The stage is set for a thrilling clash, as the Mead Panthers and Mt. Spokane Wildcats compete once again in the highly anticipated Battle of the Bell. This long-standing football rivalry will be a part of the prestigious 20th season of the Great American Rivalry Series. The bout is scheduled to take place on October 27th, 2023, at Union Stadium.
The Battle of the Bell has always been a game that captivates the entire Spokane community, drawing a staggering crowd of 5,000 plus passionate fans. This year’s contest promises to be no different, as both teams have a storied history and a fervent desire to claim victory.
In last year’s meeting, the Mt. Spokane Wildcats emerged victorious with a hard-fought 20-10 win, leaving the Mead Panthers eager to avenge their defeat. With both teams currently ranked within the top 50 in the state of Washington, this clash is poised to be a true battle of equals.
Rick Ford, the founder and CEO of the Great American Rivalry Series, shared his excitement for the upcoming game, stating, “The Battle of the Bell is one of the most intense rivalries we’ve ever witnessed. The passion and energy from the players, coaches, and fans make it a must-watch event for the 20th season of the Great American Rivalry Series.”
The Mead Panthers, led by their determined coaching staff and fueled by the memory of last year’s defeat, are ready to leave no stone unturned. Meanwhile, the Mt. Spokane Wildcats aim to continue their winning momentum and maintain their dominance over their fierce rivals.
As the game day approaches, anticipation grows in the Spokane community. All will be revealed under the Friday night lights at Union Stadium. Get ready for an unforgettable clash – the Battle of the Bell is here!
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