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Gainesville Daily Register
The University Interscholastic League honored Lindsay High School Friday for its 2012 Class 1A UIL Lone Star Cup victory.
The Lone Star Cup trophy presentation took place during halftime of Lindsay’s football game against Chico High School at Henry P. Schroeder Knight Field.
“The UIL Lone Star Cup honors the best overall academic and athletic 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 its state runner-up finishes at the UIL Academic State Meet and Girls Track and Field State Meet, a top state finish in girls cross country and playoff teams in volleyball, football, boys and girls basketball, softball and baseball, Lindsay earned 66 total Lone Star Cup points for the2011-12 school year.
This is the sixth UIL Lone Star Cup victory for Lindsay High School, the most in Conference 1A.
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 Academics Dr. David Stevens will be on hand to make the presentation.
The UIL Lone Star Cup program began during the 1997-98 season.