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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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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.

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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.  

11:45 pm | See more

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.

11:45 pm | See more

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.

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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.

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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.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian begins practice

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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

Walker, Turner lead US over Australia 102-86

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With his team playing on a raised basketball court in a stadium normally used for soccer and cricket, U.S. coach Gregg Popovich said he felt like he was on a movie set.

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Para-rower dies after boat capsizes at world championships

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of rowing says para-rower Dzmitry Ryshkevich died after his boat capsized during training at the world championships in Austria.

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Lions sign DT Damon Harrison to $11M, 1-year extension

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to an $11 million, one-year extension.

7:34 am | See more

Kompany changes match-day role after Anderlecht's poor start

BRUSSELS (AP) — Player-coach Vincent Kompany is giving up some match-day duties for Anderlecht after a winless start in the Belgian league.

7:33 am | See more

Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to drive Xfinity race at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. still plans to compete in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway on Aug. 31, despite a recent plane crash.

Updated: 7:45 am | See more

Andy Murray to play in Challenger Tour event in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Andy Murray will play in a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy.

Updated: 7:01 am | See more

Griezmann could be the key for Barcelona against Betis

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — If Lionel Messi listens to Real Betis and sits out another match, Barcelona will likely have to rely on Antoine Griezmann to finally get some points on the board.

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Davis, Mets helped by Indians' mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10

NEW YORK (AP) — Needing a break, the New York Mets watched Cleveland hand it to them — Brad Hand, especially.

Updated: 3:16 am | See more

Wednesday Sports In Brief

BASEBALL

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Verlander loses 2-hitter, allowing 2 HRs to lowly Tigers

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched a two-hitter and lost, allowing homers to John Hicks and Ronny Rodriguez as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 2-1 on Wednesday night.

Updated: 2:59 am | See more

NWSL players say investment key to sustaining World Cup bump

While record crowds at National Women's Soccer League games are evidence of a World Cup bump, players want the momentum to extend beyond the ticket office.

2:13 am | See more

Slumping Giants look to end 3-game slide against Cubs

San Francisco Giants (63-64, third in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (68-58, first in the NL Central)

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Baltimore's Alberto puts 10-game hit streak on the line against Rays

Tampa Bay Rays (74-54, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (41-86, fifth in the AL East)

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Rockies take on the Cardinals following Melville's solid showing

Colorado Rockies (58-69, fifth in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (67-58, second in the NL Central)

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Atlanta hosts Miami, aims to build on Teheran's strong performance

Miami Marlins (45-80, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (76-52, first in the NL East)

2:09 am | See more

Oakland aims for series sweep over Yankees

New York Yankees (83-45, first in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (73-53, second in the AL West)

2:09 am | See more

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