Franklin Johnson

Previous positions
  • Photography Coordinator September 2022 to December 2022
  • Photography Coordinator September 2021 to December 2021

No one can agree who won the first RPI-Union football game, here’s why it should stay that way

January 17, 2023

The annual Dutchman Shoes game is always a highlight of the Rensselaer football season. The RPI Engineers and the Union Dutchmen have a historic rivalry which is the fifth oldest in NCAA Division III and the oldest in the state of New York. Yet, despite each meeting between the Dutchmen and Engineers adding to the legacy of this rivalry, no one can agree on who won the first game in 1886.