Aurora's East-West Football Rivalry: The Longest-Running by Steve Solarz

By Steve Solarz

For over a hundred and twenty years, the folks of Aurora, Illinois, have accrued jointly to monitor East Aurora and West Aurora excessive colleges sq. off in what's now Illinois' longest-running soccer contention. when you consider that first taking to the gridiron in 1893, the universities have laid declare to legendary nation championships, represented Illinois in intra-sectional video games and pioneered evening soccer. Alumni from those storied competitors contain university all-Americans, corridor of status coaches, adorned struggle heroes, an Olympic medalist, a constitution member of the NFL, various winning highschool coaches, amazing businessmen and civic leaders, together with former mayors of Santa Monica, California, and Des Moines, Iowa. writer Steve Solarz pored over the documents of greater than thousand video games to provide a piece that's either an encyclopedic source and a passionate account of a celebrated tradition.

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