Owners of Ski Skeller Sports moving on to their next chapter in life
MIDLAND, Texas — Ski Skeller Sports has been a staple in the Midland community for decades. But now, the owners of the store are ready to move on to the next chapter of their lives and are selling the business. The business that would become Ski Skeller Sports was...
Texas high school football player tackles cancer with family, community support
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Le’Brian Perez had a lot to look forward to entering his senior season at Midland High. However, he had no idea the 2022 spring game would be the final football game he ever played in. “My sophomore year I was really excited because I finally got to play with my older […]
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB adds Cato to roster
The UTPB volleyball team added to its roster with Reann Cato signing her letter of intent to play for the Falcons which was announced in a press release Thursday from the university. She is planning on majoring in Biology. Cato has played the last two years at Auburn Montgomery. In...
Pro Basketball Player Inspires Youth with 4th Annual Camp in West Texas
A 27-year-old point guard plays Pro Basketball in the VBET League in Europe, with his latest team in Armenia. He will hold the 4th Annual Andre Roman Pro Basketball Camp for those aged 5 to 18 next month at the Reeves County Recreation Center, open to kids from West Texas.
Saying goodbye: Ski Skeller Sports to close after 54 years
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Ski Skeller Sports, a much-loved mom-and-pop shop that has been Midland’s go-to retail spot for outdoor and sports enthusiasts since 1969, will be closing its doors. Owners Scott and Gina Ragan said they will be retiring and will move closer to their grandchildren. Doors will close for good after 54 years, on […]
SFA hires Odessa College’s Jeff Jackson as softball head coach
ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Stephen F. Austin University announced Tuesday the hiring of Jeff Jackson as its next softball head coach. Jackson has spent the last six years as the head coach at Odessa College. “It was a job that I’ve always been interested in and being out here at Odessa, it’s a good opportunity,” […]
HIGHLIGHTS: Warbirds fall at home to Jacksonville
ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – The West Texas Warbirds lost at home to the Jacksonville Sharks 58-45 dropping their season record to 2-5. This is the Warbirds’ second loss this season to the Sharks after losing the season opener to Jacksonville 54-26. West Texas will be back at the Ector County Coliseum for their next week […]
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB defensive back continues small business of customizing shoes
Jalen Thompson never envisioned himself customizing shoes for other people and having his own business. However, after his friends in high school saw how good he was at designing sneakers, word soon got out and it wasn’t long before he had his own small business. The UTPB football player...
HIGHLIGHTS: RockHounds open homestand with loss to Amarillo
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – The Midland RockHounds allowed five runs in the sixth inning and never had the lead again as they lose to the Amarillo Sod Poodles 8-4. After two weeks on the road, the RockHounds returned home to begin a two-week homestand against Amarillo and Wichita. Midland scored twice in the first inning […]
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds to face Amarillo in this week’s series
MIDLAND The Midland RockHounds will return home to face the Amarillo Sod Poodles in this week’s series in Texas League Action. The series will begin with a 6:30 p.m. contest Tuesday at Momentum Bank Ballpark. The RockHounds enter the six-game series carrying a 26-25 record and sit in second...
City of Odessa announces plans for new sports complex
ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - The City of Odessa announced plans to build a new sports complex today. Leaders are already in the second phase of the project. Larry Bell and his family have donated 500 acres of land valued at over $5 million within the Parks Bell Ranch for the complex.
Are you ready for the challenge
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Midland Memorial Hospital’s Wellness Tour is continuing this Saturday with Ninja Nation. After receiving great reviews on the athletic course the prior year, it was only right that Ninja Nation returns for the second consecutive year. Ninja Nation will be held at the Horseshoe Arena from 8am until noon. The event is […]
Swimming safety in the Basin
MIDLAND, TX (KMID/KPEJ) – Memorial weekend kicked off the unofficial start of summer and many people have been hanging in by the pools. In the video above one local swim instructor tells us safety tips to keep in mind as the summer progresses.
Long-time Odessa College golf coach retires
ODESSA, Texas (Odessa College Athletics) – After 31 years of service to Odessa College including 26 years as the Head Golf Coach, Paul Chavez has announced his retirement at the conclusion of the 2023 season. Over his 26 years as the Head Golf Coach, Odessa College has achieved wide success not only on the golf […]
AUSTIN BOUND: Shedd’s grand slam in Game 3 sends Randall to 4A State Tourney
MIDLAND – When the Randall Raiders woke up Friday morning, there was a ‘Ray’ of hope that it would be a long day in Midland. After Dylan Ray’s 2-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning put the Raiders up 2-0 in Game 2 of the best of three series with the Stephenville Yellowjackets, the momentum to finish off the Region I-4A Championship series was on the Raiders side.
McCullough and Hrncir: UTPB's dynamic duo
ODESSA, Texas — Dec. 22, 2022, marked the beginning of a new era for the University of Texas Permian Basin football program. 27-year-old Kris McCullough was hired as the team's second-ever head coach, and the youngest head man in the nation. McCullough immediately went to work building up the...
Texas high school tabs former Texas Tech forward as boy’s hoops coach
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Midland High confirmed the hire of former Texas Tech forward Brad Reese as the Bulldogs’ next boy’s basketball head coach. Reese played for the Red Raiders from 2009-2011. Reese spent eight years playing pro basketball overseas in Europe after graduating from Texas Tech.
TPSN to Provide Audio Livestream of Randall Baseball’s Regional Championship Series
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Texas Panhandle Sports Network will broadcast the Randall Raiders’ Regional Championship Series this week in Midland. TPSN will provide an audio livestream of the series against the Stephenville Yellowjackets. To listen to Game 1, click here. To listen to Game 2, and Game 3...
Another Series Win, Hooks Inch Closer to .500 with Series Win over Midland
With Baseball Season thriving, we take a look at Minor League Baseball as the Corpus Christi Hooks played host to the Midland Rockhounds. In their second straight home stand, The Hooks were looking to defend the home ballpark after a home series win over the Tulsa Drillers. The Hooks captured...
The Lady Hawks are State Champions for the third consecutive year
SAN ANGELO, Texas — The Wall Lady Hawks golf team has brought home their third straight state championship title, after taking first place by just five strokes over Odessa Compass Academy. “I think it says a lot about this program because we do have a lot of talented girls on this golf team and I’m […]
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