Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 0

VS

Hoover has been the most dominant school in Alabama over the past 15 years. It has won 62 overall boys state titles, including 10 in football, which boasts a current 30-game winning streak. The Buccaneers also have notched 15 state titles i...

B
Total Votes: 14
Auburn
Auburn, Ala.
VS
Opelika
Opelika, Ala.

This competitive series of Class 6A teams is about as close as it can get. It started in 1917 with Opelika holding a slim advantage of 43-41-3. They split last year, with Opelika posting a slim 8-7 victory in the state quarterfinals.

C
Total Votes: 69
Hoover
Birmingham, Ala.
VS
Vestavia Hills
Vestavia, Ala.

This New Century Rivalry draws anywhere from 15,000 to 20,000 fans every year. From all accounts, these players genuinely do not like each other - on or off the field.

D
Total Votes: 11
Murphy
Mobile, Ala.
VS
McGill Toolen Catholic
Mobile, Ala.

One of the oldest state rivalries, the Cannon Bowl is usually played around Halloween. Schools compete for the right to paint the cannon. This is a long-run historical tradition where the students of the winning school get to paint the Cann...

E
Total Votes: 4
Sweet Water
Sweet Water, Ala.
VS
Thomasville
Thomasville, Ala.

This is a classic match-up of a Class 1A power (Sweet Water), against a Class 4A team (Thomasville). The series started in 1931 and Thomasville holds a decisive 56-12-1 advantage.

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F
Total Votes: 29
T.R. Miller
Brewton, Ala.
VS
W.S. Neal
Brewton, Ala.

This match-up is known as the Battle of Murder Creek. The schools were built by two lumber pioneers, Miller and Neal. Neal and Miller have played 71 games with Neal winning 21 games and Miller winning 50.