What is the Great American Rivalry Series? Each fall for over a century, high school football has been the centerpiece for families and communities on Friday night. In 2004, iHigh, Inc. created the Great American Rivalry Series to celebrate this uniquely American sport and the cultural phenomenon of “Friday Night in America.” The Series shines the spotlight on top high school football rivalries across the nation, where long-standing traditions are valued, expectations are sky high, and followers are committed
In promotion of this great rivalry:
DCHS Students, fans, etc have been busy participating in a twitter competition and texting an important message about –
IT CAN WAIT – DON”T TEXT AND DRIVE!!
Join in with your support. Hop on your twitter account and
Follow https://twitter.com/MaroonCrew and simply start retweeting
#X and #GoMaroons
The texting competiton goes on throughout this week
If you don’t have a Twitter account…..Now is the time to get caught up with social media.
The 2014 Great American Rivalry Series, presented by the United States Marine Corps, AT&T, Toyota and SAFECO, is featuring fourteen huge games the weekend of September 19/20. These games include:
- National Powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas at Miramar (Miramar, FL)
- Historic South Carolina Rivalry Gaffney vs. Byrnes
- Huge Chicago rivalry St. Rita vs. Mt. Carmel (Chicago, IL)
- Texas Rivalry Canyon vs. Tascosa (Canyon, TX)
- Tarpon Springs vs. Dunedin (Tarpon Springs, FL)
- Apple Valley vs. Victor Valley (Apple Valley, CA)
- Beaumont vs. Banning (Beaumont, CA)
- Brentwood Academy vs. Montgomery Bell (Brentwood, TN)
- Cincinnati power rivalry Colerain vs. Fairfield (Cincinnati, OH)
- Salt Lake City rivalry Highland vs. East (Salt Lake City, UT)
- Connecticut rivalry St. Joseph vs. Fairfield Prep (Trumbull, CT)
- West Des Moines rivalry Valley vs. Dowling (Des Moines, IA) – LIVE BROADCAST
- Massive Indianapolis rivalry Warren Central vs. Ben Davis (Indianapolis, IN)
- Wisconsin rivalry West Allis Central vs. Nathan Hale (West Allis, WI)
- Georgia powerhouses Milton vs. Roswell (Milton, GA)
Currently Dowling Catholic leads ALL Schools with over 40,000 retweets….They need everyone’s help to keep the lead!!! The kids are competing with hopes of winning a concert with the band Rixton on their current tour.
In games sponsored by the US Marines, the winning teams earn year-long bragging rights, and the Great American Rivalry Series Champions trophy, presented by the Marines. The game’s Most Valuable Player and the top student-athlete from each school are also recognized as part of the series and, for two alumni at each game, the Friday night spotlight will shine again as they are inducted into the 11th class of the Great American Rivalry Series Hall of Fame.