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.
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.
Irving, TX — With a kickoff temperature in the low teens, Permian endured the cold to complete a perfect 16-0 season. With a 28-14 victory over Aldine, the Panthers secured the 1989 Class 5A State Champion title on Saturday afternoon in Texas Stadium. They have also been named National Champions by sports television giant ESPN.