UIL Lone Star Cup presentation for Argyle High School this Friday

The University Interscholastic League will honor Argyle High School this Friday, August 31, for its 2012 Class 3A UIL Lone Star Cup victory.

The Lone Star Cup trophy presentation will take place at halftime of Argyle’s football game against Abilene Wylie High School at Argyle Eagle Stadium at 7:30 p.m.

“The UIL Lone Star Cup honors the best overall academic, athletic and music programs in the state of Texas,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt. “It takes contributions from every student, teacher and coach in all facets of UIL competition to win this outstanding award. The winning schools and communities should be proud of this incredible achievement.”

With state championships in academics and boys basketball, a state runner-up in football and as reigning 3A marching band state champions, Argyle earned 94 total Lone Star Cup points for the 2011-12 school year. The Eagles also earned points in UIL boys golf, volleyball, girls basketball, boys soccer and baseball. This is the third UIL Lone Star Cup victory for Argyle High School and its second in Class 3A. Argyle is one of only two schools to winLone Star Cups in multiple conferences.

The UIL Lone Star Cup is awarded annually to five high schools, one in each of the five UIL classifications (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A and 5A), based on their team performance in district and state championships. The winning schools in each classification receive the UIL Lone Star Cup trophy and a $1,000 scholarship, also presented by the UIL. UIL Director of Athletics Dr. Mark Cousins will be on hand to make the presentation.

The UIL Lone Star Cup program began during the 1997-98 season.

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