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This series is so intense that both teams would rather be city than state champion. It started in 1936 with Fort Hill up by a 51-32-4 margin. The game, which has drawn as many as 15,000, comes complete with a parade, planes flying over and three radio stations supplying coverage.
The only two public schools in Southeast Washington, DC, battle for bragging rights every year.
This heated rivalry known as "The Civil War" has been fairly balanced over the years. The annual matchup between crosstown rivals was suspended for a period around 1950 due to fights associated with the game.
This crosstown rivalry dates back to 1967 and is considered by many to be the most heated rivalry in the state. Parkersburg leads the all-time series 34-13, with a win this year.
This rivalry goes back to 1893, and is one of Pennsylvania's longest on record. The two teams, separated by 34 miles, compete for the "Lump of Coal" trophy each year. The all-time record goes to Pottsville Area, 46-38-8.
This rivalry game has over 100 years of history. Westfield and Plainfield play each other every Thanksgiving. This year is no exception. Both teams have over two weeks off before they face each other. In the 100-year anniversary game in 2005, Plainfield won 9-0.
Located nine-miles apart, these powerhouse rivals have been going at it in the regular season and post season for decades. The winner not only gets bragging rights, but usually goes on to win some hardware at the other's expense.