Mattoon High School Sports to Join Apollo Conference 2012-2013
At the June 2010 School Board Meeting, it was voted unanimously to accept an invitation to join the Apollo Conference for High School Sports.
The benefits to Mattoon High School students, athletes, parents, and community are just like the student fans for MHS sports - MASSIVE!
Some key benefits for leaving the Big 12 and joining the Apollo Conference:
- Reduced Travel for Student-Athletes
- Reduced Travel for Parents and Fans
- Reduced Transportation Costs:
- Personnel, Fuel, Maintenance, and Miles on Bus Fleet
- Balanced Competition
- Enhanced Natural Rivalries
- Increased Gate Receipts
- Increased Student Classroom Time
- Increased Student Participation!
To view the school board presentation, click here.
For more information on the Apollo Conference, click here.
Schools that are part of the Apollo Conference for the 2012-2013 school year:
- Charleston Trojans
- Effingham Flaming Hearts
- Mt. Zion Braves
- Paris Tigers
- Salem Wildcats
- Mattoon Greenwave (to join in 2012-2013)