Tag Archive: John Hart

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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Dec 31

Former Panther coach John Hart returning to Indiana

Former Reitz head coach John Hart will return to Indiana this fall, it was announced this week. Hart is the new head coach at Brownsburg High School, a 6A football team in the Indianapolis area. Hart coached the Panthers from 2001 to 2007. He was at Warren Central from 2008 to 2011 then Huntley (Ill.) for the last four …

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Dec 29

Most Offensive Team in Reitz Football history is 2003

The most offensive team in Reitz Football history was not a state champion. They didn’t even win semi-state. Or regional, for that matter. But that’s part of what makes 2003 so fantastic. They scored an average of 45.31 points, almost more than four more per game than any other Panther team in school history, AND …

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Sep 18

2007 is No. 5 Most Offensive Team in Reitz Football history

The 2007 Panthers are No. 5 on “The Top 10 Most Offensive Teams in Reitz Football History.” That year’s team would win the school’s first state football championship in 36 years, and its first since the IHSAA implemented the playoffs. They also gave the school its first 15-0 season, scoring more points than any other …

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Aug 15

2005 is No. 9 Most Offensive Team in Reitz Football history

2005 was the No. 9 most offensive team in Reitz Football history