Benjamin vs Irion County: Boys high school basketball: March 3, 2023
Benjamin played Irion County in the UIL Class 1A Regional Semifinals for a chance to play in the regional final.
UIL State Basketball: Huckabay outlasts Irion County in state semifinal
SAN ANTONIO — Huckabay used a 16-point second quarter to erase a first-quarter deficit and top Irion County 47-35 in a Class 1A girls basketball state semifinal Thursday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Hornets opened up a 10-7 lead after the first quarter as Baylee Rainey made...
UIL Girls State Basketball: Irion County takes shot at history in San Antonio
The regional quarterfinals have been a stumbling block for the Irion County girls basketball team the last two seasons. And it was that experience of exiting the playoffs before they were expecting to that was a motivating factor for this season’s squad. Now after winning a regional championship, the...
GAME REPORT: Baccus, Huckabay girls too much for Irion in County in Class 1A state semis
SAN ANTONIO — After returning all but two players from a squad that ended its season the Class 1A state semifinals last year, the top-ranked Huckabay girls basketball team entered that same round Thursday hoping to earn one more game in the Alamo City than it did a year ago.
Stale 2nd Half Shooting Fells the Lady Hornets at State
SAN ANTONIO, TX — The Irion County Lady Hornets made their way to San Antonio to play their State Semifinal matchup against the Huckabay Lady Indians on Thursday, March 2, at the Alamodome at 8:30 a.m. The Lady Hornets led early, but turnovers and poor shooting overall caused Irion County to fall 47-35. The Lady Hornets got out to a great start and took the lead early. Acelyn Fowler made two baskets in a row, including a 3-point shot, to give Irion County a four-point lead in the first three minutes. The defense locked down the Lady Indians and only allowed seven points in the quarter. At the end of the first, Irion County led 10-7. Fowler led the Lady Hornets with 7 points.
Highlights: Irion County advances to the Regional Semifinals after defeating Buena Vista 64-38
SAN ANGELO, Texas — Irion County advances to the Regional Semifinals after defeating Buena Vista 83-64 at the Junell Center. The Hornets will face #19 Benjamin in the Regional Semifinals this Friday at Western Texas College. “Every playoff game is very important, and this is my last regional quarterfinal game so it’s hitting home a […]
Irion County Hornets Swarm Buena Vista for Quarterfinal Title
SAN ANGELO— The Hive was Alive last night at the Junell Center when the Irion County Hornets took on the Buena Vista Longhorns, 64-38. In the first quarter, the Hornets jumped out to a 17-5 lead with a big quarter, and game, from Trevin Coffell. Coffell had eight points in the opening quarter and Wyatt Morris added five points. Tyler Henderson and Bo Morrow also put up four points combined.
Basketball: Irion County Girls Earn Trip to State
MERTZON, TX — The Irion County Lady Hornets are 2023 Regional Champions and head to the State Tournament on Thursday, March 2, to try and bring home a state championship. The Lady Hornets claimed two wins in Snyder over the weekend, Feb. 24-25, to earn this opportunity. In their...
UIL Girls Basketball Playoffs: Irion County tops district rival Veribest for state berth
SNYDER — Irion County's KK Hart and Melanie Rainey each scored in double figures as the Hornets punched their ticket to the Class A girls basketball state tournament with a 45-38 victory against district rival Veribest at The Coliseum. Irion County outscored the Falcons 12-5 in the fourth quarter...
HIGHLIGHTS & REACTION: For the first time in program history, the Irion County Lady Hornets are headed to the State Tournament
SAN ANGELO, TX— The Irion County Lady Hornets took down the sixth-ranked Veribest Lady Falcons 45-38 in the Regional Championship on Saturday afternoon. Irion County advanced to the State Tournament for the first time in program history. “It’s amazing honestly this was never our goal, to begin with. We wanted to go to the Regional […]
Irion County knocks off No. 12 Hermleigh in Region II-1A girls basketball semifinals
SNYDER – Irion County coach Jacob Conner doesn’t consider himself to be too superstitious, but he hasn’t done a post-game interview all season – and he didn’t want to jinx his team. The Lady Hornets have at lest one more game to play, after knocking off No. 12 Hermleigh 36-33 in a Region II-1A girls basketball semifinal game Friday at The Coliseum. ...
Veribest and Irion County set to face off for the Regional Championship
SAN ANGELO, Texas — The Lady Falcons for Veribest defeated Highland 36-31 in overtime. With the Regional Semifinal win, the Lady Falcons will face Irion County tomorrow for a chance to go to the state championship. The top two teams in district 11-1A meet for a collision course down at Western Texas College in Snyder, […]
Irion County Burns Down Sanderson and Advances to Round 3
FORT STOCKTON, TX — The No. 4 Irion County Hornets traveled to Fort Stockton on Thursday, Feb. 23, to play Round 2 of the Texas High School Basketball Playoffs against the Sanderson Eagles. After a sluggish first half, the Hornets returned to form and dropped 38 points in the second half to advance 61-38. Irion County came into this game favored, and they showed why to start the contest. The Hornets went on a 10-2 run in the 1st quarter before cooling off. Shots stopped falling for the Hornets, and some ugly turnovers changed the momentum. Sanderson crept back into the game with a 12-4 run in the 2nd quarter.
PARTY LIKE ITS 2017: The Lady Hornets are headed to the regional tournament
SAN ANGELO, TX. — For the first time since 2017, the Lady Hornets of Irion County are headed to the regional tournament, thanks to their 40-22 victory over Eden Tuesday night. The Lady Hornets would lead Eden by just two points after the first quarter but would use a 13-3 second quarter to propel them […]
Irion County looks to secure its first playoff win since 1971
SAN ANGELO, Texas- Irion has not won a playoff game since 1971, but they plan to change that in this 2022 season. The Hornets are coming into this season with high expectations after being ranked 10th in the early preseason rankings for 1A Div. 1. They have seen much success throughout the last three seasons, […]
No. 10 Irion County looks for first playoff win since 1971 and more
MERTZON – Some might see only The Big Three when looking at Irion County High School’s football program. The reason the No. 10-ranked Hornets believe their time is now is because of the Big Eight in the senior class. And the Big 30 on the high school roster. For a school with an enrollment...
Law enforcement to conduct training at Irion County ISD
MERTZON, Texas – Irion County Law Enforcement and EMS will be conducting training at the Irion County School on Monday, July 25th, and Tuesday, July 26th. According to the Irion County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, multiple emergency vehicles and personnel will be on site. Updates will be provided...
Irion County's Trevin Coffell wins FFA Rodeo tiedown roping average
Irion County High School’s Trevin Coffell won the average in tiedown roping Tuesday at the Texas FFA Rodeo in Fort Worth. Coffell, who also plays football, basketball and runs track, received a $1,000 scholarship and a gift certificate and prize buckle from Cavendars for winning the average at the 28th staging of the event.
High school football state rankings: Irion County cracks preseason top 10 list
SAN ANGELO, TX. — Dave Campbell’s Texas Football, the official AP rankings, has begun releasing its preseason high school football state rankings. Irion County has been picked as the #10 team in the state in Class 1A Division I per Dave Campbell’s Texas Football rankings that were released on Tuesday. The Hornets, who finished the […]
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