Battle on the Border and The Times Announces Partnership

Shreveport, Louisiana (September 3, 2014) – The City of Shreveport is proud to announce its partnership with The Times Media Network. The Times will serve as a presenting sponsor and official newspaper for the 2014 Landers Dodge Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase.

The Times also will provide extensive pre and post-game coverage of Battle on the Border games and events.

“The City of Shreveport is delighted to enter into this partnership with The Times. This collaboration will surely enhance the promotions of this great high school sporting event, while providing quality exposure to our participating high schools,” said Patrick Wesley, City of Shreveport.

“This is one of the most exciting nights in high school football. We appreciate the opportunity to be an integral part of keeping it great,” said Alan English, Times General Manager and Executive Editor.

The Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase will highlight some of the top high school football programs / players in the South and country. The two days, six games format will take place at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, LA on September 12th – 13th.

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2014 Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase Schedule:

Friday, September 12th
St. Thomas More HS (Lafayette, LA) vs. Gladewater HS (Gladewater, TX) / 6:00pm
El Dorado HS (El Dorado, AR – 6A Champions) vs. C.E. Byrd HS (Shreveport, LA) / 8:30pm

Saturday, September 13th
Marshall HS (Marshall, TX) vs. Parkway HS (Bossier City, LA) / 11:00am
John Curtis HS (River Ridge, LA – Division II Champions) vs. Lufkin HS (Lufkin, TX) / 2:00pm
Shades Valley HS (Birmingham, AL) vs. Acadiana HS (Lafayette, LA – 5A Champions) / 5:00pm
Neville HS (Monroe, LA) vs. Longview HS (Longview, TX) / 8:00pm