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McCallum, Travis square off for right to ring Victory Bell

By Danny Davis - American-Statesman Staff

For a little more than two years — 756 days to be exact — the Victory Bell has been displayed inside a trophy case at McCallum High School. On each of those days, the 50-pound railroad bell has served as a reminder of the Knights’ 2011 and 2012 victories over Travis High in football.

The prized trophy is awarded annually to the winner of the “Battle of the Bell” matchup between McCallum and Travis. On Thursday night at House Park, the Knights (4-3) and Rebels (5-1) will play for the bell again as the rivalry begins its seventh decade.

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