Longview High School

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Longview High School
Longview logo.jpg
Address
201 East Tomlinson Parkway
Longview, Texas 75605-3268
United States
Information
School type Public high school
Motto Believe in Excellence
Established 1874
School district Longview Independent School District
Principal James Brewer
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2083[1] (2012)
Color(s)                Green, White, & Black
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAAA
Mascot Lobos/Lady Lobos
Newspaper The Long-View
Yearbook The Lobo
Website

Longview High School (colloquially known as LHS) is a public high school located in the city of Longview, Texas, in Gregg County, United States and classified as a 6A school by the UIL. It is a part of the Longview Independent School District located in central Gregg County. The school was founded in 1874 as the Longview Male and Female Institute, and the first permanent structure was established in 1885. In 2013, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Athletics

The Longview Lobos compete in the following sports [3]

Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, Basketball, Swimming, Soccer, Powerlifting, Golf, Tennis, Track, Baseball & Softball

State Titles

  • Boys Basketball [4]
    • 1992(5A)
  • Girls Basketball [5]
    • 1984(5A)
  • Football [6]
    • 1937(All)

Football

The school's athletic program is highlighted by its football team. The Lobos won their first state championship in 1937 with a 19-12 victory over Wichita Falls. The game was played on Christmas Day in the Cotton Bowl. Longview plays at Lobo Stadium, on the campus of Longview High School. A number of high-profile coaches have guided the Lobos over time, including P.E. “Pete” Shotwell (1935–1945) and Milburn “Catfish” Smith (1954–1958). Official

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ Texas Tribune
  2. ^ "2013 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2013-06-15. 
  3. ^ The Athletics Department
  4. ^ UIL Boys Basketball Archives
  5. ^ UIL Girls Basketball Archives
  6. ^ Lone Star Football Network
  7. ^ "Chris Davis Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 

External links

  • Longview ISD
  • Lobo Football Website


Coordinates: 32°32′32″N 94°44′37″W / 32.5423°N 94.74355°W / 32.5423; -94.74355

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