«

»

Nov 14

This Day in #ReitzFootball History (Nov. 14): Panthers battle Mater Dei in first Golden Acorn game

ReitzFootball.com proudly presents “This Day in #ReitzFootball History,” as we look back through almost 100 years of The Mighty Panthers.

The Panthers have played nine games on November 14.

  • Overall: 6-3
  • At Reitz Bowl (1936, 1952, 1970, 2003): 3-1
  • Away (1925, 1931, 1992, 2009, 2014): 3-2
  • On Friday (1952, 2003, 2014): 1-2
  • On Saturday: (1925, 1931, 1936, 1970, 1992, 2009): 5-1
  • In overtime: (1992): 1-0

1925: Central 32, Reitz 0 (Tiny Ten Conference game)

1931: Reitz 13, Central 0

1936: Reitz 15, Princeton 0 (SIAC game)

1952: Reitz 44, Memorial 14 (SIAC game)

1970: Reitz 24, Mater Dei 0 (SIAC A Division game & first-ever West Side Nut Club Championship game for the Golden Acorn)

“Reitz speedster Larry Johnson, after scoring a pair of touchdowns in the Panthers’ 24-0 win over Mater Dei Saturday night, walked away with the City scoring championship for 1970.
Johnson’s two touchdowns ran his season total to an even 100 points. He had 16 TDs and two running two-point conversions.”

– Evansville Courier & Press, Nov. 15, 1970

1992: Reitz 28, East Central 21 OT (Class 4A Regional Championship)

2003: Center Grove 31, Reitz 20 (Class 5A Regional Championship)

2009 *: Reitz 52, East Central 28 (Class 4A Regional Championship)

2014: Columbus East 42, Reitz 14 (Class 4A Regional Championship)

* – denotes state championship season

Share this with your friendsShare on Facebook0Tweet about this on Twitter

Leave a Reply