• April 5, 2020

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stephens-Deary, Bunger honored

Permian’s Shy Stephens-Deary added another postseason honor to his accolades after being named Monday to the Texas Assocation of Basketball Coaches Class 6A All-State team.

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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.

6:09 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian splits final two games before hiatus

WOODROW The Permian baseball team put together one last rally Saturday before its season goes on hiatus, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Lubbock Monterey 3-2 on the final day of the First Bank Classic at First United Park.

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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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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Early burst pushes Permian past Bristow

WOODROW The Permian baseball team jumped out to an early lead and did not look back as the Panthers defeated Bristow (Okla.) 13-2 Friday at the Lubbock ISD First Bank Classic.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Permian's Harris has high hopes for regional berth

Permian’s Tyranique Harris has been to the Region I-6A meet before in numerous events, including the high jump.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Permian's Wilson looks to make late-season push

Permian’s Daveja Wilson may not have had the best of showings at the West Texas Relays in the long jump last Friday at Ratliff Stadium, but the Lady Panther junior knows she can recover at the next meet.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian clinches playoff spot despite loss

It was a case of mixed results for the Permian boys soccer team Tuesday against Midland High as the Panthers fell 4-1 to Midland High in District 2-6A action Tuesday at Ratliff Stadium.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian battles back in draw against Midland High

The Permian girls soccer team battled back from a second-half deficit to force a 1-1 draw against Midland High in District 2-6A action Tuesday at Ratliff Stadium.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian falls in low-scoring battle to San Angelo Central

SAN ANGELO A lone run in the first inning proved to be the difference as the Permian baseball team fell 1-0 to San Angelo Central on Tuesday at Donsky Field.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Permian converts on chances to pull away from Monahans

There were plenty of chances for both the Permian and Monahans softball teams to bring runs across the plate.

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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 BASKETBALL: Permian's season ends in loss to Duncanville

FORT WORTH The Permian boys basketball team looked to follow up Friday’s showing with another strong effort against defending Class 6A state champion Duncanville in the Region I-6A Final.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian overcomes El Paso Pebble Hills

MIDLAND The Permian baseball team overcame a late collapse with a three-run seventh inning Saturday to beat El Paso Pebble Hills 7-5 at the Tournament of Champions.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian gets well-earned tie against Wolfforth Frenship

It wasn’t the victory that Permian girls soccer coach Chad Peterson was looking for against Wolfforth Frenship.

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Everett braces Panthers' victory against Frenship

Permian boys soccer coach Luis Carmona says the Panthers have been in playoff mode since starting the second half of the District 2-6A season.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian defeats Richardson to reach regional championship game

FORT WORTH The Permian boys basketball team entered the Region I-6A semifinal with a hurdle to clear:

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian defeats Weatherford

MIDLAND The Permian baseball team had little trouble in getting past Weatherford in a 10-3 win Friday in the Tournament of Champions game at Security Bank Ballpark.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Permian splits pair to open Tournament of Champions

Timing was everything for the Permian baseball team Thursday morning.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian set for regional semifinal game against Richardson

The Permian boys basketball team continues its postseason run in the Region I-6A Tournament as the Panthers take on Richardson at 8 tonight at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center in Fort Worth.

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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: Permian hosts Wolfforth Frenship in key District 2-6A matchups

The Permian soccer teams look to solidify their standings in the postseason picture today as the Panthers host Wolfforth Frenship in District 2-6A play.

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian recovers with win over Midland Lee

MIDLAND The Permian girls soccer team recovered from last week’s crosstown rivalry loss with a 4-1 win over Midland Lee Tuesday at Grande Communications Stadium.

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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 GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Hobbs wins Class 5A state title in New Mexico

Friday 03/13/2020

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Wranglers sweep final doubleheader before suspension of season COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB teams try to stay upbeat after hiatus COLLEGE SPORTS: Odessa College teams in limbo after seasons stopped INDOOR FOOTBALL: CIF delays start of season HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: ECISD, UIL suspend athletic events until further notice HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Early burst pushes Permian past Bristow

Thursday 03/12/2020

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Permian's Harris has high hopes for regional berth

England soccer star Walker sorry after 'lockdown party'

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — England defender Kyle Walker is facing disciplinary action from English Premier League team Manchester City after appearing to break lockdown conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Column: Virus will make the timeline for sports, too

The unthinkable, at least for sports fans, already has happened.

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Spanish players criticize league's call for furloughs

MADRID (AP) — Soccer players in Spain on Sunday criticized the Spanish league’s decision to ask clubs to put the footballers on government furloughs during the coronavirus crisis.

Updated: 2:31 pm | See more

With 1 goal, first-ever MLS game was filled with promise

Before the first-ever Major League Soccer match, a group of San Jose Clash players went to a local restaurant for some pregame bonding. Four of them threw up after the meal, but it had nothing to do with the food, recalled Eric Wynalda.

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Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey, who played in the NFL despite being born without toes on his kicking foot and made a record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus, his daughter said. He was 73.

Updated: 1:02 pm | See more

Former Scotland rugby captain Dougie Morgan dies at 73

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Dougie Morgan, the former Scotland rugby union captain and head coach, has died. He was 73.

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MLS 25th anniversary remains quiet milestone amid pandemic

Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes is cautiously optimistic that Major League Soccer can still have a full season.

12:09 pm | See more

Pro day cancellations forcing changes to NFL draft process

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bill Polian simplified the NFL's draft process years ago.

Updated: 11:45 am | See more

AP Was There: Villanova's Jenkins beats Heels at '16 buzzer

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No.…

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Top title games: UConn's '99 win vs. Duke a program changer

Khalid El-Amin remembers Connecticut’s resolve to win a program-changing national championship.

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State suspends sales of nonresident spring turkey permits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has suspended the sale of nonresident spring turkey hunting permits in order to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

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Player sentenced to 3 months at home for flouting curfew

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been sentenced to three months of home detention for flouting a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Updated: 5:30 am | See more

Pulled plug shows hazards of virtual competition

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s triathlon world champion Mirinda Carfrae has found virtual reality competitions created to sustain sport amid the novel coronavirus outbreak have unexpected hazards.

Updated: 1:45 am | See more

Trump talks with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus

President Donald Trump talked to many U.S. pro sports leaders about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to the resumption of competitions “as soon as we can.”

Updated: 7:01 am | See more

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