The Panther football program finished its inagural varsity season 5-5 under head Coach Wilson Willhite. The following season the Panthers were eliminated in the semi-finals of the play-offs. The 2000 season saw the Panthers playing in the state championship where they were defeated by the Roswell Coyotes
Charly Martin Received 1st team all district as well as All State honors his senior year. Charly became a two time All-American at West Texas A&M as a receiver, where he still holds most of the receiving records. He signed as a free agent with the San Diego Chargers. Charly was picked up off waivers by the Carolina Panthers where he played for 2 years. He was released and then picked up by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Charly was just recently signed by the Seattle Seahawks.