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For a century, Easton, PA and Phillipsburg, NJ have been playing football on Thanksgiving morning.

This page provides information on this rivalry that is considered, by those in the region and beyond, as the greatest high school football rivalry in America.

The Easton-Phillipsburg Game is annually televised live and on tape delay.  It has been the topic of several films and books, the feature of an ESPN special, and covered live by ESPN. 


-First Thanksgiving Day game to be played on Turf, not grass

-Easton Throwback Uniforms (helmet-1953, jersey-1939-41, pants-1953)


 

SHOW 3 (January 22, 2005)
Easton vs. Phillipsburg

For nearly a century these two bordering towns that are separated by the Delaware River have been playing their annual Thanksgiving day football game. This monumental game highlights the heated rivalry, tradition and history between the two communities. This year's game marks only the second time in the game's history that both teams enter the game undefeated.

 

 

 


  EASTON-P'BURG INFORMATION  

    

 

             All-Time Rivalry Breakdown      

Year Winner Score
2009 Easton 26-10
2008 Easton 35-14
2007 Easton 17-6
2006 Easton 21-7
2005 Phillipsburg 17-0
2004 Easton 31-0
2003 Phillipsburg 26-23
2002 Phillipsburg 25-0
2001 Easton 28-7
2000 Easton 17-14
1999 Easton 41-7
1998 Easton 34-0
1997 Phillipsburg 26-6
1996 Easton 27-7
1995 Easton 25-13
1994 Easton 34-6
1993 TIE 7-7
1992 Easton 29-0
1991 Easton 24-15
1990 Phillipsburg 28-0
1989 Phillipsburg 21-12
1988 Phillipsburg 20-15
1987 Phillipsburg 19-10
1986 Easton 20-10
1985 Easton 14-7
1984 Phillipsburg 14-12
1983 Phillipsburg 14-7
1982 Phillipsburg 32-0
1981 Phillipsburg 23-0
1980 Easton 14-3
1979 Easton 35-22
1978 Easton 14-7
1977 Phillipsburg 7-6
1976 Phillipsburg 28-0
1975 Easton 7-0
1974 Easton 10-6
1973 Phillipsburg 18-6
1972 Phillipsburg 15-13
1971 Phillipsburg 8-0
1970 Easton 23-0
1969 Phillipsburg 41-8
1968 Easton 20-0
1967 TIE 0-0
1966 Easton 13-6
1965 Easton 13-6
1964 Phillipsburg 7-0
1963 Phillipsburg 33-6
1962 Phillipsburg 9-0
1961 Phillipsburg 7-0
1960 Phillipsburg 7-6
1959 Easton 21-0
1958 Easton 26-6
1957 Easton 20-7
1956 Phillipsburg 18-6
1955 Phillipsburg 7-6
1954 Easton 7-6
1953 Easton 14-7
1952 Easton 14-7
1951 Easton 28-13
1950 Easton 20-13
1949 Phillipsburg 33-7
1948 Phillipsburg 46-0
1947 Phillipsburg 31-0
1946 Phillipsburg 19-0
1945 Phillipsburg 6-0
1944 TIE 0-0
1943 Easton 7-2
1942 Phillipsburg 12-6
1941 Phillipsburg 7-0
1940 Easton 7-2
1939 Easton 7-0
1938 Easton 12-7
1937 Easton 7-0
1936 Easton 28-0
1935 Phillipsburg 24-0
1934 Phillipsburg 13-0
1933 Phillipsburg 13-0
1932 Phillipsburg 26-0
1931 Easton 7-6
1930 Easton 20-7
1929 Phillipsburg 13-0
1928 Easton 21-12
1927 Easton 20-13
1926 TIE 6-6
1925 Easton 27-7
1924 Easton 21-0
1923 Easton 31-7
1922 TIE 7-7
1921 Easton 44-7
1920 Phillipsburg 14-7
1919 Easton 13-7
1918 Phillipsburg 9-0
1917 Easton 35-7
1916 Easton 14-7
1915 Easton 3-0
1914 Easton 7-0
1913 Did Not Play --------
1912 Did Not Play --------
1911 Easton 6-0
1910 Phillipsburg 5-0
1909 Did Not Play --------
1908 Easton 11-0
1907 Easton

Easton

16-0

5-0

1906 Easton 47-0
1905 Easton 32-0
Informal game:  1894 Easton 26-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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