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BACKGROUND & HISTORY
The MojoLand® website came into existence in 1996, as a response to Buzz Bissinger’s ‘Friday Night Lights’ book. I felt there were several bent truths and sensationalized information in the book. Being a graduate of Permian, I found portions of the book to be exaggerated. Hence the creation of MojoLand®.
The site began as a personal web page. It consisted of a news page, roster, schedule, coaching staff, and playoff history of the football team. In 1998, the Ector County Independent School District was in its Phase Two of becoming internet friendly and having a site originating from its campuses. Along the way, more and more features to the MojoLand® site would evolve.
The ECISD finally got on track and launched their own site, which included the district’s full athletic department. In 2000, MojoLand® would yield to the school district site and re-focus on the football athletes and their achievements during and after dawning the Panthers uniform.
The production of ‘Friday Night Lights – the Movie’ began in March of 2004 and I had an inside track. MojoLand® was the only website on the internet with daily updates and photos, as I was directly involved cast as a Permian assistant coach. The inside scoop afforded MojoLand® to top One Million internet visitors a month for most of 2004-05.
In 2006, the website featured the first internet-based virtual museum in the nation that was dedicated to a high school football program and its history.
MojoLand® enters its 25th season in a wild and wacky 2020. Through the many highs and lows, I have enjoyed corresponding with several of you over the years. Thank you all for the ride.
Make sure to look for ‘Inside MojoLand’ in Spring of 2021.
NEWS MEDIA REVIEWS
- “Widely regarded as one of the best of its kind because of its wealth of information & impressive graphics interface. “Mojoland®” leads a booming trend in high school football sites.”
– Mike Finger, The Associated Press
- “MojoLand® – Championship site better than some college & pro sites”
– David King, San Antonio Express-News
- “Killer site… Enhanced graphics and the attention to detail, make MojoLand® one of the most dazzling sites around.”
– Tommy Cummings, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
- “A Masterpiece… The MojoLand® Museum puts every other high school’s team page to shame.”
– Jake Shaw, Managing Editor of Texas Football
- “The most researched Texas High School football on the internet.”
– Brett Tulloss, Rockwall Texas Success
- “It took but one visit… to say the least, MojoLand® is loaded.”
– Gregory Gaussa, FOXSports.com
- “There’s a very impressive amount of useful content. MojoLand® resembles the sites found on our College network.”
– Jeremy Briggs, Rivals.com
- “MojoLand® – The state’s most-in-depth sports site”
– David King, MySA.com
- MojoLand® was announced as the 2004 ‘Site of the Year’. Selected as top site in the 9th Annual Golden Ace Awards, the awards are one of the oldest and most respected web awards on the internet. Labeled “The most highly touted site of the year”, past ‘Site of the Year’ award winners include: About.com (2003), The Sporting News (2002), and eBay (2001). Based on overall artistic creativity and useful content, sites are graded on consistency, continuity, artistic skills, artistic design, originality, creativity, organization, and moral structure. The site exhibits design excellence, content value, and consistency that sets it apart from all others.
- Awarded the Webthrower.com Silver Award. “You met all of our criteria to win the “Silver Award” with a high score of 80. We wish you much success in your endeavors with MojoLand®. Thanks for helping make the Web a more interesting and attractive place to visit. Our compliments on a job well done!”
-Jeff Thrower (webthrower.com)
- Awarded the Golden Web Award in recognition of its creativity, integrity and excellence by the International Association of Webmasters and Designers.
- Top Ten Finalist in the prestigious Sports Site of the Year Award by the members of the AAGD (Association of American Graphic Designers)!
- Winner of the PAT Award, honoring web sites reporting the Best Youth Football Information and Coverage. Five consecutive years from 2005-09.
- “Only 1 in 100 nominations score high enough to receive this award, placing your site in the top 5% of all sites currently on the Net. From an artistic standpoint, the Eye Candy Awards remain the most prestigious form of recognition on the Web.”
- Ren Sports‘ Prep Football: MojoLand® site receives 4-Star Rating
- Creative and full of content!!! Congratulations on winning the “Sports News International Network Award“. Your site offers is a great and useful Service to the Internet community.
- After reviewing the MojoLand® site, we are pleased to announce and present you with the Market-Tek Design Award.
-John Skorczewski,President, Market-Tek
The next level of sports coverage has arrived! GameTime on MojoLand is ready for the 2019 District 2-6A Battle for the Bell. Never before have you been able to experience Permian Football like this on your Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smartphone*.
Follow along as we track play-by-play action and stats during the game. After the game, check out comprehensive district and season stats for teams and individual players.
Featuring In-Game play-by-play, drive progression, and scoring summaries! See live scoring updates from across the district. Post-Game results and standings from 2-6A. All in one central location. Provided by a trusted website you’ve known for over 20 years.
Your Real Mojo News Source is Here… and always has been!
MojoLand – ‘Land of the Legend’ is an online sports magazine chronicling the Odessa Permian football program – past and present.
We are seeking sponsors in various industries – those companies serving the sports community or Permian Basin area businesses trying to expand their marketing and advertising efforts. Sponsorships are reserved on a first come, first served basis. We offer site sponsor tiles, as well as social media (Facebook/Twitter) and e-newsletter opportunities. Campaign packages are available quarterly (3-month) and annually (12-month).
Let us improve your company’s internet presence!
Contact us today at sponsors at mojoland.net.
MojoLand is a multi award-winning and well known site, celebrating its 23rd year of existence. Advertising on this website offers sponsors an exceptional value. There are currently over 150 pages of content on MojoLand.net, and that’s not including the Virtual Museum.
- Achieve High Click-Through Rates. Online team sports sites, such as MojoLand, have consistently delivered click-through rates 5x higher than the industry average. While one-quarter of one percent has become the norm on the Internet, online team sports sites average over a 2.5% CTR across all sponsor tiles.
- Reach Qualified Consumers. The MojoLand visitor is typically well educated, affluent men and women. According to NetRatings, our base is:
- Gender: 66% Male
- Income: 65% $75,000+
- Ages: 21-49 (51%), 50-64 (26%), 13-20 (23%)
- Do Well By Doing Good. Take advantage of the fact that 78% of adults say they would be more likely to buy a product associated with a subject they care about. – Cone/Roper Survey
MojoLand is not affiliated with the Ector County ISD or Permian Football Booster Club. It is owned and maintained solely by Terry Alan, a Permian graduate.