Marlin High School (Texas)

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Marlin High School
"New" high school, about 1905
1400 Capps St
Marlin, Texas, 76661
United States
Coordinates 31°18′33″N 96°52′35″W / 31.309089°N 96.876492°W / 31.309089; -96.876492Coordinates: 31°18′33″N 96°52′35″W / 31.309089°N 96.876492°W / 31.309089; -96.876492
School type Public high school
School district Marlin Independent School District
Principal Gene Hicks
Assistant principals Joshua Pinkerton
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 278[1] (2011)
Color(s)           Gold & Purple
Athletics conference UIL Class AA
Mascot Bulldogs

Marlin High School is a public high school located in the city of Marlin, Texas (USA) and classified as a 2A school by the UIL. It is part of the Marlin Independent School District located in central Falls County. In 2013, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]


The Marlin Bulldogs compete in the following sports[3]

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Golf, Track, Softball & Baseball



Head coach Keith Willis led the Marlin Bulldogs into the playoffs for the second straight year. The Bulldogs started 1-5-1, 1-2 but were able to win their last three against Hearne, Academy, and McGregor.[4][5] The 4-5-1 Bulldogs snuck into the postseason and even stole a game from the Troup Tigers, 14-7[6] before ultimately being eliminated by Harmony, 9-7.[7]

State Titles[edit]

Marlin (UIL)

  • Boys Track[8]
    • 1914(1A), 1991(3A)

Marlin Washington (PVIL)

  • Girls Track[9]
    • 1957(PVIL-2A), 1957(PVIL-2A), 1962(PVIL-3A), 1963(PVIL-3A)

State Finalists[edit]

Marlin (UIL)

  • Football[10]
    • 1964(2A), 2003(3A/D2)

Lost to Palacios 12-0 in 1964 and Atlanta 34-0 in 2003.[11]

Marlin Washington (PVIL)

  • Football[12]
    • 1964(PVIL-3A)
Marlin High School football stadium

Notable alumni[edit]


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