DeLAND, FL – The DeLand Bulldogs and the Sanford Seminole Fighting Seminoles will meet again in the regular season on Friday at 7 p.m. (EST) in the annual “Battle of the Bridge.” Over 6,000 fans are expected at Spec Martin Memorial Stadium for a game that’s part of the 2013 Great American Rivalry Series presented by the U.S. Marine Corps and Hibbett Sports.
DeLand and Sanford Seminole haven’t played each other in the regular season since DeLand won 10-7 in 2010. But they did meet in the regional quarterfinals last season with Sanford Seminole coming out on top, 26-12.
After going 6-5 last season, the James Thomson-coached Bulldogs are just 1-6 after a 28-27 loss to Lyman in their last game. The Fighting Seminoles, coached by Kerry Wiggins, are 2-5 after a 28-7 win over University snapped a five-game losing streak. They went 7-5 last season.