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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Seminole hands Odessa High first loss

The Seminole Indians used a strong first half to build a comfortable lead and not look back as they posted a 69-52 victory against Odessa High in nondistrict play Friday at the OHS Fieldhouse.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Balmorhea taking advantage of experience in playoff run

It’s said that experience can be the best teacher and that’s what the Balmorhea football team has leaned on over the course of the 2020 season.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey linemen key to Badgers' success

Football coaches are quick to point out that any success a team enjoys starts up front.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian hosts Lubbock High, OHS visits Brownfield

The Permian girls basketball team will look to get things going on the right track when it hosts Lubbock High at 6 p.m. Friday at the Permian Fieldhouse. The Lady Panthers (0-5) are looking for their first win of the season after falling 71-24 at home to Lubbock Monterey …

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bronchos at home again, Panthers back on road

The Odessa High boys basketball team will play just its third game of the season as the Bronchos host Seminole at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the OHS Fieldhouse. The Indians enter the matchup state-ranked at No. 14 in Class 4A in the latest Texas Association of Basketball Coaches…

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lubbock Monterey runs past Permian

It was a tough night for the Permian girls basketball team as it fell behind early in a 71-24 loss to Lubbock Monterey Tuesday at the Permian Fieldhouse.

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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

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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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Saturday 12/05/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Wellington rallies past McCamey in quarterfinal

Friday 12/04/2020

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Seminole hands Odessa High first loss

Thursday 12/03/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Balmorhea taking advantage of experience in playoff run HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey linemen key to Badgers' success GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian hosts Lubbock High, OHS visits Brownfield HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bronchos at home again, Panthers back on road

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

Heavy snowfall cancels women's Alpine ski World Cup race

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Heavy snowfall and strong winds in St. Moritz forced the cancellation of a women's super-G race in the Alpine skiing World Cup on Saturday.

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Hurt's six 3-pointers help No. 6 Duke rout Bellarmine 76-54

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Matthew Hurt scored 24 points and accounted for six of Duke's 13 3-pointers, and the No. 6 Blue Devils used a 19-2 run in the second half to cruise past Bellarmine 76-54 on Friday night.

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No. 20 La.-Lafayette overcomes bad snaps to beat App State

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — It was anything put pretty, and at times downright nerve-wracking, yet coach Billy Napier and Louisiana-Lafayette finally got the best of Appalachian State.

Updated: 1:02 am | See more

The Latest: NC State-UConn hoops canceled amid positive test

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

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No. 17 Texas Tech rolls past Troy 80-46 in replacement game

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech coach Chris Beard said it wasn't a scramble to find Troy as a replacement opponent in a matter of days when both schools had games called off because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated: 11:33 pm | See more

No. 7 Arizona women hold off No. 9 UCLA 68-65

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona had stretches of offensive consistency, struggled keeping UCLA off the offensive glass and had some defensive breakdowns in transition.

Updated: 11:32 pm | See more

Omoruyi scores 22, No. 21 Oregon beats Seton Hall 83-70

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eugene Omoruyi put together another strong game for No. 21 Oregon, and coach Dana Altman is eager to see what he does next.

Updated: 11:15 pm | See more

Quintana leads Loyola Marymount over Long Beach St. 85-61

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Quintana had a career-high 20 points as Loyola Marymount easily defeated Long Beach State 85-61 on Friday night.

Updated: 11:15 pm | See more

Auburn, Powell red hot from 3, Tigers down S. Alabama 90-81

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Justin Powell scored 26 points, knocking down seven 3-pointers, and Auburn drained a program-record 22 from distance to defeat South Alabama 90-81 on Friday night.

Updated: 11:01 pm | See more

Gach, Carr lead Minnesota over North Dakota 76-67

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Both Gach had 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to help Minnesota beat North Dakota 76-67 on Friday night.

Updated: 10:46 pm | See more

Freidel scores 24 to carry S Dakota St past Bradley 88-84

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Noah Freidel had 24 points as South Dakota State edged past Bradley 88-84 on Friday night.

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Lykes scores 20, Miami beats Stetson 82-60

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Chris Lykes made 3 of 5 shots from 3-point range and scored 20 points to help Miami beat Stetson 82-60 on Friday night.

Updated: 10:15 pm | See more

Nutall leads Sam Houston State over Dallas Christian 117-42

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Zach Nutall had 20 points, eight rebounds and four assists as Sam Houston State routed Dallas Christian 117-42 on Friday night.

Updated: 10:17 pm | See more

San Francisco beats Cal Poly 88-60

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Jamaree Bouyea had 18 points and five assists, Dzmitry Ryuny added 15 points with 10 rebounds, and San Francisco beat Cal Poly 88-60 on Friday night.

Updated: 10:15 pm | See more

Berhow, Carter lead Northern Iowa past St. Ambrose 98-53

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Trae Berhow scored 19 points as Northern Iowa easily beat St. Ambrose 98-53 on Friday night.

Updated: 10:15 pm | See more

Marquette stuns No. 4 Wisconsin 67-65 on buzzer beater

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Justin Lewis expected D.J. Carton to win the game for Marquette from the foul line.

Updated: 10:03 pm | See more

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