A three-time Mid-South champion (1964, 1966, 1967) and a National Prep Champion (1967), Alex Roberts was regarded as one of the city's finest wrestlers, holding Mid-South championships for several years.
He wrestled under Coach Luke Worsham as the Red Raiders amassed 14 Mid-South team championships between 1950 and 1970, serving as co-captain in his senior year. In addition to his first place finish in 1967, he finished fourth in the National Prep Championships as a sophomore.
An all-around athlete, he served as co-captain of the varsity football team during his senior year, played varsity baseball, and was a member of the Letterman's Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. For his athletic achievements, he received the Spirit and Leadership Trophy in his senior year.