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Rivalries Like DePauw-Wabash "Stir Passion," Notes Preview of Florida-Tennessee Game

September 16, 2005

monon bell before kickoff.jpgSeptember 16, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "In-state matchups are guaranteed to stir passion. By nature, you're either for Wabash or DePauw," notes the Indianapolis Star in a preview of tomorrow's football battle between bitter rivals Tennessee and Florida. Access the item at the newspaper's Web site.

An ESPN online poll recently found the Monon Bell Classic is "Indiana's Best Rivalry." More than 37-thousand votes were tallied in the online survey. The DePauw-Wabash battle won handily with 35% of the tallies. The series, tied at 51-51-9, is also among those mentioned in an August 25 Fort Worth Star-Telegram story on college football's greatest rivalries.2005 Monon Bell Logo.jpg

The 112th Monon Bell Classic, which will be played November 12 at DePauw's Blackstock Stadium, will again be nationally televised on DirecTV channel 321. Learn more in this previous story.

DVDs of the last four battles for the Bell are available. Read more here, and access DePauw's Monon Bell Web page by clicking here. Learn about this year's telecast parties at DePauw's alumni page.

The Tigers are in action Saturday afternoon against host Hope College in Michigan. Kickoff is 1:30 p.m. EDT. Listen to the game live via student radio station WGRE by clicking here.