The 119th edition of the Battle of the Ax will take place in District 5-5A action on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium in Sherman.

In the latest installment of the Sherman-Denison rivalry, Denison will be trying to win its fifth straight game against Sherman after a 35-30 victory pushed its win streak to four in 2016.

The Yellow Jackets have never won more than four straight in the series and are trying for the longest possession of the Ax since Sherman had it from 1969-1981.

Sherman holds the all-time series lead at 68-42-8.