The Battle of Rogers Avenue is an annual matchup between the two public schools in Fort Smith, Arkansas. This rivalry has been ongoing since 1965, with a very tight matchup and overall record of 27 wins for Northside and 24 wins for Southside with two ties.
Tanner is a 3-year letterman on the varsity football team and the baseball team at Northside. He is a member of National Honor Society and Young Brothers Leading. Tanner holds a 4.1 GPA and plans on attending college on a football scholarship.
Colten is a 2 year letterman for the Southside Maverick Football Program. Colten has a cumulative 4.0 GPA during his high school academic career which is a tribute to his hard work off the football field. Colten is one of the team leaders for the Mavericks and plans to attend college upon graduation.
Dax graduated from Northside in 2009 and was a part of the Northside vs. Southside rivalry from 06-09. During his time at Northside, Dax was able to throw for over 5,200 yards and 35 touchdowns while rushing for over 1,000 yards and 22 touchdowns over his playing career. Dax was named All-State his senior year and was a finalist for the State Farm/Hootens 7A player of the year. Dax went on to play baseball at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith where he obtained a degree in Biology. Dax currently works for the city of Fort Smith as a biologist.
Nathan graduated from Southside High School in 2008. He participated in the Southside/Northside rivalry from 2005 to 2007 where he and his teammates were able to finish 2-1 against the Grizzlies. In his senior game against Northside, he caught 8 passes for 214 yards and 2 touchdowns. After missing 6 games with a broken arm, Nathan finished his senior season with 28 receptions for 641 yards and 3 touchdowns. During the final game of Nathan’s junior season, he caught two passes on the final drive to set up a game winning field goal to win the 2006 state championship. After graduating from Southside, Nathan attended the University of Arkansas where he earned a bachelors in 2012 and masters degree in 2014. He continues to reside in Fayetteville.