Refugio Independent School District

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Refugio Independent School District is a public school district based in Refugio, Texas (USA).

Located in Refugio County, a small portion of the district extends into Bee and Victoria counties.

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]



On December 16th, 2011 the Refugio Bobcats were victorious in the State Title game against the Cisco Loboes. With a score of 36-35, the Bobcats claimed their third Championship in school history, and the first since 1982. It was Coach Jason Herring's second championship, as he coached the Sonora Broncos to a title in 2000.

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In 2011, ESPN's Outside the Lines program highlighted Jason Herring and the Refugio High School football team's preparation for the state playoffs, where they routinely could not avoid running up the score. Having missed the state championship game in three consecutive years, Coach Herring decided to better prepare his team for the postseason, resulting in a heated controversy that even led to death threats to the coach. [2]


  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ ESPN Video clip

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