Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ODESSA - On Thursday afternoon in downtown Odessa, Ector County I.S.D. made it official voting unanimously to hire Gary Gaines as the Permian football coach for the second time. Gaines officially takes over on Monday, but with Spring Break, his main focus initially will be assembling a coaching staff. Gaines was Coach of the Panthers from 1986-1989.
In his four seasons with the Panthers, Gaines was 47-6-1.