Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 8,832
Dodge City
Dodge City, Kan.
VS
Garden City
Garden City, Kan.

The two largest schools in Western Kansas - 50 miles apart - have played for The Hatchet since 1938, although the series dates back to 1903. Dodge City won the first game 34-0 and called Garden City poor sports in the local newspaper for no...

B
Total Votes: 5,700
Hayden
Topeka, Kan.
VS
Holton
Holton, Kan.

There are plenty of reasons for this rivalry. Proximity - the schools are 25 miles apart. Small town (Holton, population 3,300) vs. city (Topeka, pop. 130,000). Public (Holton) vs. private (Hayden). The same initials (HHS), the same mascot ...

C
Total Votes: 28
Junction City
Junction City, Kan.
VS
Manhattan
Manhattan, Kan.

Officially, it is the Sportsman Trophy. But everyone in these parts knows it as the Silver Trophy. It started in 1949 and the legend is that the losing team used to deliver it to the winning team during the winning team's post-game pep rall...

D
Total Votes: 1,698
Silver Lake
Silver Lake, Kan.
VS
Rossville
Rossville, Kan.

Just six miles apart, they battle each year in the War on 24 (U.S. Highway 24 connects the two towns). Silver Lake leads the series 57-38-2 and its coach, C.J. Hamilton, is the state's record holder with 362 victories. He has notched seven ...

E
Total Votes: 28
South
Salina, Kan.
VS
Central
Salina, Kan.

These two rivals share the same home field and both play in the Class 5A state tournament. The series started in 1970 with Central holding a 31-18 advantage. One of the two often makes it to the state championship game.

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