Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 3,376
Byrnes
Duncan, S.C.
VS
Gaffney
Gaffney, S.C.

This matchup, in existence since 1971, has a combined 28 state titles (Byrnes, 11; Gaffney, 17). Byrnes' five consecutive state championship appearances halted last season at the state semifinals when Gaffney upset the Rebels 21-19 and then...

B
Total Votes: 18
Easley
Easley, S.C.
VS
Pickens
Pickens, S.C.

The annual Sam Wyche Food Fight Bowl attracts more than 10,000 fans every year. The game is named after Wyche, a former head coach for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both schools raise money for the Pickens County Meal...

C
Total Votes: 5,288
Great Falls
Great Falls , S.C.
VS
Lewisville
Richburg, S.C.

Intense is but a gentle description between these competitors. In 2009, state budget cuts for education nearly merged the two schools, located approximately 10 miles apart. Both towns reportedly opposed, not just due to overcrowding, but al...

D
Total Votes: 82
Hanahan
Hanahan, S.C.
VS
Bishop England
Daniel Island, S.C.

This rivalry began in the 1960s and has become one of the more bitter rivalries in the state. Bishop England's and Hanahan's players certainly don't hang out off of the field. In the past, the teams have gotten into fights during the game a...

E
Total Votes: 32
Rock Hill
Rock Hill, S.C.
VS
Northwestern
Rock Hill, S.C.

These two teams began their feud in 1964 and have all the makings of a spirited rivalry, from multiple state titles to a handful of alumni who went on to play in college and the NFL. In years past, fans have been removed from the stands for...

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