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By Steve Solarz

For over one hundred twenty years, the folks of Aurora, Illinois, have collected jointly to monitor East Aurora and West Aurora excessive faculties sq. off in what's now Illinois' longest-running soccer competition. on account that first taking to the gridiron in 1893, the colleges 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 popularity coaches, adorned struggle heroes, an Olympic medalist, a constitution member of the NFL, a number of profitable highschool coaches, impressive 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 supply a piece that's either an encyclopedic source and a passionate account of a celebrated tradition.

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