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SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Sanchez-Juarez kept focus on school first

Jezreel Sanchez-Juarez would rather let his actions speak louder than his words.

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SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Olivas balances out schoolwork, athletics

Expression is one of the driving forces for Dalila Olivas. It takes on a variety of forms from her school work to her work on the pitch.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Camacho signs to play at UTPB

Sierra Camacho didn’t imagine that she would be staying this close to home to go to school.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Six OHS players sign to play at UTPB

For six Odessa High senior soccer players, next year’s collegiate team won’t feel too different.

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COMMUNITY: Bronchos put lessons to work with home renovation

Giving back and helping others are among the key values that Odessa High head football coach Danny Servance tries to instill in his team each year.  

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Bronchos, Panthers honored on All-District team

Odessa High’s Alan Rubio and Jose Leyva were selected as the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively, on the All-District 2-6A team released Monday.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Recruiting restrictions force coaches to use alternate methods

Normally at this time of year, Kris Baumann would be lurking at basketball courts across the nation, looking to find the next piece to add to the Odessa College Wranglers roster.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High, Permian players earn All-District honors

The Odessa High and Permian girls soccer team each had three players earn first-team All-District 2-6A honors as the full team was released on Friday.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High, Permian deal with disrupted spring practices

Odessa High head football coach Danny Servance has had a simple message to his team over the last two weeks — adapt and overcome.

5:22 pm | See more

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 SPORTS: ECISD, UIL suspend athletic events until further notice

Ector County Independent School District and the University Interscholastic League Athletics are the latest to be impacted by concerns from the coronavirus.

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BOYS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Second half surge pushes Bronchos past Tigers

WOLFFORTH The Odessa High boys soccer team found its offensive rhythm in the second half, scoring all three goals after halftime in a 3-1 victory Tuesday over Wolfforth Frenship in District 2-6A play Tuesday at the Frenship Soccer Complex.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High earns draw against Wolfforth Frenship

WOLFFORTH The Odessa High girls soccer team gave District 2-6A leader Wolfforth Frenship all it could handle. In the end, the Lady Tigers got a late goal in the second half to finish in a 2-2 draw with the Lady Bronchos Tuesday at the Frenship Soccer Complex.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian, Odessa High get set for penultimate matches of season

The Permian and Odessa High soccer teams return to the pitch Tuesday for their penultimate matches of the regular season.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian, Odessa High players make All-District team

A number of Permian and Odessa High boys basketball players earned all-district recognition as the full District 2-6A team was released Monday.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: Odessa High's Edward, Ramirez leaping to success

Odessa High’s Javian Edwards and J.C. Ramirez are both looking to go all out for their senior seasons in track and field and that includes in the long jump.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Odessa High falls to Canyon Randall in five innings

MIDLAND Canyon Randall used a fast start and didn’t look back in its 11-1 run rule victory over the Odessa High baseball team to begin the final day of the Tournament of Champions Saturday at Zachery Field.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Jaquez, Byford finish first and second at West Texas Relays

Odessa High’s Gaby Jaquez and Paige Byford have been racking up the points together for the Lady Bronchos track and field team this year in the high jump.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bronchos win twice to open Tournament of Champions

The Odessa High baseball team got to play its first home game of the season earlier than previously scheduled.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: West Texas Relays gets underway Friday

Teams from all across West Texas and the Permian Basin will all converge on Ratliff Stadium today for the 76th West Texas Relays.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High faces Amarillo Tascosa on the road

The Odessa High soccer teams will make their longest road trip of District 2-6A play Friday when they face Amarillo Tascosa at Dick Bivins Stadium.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: All-District 2-6A teams announced

Six players from both the Odessa High and Permian girls basketball teams were named to the District 2-6A All-District team released over the weekend.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Odessa High continues strong start in win over Abilene Wylie

ABILENE The Odessa High softball team continued its strong start to the season with a 5-3 victory at Abilene Wylie Monday at Lady Bulldog Field. The game was moved up a day due to rain in the forecast for Tuesday.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: OHS, Permian teams return to action

The Odessa High and Permian boys and girls soccer teams return to the field in pivotal District 2-6A matches today.

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Friday 07/03/2020

LOOKING BACK: July 4 memories

Thursday 07/02/2020

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Odessa's McGaha ready to return to NHRA competition LOOKING BACK: July 3 Memories

Wednesday 07/01/2020

RECREATION: Disc golf provides additional outlet for outdoor activity LOOKING BACK: July 2 memories

Tuesday 06/30/2020

GOLF: Campbell tests positive MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds' 2020 season officially canceled LOOKING BACK: July 1 memories

Monday 06/29/2020

FITNESS: Resistance bands provide alternate way to stay in shape LOOKING BACK: June 30 memories

Sunday 06/28/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 29 Memories

Saturday 06/27/2020

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Local football official diagnosed with rare brain disorder LOOKING BACK: June 28 memories

Friday 06/26/2020

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Odessa College makes tough decision to shelve program HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian's Thomas earns award from alma mater LOOKING BACK: June 27 memories

Thursday 06/25/2020

GOLF: Seybert stays cool to S.A. Smith West Texas Junior title WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College furloughs program for 2020-21 season LOOKING BACK: June 26 Memories

Wednesday 06/24/2020

GOLF: Rodriguez stays steady to take lead at S.A. Smith Junior Invitational LOOKING BACK: June 25 memories COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB honors Scholar Athletes of the Year

Tuesday 06/23/2020

GOLF: Junior golfers set for S.A. Smith Invitational LOOKING BACK: June 24 Memories COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB season opener against Wayland Baptist canceled

Monday 06/22/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 23 Memories

Sunday 06/21/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 22 Memories

Saturday 06/20/2020

DRAG RACING: Singleton's run highlights first night of Funny Car Chaos LOOKING BACK: June 21 memories

Friday 06/19/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: OHS remains cautious after COVID-19 result LOOKING BACK: June 20 memories

Thursday 06/18/2020

AUTO RACING: Funny Car Chaos Series set to take place BASEBALL: Little league teams return to action LOOKING BACK: June 19 memories LOOKING BACK: June 18 memories

Tuesday 06/16/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 17 memories

Monday 06/15/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 16 memories

Sunday 06/14/2020

LOOKING BACK: June 15 memories

Saturday 06/13/2020

GOLF: Hendrix-Prucka hold on for Quarter Century crown GOLF: Jones, Morgan keep streaks alive at Quarter Century Partnership LOOKING BACK: June 14

Friday 06/12/2020

GOLF: Prucka and Hendrix lead Quarter Century Partnership after two rounds LOOK BACK: June 13 memories

Thursday 06/11/2020

GOLF: Bedard, Edwards back together for Quarter Century Partnership LOOKING BACK: June 12 Memories

Wednesday 06/10/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB athletics to play reduced schedules in 2020-21 GOLF: Quarter Century Partnership tees off Thursday as scheduled LOOKING BACK: June 11 Memories

Tuesday 06/09/2020

INDOOR FOOTBALL: Warbirds' inaugural season canceled due to effects of pandemic

Bayern wins German Cup final to seal another domestic double

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich consolidated its domestic dominance on Saturday with another double by beating Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the first German Cup final to be held without fans.

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Dixon breaks through at Indianapolis with victory in GP

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It took Scott Dixon 12 years to make a second trip to victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Competitive environment crucial for young Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Grayson Greiner compared it to college, and JaCoby Jones wonders if it's possible to make this training camp a little more ... interesting.

Updated: 3:45 pm | See more

Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah.

Updated: 3:45 pm | See more

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening scene during the team’s first official summer camp workout.

Updated: 3:31 pm | See more

Buffon sets Serie A record with 648th appearance

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon set an outright Serie A record on Saturday with his 648th appearance in Italy’s top flight.

Updated: 3:31 pm | See more

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar: Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo repeated as men's and women's champions of the annual glu…

Updated: 3:31 pm | See more

Ronaldo scores from free kick as Juventus beats Torino 4-1

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored with a free kick in the Italian league to help Juventus beat Torino 4-1 on Saturday in a match which also saw Gianluigi Buffon set the Serie A appearance record.

Updated: 3:02 pm | See more

Knocked out of Brickyard, Johnson copes at home with virus

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus.

Updated: 3:02 pm | See more

Royals down Sky Blue 1-0 in NWSL's Challenge Cup

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Amy Rodriguez scored in the 41st minute and the Utah Royals defeated Sky Blue 1-0 on Saturday in a group stage match of the National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup tournament.

2:08 pm | See more

Celta held by Betis, stays near relegation zone in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Celta Vigo missed a chance to move further away from the relegation zone after a 1-1 home draw against Real Betis in the Spanish league on Saturday.

Updated: 2:15 pm | See more

On the emptiest of Derby days, a surreal 25-1 Epsom winner

EPSOM, England (AP) — Instead of 100,000 people packing the rolling hills of Epsom Downs for Derby Day, the sound of swirling wind and rain filled the biosecure racing amphitheater on Saturday.

Updated: 2:15 pm | See more

Wolves' CL hopes dealt a setback with 2-0 loss to Arsenal

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolverhampton’s pursuit of a first-ever qualification for the Champions League received a setback after a 2-0 loss to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday.

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Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name change

ATLANTA (AP) — With teams in two sports taking a second look at names deemed offensive to Native Americans, the Atlanta Braves on Saturday gave no indication they are willing to consider a similar change.

Updated: 1:45 pm | See more

MLS Dallas-Vancouver match delayed; 8 players test positive

The MLS is Back Tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps set for Thursday has been postponed after eight players tested positive for the coronavirus.

Updated: 1:16 pm | See more

AP source: NFL to discuss union's desire to cancel preseason

The NFL plans to consider the NFL Players Association’s recommendation to cancel the preseason though it prefers to cut the schedule in half, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday night.

Updated: 1:16 pm | See more

  • GOLF: Campbell tests positive

    Andrews native Chad Campbell is the sixth PGA Tour golfer to test positive for the coronavirus as the Tour enters its fourth week of the restart.

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  • HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: OHS remains cautious after COVID-19 result

    Caution is the watchword for the Odessa High Bronchos.

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    >> 1961: Rain delayed the quarterfinals matches at the 26th annual Women’s West Texas Golf Tournament. Defending champion Sandra Palmer …

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  • HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: UIL loosens restrictions on summer workout programs

    The UIL announced Tuesday that it was adjusting some of its restrictions after summer strength and condition programs were allowed to begin Monday.

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  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Panthers eager to begin summer workouts

    It’ll feel different. There will be numerous rules and regulations to keep the players safe, but Permian head football coach Jeff Ellison will be happy to see everyone back.

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