It’s a clash that dates back to 1964, a rivalry steeped in tradition and fierce competition. On Friday September 1, 2023, the Northside High School Eagles will square off against the Warner Robins High School Demons in a battle that will once again ignite the passions of their respective communities. The stage for this showdown is none other than McConnell-Talbert Stadium, the hallowed ground that has witnessed countless epic battles between these two powerhouse programs.

With a total of 65 meetings, this rivalry has seen its fair share of twists and turns. The Warner Robins Demons currently hold the upper hand, boasting 40 wins in the all-time series. However, the Northside Eagles are eager to narrow the gap and reclaim their place atop the Middle Georgia football hierarchy.

Last season’s encounter between these two giants was a nail-biter, with the Warner Robins Demons prevailing in a hard-fought 17-10 victory. This result only added fuel to the fire, intensifying the desire for revenge on the part of the Northside Eagles. The atmosphere at McConnell-Talbert Stadium promises to be electric, with an anticipated crowd size of 8,000 passionate fans who will be on the edge of their seats for every play.

Rick Ford, the founder and CEO of the Great American Rivalry Series, captures the essence of this historic showdown: “The Northside versus Warner Robins rivalry is a true gem in the high school football landscape. It epitomizes the spirit of competition and the pride that runs deep within these communities. We are thrilled to have this game as part of the 20th season of the Great American Rivalry Series.”

As kickoff approaches, the intensity builds, and the players prepare to leave it all on the field. This clash of the Warner Robins Demons and the Northside Eagles is more than just a football game; it’s a battle for bragging rights, a chance to etch their names in the annals of Middle Georgia sports history.

Get ready, because Friday nights belong to these two powerhouses. Get ready, because Northside and Warner Robins are about to showcase why their rivalry is one for the ages. Get ready, because this is the game that will be remembered.

We Know Friday Nights.



Judd Anderson
Warner Robins


Nicholas Reeves

Warner Robins

Nic ranks 15th in his class and carries a 3.9 GPA, All Region TEAM, 3 year academic award, Wrestling Captain, active in the community and church, leads a 4th grade small group. Outstanding role model for our community and teammates. Wants to study political science and one day run for governor of Georgia.
Keron Milton Jr.


Keron has been an honors math student for all 4 years of high school. Currently enrolled in AP Calculus. He earned the highest Chemistry average award as a Junior, He was second team all region in football last year and first team all region in basketball, and is a 3-year starter in both sports.


Tonight in GA the Eagles showed up at Warner Robins looking to chalk up a W against the Demons. They proved they were there to play, and on their second possession of the game got on the board first on a TD at 1st and goal. Defense was heavy in the 2Q with the Eagles #32 pounding out 2 sacks and a big tackle for loss. Northside offense continued the Eagles’ run with a huge TD pass taking it to the half, 21-5. Judd Anderson aired it out in the second half with a TD pass to Demons’ #4 making it 21-11 after a missed 2pt conversion. The Eagles answered with a HUGE run by #12 increasing Northside’s lead to 28-11. The Demons offense was looking to take the lead with another massive TD pass tightening the lead at 28-18. Demons forced a fumble on the next Eagle possession and launched a bullet to the endzone to bring the score to 28-25! A blocked field goal allowed the Demons to run it back full-field and the Demons took the lead for the first time in the game 32-28! Northside wasn’t going down without a fight and launched it to the edge of the endzone landing the TD and taking the lead again 35-32. With only 90 seconds left in the game, Warner Robins dove over the line to take the victory in this intense Rivalry with a final score of 39-35.