• July 4, 2020

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian's Thomas earns award from alma mater

Permian boys basketball coach Tim Thomas has been named the recipient of the 2020 Harley Redin Coach’s Award by Wayland Baptist University, the school announced Friday.


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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COMMUNITY: Former Permian runner Garcia hosting Stride for What's Right

Former Permian and incoming UTPB freshman runner Joshua Garcia announced a new event on social media this week, Stride For What’s Right. The run/walk will take place on June 11 at 7:30 a.m. beginning at the UTPB soccer fields before making its way towards the perimeter of…

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: Werner returns to Permian as head coach

While competing as a gymnast at Permian, Casey Werner always envisioned herself as someday being the head coach of the program.

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SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Roberts finishes high school with milestone year

When Carson Roberts found out about his high school grade point average, he was pleasantly surprised.

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SCHOLAR ATHLETE PRESENTED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: Lopez's work and patience pay off

A typical day for Permian’s Analise Lopez usually began like this during the fall:

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COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Permian pair Sullivan, Bedrick to continue baseball careers at Hardin-Simmons

Permian catcher Taylor Sullivan and infielder Caden Bedrick have played baseball together since they were 9 years old.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Welch named new head coach at Permian

Darchelle Welch has been hired as the new cross country coach at Permian, the Ector County Independent School District announced Friday

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian releases 2020 schedule

The Permian football team released its 2020 schedule over the weekend.

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COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Permian's Gore ready for new opportunity to resume career at UTPB

A knee injury pretty much ended Hannah Gore’s senior soccer season before it began, and the coronavirus pandemic curtailed her comeback just as it got started.

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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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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Collins named new Permian coach

For Keshia Collins, the decision to come back to the Permian Basin was a no-brainer.

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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.

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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.

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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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Latest Photos

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

Zalatoris wins at TPC Colorado for first Korn Ferry title

BERTHOUD, Colo. (AP) — Will Zalatoris won the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes on Saturday for his first Korn Ferry Tour victory.

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The Latest: 4 Marlins players test positive for virus

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

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Greenwood double helps Man Utd to 5-2 win over Bournemouth

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Teenage Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood enhanced his burgeoning reputation with wonderful finishes off either foot for a double in a 5-2 win over relegation-threatened Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday.

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Bayern wins German Cup final to seal another domestic double

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich players celebrated in front of empty stands after claiming yet another German Cup title on Saturday.

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Barkley inspires Chelsea to 3-0 win over Watford in EPL

LONDON (AP) — Ross Barkley set up the opening goal before scoring himself late in the game as Chelsea eased past relegation-threatened Watford in a 3-0 win to consolidate fourth place in the Premier League on Saturday.

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Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being 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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Knocked out of Brickyard, Johnson copes at home with virus

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

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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.

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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.

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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


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