Cedar Park High School

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Coordinates: 30°28′19″N 97°50′38″W / 30.472°N 97.844°W / 30.472; -97.844

Cedar Park High School
Location
2150 Cypress Creek Road
Cedar Park, TX 78613

United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1998
Principal John Sloan
Enrollment 1949[1]
Color(s)                Forest Green, Black & Silver
Mascot Timberwolves
Website

Cedar Park High School (CPHS) is a high school in Cedar Park, Texas; it was established in 1998 to serve as the second high school in the Leander Independent School District. The school was built due to the rapid growth in the area. Cedar Park is known to have the best sports and education program in any of the Leander Independent School District(LISD).Cedar Park is truly one of the best places to go and to live.[2][3]

The school's mascot is the Timberwolf, and the colors of CPHS are Forest Green, Silver, and Black. Cedar Park High School competes in UIL district 19-5A. CPHS is well known for the performance of its football team, drill team, choir,[3] and Timberwolf Band.[2]

Organizations and athletics[edit]

Football[edit]

For the 2009 football season, the Cedar Park Timberwolves football team competed in the 16-5A district. They were District Champions. They were also District Champions in the 2010 season. Cedar Park also won 15-5A team championships in 2004-2005 with District W-L Record 7-0. In the 2011 season the Timberwolves were district runners-up to eventual state champions Lake Travis, Cedar Park had a 6-1 district record. Competing in 25-4A, along with the other LISD schools, the team was 2012 UIL 4A (Division 2) state finalist. After the final playoff game on December 21, 2012, Cedar Park became the 2012 State Champions. In 2014, Cedar Park went to the state championship once (in UIL 5A division 2) again and became runner-up in the state. After an undefeated season and play-off run, on December 19, 2015, CPHS won their second state title defeating Frisco Lone Star 22-6.[4]

Marching Band[edit]

The band has been a finalist at UIL State and Bands Of America Regional and Super Regional marching band competitions. The band also is a two time Bands of America Marching Band Grand National Championships Finalist, placing 10th in 2010 and 5th in 2016. The Cedar Park High School Timberwolf Band was crowned the 2011 UIL State 4A Marching Band Champion.[5] In 2013, the band was awarded the Silver medal at the UIL 4A State Competition.[6] In 2015, the band was crowned the UIL State 5A Marching Band Champion.[7] The Cedar Park High School Percussion has won multiple Lonestar Classic "State Championships" as recently as 2011. The Color Guard has won 1st place in the 2011 Texas Color Guard Circuit State Championship as well as several other local and state competitions.

Boys' Basketball[edit]

The Cedar Park Timberwolves 2010 basketball team are District Champions 16-AAAAA. Final four appearance in 2011, lost to eventual state champion Dallas Kimball. In the 2014-2015 season, the boys became the champions of district 25-AAAAA with a district record of 13-1. They made a run through the UIL playoffs that ended in the state semi-finals on March 12, 2015 in the Alamodome with a 57-46 loss to Beaumont Ozen. They ended the best season in school history with an overall record of 28-7. The Timberwolves are coached by Blake Brown. Notable alumni are Dylan Cox (Army West Point) and Spencer Drango (Cleveland Browns).

Girls' Basketball[edit]

Coached by Mark Myers, the girls' 2014-2015 basketball team tied the Georgetown Eagles for a second place spot in district 25-A. That marked their 9th consecutive year to advance to playoffs. The Lady Wolves made it to the 3rd round, right before the regional tournament, to once again face the Georgetown Eagles. The Wolves took a tough loss by three points to end the season. This team was ranked 13th in their state division. The Wolves have yet to make it past the third round of playoffs. Mark Myers is the head coach, with Jessica Smith (JV) and J.R. Romero (Freshman) as his assistants. Several athletes that were built from the Cedar Park Basketball program have advanced onto play college basketball. Players are at UNT, UTD, AC, Angelo State, USAFA, etc.

Cross Country[edit]

The Cedar Park Timberwolves boys' cross country running team took eighth place at the 2008 Nike Cross National championships, and were ranked number 1 in the nation for boys' cross country as of Oct. 2, 2009. The boys' team won state in 2010.[8]

Boys' Lacrosse[edit]

The Cedar Park Timberwolves boys' 2017 team were undefeated in the central district of Texas, but only losing to 3 out of district games. They went to State in 2017 season, but got beat by the preparatory school Highland Park High School (University Park, Texas) and was stopped in going forward to the semifinals.

Girls' Lacrosse[edit]

The Cedar Park Timberwolves girls' 2015-2017 were always in 2nd place in districts playoffs meaning they would always be going to state as the 2nd best in the central district of Texas, because they would always get beat by St. Michael's Catholic Academy (Austin) in every game by only 1 or 2 points. Sadly they didn't get to go on to state because they came 3rd in the central district. They went to the playoffs every year and placed 2nd in the central district. In the 2017 season they were defeated by the 3rd best team in 2017 St. Stephen's Episcopal School (Austin, Texas) and sadly did not go to state.

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