Tag Archive: Columbus East Olympians

Nov 14

Reitz falls to Columbus East, 42-14

Columbus East, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, overwhelmed the visiting Reitz Panthers Friday night, 42-14, to win the Class 4A Regional Championship. The Olympians improved to 13-0 and will travel to No. 2 New Palestine (13-0) for the Semi-State title next weekend. The fifth-ranked Panthers finished their season at 11-2. On a side note, …

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Nov 12

Historical Reitz vs. Columbus East articles from @courierpress & @therepublicnews

We’ve collected links to all the game previews and recaps for the Reitz-Columbus East football series as covered by the Evansville Courier & Press and Columbus Republic newspapers. PREVIEWS 2007: Regional reunion at Reitz (Courier & Press) 2012: Reitz, Columbus East football teams hope to rekindle the magic in Class 4A regional (Courier & Press) …

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Nov 12

Panthers in the Polls (& Columbus East) Week 12

While the human polls and the PCS ended with the conclusion of the regular season, ReitzFootball.com will continue to track the computer rankings as the Mighty Panthers progress through the postseason. Computer & other rankings (Current through Nov. 12) MASSEY: #30 overall & #6 in Class 4A (Columbus East is #6 overall & #1 in …

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Nov 11

Reitz-Columbus East game will be broadcast by WJPS

Great news for anyone who cannot make it to the Columbus East game! Dan Egierski has informed me that arrangements have been made to broadcast the Reitz-Columbus East regional championship game this Friday night on WJPS 107.1 FM. The broadcast will also be available online. We will have the link as soon as it is …

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Nov 10

Reitz at Columbus East for the Regional Championship: It’s #ReitzFootballFriday presented by Tracy Zeller Jewelry!

The Mighty Panthers will travel to Columbus this Friday night to take on the Columbus East Olympians for the Class 4A Regional Championship. Columbus East is on quite a role. As the No. 1 team in Class 4A, they have won 27 consecutive games, including last year’s state championship. Their last loss came against Indianapolis …

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Nov 07

Reitz beats Jasper, 45-38, to earn sectional crown

Friday night’s game at Reitz Bowl was a classic battle that went back and forth throughout the night. However, Malik Higgins’ interception in the end zone with mere seconds remaining sealed the 45-38 victory.over Jasper to give the Panthers the Class 4A Sectional 24 Championship. Reitz (11-1), advanced to the regional championship game, where they’ll …

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Nov 11

Reitz falls to No. 1 Columbus East, 35-21

Reitz hung with top-ranked Columbus East for most of Saturday evening’s game, but came up short when the Olympians pulled away in the fourth quarter, winning, 35-21, and earning a berth in the Class 4A Semi-State Championship game against Indianapolis Cathedral (8-5) Columbus East, now 14-0, avenged their 61-60 loss in 2007 and earned their …

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Nov 07

Columbus East, Gaddis return to Bowl Saturday

Week 13 GameDay Central brought to you by Tracy Zeller Jewelry EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Nov. 7, 2012 — After passing their biggest test of the season, surviving the No. 2 Jasper Wildcats, 31-30, Reitz has an even bigger challenge coming to the Bowl this Saturday: taking on No. 1 Columbus East for the regional championship. …

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