Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 43,823
Brookfield
Brookfield, Mo.
VS
Marceline
Marceline, Mo.

A 30-pound brass bell has been awarded to the winner of this game since 1937, although the series dates back to Oct. 23, 1909. Nine miles of farm fields separate Brookfield and Marceline, but the entire area nearly rioted in 2004 when the B...

B
Total Votes: 1,305
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...

C
Total Votes: 2,996
Fordyce
Fordyce, Ark.
VS
Rison
Rison, Ark.

Fordyce leads the series, which started in 1952, by a margin of 33-24-5. Rison head coach Clay Totty - a Fordyce graduate - has an 8-7-1 record against his alma mater. Fans show up at 4:30 for an 8 p.m. game. Legendary Alabama football coac...

D
Total Votes: 8,882
Greene County
Jefferson, Iowa
VS
Perry
Perry, Iowa

These teams first played in 1898j, when Perry was represented by the town's YMCA team. Since 1928 they have played for the Cowbell Traveling Trophy and Greene County holds a 53-28-2 lead. Miniature cowbells often are sold at fundraisers, wh...

E
Total Votes: 2,165
Jenks
Jenks, Okla.
VS
Union
Tulsa, Okla.

These football powerhouse teams are regarded as the best programs in the state. Their annual matchup, which started in 1949, is dubbed the Backyard Brawl and draws up to 30,000 spectators.

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F
Total Votes: 60,661
Norfolk Catholic
Norfolk, Neb.
VS
Pierce
Pierce, Neb.

Pierce is basically a small suburb of Norfolk, a city of 25,000 that serves as the hub for Northeastern Nebraska. The schools play in Class C-1, the third-highest classification, and the history of success fuels the rivalry as much as proxi...