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Video: SI goes behind the scenes of a storied high school rivalry in Pennsylvania

Ford City and Kittanning are two Pennsylvania high schools, located just 4 miles each other, that have been playing football for about 100 years.

Heading into the final match up ever between the two schools, the overall record sat at an incredibly even 37-36-1, with Ford City holding the advantage.

The 2014 match up marked the very last time that the two hated rivalries would ever face off against each other. Because of their close proximity to each other, the decision was made to combine the two schools due to budgetary restrictions, effectively ending the rivalry and forcing the two programs to combine to field a team next season.

Sports Illustrated provided a great look behind the scenes of both programs before their last tilt, with coaches, players, and community members sharing story after story about what makes the rivalry so great and heated and how the community is coping with monumental change.

This is a high quality story and job from the folks at Sports Illustrated. You'll want to make time for the whole 13 minutes.