Ann Arbor Huron vs. Pioneer Football Rivalry

The orginal rivalry was to begin in 1969, but politics tabled it until 1970; it could have been scheduled as early as 1967.

Score Year Notes

0H-44P

14-54P

6H-21P

6H-9P

6H-35P

7H-50P

7H-21P

18H-23P

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Skyline 21 Pioneer 20; Skyline 40 Huron 7; Pioneer 44 Huron 0

Pioneer 20 Skyline 0; Skyline 28 Huron 10

Pioneer 50 Skyline 35; Skyline 7 Huron 21

Skyline 37 Pioneer 13; Skyline 40 Huron 21

Pioneer 50 Skyline 0; Huron 34 Skyline 41 2012 Brawl

Pioneer 52 Skyline 49; Huron 12 Skyline 28

Pioneer 62 Skyline 40; Huron 40 Skyline 34

10H-34P 2008 Huron joins Southeastern Conference
16H-27P 2007 Huron not in a Conference
7H-27P 2006 Huron not in a Conference
12H-23P 2005 Huron not in a Conference
10H-27P 2004 Huron not in a Conference
7H-34P 2003 Huron not in a Conference
14H-17P 2002 Huron not in a Conference
38H-7P 2001 Pioneer joins Southeastern Conference
24H-18P 2000 Neither Huron/Pioneer in a Conference
21H-28P 1999 Neither Huron/Pioneer in a Conference
14H-42P 1998 Neither Huron/Pioneer in a Conference
33H-14P 1997 Huron State Runnerup
50H-29P 1996 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
20H-30P 1995
26H-6P 1994
6H-19P 1993 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
46H-16P 1992
6H-14P 1991
0H-34P 1990 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
17H-42P 1989
6H-26P 1988 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
27H-21P 1987 Pioneer State Champs; Huron wins South Central Conference
6H-51P 1986
0H-18P 1985 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
0H-24P 1984 Pioneer State Champs
7H-9P 1983 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
8H-17P 1982 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
6H-27P 1981 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
22H-3P 1980
8H-20P 1979
8H-44P 1978 Pioneer wins South Central Conference
12H-14P 1977
22H-0P 1976
8H-19P 1975 Pioneer joins South Central Conference
6H-13P 1974 Pioneer wins Seven-A-League
0H-20P 1973
12H-13P 1972
12H-28P 1971 Ypsilanti joins Seven-A-League
0H-25P 1970 Pioneer wins Six-A-League

The record speaks for itself 9-38 losses in 47 games since 1970 with Pioneer winning 15 in a row. Please note the Ann Arbor Pioneer High School has won 70.7% of their football games compared to Ann Arbor Huron's 48.3%. Ann Arbor Pioneer won the State Championship in football 15 times in 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1908, 1909, 1923, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1952, 1955, 1962, 1984 and 1987. Ann Arbor Huron was State Runner-up in 1997. Pioneer won the Six-A-League Conference Championship in 1955, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1962, 1964 and 1970; also, the Seven-A-League Championship in 1974. Pioneer also won the South Central League Conference Championship in 1975, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1993 and 1996 while the River Rats have only won two South Central Conference Championships in 1987 and 1997. Both teams are now in the Southeastern Conference, and Pioneer won their only Conference Championship in football in 2001. The highest enrollment at Pioneer was in 2005 with 3812 and at Huron in 2006 with 2713. Ann Arbor Skyline opened Fall, 2008. In 2015, Pioneer has and estimated enrollment of 2,025 students, Huron has 1,795, and Skyline has 1,703. Ann Arbor Community High School has not fielded its own football team.

Ann Arbor School History

Ann Arbor Pioneer-Battle Creek Central Football Rivalry

Ann Arbor Pioneer High School State Championships by Sport

Ann Arbor Pioneer High School Legacy Award Winners

Ann Arbor Pioneer High School Alumni Award Winners

Ann Arbor Pioneer High School Voluneer Award Winners

Ann Arbor Pioneer High School Athletic Director History

Huron River Rat Hall of Fame