Results for Best Rivalry 2013

A
Total Votes: 374
Castle
Kaneohe, Hawaii
VS
Kailua
Kailua, Hawaii

These two schools are five miles apart on the east side of Oahu and play each year for the Hammer Trophy. Kailua leads the series by a 36-26 margin. The intense rivalry normally draws packed crowds.

B
Total Votes: 1,370
Enumclaw
Enumclaw, Wash.
VS
White River
Buckley, Wash.

After merging for four years in the late 1940s, Enumclaw and White River branched out on their own in 1953. Both teams refused to give up the Hornets nickname or the maroon and gold team colors. To this day, the schools share a nickname, te...

C
Total Votes: 38,209
Mater Dei
Santa Ana, Calif.
VS
Servite
Anaheim, Calif.

Often called the Holy War of Orange County, this game matches the two oldest Catholic schools in the county. Mater Dei holds a 36-15-2 lead in the series which started in 1961. It often draws huge crowds, particularly when it is held at Ana...

D
Total Votes: 28,753
Moapa Valley
Overton, Nev.
VS
Virgin Valley
Mesquite, Nev.

Moapa Valley and Virgin Valley started competing for a hammer trophy in the 1950s, but the schools had to stop handing out the hammer in the 70s because students from the losing school would often steal it from the winning team. The school'...

E
Total Votes: 6,878
Oregon City
Oregon City, Ore.
VS
West Linn
West Linn, Ore.

Started in 1921, this rivalry is one of the oldest continuously played game west of the Mississippi. During World War II, games were held during the day due to the "no lights" curfew. West Linn has the longest winning streak (nine), but OC ...

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F
Total Votes: 108
Wasilla
Wasilla, Alaska
VS
Palmer
Palmer, Alaska

In a matchup known as the Potato Bowl, these downtown areas are only 10 miles apart. Depending on who you are talking to, people in Palmer and Wasilla establish their friends and enemies through grade school sports and stay that way as adul...