Lone Star Gridiron

Cool Name Games

There is nothing like a Texas high school football rivalry.  There is something special about a "cool name game" though.   These are the ones we have followed over the years.  If you know of one that is not on the list - let us know and we will be sure to add it!

Battle by the Bay - La Marque vs Texas City
Battle for Lake Ray Hubbard - Rockwall vs Garland Rowlett
Battle of 114 - Boyd vs Paradise
Battle of 287 - Waxahachie vs Ennis
Battle of Conway - Mission vs Mission Veterans Memorial
Battle of Hwy 6  - Manvel vs Alvin
Battle of The Arroyo - Harlingen vs San Benito
Battle of the Axe - Sherman vs Denison
Battle of the Axe - Flower Mound Marcus vs Lewisville
Battle of the Backbone - Fischer Canyon Lake vs Wimberley
Battle of the Axe - Texarkana Texas High vs Texarkana Arkansas High School
Battle of the Bell - Cameron Yoe vs Rockdale (Began in 1954)
Battle of the Bell  - Round Rock vs Round Rock Westwood
Battle for the Bell - "Little Southwest Conference" Championship
Battle of the Belt Line - DeSoto vs Cedar Hill
Battle for the Boot - Burleson vs Burleson Centennial
Battle of the Boot - Victoria East vs Victoria West*
Battle of the Bridge - Gregory-Portland vs Corpus Christi Carroll
Battle of the Cattle - Amarillo Caprock Longhorns vs Hereford Whitefaces
Battle of the Creek - Devine Warhorses vs Hondo Owls
Battle of Eagle Mountain Lake - Azle vs Boswell
Battle of Eastland County - Eastland vs Cisco
Battle of the River - Groesbeck vs Mexia (since 1901)
Battle of the Ville - Pflugerville vs Pflugerville Hendrickson
Battle for the Silver Spurs - Lubbock Monterey vs. Lubbock High
Battle for the Stripes - Glen Rose vs Grandview
Battle for the Sword - Victoria West vs Victoria East*
Bird Bowl - Harlingen Cardinals vs Harlingen South Hawks
Black and Blue Bowl - Hondo vs Medina Valley
Bum Phillips Bowl - recent name for Port Neches-Groves vs Nederland
Clash of the Causeway - La Marque vs Galveston Ball
Cotton Bowl - Clint vs Fabens
Crossroads Clash - Victoria East vs Victoria East*
Crosstown Showdown - Abilene vs Abilene Cooper
Dewitt County Rivalry - Cuero vs Yoakum
Fallstown Rivalry - Wichita Falls vs Wichita Falls Rider (since 1964)
Fort Bend Tollway Cup - Fort Bend Hightower vs Fort Bend Ridge Point
Frontier Bowl - San Antonio Harlandale vs San Antonio McCollum
G. A. Moore Bowl - Celina vs Pilot Point
Great Lake Showdown - Austin Lake Travis vs Austin Westlake
Guadalupe River Bowl - New Braunfels vs Seguin
Gucci Bowl - San Antonio Churchill  vs Nothside Clark
Hammer Bowl - Converse Judson vs San Antonio Wagner
Highway 83 Rivalry - Canadian vs Perryton
Highway 90 Showdown - Dayton vs Crosby
Lavaca River Showdown - Vanderbilt Industrial vs Edna
M&M Bowl - San Antonio Madison vs San Antonio MacArthur
Mid-County Madness - official name of Port Neches-Groves vs Nederland
Mound Showdown - Flower Mound vs Flower Mound Marcus
Oak Cliff Super Bowl - Dallas Carter vs Dallas Kimball
Ranch Road 12 Rivalry - Wimberley vs Dripping Springs
Rose City Rivalry - Tyler Lee vs Tyler John Tyler
South Dallas Super Bowl - Dallas Lincoln vs Dallas Madison
Starr County Bowl - Rio Grande City vs Roma
Sugar Bowl - Santa Rosa vs La Villa
Taco Shack Bowl - Austin McCallum vs Austin Anderson
Tinaco Bowl - Weslaco vs Weslaco East
Willacy County Cotton Bowl - Raymondville vs Lyford
Wurst Bowl - New Braunfels vs New Braunfels Canyon

* This game has three names

Games that are not rivalries but are regular events:

Battle on the Border - featuring teams from various states including Texas
Dale Hansen Football Classic
The Lone Star Sports Football Classic
Lone Star Sports Beaumont High School Football Classic
Tom Landry Classic
Southwest Showcase
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