High school rivalries — especially on the football field — are fun for all involved.
From the players to the students to the fans, as well as the entire community, there will always be something special about “our team against your team” or “our side of town against your side of town.”
The Winder-Barrow High School-Apalachee High School football rivalry, known as the Battle of Barrow, will see a new chapter written this Friday when the teams meet at R. Harold Harrison Stadium at 7:30 p.m. No doubt the talk on social media and message boards will be somewhat lively this week, but for WBHS head coach Heath Webb and his counterpart Steve Sims at AHS, the biggest thing about Friday night is the Region 8-AAAAA schedule begins.
“The fact that it’s the first region game is more important than the rivalry,” Webb said. “This game is one week, the region schedule lasts for nine weeks.”
Sims concurs with Webb.
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