• April 9, 2020

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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 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.

7:59 pm | See more

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.

10:10 pm | See more

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.

9:20 pm | See more

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.

8:33 pm | See more

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.

7:15 pm | See more

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.

8:50 pm | See more

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.

9:42 pm | See more

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.

8:45 pm | See more

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.

7:15 pm | See more

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.

8:18 pm | See more

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.

8:22 pm | See more

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.

8:15 pm | See more

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Suarez readjusts to familiar position

MIDLAND A new season brings plenty of adjustments for the Odessa High softball team.

8:55 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Odessa High splits in final day with Midland

MIDLAND The Odessa High softball team wrapped up play at the West Texas Classic Saturday by splitting a pair of games.

7:46 pm | See more

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High holds off Permian

The Odessa High girls soccer team managed to hold off Permian, earning a 3-1 against its crosstown rival in District 2-6A play Friday at Ratliff Stadium.

11:11 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Second half comeback lifts Permian over Odessa High

The Permian boys soccer team orchestrated a three-goal comeback in the second half to take a 3-2 victory against crosstown rival Odessa High in District 2-6A play Friday at Ratliff Stadium.

11:06 pm | See more

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Midland Trinity leads after opening round at ECISD Invitational, Permian sits second

Conditions were nearly ideal Friday for the opening round of the ECISD Invitational at the Links Course at Odessa Country Club.

8:41 pm | See more

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Permian's Robinson leads after opening round in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO Permian senior golfer Zach Robinson shot an opening-round 73 Friday to lead the San Angelo Boys Golf Classic at Bentwood Country Club.

8:20 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Odessa High continues strong start to the season

MARBLE FALLS Sebastian Cabral fired a five-inning no-hitter Friday as the Odessa High Bronchos continued their strong opening weekend with a 9-0 victory against Katy St. John XXIII at the Liberty Hill tournament.

8:02 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Lady Bronchos take two games in Midland

MIDLAND The Odessa High softball team continued its hot start to the season by sweeping a pair of games to start the West Texas Classic Thursday at the Freddie Ezell Softball Complex.

10:00 pm | See more

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian, Odessa High look to end streak of ties

For the Permian and Odessa High girls soccer teams, victories have recently been hard to come by when it comes to playing each other.

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Thursday 04/09/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 10 memories

Wednesday 04/08/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 9 memories

Tuesday 04/07/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 8 memories COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Adika earns first team All-American honors

Monday 04/06/2020

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Ex-UTPB player Dixon hired as Midland Lee coach HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: School districts go virtual during coaching searches LOOKING BACK: April 7 memories

Sunday 04/05/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 6 memories

Saturday 04/04/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Reese adapts, finds success in new role at North Texas

Friday 04/03/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Midland Lee's Parchman named THSCA Hall of Honor inductee COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Hammack bides time awaiting shot at pros

Thursday 04/02/2020

LOOKING BACK: April 3 memories

Wednesday 04/01/2020

COLLEGE RODEO: Odessa College cowboys ponder next ride LOOKING BACK: April 2 memories

Tuesday 03/31/2020

ATHLETICS: Area schools save money from early end to spring sports LOOKING BACK: April 1 memories

Monday 03/30/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 31 memories ATHLETICS: Umpires on the sidelines as well during postponements

Sunday 03/29/2020

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Former RockHound tested positive for coronavirus LOOKING BACK: March 30 memories

Saturday 03/28/2020

SOFTBALL: Area teams hope to get another chance to take the field LOOKING BACK: March 29 Memories

Friday 03/27/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High, Permian deal with disrupted spring practices LOOKING BACK: March 28 Memories

Thursday 03/26/2020

LITTLE LEAGUE: Area teams deal with extended delay LOOKING BACK: March 27 memories

Wednesday 03/25/2020

MARTIAL ARTS: Area gyms adjust to virtual learning LOOKING BACK: March 26 memories

Tuesday 03/24/2020

PERMIAN BASIN PROFILE: Midland's Hoppel has Olympic quest sidelined by pandemic LOOKING BACK: March 25 memories

Monday 03/23/2020

GOLF: Local courses stay open but adjust to ever-changing situation with virus LOOKING BACK: March 24 memories HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stephens-Deary, Bunger honored

Saturday 03/21/2020

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Crane's Rodriguez hoping for more time on the diamond LOOKING BACK: March 22 Memories

Friday 03/20/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 21 memories COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB coaches get creative in recruiting during dead period

Thursday 03/19/2020

LOOKING BACK: March 20th Memories COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College coaches make best of recruiting restrictions amid virus outbreak HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: UIL extends suspension of activities

Wednesday 03/18/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Adika named conference MVP HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Wink coaches reflect on successful school year

Tuesday 03/17/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College athletes head home to Italy amid virus crisis

Monday 03/16/2020

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: NAHL cancels remaining regular season games COLLEGE SPORTS: NJCAA cancels remainder of season INDOOR FOOTBALL: Warbirds' season pushed back once again COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB players, coaches ponder next move

Sunday 03/15/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: LSC cancels competition for remaining spring sports

Saturday 03/14/2020

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian splits final two games before hiatus

The Latest: Derby museum selling items of postponed race

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

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Jimmie Johnson mulls future in red-flagged farewell season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson, seven-time NASCAR champion and all-around Everyman, has added home-schooling elementary teacher to his resume.

Updated: 2:01 pm | See more

Oilers say Colby Cave remains in medically induced coma

TORONTO (AP) — Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave remains in a medically induced coma in a Toronto hospital after suffering a brain bleed earlier in the week.

Updated: 1:47 pm | See more

Night lights at school fields across nation a 'sign of hope'

The virus outbreak weighed heavily on Brett Beesley's heart and mind as the Dumas High School principal drove past the stadium along the main highway in his Texas Panhandle town.

Updated: 1:47 pm | See more

Former Fox execs stay free on $15M bond each in soccer case

NEW YORK (AP) — Two former 21st Century Fox Inc. executives were allowed to remain free on $15 million appearance bonds, three days after they were indicted as part of the U.S. government’s investigation of soccer corruption.

Updated: 1:15 pm | See more

AP source: Chiefs bring back CB Breeland on 1-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs are bringing back cornerback Bashaud Breeland on a one-year deal that could be worth up to $4.5 million, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press, helping to alleviate one of the Super Bowl champions' biggest concern…

Updated: 1:02 pm | See more

No ice, big problem: Nothing mimics skating for NHL players

Taking ice away from NHL players has caused some to resort to desperate measures.

12:12 pm | See more

Coronavirus shutdown presents challenges for teams, sponsors

CHICAGO (AP) — There are no sponsored power plays at the moment.

12:10 pm | See more

HBCU NFL hopefuls adjust after canceled pro days, combine

De’Montrez Burroughs looked at it as his best shot to accomplish his NFL dream.

12:03 pm | See more

NBA says players will receive full checks on April 15

NBA players will receive their full checks when the next payday for most of them arrives on April 15 despite no games having been played for more than a month at that point.

Updated: 12:15 pm | See more

Leal completes near-perfect season by leading all-state team

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Leal nearly produced the perfect finish.

Updated: 12:15 pm | See more

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic


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List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic


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AP Sportlight

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Bundesliga future still in the air amid virus outbreak

BERLIN (AP) — With soccer teams in Germany resuming training in small groups this week, there is optimism among some that the Bundesliga will be able to resume in May.

Updated: 11:17 am | See more


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