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Old Second offers poll on East-West rivalry

Updated: February 16, 2013 6:15AM

To mark the 100th anniversary of the historic East Aurora-West Aurora high school basketball rivalry, Old Second Bank is inviting people to vote for their favorite team.

The first East-West game was played in 1913 — and the rivalry will be renewed Saturday night at East High.

To support the historic game, Old Second Bank is conducting a poll on its Facebook page. Fans are encouraged to vote for the team they’ll be cheering in the game.

The school with the most votes in the poll will receive a $500 Sports Boosters donation from Old Second. The runner-up will receive a $250 donation.

Fans with a Facebook account can vote at More information is available at

Tipoff for Saturday’s East-West game will be at 7:30 p.m. Old Second’s poll will be open until five minutes prior to tipoff.

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