Odessa high vs permian history books

In 2000, i traveled to odessa for the first time to do a story on permian, and specifically how the book changed the team, the town and the high school. Odessa high is 03 on the season and 01 in district play. Permian high school odessa, tx basketball maxpreps. Permian high school is the 26th largest public high school in texas and the 91st largest nationally. Odessa 2, permian 3 312020 the permian boys soccer team orchestrated a threegoal comeback in the second half to take a 32 vic. In memory class of 1974 permian high school odessa. Don t miss any of the 2020 permian panthers football season. In the late 1970s there was pressure to build a new stadium. Mojoland museum the history of odessa permian football.

The secret of mojo lays bare permian s secrets in becoming the winningest 5afootball program in the modern era of texas high school football, garnering national recognition in. Defending champ duncanville advances, wylie earns first state tournament bid in school history. Welcome to the land of the legend, the online sports magazine of the permian panthers. The permian basin also includes formations that date back to the ordovician period 445 mya. The book follows the story of the 1988 permian high school panthers football team from odessa, texas, as they made a run. Darren allman made his return to permian as the 11th head coach in the schools history. With a high temperature of 24 degrees, weather didnt stop 19,000 fans from watching mojo beat the wild bunch 146 this afternoon at barrett stadium. The cross town rivalry is fueled by the cultural difference between the schools. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the panthers help keep the. They played their first game against each other in 1961.

That year, odessa high won the state title, and though it never won again, many in the region still recall that odessa high bronchos squad. Odessa its been 30 years since the 1988 permian panthers football. The full name of the school is odessa senior high school. Welcome to the first ever high school football museum on the internet. History of ohs vs permian high football games odessa.

Permian and odessa high split their first six meetings from 195964. Allman would take the panthers to the 3rd round of the playoffs three times before taking a. The first and only official home of the odessa permian panthers. The world famous mojo football teams accomplishments are featured.

The 11 football books any true student of the game must read. Odessa, tx the handbook of texas online texas state. If you see your name among the odessa high school graduates, someone is looking for you. History of ohs vs permian high football games odessa american. Dallas couple write books to empower singleparent children. A town, a team, and a dream is a 1990 nonfiction book written by h. In the schools 38 year history permian as made the playoffs nearly 70% of the time this includes the first 6 years of the schools history in which permian made the playoffs only 1 time. Odessa high game and if played at ratliff, the odessa permian vs.

If you have any information about a deceased classmate from the class of 1974, please send it here. The permian basin is the thickest deposit of permian aged rocks on earth which were rapidly deposited during the collision of north america and gondwana south america and africa between the late mississippian through the permian. This name was originally to differentiate it from odessa junior high school now known as david crockett middle school. Jun 15, 2003 scott smith rekindling permian s passion. Game highlights are available from blazing glory productions 432 2969760. The story of the odessa, texas, permian high school football team by regina w.

Whether you no longer have your own copy or want to surprise someone with a unique gift. Oct 16, 2012 highlights from september 28, 2012 between midland high school texas and odessa permian. The team made famous by buzz bissingers book friday night. A special thanks to bobbie collier badger, class of 1971, for her tireless help in trying to find the most accurate. The 1990 publication of friday night lights changed the culture of permian. Ecisd middle schools and high schools to require clear or mesh backpacks. After that, permians black shadow hung over west odessa for three decades. Permian high school, odessa, texas yearbook staff, permian high school 1970 on. Another year, another west texas classic that belongs to the wolfforth frenship boys golf team. By lisa maria garza dallas, may 8 reuters the school behind the book, movie and tv series friday night lights has become mired in scandal wit.

Mojoland football coaching history of permian high school. This is the official web site for the permian high school class of 1977. Im not american and do not know the rules of football, will this be confusing to read or are the rules explained. Varsity date opponent location time date opponent location time 823 lubbock cooper scrimmage cooper 6. In real life, it was permians second game of the season, and played at maverick stadium in marshall on a saturday afternoon. Bissinger traces the football history of odessa high, which, back in 1946, before permian opened, was itself a powerhouse. Being a graduate of odessa permian high school, i found portions of the book questionable at best.

In the fall of 1990 the panthers of odessas permian high school found. Odessa college has been an integral part of educating west texans since 1946. She is the author of several published books, produced plays and tv shows. Permian high school, odessa, texas permian high school, 1960 yearbook staff of on. Odessa high school ohs is a public high school located in odessa, texas, united states. History of black cowboys yahoo image search results. Odessa permian makes 11th trip to state football finals.

Both midland and odessa built new 5a high schools at around the same time. Odessa high won the texas state high school championship in 1946, and permian high captured it in 1965, 1972, 1980, 1984, 1989, and 1991. Craziest plays in college football history duration. The odessa high and permian volleyball teams return to action in district 26a play today. Mojoland came into existence in 1996 as a response to buzz bissingers friday night lights. The game between permian high school and cross town rival and older brother odessa high school is always a classic game.

Ladoyce lambert obituary midland, tx odessa american. It doesnt get any bigger than the odessa permian panthers. This book is an insightful documentary of how the permian high school team of odessa developed into perennial state champions in the supercompetitive state of texas. It is one of three high schools in the ector county independent school district. Popular videos permian high school permian high school topic. Oct 06, 2019 its easy to sign up, so please join us. Directory ector county independent school district. Panthers of odessa the winningest high school football team in texas history. The names listed below are alumni who have been searched for on this site from odessa high schoolin odessa, texas. Your total enews source for permian high school athletics since 1996. The official site of permian high school athletics. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the fccs online. A collection of infamous high school football tickets for games i attended or maybe not.

Bissinger, who lived in odessa for a year while he worked on the book. Football, soccer, track events, marching contest directions. Joshua erin lee daniels is reported to have attended permian but graduated from a different high school so he is not part of the master file of classmates. Scandal taints legacy of 1988 dallas carter football team, perhaps talentwise the best in texas history.

Odessa permian high school football record odessa, tx. Expectations also weigh down on the 28 seniors who were eighthgraders the last time permian won the championship. Permian football home mascot panthers team varsity 2020 colors black, white coach na address 1800 e 42nd st, odessa, tx 79762 overall 00 district 00. Odessa built permian in 1959, and then its neighbor built midland lee in 1961. Permian high school odessa, texas in memory, class of 1974. For one thing, permian also got the majority of the ector county education budget while odessa high typically got what was left which wasnt that much. Smith has been on the job in odessa since january, taking over the reigns of a high school program for the. Ap texas high school football top 10 nbc 5 dallasfort worth. It was the subject of the book friday night lights which in turn inspired a movie and tv series of the same name. The two schools quickly overpowered odessa and midland high and the permianlee rivalry became the legendary matchup of the twin oil cities. The name stems from the age of the rocks in the basin where the school is located, which are from the geological period that preceded the largest mass extinction in the history of life. Those teams were the odessa bronchos, the ector eagles and the permian panthers.

The inside of the yearbook is in better condition than the cover. It was the subject of the book friday night lights which in turn inspired a. Analiese castellanos, 4, waves an odessa high bronchos towel following a play by odessa high as her sister, permian fan jazmine castellanos, 11, reacts during friday nights odessa high vs. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app.

The permian basin is the source of the large oil and natural gas deposits that. Permian game come to be so important to odessa high s fans. Odessa high schools cassandra ramirez 14 collides with permian high schools abbey ward 10 after tense footwork to safely pass the ball to a teammate in their game friday night at ratliff stadium. Film helps stung town revisit book the new york times. Com the official home of the permian panthers, odessa, tx. Reread the exchange on the sidelines between the trainer, trapper, and running back don billingsley. Scott smith rekindling permians passion houston chronicle. Over a decade of mojo our 12th season of mojo friday night lights. The names listed below are alumni who have been searched for on this site from permian high schoolin odessa, texas. Desoto high school vs odessa permian high school football highlights 2019 texas football by exposed sports. Opened in 1959, permian high is named for the permian basin, the geological formation which underlies midland and odessa. Turn left west, you cant miss it because its big, its well lighted at night and there is nothing else there. Ector county isd is committed to ensuring its website is accessible to all individuals, with or without disabilities, seeking information on our website.

Higher educational needs are served by odessa college, a twoyear community college founded in 1946 under the guidance of murry fly. The story of the odessa, texas, permian high school football team. The book follows the story of the 1988 permian high school panthers football team from odessa, texas, as they made a run towards the texas state championship. I put him down as one of the best high school running backs ever to. Permian high school odessa, texas in memory, class of 1974 if you have any information about a deceased classmate from the class of 1974, please send it here. History of ohs vs permian high football games posted.

Bissinger looked at the 1988 season of the permian high panthers, with. Permian leads the alltime series 45101, but rodriguez wasnt around for most of those panthers wins. Results for the teams ranked in the associated press texas high school football poll. Eleven years later, the permian high school panthers remember friday night lights, the book that put themand odessa on the map. Click on the link in the middle that says, if you are xxxxx, please click here now to create your profile. The sports cover of the odessa american printed the morning of sept. This copy is a softcover reprint of a previously owned high school yearbook. Second half comeback lifts permian over odessa high. There are a total of 2,573 students and 152 teachers at permian high school, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. Permian high school is a public high school of the ector county independent school district located in odessa, tx.

Even when it has no playoff implications, even in the years when the odessa high bronchos had few games in the win column and the permian panthers were making their annual deep run into the texas high school playoffs, it was always a good hard fought game and always a. For as long as the bronchos senior defensive tackle can remember, the battles between odessa high and permian have gone back and forth. Maxpreps has their 2 game schedule and results, including links to box scores, standings, photos and video highlights. Scandal taints legacy of 1988 dallas carter football team. Unique perspectives on the daily sports topics that matter most. The college has grown tremendously, both in students and in the courses available. Kaleb murry 26 follow 432 culture on social media twitter. The story of the odessa, texas, permian high school football team the secret of mojo. Scott smith spent two seasons as permian s head coach. Permian basketball home mascot panthers team varsity 201920 colors black, white coach tim thomas address 1800 e 42nd st, odessa, tx 79762 overall 324 district 91 national rank 153 state tx rank 23. Odessa and permian high schools are widely known for their football prowess. H g bissingers book friday night lights caused outrage in odessa, texas, when it was.

Ratliff stadium in odessa, tx seats and is the home of odessa high school and the storied permian high school football teams. Permian high school is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of ector county isd in odessa, tx. Rosters, schedules, news updates, photos, merchandise, scores, spirit groups, school history, streaming video, and more. Permian high school is a public high school located in odessa, texas and is one of three high schools in the ector county independent school district. Since that time, 20 years, permian has been to the playoffs 78 % of the time. History get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube. Trustees adopt resolutions to ensure all regular employees paid for regular duty during school cancellation for students. But every friday night from september to december, when the permian high.

With the construction of ector high school 1957 and permian high school in 1959 w. Permians andrew perez 24 is lifted in the air by shawn pierce 74 as dez daniels 17 joins the celebration after perez scored a touchdown during the game against odessa high on friday at ratliff stadium. While originally intended to be a hoosierstype chronicle of high school sports that holds together a small town, the final book ended. James boobie miles star fullback for odessa high heading into the 1988 season.

Odessa, tx slick roads and six inches of snow on friday caused a postponement of the annual permian odessa high crosstown game. In memory class of 1974 permian high school odessa, texas. In the movie, the game was the season opener and played on a friday night in odessa. Dallas ladoyce lambert, beloved father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend, passed on feb. Trappers job is to ensure the players health and wellbeing on the field. Reporting on the world famous mojo football program, as well as other permian high school sports. Permian is 12 on the season and 10 in district play. Friday night lights, the book and movie, tells the story of the 1988 odessa texas permian high school football season. Permian panthers vs odessa high bronchos 2016 youtube. The story of the odessa, texas, permian high school. Nov 02, 2017 permian odessa high school rivalry game. The official home of the odessa permian panthers fbc. Odessa high had once been the beacon of hope in the city.

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