Lapwai High School

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Lapwai High School
Location
404 S. Main St.
Lapwai, Idaho
U.S.
Information
Type Public[1]
School district Lapwai S.D. #341
Principal Jenifer Shubert [2]
Faculty 10 [1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 125 [1] (approx)
Color(s) Columbia & White [2]
         
Athletics IHSAA Class 1A
Athletics conference White Pine League
Mascot Wildcat [2]
Yearbook Kee-Mah-Mar
Feeder schools Lapwai Middle School
Information (208) 843-2241
Elevation 970 ft (296 m) AMSL
Website

Lapwai High School is a four-year public secondary school in Lapwai, Idaho, the only traditional high school in Lapwai School District #341. Located in Nez Perce County on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation in the north central part of the state, the school colors are Columbia and white and the mascot is a wildcat.

Athletics[edit]

Lapwai competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 1A in the White Pine League. It was formerly a member of the Central Idaho League

The school competes in football, basketball, and track and field, among others. Lapwai holds the state's longest basketball winning streak at 81 games. Lapwai won three consecutive A-3 (now 2A) state championships (1987–89) under head coach Bruce Crossfield.

State titles[edit]

Boys

  • Basketball (8): (B, now 2A) 1956; (A-3, now 2A) 1984, 1987, 1988,[3] 1989, 2000; (2A) 2002; (1A) 2006, 2016 [4]
  • Track (1): (B, now 2A) 1966 [5]

Girls

  • Basketball (6): (B, now 2A) 1976; (A-3, now 2A) 1989, 1998; (2A) 2002;(1A Div I) 2009, 2011 [6][7] (introduced in 1976)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lapwai High School". Public School Review. Retrieved December 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ Tatko, Mike (March 6, 1988). "50! Wildcats win 2nd straight A-3 crown". Lewiston Morning Tribune. p. 1C. 
  4. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. - Basketball champions - through 2012
  5. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. - Track champions - through 2012
  6. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-10-01 at the Wayback Machine. - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012
  7. ^ McNeel, Jack (February 25, 2011). "Lapwai girls win state 1A basketball championship". Indian Country Today Media Network. Retrieved December 8, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°24′06″N 116°48′20″W / 46.40167°N 116.80556°W / 46.40167; -116.80556