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Former players reflect on Stadium Road Showdown

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In sports, there are traditional rivalries.

When two teams — namely ones that do not like each other — battle it out for victory and, in some cases, a perpetual memento that comes with it, emotions tend to run high.

There are college football teams that have major rivalries. USC/UCLA — just 12 miles apart — compete for not only L.A. city bragging rights but also the “Victory Bell” which is awarded to the winner.

There are also plenty of long-standing high school football rivalries in the Central Section. Those rivalry games are intensified even more in towns that only have two teams...


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