Over The Hump – Motivational Quotes

A weekly installment of motivational and inspirational quotes from athletes and coaches that have made their mark in the world of Sports.  Their successes are a testament of what can be achieved with proper mindset and hard work.


This Week’s Entry
“Nobody who ever Gave Their Best regretted it.”
George Halas  (Founder, Owner, & Coach Chicago Bears)


More Mojovated Quotes
Posted: 7/17/19
“Control what you can control.  Don’t worry about what you can’t!”
J.J. Watt  (Houston Texans Defensive End)
Posted: 7/10/19
“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes Character to stay there.”
John Wooden  (Hall of Fame NCAA Basketball Coach)
Posted: 7/3/19
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work any harder than you.”
Derek Jeter  (New York Yankees Shortstop)
Posted: 6/26/19
“How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.”
Lou Holtz  (NCAA Football Player & Coach)
Posted: 6/19/19
“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice, and the coaches who have pushed you, is someone who fell in love with the game and never looked back.”
Mia Hamm  (Gold Medal Olympian Soccer)
Posted: 6/12/19
“An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.”
Emil Zatopek  (Gold Medal Olympian Runner)
Posted: 6/5/19
“Don’t Let What You Cannot Do Interfere With What You Can Do!”
John Wooden  (Hall of Fame NCAA Basketball Coach)
Posted: 5/29/19
“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.”
Laird Hamilton  (Profession Surfer)
Posted: 5/22/19
“What you lack in talent can be made up with Desire, Hustle, and Giving 110 percent all the time.”
Don Zimmer  (MLB Infielder & Manager)
Posted: 5/15/19
“The five S’s of sports training are: Stamina, Speed, Strength, Skill, and Spirit… but the greatest of these is Spirit (attitude).”
Ken Doherty  (Pro Snooker Champion)
Posted:  5/8/19
“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”
Vince Lombardi  (NFL Green Bay Coach)
Posted: 5/1/19
“First become a winner in life. Then it’s easier to become a winner on the field.”
Tom Landry  (NFL Dallas Coach)

Ratliff Stadium – Odessa, Texas

Ratliff Stadium is one of the premier high school stadiums in the country. Built in 1982, the 17,931 seat stadium has been ranked as one of the Top 10 high school venues by USA Today, and was featured in the movie ‘Friday Night Lights’. In addition to football, the stadium plays host to soccer, the West Texas Relays, other track and field events, and marching band contests. The stadium has seen crowds of near 25,000 when standing room sections are made available.
  

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STADIUM SEATING
Home Team Band:
Home HS Students:
Home Spirit Group:
Home MS Section:
Home Elementary:
Visiting Band:
Visit Student Section:
Visit Spirit Group:
SECTION X [Lower Half]
SECTION X, Y [Upper Half]
SECTION Y [Lower Half]
SECTION B
SECTION H
SECTION T [Lower Half]
SECTION T, S [Upper Half]
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OHS vs PHS
Home Team Band:
Home HS Students:
Home Spirit Group:
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Home Elementary:
Visiting Band:
Visit Students:
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SECTION C [Lower Half]
SECTION B, C [Upper Half]
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SECTION H [Upper Half]
SECTION H [Lower Half]
SECTION X [Lower Half]
SECTION X, Y [Upper Half]
SECTION Y [Lower Half]

Home Team enters Gate 8
Visit Team enters Gate 12

   
STADIUM POLICIES AND REGULATIONS

1. The Ratliff Stadium Complex shall not be used to advertise, promote, sell tickets, or collect funds for any purpose without prior approval of the Athletic Department.
2. Only authorized persons are permitted on or near the playing field; those in possession of a sideline pass, students in uniform and their sponsors. Spectators are not allowed on the playing field before during or after the game. No students or adults shall be permitted on the playing field prior to, during, or after the game except those in uniform, engaged in the game and half-time activities.
3. Only authorized persons; those in possession of a press box pass are permitted in the press box.
4. The elevator is for press box access only.
5. Air horns (any device that uses air to make a noise that would be a disruption to fellow spectators or to the athletes on the playing field), sirens and whistles are not permitted in the stadium.
6. No live mascots will be permitted.
7. No confetti will be permitted.
8. No balloons will be permitted.
9. Durable signs of a positive nature may be displayed at District football games with approval of the game administrator. No Paper signs.
10. Climbing or jumping over rails or walls is prohibited.
11. Portable seating and or furniture is prohibited.
12. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
13. No food or drink is allowed; this applies to all support groups as well, no food may be brought into Ratliff Stadium. No sunflower seeds are allowed.
14. Ice chests other than those for the teams are prohibited.
15. Use of tobacco is prohibited.
16. Victory Bells and other large props should have placement approved by the stadium manager.
17. Props for support groups or band must not mark the track or the field some must rest on a protective base.
18. Dressing Rooms will be opened 2.5 hours prior to game time.
19. The half-time interval will be 28 minutes (UIL rule).
20. Bands and pep squads must divide the time equally for half-time performance time. Each band has 13 minutes to enter, perform, and leave the field. The clock will start as soon as the field is cleared of the football teams. The timer will not wait until the band is ready to begin. The time for the second band and drill team will begin as soon as the band steps on the field or automatically one minute after the first band leaves the field.  Band directors and drill teams will be warned if the maximum time limit is violated.
21. Visitors will be held responsible for any damages.

Season Ticket Holder – Ticket Renewal

ECISD Athletic Office is located at 802 N. Sam Houston in Odessa.
For more info, you can call 432-456-9059.

2019 Season Ticket Renewals
July 15 to August 8.

The Athletic Office will be closed these dates in July:
19th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, & 29th

Ticket Window Hours:
7:30am to 5:00pm

Season Ticket @ $ 49.00 each
(7 home games x $7.00 each)
Permian -vs- Odessa High game ticket is included.

Season Tickets not purchased by August 8, 2019 will be forfeited.