Long Running Rivalries

Sixth Man
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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby Sixth Man » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:20 am

I grew up in Anaheim. Anaheim-Western bell game was the biggest thing in town. I didn't even know about Servite or Mater Dei until I was in high school. "The Ghost of La Palma Park" is still the greatest nickname in OC sports history.



hit the lights
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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby hit the lights » Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:56 am

Back when fields were grass and Xavier Hicks and Daniel Fells were playing the Morales brothers, Ronnie Hillman, etc..
League titles , CIF finals, La Habra and Fullerton have been rivals for a long time . This year is no different as Fullerton head coach Richard Salazar and a bunch of ex Highlander's are the new coaching staff at Fullerton. La Habra vs Fullerton game will be week one of League for the Highlanders.
From the streets to
The Gridiron, this Rivalry continues, let's see if the Highlanders can keep dominating, as teacher vs students clash.

MDDad
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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby MDDad » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:38 am

Sixth Man wrote:I grew up in Anaheim. Anaheim-Western bell game was the biggest thing in town. I didn't even know about Servite or Mater Dei until I was in high school. "The Ghost of La Palma Park" is still the greatest nickname in OC sports history.

I agree, 6M. Anaheim Colonist, class of '68. I was only six at the time, but when Randy Meadows and The Ghost attracted 41,000 people to the Coliseum to see them square off, it must have been electric.

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby templar83 » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:55 am

MDDad wrote:Source of the post I agree, 6M. Anaheim Colonist, class of '68. I was only six at the time


Six at the time? Was this the class of 1868?

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby MDDad » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:03 am

Yes, templar. But you knew that, since I went to the prom with your granddaughter.

Bick
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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby Bick » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:07 am

Per Wikipedia

Norwich Free Academy (Norwich, CT) v. New London High School (New London, CT) 77–63–11 started in 1875. Annual Thanksgiving football game. One of the original annual Thanksgiving football games, but has not been played continuously. Earliest game was played on May 12, 1875.

Hollywood v. Van Nuys is the oldest in So Cal starting in 1916

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby SK80 » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:14 am

You are close give it take a year Templar, I believe I have seen a photo of MDDad in the stands at the that first American College Football game between Rutgers and Princeton in 1869! I think he still has the stat sheet...! ROFL

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby daddyooo » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:56 pm

Newbury park vs Thousand Oaks turned 50 this year.

I imagine Buena vs Ventura and Atascadero vs Paso Robles are pretty old also.

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby daddyooo » Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:00 pm

Moorpark vs Carpinteria went for about 80 years straights until the late 90s. Carpinteria won 51 straight until the last meeting in 1997-moorpark won 37-0 in the playoffs and they haven't played since.

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby Credo ut intelligam » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:35 pm

John Burrroughs vs. Burbank. 69 meetings since 1949; both teams share the same home field (Memorial Stadium on the JBHS campus), and alternate year-to-year in getting the larger "home side" in the Big Game. As many as 12,000 fans have packed the stadium for the annual year-ending contest between crosstown rivals.

In 1979 Burroughs went into the game rated the number one team in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, Southern California, the State and the Nation. Burbank put up a strong fight, scoring 12 points against a team that had badly beaten the previous #1 team, St. Paul, 27-12, and allowed only one touchdown to four previous Foothill League opponents, outscoring them 152-7. Burroughs finished the season 11-1 and advanced to the CIF Quarterfinals.

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby hit the lights » Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:56 am

Not so much a rivalry anymore, but ElRancho vs St. Paul uses to be a big one. Featuring coaching legends
Ernie Johnson ( Ranch) and Marion Ancich ( swordsman)
The 60's

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby daddyooo » Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:45 pm

Notre Dame vs. Crespi?
Cathedral vs Salesian (that one ended for a while due to crowd trouble)

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Re: Long Running Rivalries

Postby daddyooo » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:38 pm

another one from Ventura County: FIllmore vs. Santa Paula-continuous since 1924.

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