SPARTANBURG vs UNION GAME FACTS
Source: The Spartanburg Vikings unofficial web site; spartanburgfan.com
The Spartanburg-Union series dates back to 1919 with Spartanburg winning the first game 25-0. The teams have met every year since 1970. Spartanburg leads the all time series with a commanding 43-13 record.
Longest winning streaks----Spartanburg: 8 Games from 1991-98 ----Union: 3 Games from 2002-2004.
The Biggest margin of victory is a 48-0 Viking win. The games have been decided by 1 point twice; 1960 and 1992, both 7-6 Spartanburg Victories.
Highest combined score: 76 points in 1973 (Spartanburg 47-29). Lowest combined score: 6 points in 1923 (Union 6-0)
All Time Point avg. Spartanburg 19.3 pts.---Union 8.1 pts.
DID YOU KNOW??? Spartanburg's Last shutout loss was in 1990 to The Union Yellow Jackets.
SPARTANBURGFAN.COM'S KEYS TO VICTORY:
Spartanburg----Must establish the run and create a short field on defense with turnovers and solid play. This game has been close for the last decade with the games being decided by 7 points or less 8 times since 1995. The team who scores 2 touchdowns usually wins this one.
Union-----Must go deep and make the Vikings play catch up... Not many teams are designed to come from behind in their first game of the year.
This game has been close for the last decade with the games being decided by 7 points or less 8 times since 1995. The team who scores 2 touchdowns usually wins this one.
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