Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 1,338
Geneva
Geneva, Ill.
VS
Batavia
Batavia, Ill.

This rivalry has been going strong for more than 100 years, starting in 1913. The matchup is known as The Biggest Game to the local fans. The two schools are only five miles apart. Geneva leads the all-time record, 51-39-5.

B
Total Votes: 9,448
Kewanee
Kewanee, Ill.
VS
Princeton
Princeton, Ill.

This rivalry, which began in 1897, is the sixth oldest in Illinois history. Princeton holds a very slim 56-55-4 lead. Kewanee recently was named the "Friendliest Town in the Nation" by Rand McNally.

C
Total Votes: 2,050
Mount Carmel
Chicago, Ill.
VS
St. Rita of Cascia
Chicago, Ill.

With only five miles separating these two Chicago Catholic League rivals, Rita and Carmel battle every year for bragging rights. The rivalry dates back to 1924 and Mount Carmel controls the all-time series, 59-30-2.

D
Total Votes: 3,071
Sacred Heart Griffin
Springfield, Ill.
VS
Rochester
Rochester, Ill.

This rivalry has become especially intense since 2005 when Derek Leonard became head coach at Rochester. His father, Ken Leonard, is the legendary coach at Sacred Heart Griffin, owning three state titles and two runner-up finishes. Rocheste...

E
Total Votes: 21
West Aurora
Aurora, Ill.
VS
East Aurora
Aurora, Ill.

The West-East rivalry is the longest continuous rivalry in the state of Illinois. The only thing that separates the contenders is the Fox River. The matchup has been going strong since 1893, with the two teams playing for the 121st time thi...

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