• July 21, 2019

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pecos head coach Jones retires, Olson takes over as interim

PECOS The Pecos football team will have a new head coach roaming the sidelines for the 2019 season.

10:42 pm | See more

TRACK AND FIELD: Lujan qualifies for USATF National Junior Olympics

FORT WORTH Adrian Lujan is heading back to Odessa with some hardware.

6:38 pm | See more

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Krieger tabbed as next Permian head coach

The Permian girls basketball program will soon have a new leader.

4:45 pm | See more

TRACK AND FIELD: Scholarship winners pay it forward as Cepero Track Meet concludes

There was plenty of sunshine and smiles to go around on and off the track Saturday at the 15th annual Dr. Daniel Cepero Memorial Track Meet at Ratliff Stadium.

7:09 pm | See more

TRACK AND FIELD: Cepero meet offers events for all ages

After the start of the Dr. Daniel Cepero Memorial Track Meet was rained out last year, meet director Stella Neboh was thankful there was no repeat of that Friday at Ratliff Stadium.

11:09 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Crane second at 7-on-7 state tournament

COLLEGE STATION Crane wrapped up a strong run at the Texas State 7-on-7 Division IIIChampionships Friday at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.

7:33 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Area teams finish up Day 1 of state 7-on-7 tournament

COLLEGE STATION Four Permian Basin teams got off to strong starts Thursday at the Texas State 7-on-7 Division III Championships at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.

9:12 pm | See more

LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL: Floyd Gwin All-Stars celebrate District 3 title

The 8-10-year-old Floyd Gwin All-Stars already have one goal checked off the list, winning the title of Texas West District 3 Champions on June 20.

9:04 pm | See more

LOCAL: Permian basketball camp rescheduled

The Permian Boys and Girls Basketball Camp has been rescheduled for later in July due to construction work around the Permian Fieldhouse.

8:30 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pools unveiled for 7on7 state tournament

COLLEGE STATION Three Permian Basin schools were among the 128 teams who found out their path to a 7on7 title Monday as part of the Texas 7on7 Championships that start Thursday at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.

7:27 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL: Permian Basin athletes earn all-state honors

Several Permian Basin softball players earned all-state honors from the Texas Girls Coaches Association when the teams were released Monday.

2:46 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Three area athletes earn all-state honors

Three Permian Basin athletes were recognized as all-state players as announced Wednesday by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association.

7:27 pm | See more

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Red Raiders prepared for series against familiar opponent

LUBBOCK Call it the overall Big 12 Conference championship, only the stakes are considerably higher.

7:29 pm | See more

GOLF: Roman, Seybert relish rare playing opportunities

Permian girls golf coach Rodney Roman and Odessa High boys golf coach Albert Seybert both enjoy coaching the sport.

7:19 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Permian's Day selected to TGCA Legacy All-Star Team

Former Permian outfielder Rylee Day was selected as a Class 5A-6A Legacy All-Star by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. The full 20-member teams for both 5A-6A and 1A-4A were announced on Tuesday.

6:56 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Odessa High's Pena makes more memories at Globe Life Park

Gibrian Pena’s most recent visit to Globe Life Park in Arlington was a bit more enjoyable than his previous one, but both were eminently memorable.

6:39 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Six area players selected for GWTBCA All-Star Game

Six area high school baseball players were selected to take part in the Greater West Texas Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game on June 15 at Lubbock-Cooper High School in Woodrow.

4:53 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Andrews' Prieto selected to THSBCA All-Star Game

Andrews third baseman Vito Prieto was selected to play in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game.

3:17 pm | See more

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian's Braziel-Smith resigns from head coaching position

The most recent chapter for the Permian girls basketball program has come to an end.

7:06 pm | See more

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Chapa tabbed as new head coach at Odessa High

The Odessa High girls basketball team has a new leader.

7:03 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Van Horn punches ticket to 7-on-7 state tournament

WINK The Van Horn 7-on-7 football team sent its skill players east on Interstate 20 to a tournament at Wink High School and it proved to be the right decision as the Eagles qualified for the state tournament to be held June 27-28 in College Station.

9:43 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: Monahans' Santiago pushes past disability

Hope Santiago hasn’t let her disability get in the way of dominating the track and field world.

6:56 pm | See more

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Odessa High's playoff run ended by Southlake Carroll

ARLINGTON The Odessa High Bronchos saw their run in the Class 6A baseball playoffs come to an end Friday with a 6-0 loss to Southlake Carroll in a one-game regional semifinal playoff at Globe Life Park.

12:04 am | See more

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Andrews falls in series opener to Decatur

ABILENE The Andrews softball team could not overcome an early deficit, falling 7-0 to Decatur Thursday in Game 1 of the Class 4A Regional Final at Wells Field.

9:12 pm | See more

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Saturday 07/20/2019

ARENA PRO SOCCER LEAGUE: Rumbleweeds' season ends in loss GOLF: Kirk using weekend at West Texas Amateur as valuable learning tool

Friday 07/19/2019

GOLF: Odessa College teammates push each other on first day of West Texas Amateur ARENA PRO SOCCER LEAGUE: Rumbleweeds get set to host first playoff game

Thursday 07/18/2019

GOLF: Deep field gets set to tee off at West Texas Amateur COLLEGE: UTPB Men's Tennis earns academic honor

Monday 07/15/2019

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pecos head coach Jones retires, Olson takes over as interim GOLF: Chavez family takes title at Parent-Child Tournament

Saturday 07/13/2019

NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Vaqueros eliminate Sockers FC from playoffs TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Theroux comes through as RockHounds rally to defeat Hooks TRACK AND FIELD: Lujan qualifies for USATF National Junior Olympics

Friday 07/12/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Defensive miscues cost RockHounds in loss to Hooks NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Four Sockers FC standouts earn honors WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pippins-Tryon to play professionally TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Hooks start fast, hold off RockHounds in series opener NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Sockers FC knocks out Dallas City

Thursday 07/11/2019

COLLEGE GOLF: Odessa College golf program receives $100,000 donation GOLF: Pourasef, Waters earn spots for U.S. Amateur

Wednesday 07/10/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds scratch out series-clinching victory NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes' Conroy selected for Team NAHL for Junior Club World Cup NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Sockers FC open postseason play GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Krieger tabbed as next Permian head coach

Tuesday 07/09/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Late rally lifts Amarillo over Midland

Monday 07/08/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Diaz sparks RockHounds in series opener TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Howard earns Pitcher of the Week

Sunday 07/07/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Hooks rally to knock off RockHounds NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Playoff opponent set for Sockers FC

Saturday 07/06/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Hooks hand 'Hounds another beating RECREATION: Sharks bring home tournament title TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds bounce back to beat Hooks

Thursday 07/04/2019

NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Sockers on doorstep of division title after shutout of Laredo TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Hooks hammer 'Hounds in series opener

Wednesday 07/03/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Amarillo ends Midland's winning streak

Tuesday 07/02/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Howard hurls Midland past Amarillo, RockHounds win sixth in a row COLLEGE SPORTS: 37 student-athletes from Odessa College earn All-Academic honors NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes schedule released for 2019-2020 season

Monday 07/01/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Friedrichs' strong start lifts RockHounds towards fifth straight win TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds make roster moves COLLEGE: Odessa College teams earn academic honors COLLEGE: LSC expands to 19 members

Sunday 06/30/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds complete series sweep of RoughRiders

Saturday 06/29/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds pound RoughRiders for second night in a row INDOOR SOCCER: Rumbleweeds fall to Amarillo NPSL SOCCER: Short-handed Sockers hold off Diablos TRACK AND FIELD: Scholarship winners pay it forward as Cepero Track Meet concludes WEST OF THE PECOS RODEO: Seiler finds his voice in first trip to Pecos

Friday 06/28/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds erupt late to beat RoughRiders TRACK AND FIELD: Cepero meet offers events for all ages HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Crane second at 7-on-7 state tournament

The Latest: Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):

Updated: 12:30 pm | See more

Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes for first major title

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes for first major title.

12:10 pm | See more

Indians' Kluber throws off mound in comeback from broken arm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber threw 30 pitches in a bullpen session as the Cleveland right-hander continues his comeback from a broken forearm.

12:07 pm | See more

Pinot strikes again in Pyrenees, Alaphilippe stalls

FOIX, France (AP) — When one French rider starts to fade, another comes to the fore. One way or the other, France may still be on course for its first Tour de France winner since 1985.

Updated: 12:15 pm | See more

Sanchez leads GCL Marlins to 3-2 win over GCL Nationals

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Edgar Sanchez threw five scoreless innings, leading the GCL Marlins over the GCL Nationals in a 3-2 win on Sunday.

11:50 am | See more

Drew Smyly starts for Phillies after finalizing contract

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly finalized his contract with Philadelphia and was set to start against Pittsburgh on Sunday in his Phillies debut.

Updated: 12:15 pm | See more

Taste of the Tour: A signature dessert in Kirk Douglas' wake

SAINT-SAVIN, France (AP) — It's a Tour de France dilemma: When you've found a gem of a hotel with a knockout restaurant along the race route, do you greedily keep the precious address to yourself?

Updated: 12:02 pm | See more

Light-hitting Broxton designated for assignment by Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Outfielder Keon Broxton has been designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles, who grew weary of waiting for him to hit.

Updated: 11:45 am | See more

Kane wonder strike gives Tottenham 3-2 win over Juventus

SINGAPORE (AP) — Harry Kane smashed the winning goal from the halfway line as Tottenham beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus 3-2 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday.

Updated: 11:45 am | See more

Heat, humidity grips East Coast as central US sees reprieve

NEW YORK (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of heat and humidity in a stretch of weather so oppressive that a New Jersey drawbridge got stuck and suburban Boston police jokingly asked criminals to take it easy.

Updated: 11:32 am | See more

Yanks' Voit: 'I thought broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch

NEW YORK (AP) — When first hit by a pitch from Colorado's Chad Bettis, Yankees slugger Luke Voit was scared. He remembered when Giancarlo Stanton's jaw was broken by Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago.

Updated: 11:45 am | See more

Big crowd gathering in sweltering heat for HOF inductions

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A large crowd is beginning to gather for Sunday's Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown.

10:13 am | See more

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is making sure that its employees know there is not change in the network's policy to avoid talking about politics unless it intersects with sports after radio talk show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and his recent racist commen…

Updated: 10:15 am | See more

New York's St. Lawrence River tabbed best bass fishery in US

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's St. Lawrence River has been named the best bass fishery in the nation.

9:43 am | See more

Rays place CF Kevin Kiermaier on IL with thumb injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays placed oft-injured center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a sprained left thumb and recalled outfielder Guillermo Heredia from Triple-A Durham.

Updated: 10:15 am | See more

Ledecky stunned in 400 free at worlds; Sun wins record title

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Katie Ledecky is usually there in the end, her endurance powering her to the wall well ahead of the competition.

Updated: 9:16 am | See more

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