On September 15, Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium will become the battleground for an electrifying clash as Sun Prairie East and Sun Prairie West square off in a rivalry born out of division. In the 20th season of the Great American Rivalry Series, this matchup is poised to deliver a spectacle that will be etched in the history books.

Last season marked the inaugural meeting between these two schools, and Sun Prairie East made a resounding statement. Dominating their rivals, the Cardinals soared to a commanding 54-7 victory. Sun Prairie East will aim to build upon their previous success and maintain their winning ways against the Wolves.

Reflecting on the significance of this matchup, Rick Ford, founder and CEO of the Great American Rivalry Series, emphasized, “The Sun Prairie East vs. Sun Prairie West rivalry epitomizes the essence of high school football rivalries. It is a clash that embodies the passion, pride, and competitive spirit that fuel these intense matchups.”

What makes this rivalry truly captivating is the unique backstory. Until 2021, both schools were part of a single institution. However, with the division came the birth of a fierce rivalry between Sun Prairie East and Sun Prairie West. Last season’s victory by Sun Prairie East set the tone, and the Wolves will be eager to turn the tables this time around.

The atmosphere at Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium is expected to be electric, with a crowd size of 6,000 fans, all eager to witness the battle between Cardinals and Wolves. The anticipation is palpable, as both teams seek to etch their names in the annals of this young but fierce rivalry.

As the clock ticks closer to kickoff, the players and fans alike are brimming with excitement. Will Sun Prairie East continue their dominance, or will Sun Prairie West mount a comeback? On this Friday night, in the heart of Wisconsin, the answer will be revealed.

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Drew Kavanaugh
Sun Prairie East


Jon Morina

Sun Prairie West

Jon Morina is a senior that has exemplified being relentless in the classroom, while also being an impact player on the field. He challenges himself to take higher level classes and still be successful with his grades, holding a 3.91 GPA. While playing on the Offensive Line, Jon is a great example for the young players in our program about what it truly means to be a student-athlete.
Grant Camp

Sun Prairie East

Grant plays on both the offensive and defensive lines for the Cardinals. In the classroom he has maintained a 3.98 GPA while participating in Football, Baseball, FFA and National Honor Society. Grant has achieved all of this while taking a number of AP classes and has been a leader both on and off the field. Way to go Grant!


Tonight, in Wisconsin, the Sun Prairie East Cardinals put the first points on the board with a forced fumble followed up by a QB keep for the TD. A fumble from West bounces back and the Cards fall on it to extend their early lead to 14-0. Another defensive stop, and East turns the short field into a quick TD on a perfect screen play tripling their lead 21-0. The Wolves answer with a heads-up lateral just before the half taking the momentum into halftime with 7 on the board. The Cards showed out after the half with an interception and drove the length of the field for another rushing touchdown. The East Cardinals took the win 40-7.