Urbana announces more Community Nights

Birkhimer, Wilson are Scott honorees

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The Urbana High School Athletic Department has announced the dates for the 2017-18 school year Community Nights.

Last year, there was a goal of collecting $5,000 to open the gates for the first home football game, allowing free admission to anyone who was wearing Hillclimber gear.

The community support from individuals and businesses was outstanding, with an end result being $9,200 from those community donations. With that money, the school was able to do a football game, and the same for a boys and girls soccer game, volleyball game, wrestling match, swimming meet and a boys and girls basketball game.

This year, the goal is to do one Community Night for each of the high school sports as well as one night for each junior high sport.

The dates for the junior high and high school events this year are:


Football – August 25, 2017 vs. London High School (The George Scott Wall of Fame honorees this year are John Birkhimer and Judge Roger Wilson)

Girls Soccer – August 28, 2017 vs. Bellefontaine High School

Volleyball – August 29, 2017 vs. Shawnee High School

JH Volleyball – September 6, 2017 vs. Ben Logan

JH Football – September 12, 2017 vs. Northwestern

Boys Soccer – September 13, 2017 vs. Shawnee High School

Girls Basketball – December 4, 2017 vs. Piqua High School

JH Girls Basketball – December 7, 2017 vs. Ben Logan

Boys Basketball – December 8, 2017 vs. Bellefontaine High School

JH Boys Basketball – December 11, 2017 vs. Tecumseh

Wrestling & JH Wrestling – December 14, 2017 vs. Tecumseh and Ben Logan

Swimming – TBA

Boys and Girls Track April 2, 2018 vs. Tecumseh and Emmanuel Christian

JH Boys and Girls Track – April 10, 2018 vs. J. Alder, Em. Christian, and Fairbanks

Cross Country, Girls Tennis, Boys and Girls Golf, Boys and Girls Bowling, Baseball, Boys Tennis and Softball do not charge a gate and all of those home contests are free to attend, but they would love to see the community out to support them as well.

To be able to enter these events for free you must be wearing some sort of Urbana spiritwear.

Donors, thus far, for this year’s Community Nights are: Urbana Association of Classroom Teachers (UACT), Michael Farms, UHS Athletic Boosters, KTH, Perpetual Bank, UHS faculty and staff, UHS Band Boosters, People’s Bank, East Lawn and Garden, UHS Volleyball, UHS Baseball, UHS Cross Country, UHS Boys Soccer, Kris and Mike Mays, UHS Football, Kevin and Mendie Bowdle, Champaign Family Y, UHS Boys Golf, Edward Jones, Paul’s Catering, UHS Girls Basketball, UHS Softball, Deanna Cook, UHS GIrls Soccer, Mumford’s Deli, UHS Boys Basketball, UHS Girls Tennis, Mercy McCauley Center, Urbana Girls Club Soccer, Kate and TG Johnson, UHS Cheerleaders, UHS Wrestling, Andy Lingrell Plumbing, John Birkhimer, Spriggs Landscaping and Civista Bank.

To find the schedules for all Urbana High School athletic events, go to Urbana’s athletic website at: oh.8to18.com/UrbanaOH or cbcsportsonline.com

Birkhimer, Wilson are Scott honorees

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