Odessa, TX — Slick roads and six inches of snow on Friday caused a postponement of the annual Permian-Odessa High crosstown game. With a high temperature of 24 degrees, weather didn’t stop 19,000 fans from watching Mojo beat the Wild Bunch 14-6 this afternoon at Barrett Stadium.
Lubbock, TX — Permian is heading back to the state finals after defeating #1 state-ranked Longview 10-9 in the Class 4A Semifinals on a windy Saturday night in Jones Stadium. Russell Wheatley kicked his way into the Texas high school record book with a 62-yard field goal that helped in the Mojo victory.
Austin, TX — Permian left no doubt who was 1972’s best in the state in Class 4A, after handing Baytown Sterling a 37-7 lashing in UT’s Memorial Stadium. This is the second State Champion crown for the Panthers. They also won a state title in 1965.
San Angelo, TX — Two fourth quarter turnovers by the Panthers was all Austin Reagan needed to claim the 1970 Class 4A State Championship. Permian had opportunities to put the game away in the second half, but came up short in a 21-14 loss at San Angelo Stadium.
Lubbock, TX — Permian moved one step closer to a state title by destroying South Oak Cliff 32-13 in the Class 4A State Semifinal on Saturday at Texas Tech’s Jones Stadium. Daniel Justis ran wild, scoring three touchdowns in the lopsided affair.
San Angelo, TX — Permian trailed Austin Reagan by a touchdown at the intermission of Saturday’s Class 4A State Championship, but was unable to make up the difference in a 17-11 loss at San Angelo Stadium.
San Angelo, TX — Playing in the rain, on a muddy grass field, and temperatures near freezing, the Panthers were ready to take on all elements… that would include opponent San Antonio Lee. Permian, making its first appearance in a Class 4A State Championship, was prepared both mentally and physically.