LeBard Stadium is buzzing with anticipation as the Fountain Valley Barons and the Edison Chargers gear up for a highly anticipated football showdown on October 20, 2023. Aptly named the “Bell Game,” this momentous matchup holds immense significance as it is part of the 20th season of the prestigious Great American Rivalry Series.

Rick Ford, founder and CEO of the Great American Rivalry Series, shared his excitement about this historic rivalry, stating, “The Fountain Valley vs. Edison rivalry is a true testament to the passion and spirit of high school football. This game represents the heart and soul of Friday night lights, capturing the essence of what makes this sport so special.”

With a crowd size of 7,500 expected to fill the stands, LeBard Stadium will be electrified by the energy of fervent fans. In their previous meeting, the Edison Chargers asserted their dominance early, storming out to a commanding 13-0 lead. They maintained control throughout the entire contest, rolling over Fountain Valley in a resounding 50-0 victory.

As the Fountain Valley Barons and the Edison Chargers step onto the field, the rivalry between these two schools will be reignited. The Barons, representing their proud mascot, seek to rewrite the narrative and regain their foothold in the series. Meanwhile, the Chargers, backed by their indomitable spirit, aim to extend their recent success and continue their winning streak.

The lopsided scoreline of the previous game has undoubtedly added fuel to the fire, creating an atmosphere charged with anticipation and determination. The Fountain Valley Barons will be seeking redemption, while the Edison Chargers aim to maintain their momentum and further solidify their dominance.

Mark your calendars and get ready for an exhilarating clash between the Fountain Valley Barons and the Edison Chargers. The 20th season of the Great American Rivalry Series has selected this game for a reason – the history, intensity, and excitement surrounding the Bell Game are unmatched. Friday night lights will shine brighter than ever before.

We Know Friday Nights.


Coy Hanson


Zackary Barlow

Fountain Valley

Zack has been on the principal's honor roll each semester in high school and was on sunset conference all-academic team. He is a 4-year Baron. Through his dedication to the football program, Zackary is a true reflection of "Blue Pride" and serves the Fountain Valley Community while pursuing competitive excellence.
Kai Martin


Kai Martin has been a 4 year member of the Edison Football Program. He is a young man of high character who always gives his best both on field and off the field. Aside from being a 4.03 student- athlete, Kai is a great example to his teammates as he has tremendous work ethic and always treats those around him like he would like to be treated.


LeBard Stadium was alive tonight in Cali at the historical rivalry matchup between the Fountain Valley Barons and the Edison Chargers. Edison came out with a huge sack on 3rd and 6 to push Fountain Valley to punt the ball. A crucial 50 yard return for the Chargers resulted in a 1st and goal. Chargers pocketed the TD. On the return, Fountain Valley ran the field to put another 7 pts on the board. Edison intercepted in the endone and ran away with the game 42-7 in the 3rd. Edison secured their victory with a final score of 56-7.