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1450 WFTR presents The River Rivalry Trophy to Skyline and Warren County High Schools
1450 WFTR proudly presents The River Rivalry Trophy.
The winner of the annual football matchup between Skyline High School and Warren County High School will receive the trophy to hoist and display for the following year.
Inspiration from the trophy came from other local rivalries like the Barr-Lindon Crimson Apple, which is awarded to the top high school football team in Winchester and Frederick County, and the Shenandoah County Championship.
1450 WFTR worked with Jean’s Jewelers to select a high quality trophy with a classic look that measures nearly three feet high and features a traditional gold cup design at the top.
Each year, the winning school will add a plate to the base with their name, final score, and year.
From when the school’s first began competing against each other in the 2007-2008 school year, the series has stayed close with Skyline currently holding an edge 12-7.
Skyline has won the last four matchups in a row by a combined score of 123-27, but all time, the series has provided some instant classics with eight games decided by one score or less.
The schools played each other twice in 2007, 2008, and 2017.
1450 WFTR coincides the inaugural trophy presentation with the station’s celebration of 75 years of serving the Front Royal and Warren County community.
The latest installation of The River Rivalry will begin Friday, November 3rd at 6:40 pm on 1450 WFTR, The River 95.3, theriver953.com, and the Tune In Radio App with Randy Woodward and Ryan Rutherford.
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