Tag: Don Waterman

Oct 10

Greater Evansville Football Hall of Fame inducts 33 Reitz Panthers last night

The Greater Evansville Football Hall of Fame inducted 227 men and women into their inaugural class last night at the organization’s first annual banquet. The 33 who are affiliated with Reitz High School are: Gene Backes Jame Bateman Tyrone Browning Cory Brunson Kirk Brunson Tom Buck * Herman Byers * Austin Carlton Brian Claybourn * Ricky Crider * Pete Fisher …

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Aug 30

Reitz Football Legendary Game Series: The Night They Moved the Bowl (Nov. 2, 2001) #TraditionTuesday

[The Night They Moved the Bowl] will go down in history as one of the biggest upsets in Reitz history and one of the legendary games of Reitz lore, strengthening still the Reitz football tradition. Mike Whicker Legendary Game Series Nov. 2, 2001: Reitz at Castle, Class 5A Sectional 8 Championship by Mike Whicker The …

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Apr 15

Greater Evansville Football Hall of Fame to induct over a dozen Panthers into first class

Over 20 former Reitz Football players and coaches will be inducted into the Greater Evansville Football Hall of Fame this fall, it was announced Tuesday. The Panthers, along with many others from the area, will be honored at the newly-formed organization’s induction banquet on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Holiday Inn Airport. The Hall of …

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Oct 03

Reitz edges North, 27-20

After trailing 13-6 at halftime, the Mighty Panthers did Mr. Waterman proud, rallying for an exciting 27-20 victory over the visiting North Huskies in a game that was dedicated to the late Hall of Famer’s memory. Reitz improves to 7-0 overall, 5-0 in the SIAC and 4-0 in the city, while North fell to 2-5, …

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Feb 11

Don Waterman picture gallery

Here are a few pictures of Mr. Waterman I’ve found. If you have any you’d like to share, please send them to me at reitzfootball@hotmail.com. Share this with your friends

Feb 09

Don Waterman funeral arrangements

Coach Hape wanted to pass along the funeral arrangements for Mr. Waterman. Alexander West Visitation: Tuesday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral: Wednesday, 10 a.m. Share this with your friends

Feb 09

Don Waterman passes away

Don Waterman, the man loved by so many on the West Side and Reitz Nation, passed away yesterday. He served as the Panthers’ equipment manager for decades, was an inaugural member of the Reitz Football Hall of Fame, served as a coach, player, soldier and friend. Funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized, but will …

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