Abilene, TX — Entering tonight’s meeting, fifth-ranked Permian and sixth-ranked Abilene High sat atop District 3-5A with matching undefeated records. The battle concluded with the Panthers claiming a 28-21 decision over the Eagles at Shotwell Stadium. The Mojo victory breaks Abilene’s 29-game district win streak and secures the District Championship.
Odessa, TX — Permian took advantage of being back in the state playoffs by defeating Mansfield Summit 45-31 in the 2006 5A Bi-District game at Ratliff Stadium.
Odessa, TX — The annual crosstown rivalry game between the Panthers and Bronchos ended just like many of its predecessors over the 40-year span. The Eastside of Odessa will enjoy bragging rights for another year, while the Westside folks will probably tell you about a particular bad call that cost them the game… again. In either case, it was Permian claiming a 36-33 victory over Odessa High before a capacity crowd of 21,000 at Ratliff Stadium on Friday night.
Irving, TX — Permian and Converse Judson traded punches back-and-forth during the 1995 State Championship game. It all came down to a pass interference that wasn’t called, instead became an interception in the 31-28 barnburner at Texas Stadium.
Odessa, TX — On a cold and rainy night, Permian and Abilene Cooper met at Ratliff Stadium to decide who would be the 1994 District 4-5A Champion. The Cougars jumped out to a 16-10 halftime lead, but were shutout in the second half by the Panthers for a 31-16 Mojo victory.
Irving, TX — After falling behind 14-7 to San Antonio Marshall, Permian racked up 20 unanswered second half points to claim a 27-14 victory on Saturday afternoon. The 1991 Class 5A State Championship win in Texas Stadium marks the sixth state crown for the Panthers.
San Angelo, TX — Four quarters of head-to-head action from the district’s best resulted in a 21-15 slugfest favoring Permian over San Angelo Central. The Panthers are now guaranteed at least a share of the 4-5A title with tonight’s disposal of the Bobcats.