Krum High School

Krum High School

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name = Krum High School

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district = Krum Independent School District
grades = 9th - 12th
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enrollment = ~350
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conference = District 13-2A
colors = White and blue
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location = Krum, Texas
country = USA
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Krum High School is a public school in Krum, Texas (USA). It is part of the Krum Independent School District and as of February, 2006, had 348 students enrolled in grades 9 through 12. The boys basketball team shares the state record for championships in its classification


They offer a range of sports such as Tennis, Golf, Cross Country, Track, Softball, Baseball and Basketball. Basketball is by far the school's strongest program; the boys' team are perennial state title contenders. The team has won state championships in basketball in 1971, 1978, 1994( Krum defeated two-time defending state champions Troup 56-45 to become the first and only team in Bobcat history to go undefeated with a 37-0 record for the 1993-94 season.) 1996 (53-39 over East Chambers High School) and 1998 (64-52 vs. Little River-Academy High School). [Buchanan, Olin. [ "Krum beats Academy for 5th title"] , "Austin American-Statesman", March 5, 1998. Accessed July 8, 2007. "All those factors were on display Saturday afternoon, especially in the second half, as Krum claimed its fifth state championship, 64-52, over Little River Academy in the Class 2A final before 15,063 fans."] [ [ "Krum wins Class 2A Championship, 53-39"] , "Dallas Morning News", March 10, 1996. Accessed July 8, 2007. "Krum High School players and supporters celebrate their victory over East Chambers High of Winnie, Texas, at the Erwin Center in Austin on Saturday."] The team's five titles give it a share of the University Interscholastic League record for most Texas state championships won by a team in Conference 2A. [ [ UIL State Basketball Tournament Records] , University Interscholastic League. Accessed July 8, 2007. "Most state championships: 5... Krum (1971, 78 as a Conference A team, 1994, 96, 98 as a Conference 2A team."] The team was the top-ranked school statewide in 1996, 1997 and 1998. [ [ "On record pace Krum has two state titles, no district losses in the '90s"] , "Dallas Morning News", March 3, 1998. Accessed July 8, 2007. "Krum has been the state's top-ranked 2A team for three years."]

Boys basketball team member Chuck Hall set the Texas state boys basketball scoring record in 1979 with 3,550 points, on 1,456 two-point field goals and 638 foul shots in his 180-game career that preceded introduction of the three-pointer. [Wangrin, Mark. [ "SHOE-IN FOR RECORD: Scoring not easy for Hall"] , "Austin American-Statesman", January 19, 1990. Accessed July 8, 2007.]

Although the girls' Varsity Basketball team has gone to State,They lost to the state champion team Nazerath in 1982/ in the first game at the tournament. the girls team of 2007-2008 team has made Krum History by being the first girls team to be ranked #1 by Texas Association Basketball Coaches Association.

In Texas girls cross-country running tournament history, runner Cordie Thomas had a photo-finish time of 11:20, breaking the then-state record by 22 seconds in the 3-mile (5K) event. [ [ UIL State Cross Country Tournament Records] , University Interscholastic League. Accessed July 8, 2007.] The girls cross country team won the state team championship in 2001 and 2002. The boys took the title in 2003 (Class 2A). [ [ UIL State Cross Country Tournament Records] , University Interscholastic League. Accessed July 8, 2007.]

Unusual for high schools in high-school football crazy Texas, Krum does not participate in football. In 2006, Krum ISD voters defeated by a 53-vote margin a $6 million bond issue that would have added a football stadium to the school and football as an extracurricular activity for the first time since 1922. [Denmon, Debbie. [ "B-ball remains supreme after Krum stadium bond fails"] , "Texas Cable News", November 8, 2006. Accessed July 8, 2007.] However, the following year (November, 2007) voters passed a $7.5 million bond package to add facilities for football and girl's volleyball. The district is seeking to offer these sports in the 2008-09 school year.. [Thompson, Amy Dodd ["Krum May Kick-Off Football in Fall"] , "Denton Record-Chronicle", February 22, 2008. Accessed February 22, 2008.]


The high school excels in UIL academic competitions, with six individuals advancing to the state meet in 2007, resulting in the state champion Headline Writing contestant Collin Duwe.


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* [ Krum High School]

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