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This New Century Rivalry draws anywhere from 15,000 to 20,000 fans every year. From all accounts, these players genuinely do not like each other on and off the field.
One of the oldest state rivalries, the Cannon Bowl is usually played around Halloween. Schools compete for the right to paint the cannon. This is a long-run historical tradition where the students of the winning school get to paint the Cannon in Mobile with their team colors (orange for a McGill victory, blue for a Murphy victory).
This matchup is known as the Battle of Murder Creek. The schools were built by two lumber pioneers, Miller and Neal. Neal and Miller have played 70 games with Neal winning 21 games and Miller winning the other 49.