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North-South The fourth decade

November 09, 2006

1987: North 6, South 0

Eric Peifer scored the game's only touchdown on a 5-yard run late in the second quarter as North shut out South for the second year in a row.

The Rebels' best scoring chance came with 39 seconds remaining in the first half. With the ball on the Hubs 4, Dwayne Freeman failed to get in the end zone on consecutive runs and time expired. North's defense held the Rebels (2-8) to just 40 yards in the second half and 113 for the game.

David Gladhill, whose playing status was questionable going into the game, ran the ball 11 times for 55 yards for the Hubs (4-6), who maintained possession for most of the second half by going 3-for-3 in fourth-down conversions.

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Series: Even, 15-15-1.




1988: North 28, South 7

Mitchell Branch returned from an injury to rush for 71 yards and two touchdowns, while North's defense smothered South for the third straight year and the Hubs took the lead in the city series for the first time since 1960.

The Hubs (3-7) controlled the ball throughout, putting together a seven-minute drive in the first and second quarters which culminated in a 1-yard run by Branch. He scored a 3-yard touchdown on North's next possession.

Mike Noe and Eric Peifer also scored for the Hubs, who outgained South, 245-38. The Rebels (2-8) ran just 12 plays in the first half for minus-4 yards.

Series: North, 16-15-1




1989: South 28, North 22

James Frisby ran for 149 yards and all four of South's touchdowns as the Rebels evened up the city series once again.

Frisby scored on three 1-yard runs and an 8-yarder, and Bobby Moats added 73 rushing yards for the Rebels (6-4), who won the season finale for the first time since 1986.

South's defense held North (7-3) to 66 rushing yards and forced two turnovers.

Hubs quarterback Eric Hallenbeck completed 12 of 21 passes for 189 yards, and connected with Eric Peifer for a 7-yard score with 29 seconds left. North's onside kick attempt was recovered by South's Tony Kajencki to seal the victory.

Series: Even, 16-16-1.




1990: South 22, North 13

James Frisby had another huge North-South game, carrying 40 times for 237 yards and all three South touchdowns to lead the Rebels to victory and put North's playoff hopes in question.

Frisby had a hand in all of South's points, running for a two-point conversion and passing for another. He also set a South single-season record for rushing yards with 1,344.

North jumped out to a 13-8 lead at halftime as Shawn Ferguson scored on runs of 31 and 37 yards. But South (7-3) dominated the second half and, despite playing on a wet field, did not fumble the ball in 51 rushing attempts. The Rebels ran the same play - Frisby running behind fullback David Lawrence - 23 times in the second half.

The Hubs (8-2) did qualify for the playoffs.

Series: South, 17-16-1.




1991: North 27, South 12

North jumped out to a 20-0 lead in the first half and held off a third-quarter charge by the Rebels.

The Hubs (6-4) scored on three of their first four possesions in the game, but were halted on their first two possesions of the second half, allowing the Rebels (3-7) to mount a comeback. Larry Wiles caught a touchdown pass from Kenny Jones and Jay Subetto ran for a 5-yard touchdown to cut the deficit to 20-12.

North quarterback Dan Cunningham put the game away with his second 1-yard touchdown run. E.J. Fuller and Dusty Shatzer also scored for the Hubs.

Series: Even, 17-17-1.




1992: North 14, South 6

E.J. Fuller carried 39 times for 200 yards, including a 5-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, to lead North to its second straight win over South.

Fuller carried the ball 22 times in the Hubs' final 26 snaps, including 16 of their 19 offensive plays in the fourth quarter. Greg Rice scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter for North (5-5).

South (1-9) scored its only points on a 10-play, 76-yard drive, capped by Mike Webb's 5-yard scoring run.

The Rebels had a chance to tighten the game with 1:30 left, but North's Danny Marsh stuffed Steve St. James in the backfield on fourth-and-one at the Hubs 26 to end the South threat.

Series: North, 18-17-1.




1993: South 13, North 0

South's defense forced five turnovers and the Rebels scored a controversial touchdown as they beat North (3-7) for the first time in three years.

South got its first points when quarterback Ch Swayne recovered a bad snap, scrambled and threw the ball to the middle of the field, where South center Bill Kidd caught it for a touchdown. The result of the play stood despite the protests of North coach Glenn Cross.

Malcolm Printup added a 10-yard touchdown run in the final minute of the game for the Rebels (5-5).

Glenn Dalton, Shane Eichelberger and Ebby Bynum each had an interception for South.

Series: Even, 18-18-1.




1994: South 13, North 0

Thomas Ashby carried 26 times for 145 yards and two touchdowns as South scored its second straight shutout win over North.

Ashby gave the Rebels (5-5) a lead just 2:22 into the game when he capped a five-play, 63-yard drive with his first touchdown run.

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