Tag: #TraditionTuesday

Oct 11

Watch Reitz shut out Mater Dei in classic 1956 contest #TraditionTuesday

We are excited to announce the addition of this classic 1956 battle between Reitz and Mater Dei which saw the Panthers shutout their West Side rivals, 27-0. Reitz 27, Mater Dei 0 Going into the game: Reitz (7-0-1) was ranked No. 2 in the UP Coaches Poll. Unranked Mater Dei was 6-2. Thursday, Nov. 8, 1956 Evansville, …

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Sep 27

Reitz Football Legendary Game Series: The Game (Oct. 27, 1960) #TraditionTuesday

The crowd overflowed down on to the field, jammed the aisles, packed the hillside turf at both corners and stood four to five deep along the fences. The newspapers the next day estimated the crowd at over 14,000. Mike Whicker Legendary Game Series Oct. 27, 1960: Reitz vs. North by Mike Whicker Like the rest …

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Sep 06

Watch the 1956 Reitz vs. Central game! #TraditionTuesday

While there are several Reitz games from the last seven years now online in the PantherPlus membership area, we’re excited to announce this classic game against Central from 60 years ago. Watch the battle at the Bowl in front of 7,000 fans as the Panthers avenged their only loss from the prior year and shut out the Bears, 46-0. Jerry Wilson …

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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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Aug 29

PantherPlus presents #RFgameday: Castle at Reitz – Week 3

Updated: 9/1/16 @ 9:11 p.m. The Courier & Press has added a couple articles for tomorrow’s game: Castle prepares for early showdown Reitz ready for SIAC opener against Castle ==================== The Mighty Panthers kickoff their Southern Indiana Athletic Conference schedule this Friday night  as they host the Castle Knights in Herman Byers Field at Reitz Bowl. Reitz …

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Aug 23

PantherPlus presents #RFgameday: Terre Haute South at Reitz – Week 2

Last updated Aug. 23, 11:12 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the radio on 105.3 WJLT ESPN Evansville or online at ESPNevansville.com. Also, the Polls are online! ================================================== The Mighty Panthers have their 2016 football home opener this Friday night  as they host the Terre Haute South Braves in Herman Byers Field at Reitz Bowl. Reitz …

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Aug 16

VIDEO: Panthers edge Henderson County in 2011 overtime thriller #TraditionTuesday

It was the stuff of legends. Earlier in the evening, the playing surface of Reitz Bowl was officially named Herman Byers Field, in honor of the late-great hall of fame coach. Many of the coach’s family members and former players were in attendance for the opening of the 2011 season. But the Panthers got tripped up, and went …

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Aug 09

Watch 11 touchdowns in 83 seconds #TraditionTuesday #PantherPlus

The Panthers ran roughshod over Vincennes Lincoln in their 2009 preseason scrimmage. Although it didn’t count in the standings, it gave the Reitz Nation a preview of how dominant the 2009 team would be, as they ultimately won the state championship. Want to watch the entire scrimmage plus more? Join PantherPlus today! Share this with …

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Jul 19

Reitz Football Legendary Game Series: A Year of Tragedy & Triumph Under the Stars (Nov. 30, 1940) #TraditionTuesday

[The 1940 game against Memorial] would be long remembered as one of the toughest, hardest hitting games the locals had ever seen. The papers the next day would call it “a cruel affair.” Mike Whicker Legendary Game Series Reitz vs. Memorial: November 30, 1940 by Mike Whicker Tragedy was no stranger to the world in …

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Jul 12

Tristen Clark latest to represent Reitz Football in IFCA North-South All-Star Game

While Tristen Clark will be the most recent Reitz High School alumni selected by the Indiana Football Coaches Association to participate in the annual North-South All-Star Football Game, he certainly isn’t the first to represent the Mighty Panthers over the course of the game’s 50-year history. Clark will join 39 other players, coaches and others who have represented …

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