Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 265
Latin
Boston, Mass.
VS
English
Boston, Mass.

Despite being lopsided in recent years (Latin has won 30 of the past 31 meetings) this list must include the longest continuously running public high school rivalry in the nation. The Wolfpack and the Bulldogs have played every year since t...

B
Total Votes: 29,567
Leominster
Leominster, Mass.
VS
Fitchburg
Fitchburg, Mass.

Representing neighboring towns in the North Central part of the state, the Blue Devils and Red Raiders have played on Thanksgiving 107 times. Overall, the series is remarkably competitive with Leominster winning 62 times, Fitchburg 58 times...

C
Total Votes: 20,712
Salem
Salem, Mass.
VS
Beverly
Beverly, Mass.

Salem and Beverly first played in 1891. The annual Thanksgiving Day game actually begins the Monday before the game. That's when the teams meet up face to face on Veterans Memorial Bridge, which connects the two towns. Come game day, the tr...

D
Total Votes: 38
St. John's Prep
Danvers, Mass.
VS
Xaverian
Westwood, Mass.

Some rivalries in Massachusetts are bitter because they've been around for so long. This is huge because more often than not the Catholic Conference championship comes down to St. John's Prep and Xaverian. The winner moves onto the playoffs...

E
Total Votes: 793
Wellesley
Wellesley Hills, Mass.
VS
Needham
Needham, Mass.

The Wellesley, Needham rivalry isn't as old as Thanksgiving, but it's not too far off. The teams have only missed seven games (four because of World War I) since kicking off the Thanksgiving tradition with a 4-0 Wellesley win in 1882. Welle...

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