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Kennedale High School the 2nd most successful 3A program in the State as judged by Lone Star Cup.

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On July 1, the Texas UIL issued the final tallies for the Lone Star Cup for each classification. In the 3A classification, Argyle edged out Kennedale, winning 82 to 78 in total points, Stephenville followed with 74 points to take 3rd place.?
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What is the Lone Star Cup? It is not widely known outside of school circles, but it is a highly coveted award for high schools at any classification level. The UIL Lone Star Cup recognizes five high schools (one in each of the five UIL classifications) {{more}}based on their overall team achievement in a variety of sanctioned athletic and academic championships. All UIL member high schools in good standing are included for contention for the UIL Lone Star Cup.
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The UIL Lone Star Cup program began during the 1997-98 season. It ranks schools by the results in State and Area Marching Band, Team Tennis, Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Swimming & Diving, Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Track & Field, Academics, One Act Play, Softball, Baseball
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In 5A the winner was Southlake Carroll (second consecutive win) followed by Conroe The Woodlands. In 4A the winner was Cedar Park (Austin area) with Dallas Highland Park in 2nd place. In 2A it was Salado followed by Brock. And in 1A, the winner was Weimar followed by Shiner. Argyle won the title last year and has won the Lone Star Cup 3A four times. ?For a complete list of this year’s standings go to?https://www.uiltexas.org/press-releases/detail/2012-13-uil-lone-star-cup-winners-announced
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What is special about the Lone Star Cup is that it recognizes excellence in all areas of competition not just sports. The following are not all included in the scoring for the Lone Star Cup but for KHS it was a super year competing in the playoffs and advancing beyond district sending teams, groups or individuals to state level competition. Kennedale High school showed superior ratings in marching and concert band, choir, UIL academics. It sent teams or individuals to the playoffs in volleyball, football, basketball (girls and boys), softball, baseball, powerlifting, tennis, swimming and track. Kennedale competed at the state level in Band, Choir, UIL Academics, Girls Basketball, Boys Powerlifting, Boys and Girls Track and Swimming. Again while not all these activities are included in the scoring, this listing does show the width and breathe of Kennedale?s success this past year.
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For more information about the UIL Lone Star Cup go to?http://www.uiltexas.org/lone-star-cup/rules
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Kennedale was last listed in top ten Lone Star Cup in 2010-11 when it finished 4th.

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