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Wednesday, January 3, 2001

Bad weather halts Eagles' Midland trip

PECOS, Jan. 3, 2001 -- Bad road conditions in the Midland-Odessa area forced postponement of Tuesday’s scheduled boys basketball games between the Pecos Eagles and Midland Greenwood Rangers.

“I called up at 1:30 and it will still snowing a little bit up there, so we decided not to chance it,” said Eagles’ coach Tino Acosta of the game, which was to be the Eagles’ second against Greenwood this season and the first of 2001 for Pecos.

Acosta said the games would be made up on Saturday, with the freshmen, junior varsity and varsity games set for 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Greenwood. Before then, the Eagles will travel to Fort Stockton for their second Friday game in a row on the Panthers’ home court. Game time for those match-ups will be at 4:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Pecos’ girls, meanwhile, didn’t have to be bothered by Tuesday’s bad weather because they had the night off after going 1-2 last weekend at the Midland Christian Tournament. District 2-4A play will begin for Pecos at home this Friday against the Clint Lions.

Coach Veronica Valenzuela said due to failing grades on the sub-varsity teams, the Eagles will probably have to combine their JV and freshman teams for the next few weeks. Game times against the Lions will be at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

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