picture of 2017 Battle on the Border

Completed, Sep 9-10, 2017
 

  1. Legends & Lunch Pails: John Curtis, Bishop Lynch Set To Face Off

    Legends & Lunch Pails: John Curtis, Bishop Lynch Set To Face Off

    Sep 5, 2018

    Blue-collar Bishop Lynch will take their shot at one of the titans of high school football when the Friars meet John Curtis in Shreveport on Thursday night.
  2. Byrd Closes Out Battle On The Border With 28-19 Victory Over Moss Point

    Byrd Closes Out Battle On The Border With 28-19 Victory Over Moss Point

    Sep 10, 2017

    Jalin Thomas scored three times and racked up 173 all-purpose yards, including 107 on the ground, to lead C.E. Byrd to a 28-19 victory over Moss Point in the final game of the Battle on the Border Saturday night.
  3. Grayson Imposes Its Will Late In Victory Over John Curtis

    Grayson Imposes Its Will Late In Victory Over John Curtis

    Sep 9, 2017

    The premier game of the Battle on the Border lived up to its billing.
  4. Brentwood Academy Runs To Victory Over Bishop Dunne At Battle On The Border

    Brentwood Academy Runs To Victory Over Bishop Dunne At Battle On The Border

    Sep 9, 2017

    SHREVEPORT, LA -- On the strength of an excellent showing by running back Tomario Pleasant and a dominant performance in the trenches, Brentwood Academy (TN) held off Dallas Bishop Dunne 21-14 in a hard-fought opener at the Battle on the Border on Saturday.
  5. Pearl Dominates In Win Over Parkway

    Pearl Dominates In Win Over Parkway

    Sep 9, 2017

    SHREVEPORT, LA -- Pearl (MS) jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, cruising to a 50-27 victory over Bossier City (LA) Parkway on Friday -- but the outcome of the game was only part of the story, as Terrace Marshall, the nation's top-ranked wide receiver, was lost to what appeared to be a serious lower leg injury during a collision with Pirates defensive back Demario Nichols.
  6. Nation's Top Wide Receiver Terrace Marshall Carted Off With Leg Injury

    Nation's Top Wide Receiver Terrace Marshall Carted Off With Leg Injury

    Sep 9, 2017

    Terrace Marshall, the consensus No. 1 wide receiver prospect in the country, was injured during a collision with Pearl (MS) defensive back Demario Nichols in the first half of his Parkway (LA) team's 50-27 loss on Friday night in Shreveport, LA.
  7. West Monroe Holds Off Booker T. Washington, Wins Battle On The Border 31-20

    West Monroe Holds Off Booker T. Washington, Wins Battle On The Border 31-20

    Sep 9, 2017

    SHREVEPORT, LA -- West Monroe (LA) seized an early 13-0 lead and answered every Booker T. Washington (OK) counter punch the rest of the way en route to a 30-21 victory at the Battle on the Border on Friday night.
  8. Bishop Dunne's Calvin Avery Is A Monster

    Bishop Dunne's Calvin Avery Is A Monster

    Sep 7, 2017

    One look at Bishop Dunne defensive tackle Calvin Avery wearing No. 99 while bulldozing his way into the offensive backfield instantly channels the memory of another No. 99 who looked similarly dominant on film -- albeit against a bit different level of competition.
  9. Can Parkway Keep Up With Pearl Without Justin Rogers?

    Can Parkway Keep Up With Pearl Without Justin Rogers?

    Sep 7, 2017

    One of the most highly anticipated games of this weekend's Battle on the Border lost some star power last week when Parkway (LA) quarterback Justin Rogers was sidelined for the season with a knee injury. Meanwhile, Pearl (MS) is on the opposite trajectory heading into Friday's clash in Shreveport, LA.
  10. Moss Point, CE Byrd Look To Get Back To Winning Ways

    Moss Point, CE Byrd Look To Get Back To Winning Ways

    Sep 7, 2017

    Shreveport CE Byrd (LA) and Moss Point (MS) will serve as the grand finale of the Battle on the Border on Saturday in Shreveport, LA. Neither program is short on tradition -- but both will be hoping to use a big win as a launching pad to renewed success.