The Battle

Historical Significance: Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase

The Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase began in 2011 with the promise of being a special high school sporting event for local and regional football fans.  To date, this sporting event continues to highlight some of the top high school football programs in the southern region and country. This year’s showcase, presented by Landers Dodge will take place at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, LA (home of the Independence Bowl) on September 8th -10th, 2016 The quality of powerhouse high school football teams selected and their respective fan base will surely take high school football in this region to new heights. The City of Shreveport envisions the Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase to become a model in bringing wholesome athletic events to Independence Stadium and this region.

History of Success

2011
2012
2013
2014
2011
DateTeams & ScoresOutstanding Players(s)Attendance
Sept. 10, 2011Lafayette HS, 35Jeremy Liggins, QB7,500
Evangel C.A., 34Dakota Duron, QB and Trey Taylor, WR/QB
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Marshall HS, 237,000
C.E. Byrd HS, 48Richard Carthon, QB
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West Monroe HS, 37Michael Mims, QB8,000
Calvary B.A., 0
2012
DateTeams & ScoresOutstanding Players(s)Attendance
Sept. 8, 2012C.E Byrd HS, 49J.D. Lorence, QB and Xavier Long, RB8,500
Marshall HS, 28
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West Monroe HS, 29Michael Mims, QB11,000
Calvary B.A., 40Daniel Fitzwater, QB
2013
DateTeams & ScoresOutstanding Players(s)Attendance (17,303)
Sept. 13, 2013Thomas More HS, 44Justin Suire, RB and Michael Flores, DB
Calvary B.A., 16
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Bastrop HS, 8
C.E. Byrd, 63Tyler Johnson, RB
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Sept. 14, 2013Acadiana HS, 28
Neville HS, 32Laurence "Hootie" Jones, DB
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Marshall HS, 19
Parkway HS, 62Brandon Harris, QB
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Olive Branch HS, 26
Longview HS, 27JaMycal Hasty, RB
2014
DateTeams & ScoresOutstanding Players(s)Attendance (22,000)
Sept. 12, 2014St. Thomas More HS, 42Trevor Beque, Athlete
Gladewater, 21Daylon Mack, DT
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El Dorado HS, 7
C.E. Byrd HS, 41Tyler Howard, QB
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Sept. 13, 2014Marshall HS, 21
Parkway HS, 45Keondre Wudtee, QB
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John Curtis HS, 32Dontae Jones, RB
Lufkin HS, 25Terry Mark, WR
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Shades Valley HS, 39Rashad Louie, QB and Keith Mixon, RB
Acadiana HS, 21Bry’Kiethon Mouton, TE and Malik Eugene, RB
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Neville HS, 13Chris Fuller, WR
Longview HS, 19Tylan Miller, RB