Marfa Shorthorns to face West Texas Co-op in Homecoming game

Marfa Shorthorns will face off against the West Texas Co-op this Friday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m., looking to score a win in their homecoming game. But before the main event, local festivities will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 1 with the homecoming parade.

The homecoming court and athletic teams will be driven in decorated vehicles and proceed from the high school, headed east down Lincoln Street. The parade will turn south on Highland Avenue at the courthouse, then continue south down Highland Avenue, turning west on Oak Street where the parade will end. Homecoming Court vehicles will continue to the football field for the pep rally.

Music, announcements, and senior highlights will be broadcast live on KRTS at 93.5 FM and stream at The school will also stream the event live on the Marfa Shorthorns Facebook page.

Marfa ISD and the Marfa Police Department ask parade attendees to park along the parade route, remain in their vehicles, and practice social distancing guidelines at all times.

The community pep rally is at Martin Field, with the traditional burning of the M ceremony wrapping up the night.

General admission tickets to Friday’s game can be purchased by calling (432) 729-5500 to reserve tickets, limited at 4 per person, and $3 a ticket. Reserved tickets must be paid for and picked up by 2 p.m. Friday at the high school office or administration office.