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A Retrospective Look at
the "South's Oldest
Small College Rivalry"

The football rivalry between Randolph-Macon College and Hampden-Sydney College dates back to the first game played in 1893, which was won by R-MC. The fierce competition between the Yellow Jackets and the Tigers has been richly documented in college publications and photographs for over 100 years.

Football Rivalry: An Illustrated History (pdf)
Created by Katie Reynolds, Class of 2009

Brief audio clips* concerning the rivalry:
Barclay DuPriest
President Lindgren
Tom Bass, Class of 1954
John Vaughan, Class of 1966

*clips excerpted from our oral history projects

Rivalry Through the Years: A Slide Show
Created by Ashley Hampton, Class of 2010
Football Program Covers (slide show)
Football Program Covers (pdf)
Sources: Yellow Jacket Annual, Yellow Jacket Weekly, photographs, football programs, and other materials from the Randolph-Macon College Archives

Project curated by Laurie Preston, with special thanks to Maggie Yoder, Class of 2011, for scanning and sorting images.

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