earns third place in Monahans GOLF: Adams earns title in extra holes TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Hooks pull closer to RockHounds

Saturday 08/10/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Marfa Shorthorns

Friday 08/09/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Balmorhea Bears HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High sweeps opening matches at Monahans Tournament GOLF: Local trio in the mix after opening round of North Amateur

Thursday 08/08/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Grandfalls-Royalty Cowboys

Wednesday 08/07/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Buena Vista Longhorns COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Rankin Red Devils

Tuesday 08/06/2019

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB names new defensive backs coordinator

Monday 08/05/2019

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Teams excited as practice begins

Sunday 08/04/2019

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High, Permian set to start season

Saturday 08/03/2019

GOLF: Odessa natives in the mix at Texas Stableford Handicap HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Opening match for Odessa High canceled

Friday 08/02/2019

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Phipps commits to NCAA

Thursday 08/01/2019

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Hoad ready for senior season at UTPB

Wednesday 07/31/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds rally late in win over Drillers

Tuesday 07/30/2019

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: McCamey's Fuentes, Rodriguez earn all-state recognition TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Mondou named Texas League Player of the Week

Monday 07/29/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Long ball costs RockHounds against Drillers COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Hoad named preseason Defensive Player of the Year for LSC

Sunday 07/28/2019

GOLF: Eubanks, Bittick, Oliver triumph at Men's City Championships GOLF: Chavez stays steady en route to winning Men's City Championship TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds end three-game losing skid

Saturday 07/27/2019

GOLF: Former city employees enjoy competing against each other at Men's City Championships

Friday 07/26/2019

GOLF: Hole-in-one helps propel Chavez to early lead at City Championship

Thursday 07/25/2019

GOLF: Baeza, Beaty headline field for City Championship

Bicyclists set to race up the highest peak in the Northeast

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — Hundreds of bicyclists are set to take part in a grueling race up the highest peak in the northeastern United States.

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Zimbabwe commission asks FIFA to fire soccer bosses

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's government-run sports commission says it has asked FIFA to remove officials in charge of the country's soccer federation from office and appoint a temporary committee.

5:03 am | See more

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits skid

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

5:01 am | See more

Walton's World: Big Bill brings unique musings to baseball

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night. After nine innings, it was evident Chicago White Sox broadcasts might never be the same again.

3:09 am | See more

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon

TOKYO (AP) — High levels of bacteria forced the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics to be canceled on Saturday.

Updated: 3:33 am | See more

Friday Sports in Brief

NBA

Updated: 3:15 am | See more

A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have been pretty good this season when hitting home runs, and added to their total with a pair of solo shots off Houston ace Justin Verlander.

Updated: 2:54 am | See more

Yastrzemski hits 3 HRs, Giants beat D'backs in 11 innings

PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski never experienced a night like Friday. Not in his months in the major leagues, not in the minor leagues and not in Little League.

Updated: 2:54 am | See more

Pittsburgh faces Chicago, aims to build on Musgrove's strong outing

Chicago Cubs (64-58, second in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (51-70, fifth in the NL Central)

2:10 am | See more

Los Angeles tries for series sweep over Atlanta

Los Angeles Dodgers (82-42, first in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (72-52, first in the NL East)

2:10 am | See more

Milwaukee visits Washington following Houser's solid outing

Milwaukee Brewers (63-59, third in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (66-55, second in the NL East)

2:10 am | See more

Santiago, White Sox to take on Suarez, Angels

Chicago White Sox (55-66, third in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (60-64, fourth in the AL West)

2:10 am | See more

Colorado plays Miami, looks to build on Gray's strong showing

Miami Marlins (45-76, fifth in the NL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (55-67, fifth in the NL West)

2:10 am | See more

Seattle's Seager puts 10-game hit streak on the line against Blue Jays

Seattle Mariners (50-73, fifth in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (52-73, fourth in the AL East)

2:10 am | See more

Philadelphia puts win streak on the line against San Diego

San Diego Padres (56-65, fourth in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (64-58, third in the NL East)

2:10 am | See more

Jurado scheduled to start as Texas hosts Minnesota

Minnesota Twins (74-48, first in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (60-62, third in the AL West)

Updated: 2:54 am | See more

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