A new chapter of the old rivalry that started in 1884 is a few days away, but meanwhile, here’s a dive into history and a recounting of some of those interesting Pirates-Bulldogs matchups in years ending with “2,” viewed a decade at a time:
Cary-Grove's 2004 team started something extraordinary when it played for the Class 7A state championship. It raised the bar for future C-G teams, which will play its sixth title game Saturday. Here is a history of Cary-Grove's five previous trips to state title games.
Legendary Ottawa football coach Bill Novak finished off a Hall of Fame career in style 50 years ago this week. The Pirates’ gridiron mentor from 1947-1971, Novak stepped down after 168 wins and seven undefeated seasons.
Even though a new chapter of the old rivalry will have to wait a few more days, here’s a dive into history and a recounting of some of those interesting Cavaliers-Pirates matchups in years ending with “1,” viewed a decade at a time: