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About The Unofficial Reitz High School Football Home Page

Just as the Reitz Football team prides itself in excellence on the field, prides itself in online excellence.

It is the goal of to provide the most accurate and in-depth coverage of F. J. Reitz High School Football and its rich history as possible.

It is also our goal to help the players of today and tomorrow learn more about the tradition which they are becoming a part of, so that when they play in the Bowl, it is more than just a football field to them.

While is not affiliated with F. J. Reitz High School or the EVSC, Reitz Football has given much to me, and I am honored to give a small portion back through this site, to both the school, program, coaches, fans and players.

Milestones of The Unofficial Reitz High School Football Home Page

  • Aug. 9, 1996 – after finally getting the Internet, I began working on a website that would cover Reitz Football
  • October, 1996 – “The Unofficial Reitz High School Football Home Page” opened on Evansville Online
  • October, 1998 – Location of site moved from Evansville Online to
  • January, 1999 – began working on ReitzFootball v4.0; this was to be a redesign of the site, but was never implemented
  • March, 2001 – began working on yet another redesign, starting totally from scratch
  • April, 2001 – along with the announcement of a new coach, a newly redesigned site was also released; it included a message board and newsletter
  • February, 2002 – added passwords to the message board
  • April, 2004 – implemented the brand new design for
  • January, 2008 – another long-awaited redesign of went live
  • Fall, 2009 – Facebook & twitter accounts opened website
  • August, 2011 – website celebrates its 15th anniversary of covering Reitz Football!
  • August, 2012 – moved site to WordPress blog software for easier updates, giving it a redesign, as well
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