Jenks, Union Rivalry Continues With MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl

Tuesday, September 6th 2022, 4:05 pm

By: David Prock, News On 6


The 19th MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl between Jenks and Union is set for Friday night.

Nearly $500,000 to both schools through the partnership MidFirst Bank with the money going toward education and scholarships. Coaches for Jenks and Union are looking forward to the challenge and say there's something special about the games.

“It is such an honor to be a part of this great rivalry. Each year, the MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl is a wonderful experience for both teams and our communities. We are so grateful for MidFirst Bank’s sponsorship of this amazing event and their continued support of our athletic and academic programs," said Jenks Head Coach Keith Riggs.

“The MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl is a rival game that continues to deliver. The competition, the schools, and MidFirst Bank’s sponsorship remain focused on highlighting what is good about high school students. Tulsa is blessed to have one of the best rivalries in the nation,” said Union Head Coach Kirk Fridrich.

The event will be Friday, September 9 at the Union-Tuttle Stadium at Union's high school campus. General admission tickets can be bought online at or at the gate beginning at 5:30 p.m on Friday. The game will also be broadcast live on YurView. For More Details Click HERE


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