UIL Lone Star Cup Presentation Scheduled for Brock High School
Media Contact: Chris Schmidt
Date: Sep 06, 2016
Category: General Information
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, TX — The University Interscholastic League will honor Brock High School on Friday, September 9 for its 2016 Conference 3A UIL Lone Star Cup victory. The UIL Lone Star Cup trophy presentation will take during halftime of Brock’s football game against Grapevine Faith Christian at Brock Eagle Stadium, which begins 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 football and boys golf, state runner-up in girls basketball, and state semifinalists in softball, Brock earned 82 total Lone Star Cup points for the 2015-16 school year. The Eagles also earned points in UIL team tennis, volleyball, boys basketball and baseball. The Conference 3A victory is Brock’s second consecutive and fourth overall.
The UIL Lone Star Cup is awarded annually to six high schools, one in each of the six UIL classifications (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A and 6A), 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. The UIL Lone Star Cup program began during the 1997-98 school year.
Presentations for 2016 UIL Lone Star Cup winners Happy, Windthorst and Austin Vandegrift will occur later this fall. Argyle will also be presented with their trophy on Friday, September 9. Austin Westlake was presented with their award earlier this fall.
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