What’s in a rivalry? What are the chemical components? What’s the recipe? It takes two groups of athletes, vying for the same goal – victory. Add in some intensity, with a couple of buckets of blood, sweat, and tears.
The Monarchs suffered their second straight loss that culminated on the last drive of the game. This time, it was the opposing defense that held the Monarchs at bay from the Manchester one-yard line to produce a goal line stand and seal the victory.
Twice was nice for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks as they repeated as state champions in 2013. While the Knights drove past a glut of injuries to finish 6-4, they fell in a competitive game to Colonial Forge in the 6A South playoffs.
With football, comes volleyball and here’s your 2014 season primer for your area teams.