Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 4
Amite
Amite, La.
VS
Independence
Independence, La.

Amite leads the series, which started in 1974, by a 26-11 margin. The schools are just six miles apart and Independence coach/graduate Keith Carona is quite knowledgeable about this rivalry, which he calls a measuring stick.

B
Total Votes: 7
Barbe
Lake Charles, La.
VS
Acadiana
Lafayette, La.

These teams present a contrasting style. Acadiana has lived with a veer offense for many years and likes to control the ball. Since the mid-1990s, Barbe has employed a quick-score spread offense. The series originated in 1973 and Barbe hold...

C
Total Votes: 2
Haynesville
Haynesville, La.
VS
Homer
Homer, La.

Since starting up in 1907, this has been one of those rivalries that shut down both towns and the 13 miles between them every time they play. Known as the Claiborne Parish Super Bowl because Haynesville and Homer are the only football-playi...

D
Total Votes: 45
Jesuit
New Orleans, La.
VS
Holy Cross
New Orleans, La.

Having played every year since 1922, Jesuit vs. Holy Cross is a rivalry so intense it stays with players long after their glory days. Just ask Ronald Gravois, who played for Jesuit from 1954-55 and now manages a website, www.bluejaystigers....

E
Total Votes: 11
Ruston
Ruston, La.
VS
Neville
Monroe, La.

The oldest rivalry in Northeast Louisiana, Ruston vs. Neville is so intense not even a hurricane can stand in its way. After Hurricane Isaac hit Louisiana this past fall, the Ruston-Neville game was one of the only state's games not cancele...

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