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

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Permian, Odessa High …

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

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High, Permian set for crosstown rematch

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High, Permian set fo…

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Beginning the second half of district play, both the Odessa High and the Permian soccer teams are trying not to get too complacent.

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

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

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

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High, Permian set for crosstown rematch

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Odessa High, Permian set for crosstown rematch

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Beginning the second half of district play, both the Odessa High and the Permian soccer teams are trying not to get too complacent.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Lady Wranglers set to face Laredo College, Coastal Bend

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Lady Wranglers set to face Laredo College, Coastal Bend

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The Odessa College softball team will be on the road this weekend, starting with a 1 p.m. doubleheader today at Laredo College.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian set for area round

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian set for area round

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After taking the bi-district crown in front of a home crowd, the Permian boys basketball team will hit the road to face Arlington Lamar in the…

Kyrgios, de Minaur out of Australia Davis Cup team vs Brazil

Kyrgios, de Minaur out of Australia Davis Cup team vs Brazil

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ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur are out of the Australian team to play Brazil in a Davis Cup qualifier next weekend…

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Wranglers remain at home in weekend series

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Wranglers remain at home in weekend series

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The Odessa College baseball team remains at home this weekend for a three-game series against Weatherford College starting with a 3 p.m. conte…

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: UTPB to open up conference play against Tarleton State

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: UTPB to open up conference play against Tarleton State

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The UTPB softball team will begin Lone Star Conference play with a doubleheader against No. 23 Tarleton State starting at 4 p.m. Friday at UTP…

COLLEGE BASEBALL: UTPB returns home to face St. Mary's

COLLEGE BASEBALL: UTPB returns home to face St. Mary's

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The UTPB baseball team will return to the Permian Basin for a four-game Lone Star Conference series against St. Mary’s beginning with a 2 p.m.…

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bronchos begin season with win

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bronchos begin season with win

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LIBERTY HILL Isaac Rodriguez pitched five shutout innings and Hervey Nieto had a big day at the plate as the Odessa High baseball team opened …

Riller carries Coll. Of Charleston over Delaware 80-71

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller had 24 points as College of Charleston topped Delaware 80-71 on Thursday night.

All-female TV crew in Canada to work Vegas-Calgary NHL game

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An all-female broadcast team in Canada will cover an NHL game next week between the Calgary Flames and Vegas Golden Knights.

No. 1 South Carolina routs Florida for 22nd straight victory

No. 1 South Carolina routs Florida for 22nd straight victory

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Having already clinched the Southeastern Conference regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming league to…

Former Arizona linebacker Lewis dies from valley fever

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Arizona linebacker Sterling Lewis has died after being hospitalized for valley fever. He was 32.

Former Michigan wrestlers urge more victims to 'speak up'

Former Michigan wrestlers urge more victims to 'speak up'

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — The whistleblower whose letter to University of Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel alleging sexual assault spark…

Patberg scores 26, No. 22 Indiana women beat Nebraska 81-53

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ali Patberg had 26 points, five rebounds and four assists to help No. 22 Indiana beat Nebraska 81-53 on Thursday night.

No. 5 Louisville clinches ACC outright with win over BC

No. 5 Louisville clinches ACC outright with win over BC

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kylee Shook matched a season high with 18 points and added 10 rebounds as No. 5 Louisville beat Boston College 68-48 on…

Yankees' Severino has Tommy John surgery

Yankees' Severino has Tommy John surgery

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NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees right-hander Luis Severino had Tommy John surgery on Thursday.

Michigan State adds more football staffers

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State's football team has hired Jason Novak as strength and conditioning coach and Scott Aligo as director…

Sale to start season where he ended 2019: on injured list

Sale to start season where he ended 2019: on injured list

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Boston ace Chris Sale will start this season in the same place he ended 2019: on the injured list.

Mets fans, let down in offseason, send spare cash to club

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets fans have been sending the team's general manager money on a popular payment app in a show of disappointment ove…

Local People

NBC renews 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Chicago' dramas for 3 years

NBC renews 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Chicago' dramas for 3 years

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is giving three-year renewals to its drama series from veteran producer Dick Wolf, including the perennial “Law & O…

Plácido Domingo revises apology, as Spain drops more shows

Plácido Domingo revises apology, as Spain drops more shows

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opera star Placido Domingo amended his apology to the multiple women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, adding se…

Community

PET OF THE WEEK: Sabrina

PET OF THE WEEK: Sabrina

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Sabrina, a 1-year-old female Cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Sabrina or …

PET OF THE WEEK: Patrick

PET OF THE WEEK: Patrick

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Patrick, a 1-year-old male Chihuahua, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Patrick…

GOOD NEWS: IN APPRECIATION

GOOD NEWS: IN APPRECIATION

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Chapel Hill Baptist Church recently treated the Odessa Police Department to breakfast and snacks for the K9s.

GOOD NEWS: Black History Month

GOOD NEWS: Black History Month

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In recognition of Black History Month, students in Jeanne Qvarnstrom’s Education 3301 Course Curriculum and Instruction for cla…

Upcoming events

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020
  • Odessa Ministerial Alliance - Community Worship & Lunch Series

    Odessa Ministerial Alliance announces the schedule and theme for the 2020 Community Worship & Lunch Series for 2020.  Schedule is listed below.    Lunch is on the dates listed and starts at 11:30 with a cost of 6:00.  Worship time is at 12:05.  An Offering is taken during the worship to benefit Family Promise of Odessa and their ministry to homeless families.  

  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Odessa English Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning classes in Odessa at Odessa Bible Church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning January 8th, 2020 and running through April 29th, 2020. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Open enrollment will be offered for the Spring 2020 session. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information. Kindergarten - 5th grade age children are welcome to enjoy free Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed. * Childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center.

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • Odessa Ministerial Alliance - Community Worship & Lunch Series

    Odessa Ministerial Alliance announces the schedule and theme for the 2020 Community Worship & Lunch Series for 2020.  Schedule is listed below.    Lunch is on the dates listed and starts at 11:30 with a cost of 6:00.  Worship time is at 12:05.  An Offering is taken during the worship to benefit Family Promise of Odessa and their ministry to homeless families.  

  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Odessa English Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning classes in Odessa at Odessa Bible Church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning January 8th, 2020 and running through April 29th, 2020. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Open enrollment will be offered for the Spring 2020 session. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information. Kindergarten - 5th grade age children are welcome to enjoy free Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed. * Childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center.

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Hockey on Horseback!

    Join us for the Action! Hockey on Horseback - Arena Polo. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish. Ticket price per vehicle so, load 'em up. Get up close and personal with 4-legged athletes (and 2 legged ones too). Arena polo is faced-paced and family friendly. Ticket prices are per vehicle so bring your friends and family. Games run from 10am to late afternoon Saturday and Sunday. Ticket is good for either day. Bring a stadium blanket or cushion for the grandstands or back your truck up next to the arena with your own seating. Proceeds benefit Make-A Wish. For more infomation follow Texas Arena League on Social Media. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hockey-on-horseback-west-texas-tickets-84486139317?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1Lb5fbuaIzb8ZBhlpXGA0sPjJ1Rq4P2PoFkfbzdTLUGGgFezndxkoLn6k

  • Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Hockey on Horseback!

    Join us for the Action! Hockey on Horseback - Arena Polo. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish. Ticket price per vehicle so, load 'em up. Get up close and personal with 4-legged athletes (and 2 legged ones too). Arena polo is faced-paced and family friendly. Ticket prices are per vehicle so bring your friends and family. Games run from 10am to late afternoon Saturday and Sunday. Ticket is good for either day. Bring a stadium blanket or cushion for the grandstands or back your truck up next to the arena with your own seating. Proceeds benefit Make-A Wish. For more infomation follow Texas Arena League on Social Media. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hockey-on-horseback-west-texas-tickets-84486139317?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1Lb5fbuaIzb8ZBhlpXGA0sPjJ1Rq4P2PoFkfbzdTLUGGgFezndxkoLn6k

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • Odessa Ministerial Alliance - Community Worship & Lunch Series

    Odessa Ministerial Alliance announces the schedule and theme for the 2020 Community Worship & Lunch Series for 2020.  Schedule is listed below.    Lunch is on the dates listed and starts at 11:30 with a cost of 6:00.  Worship time is at 12:05.  An Offering is taken during the worship to benefit Family Promise of Odessa and their ministry to homeless families.  

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