Results for Top Rivalry 2012

A
Total Votes: 24
Centerville
Centerville, Iowa
VS
Albia
Albia, Iowa

Known as the "Highway 5" game, this rivalry is more than 100 years old. This feud has been carried on from generation to generation, from grandparents to parents, and now to the active high school age players. Many of these athletes played with or against each other growing up, so the bond can be both positive and negative, and has been instilled long before they reach high school.

B
Total Votes: 21
Des Moines East
Des Moines, Iowa
VS
Des Moines North
Des Moines, Iowa

For 108 consecutive years, these two schools have been six blocks away. These rivals have known each other all their lives. No one can really explain the fire behind this, but the state association believes that due to the proximity between the two schools the fire is there instantly and is recharged every year.

C
Total Votes: 166
Valley
West Des Moines, Iowa
VS
Dowling Catholic
West Des Moines, Iowa

This rivalry is the biggest in the state for not just football, but every sport. These two schools have dominated the state in football, boys and girls basketball, and baseball and softball as well.