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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 VOLLEYBALL: Permian falls to Abilene Cooper

ABILENE The Permian volleyball team was not able to keep its winning streak going Fridayas Abilene Cooper defeated the Lady Panthers 25-18, 25-16, 21-25, 29-27 at Cougar Gym.

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Permian in the mix at Lubbock ISD Invitational

LUBBOCK The Permian boys golf team sits in seventh place after shooting a team total of 319 Friday in the opening round of the Lubbock ISD Invitational at Shadow Hills Golf Course.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lubbock Coronado sweeps Odessa High in home opener

What started off as a back-and-forth battle eventually turned onesided as Lubbock Coronado swept the Odessa High volleyball team, 25-21, 25-12, 25-13, in a nondistrict match Friday at the OHS Fieldhouse.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey pulls away from San Antonio Cole

ROCKSPRINGS McCamey’s Zachary Rosas rushed for 194 yards and three touchdowns Thursday as the Badgers pulled away for a 41-13 victory over San Antonio Cole.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian opens season with win

Permian overcame a sluggish start and began its 2020 season with a 47-35 victory against Abilene Cooper in a nondistrict game Thursday at Ratliff Stadium.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: OHS athletic trainers take steps to keep Bronchos free of COVID-19

Over the past week and back when practices began Sept. 7, the Odessa High football team has been in preparation mode for its season opener with Lubbock Monterey.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin capsules for Sept. 25

LUBBOCK ESTACADO MATADORS AT ANDREWS MUSTANGS

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian adds Week 2 game with Mesquite Horn

The Permian football team has added a new opponent to its 2020 schedule.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian's Baze adjusts to original position

Last year was a learning experience for Kayden Baze.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin Capsules for Sept. 24

SAN ANGELO CENTRAL BOBCATS AT KILLEEN SHOEMAKER GREY WOLVES

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian to face only Abilene Cooper on Friday

The Permian volleyball team will now just be playing one game on Friday instead of two as originally scheduled.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Lopez earns honor

ANDREWS Andrews quarterback E.J. Lopez has been recognized as one the Class 4A Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Scoreboard for Sept. 21, 2019

Permian def. Amarillo Palo Duro

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Compass Academy swept by Sonora in District 5-3A opener

SONORA The Compass Academy volleyball team was aiming to win its third straight match against Sonora.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian sweeps Amarillo Palo Duro

The Permian volleyball team continued its solid start to the season with a sweep over Amarillo Palo Duro Tuesday at the Permian Fieldhouse.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High Notebook for Sept. 22

The week that the Odessa High football team has waited for has arrived.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian notebook for Sept. 22

After an offseason that has felt like an eternity, the Permian football team will finally return to the field as the 2020 season gets underway for Class 6A and 5A teams across the state.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Area Notebook for Sept. 22

One scoreboard was in danger of blowing it circuits and catching fire. Another barely got warmed up.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Alpine cancels next two games due to possible COVID-19 exposure

The Alpine football team is canceling its next two games of the season after students at the high school were potentially exposed to COVID-19.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 4 honor roll

KANON GIBSON

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Permian, Compass girls win

BIG SPRING The Permian and Compass Academy girls cross country teams won their respective division titles Saturday at the Big Spring Invitational.

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LOOKING BACK: September 21 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 VOLLEYBALL: OHS falls to Monahans

MONAHANS The Odessa High volleyball team fell to Monahans in a sweep, losing by scores of 25-15, 25-15, 25-23 in a nondistrict contest Saturday on the road.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 4 Permian Basin roundup

Andrews 54, Seminole 13

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Friday 09/25/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Van Horn falls to Garden City HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian falls to Abilene Cooper BOYS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Permian in the mix at Lubbock ISD Invitational HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lubbock Coronado sweeps Odessa High in home opener HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High game canceled due to positive COVID-19 test HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey pulls away from San Antonio Cole COLLEGE CROSS COUNTRY: Garcia earns Top 10 finish in first meet with UTPB

Thursday 09/24/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian opens season with win HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: OHS athletic trainers take steps to keep Bronchos free of COVID-19 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin capsules for Sept. 25 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian adds Week 2 game with Mesquite Horn

Wednesday 09/23/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian's Baze adjusts to original position HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin Capsules for Sept. 24 HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian to face only Abilene Cooper on Friday HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Lopez earns honor HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Scoreboard for Sept. 21, 2019

Tuesday 09/22/2020

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Compass Academy swept by Sonora in District 5-3A opener HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian sweeps Amarillo Palo Duro HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High Notebook for Sept. 22 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian notebook for Sept. 22 COLLEGE GOLF: UTPB finishes tied for fifth HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Area Notebook for Sept. 22

Monday 09/21/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Alpine cancels next two games due to possible COVID-19 exposure HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 4 honor roll UTPB NOTEBOOK: Falcons continuing to prepare for historic season

Sunday 09/20/2020

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Permian, Compass girls win LOOKING BACK: September 21 memories

Saturday 09/19/2020

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: OHS falls to Monahans HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 4 Permian Basin roundup LOOKING BACK: September 20 memories HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: High School Scoreboard for Sept. 19

Friday 09/18/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High finds plenty to build on after scrimmage with Amarillo Tascosa HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Crane holds off Kermit in high-scoring battle HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian gets past Lubbock High HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Andrews sweeps Odessa High HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Compass Academy edges Lubbock Titans in five sets LOOKING BACK: Sept. 19 memories

Thursday 09/17/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin Capsules for Sept. 18 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High, Permian radio schedules released LOOKING BACK: Sept. 18 Memories HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McCamey adds game against San Antonio Cole

Wednesday 09/16/2020

RECREATION: Odessa Country Club officials, members unveil club’s pickleball courts LOOKING BACK: Sept. 17 Memories COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Van Horn Eagles

Tuesday 09/15/2020

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian splits with Snyder, Monahans to start season LOOKING BACK: Sept. 16 Memories HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian Basin Roundup for Sept. 15

Monday 09/14/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 3 Honor Roll

Saturday 09/12/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 3 Permian Basin Roundup

Astros clinch final AL playoff spot despite loss to Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ryan Pressly had no interest in waiting to see if the Astros would get the help they needed to clinch the last spot in the expanded American League playoffs after the Houston reliever couldn’t finish it himself when he was a strike away.

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Padres optimistic on Lamet's injury, split DH with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are still very much counting on a healthy Dinelson Lamet making his playoff start next week.

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Cardinals, Brewers split doubleheader amid playoff chase

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Daniel Ponce de Leon pitched one-hit ball over six innings, Tommy Edman hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-1 to split their pivotal doubleheader Friday night.

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D-backs sweep doubleheader, beat Rockies in 11-5 in nightcap

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter hit a three-run homer, David Peralta and Tim Locastro both had three hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 11-5 Friday night to sweep a doubleheader.

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Canha homers in 10th inning, rallies A's past Mariners 3-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.

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Dodgers 5 HRs, bounce Angels 9-5; Astros get last AL spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner homered twice and AJ Pollock, Will Smith and Edwin Ríos also went deep as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Angels 9-5 on Friday to open the first-ever season-closing Freeway Series.

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Reds top Twins 7-2, clinch 1st playoff spot since 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From three soaring home runs to an exuberant race out of the dugout in celebration of their postseason berth, the Cincinnati Reds made plenty of noise in Minnesota's empty ballpark.

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Marlins clinch 1st playoff berth since 2003, beat Yanks 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Forced from the field by COVID-19, the Miami Marlins returned with enough force to reach the playoffs for the first time since their 2003 championship.

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LEADING OFF: 2 NL playoff spots still open with 2 days left

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday:

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Pavelski goals not enough for Stars, now in 3-1 Cup hole

No U.S.-born player has scored more playoff goals than Joe Pavelski. No player has put more pucks in the net during a single postseason this late in his career.

Updated: 12:16 am | See more

Darvish, five homers lead Cubs past fading White Sox 10-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched seven strong innings for his NL-leading eighth win, Willson Contreras homered twice and the Chicago Cubs moved to the brink of clinching the NL Central title by pounding the crosstown White Sox 10-0 Friday night.

Updated: 11:47 pm | See more

Like in 2009, back-to-back could tilt this Stanley Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Dan Bylsma sees some parallels between this Stanley Cup Final that features games on back-to-back nights and the last time it happened in 2009 when he was the winning coach.

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Shattenkirk scores in OT, Lightning up 3-1, on verge of Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk will never forget having his contract bought out in the summer of 2019 and joining the Tampa Bay Lightning because he felt their core players had a similar chip on their shoulders after a shocking first-round exit.

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Hill rebounds with win at Las Vegas to advance in playoffs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Austin Hill, the regular-season Truck Series champion, rebounded from a poor opening race of the playoffs with a victory Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Updated: 11:33 pm | See more

McCormick rushes for 2 TDs, UTSA holds off Middle Tennessee

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Backup Josh Adkins threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, Sincere McCormick rushed for 82 yards and two scores, and UTSA held off Middle Tennessee 37-35 on Friday night in a Conference USA opener for both teams.

Updated: 11:33 pm | See more

Freeman's 2-run HR in 11th lifts Braves past Red Sox, 8-7

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer to lead off the 11th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 on Friday night to clinch the No. 2 seed in the National League playoffs.

Updated: 11:33 pm | See more

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