STEELE CREEK NEWS
Olympic has First
Game at New Stadium this Friday, August 22
18, 2014) The Olympic High School football team will play its first
game in the new Dave Johnson Stadium this Friday, August 22, at 7:00
PM against non-conference foe Myers Park.
Football Stadium will be dedicated at a BBQ Dinner, which will be
held in the High School Atrium beginning at 5:00 and is a fundraiser
for the Olympic High School Foundation.
Dave Johnson was
Athletic Director at Olympic from 1986 through 1998. His coaching
experience included head baseball coach for ten years, head football
coach for six years, and basketball coach for a couple of seasons.
Dave serves on the Olympic High School Foundation board which
sponsors the All Star Teacher Initiative to support our teachers.
about the Olympic High School Foundation to
Construction is now being completed on the new 4000 seat
stadium, including a field house, concession stands, and restroom
facilities. The project included replacement of the existing track
and installation of artificial turf. The overall budget was
$8,656,735.75. Funding was approved by Mecklenburg County voters
almost seven years ago in the 2007 school bond.
Coach Keith Wilkes is
in his first year at Olympic. The Trojans finished 7-5 last year and
compete in the Southern Meck 8 Conference.
This year's schedule:
@ East Mecklenburg
@ South Mecklenburg
@ Phillip O. Berry
For more information
on Olympic football and other sports, see
High School Athletic Booster Club
CMS Athletic Zone - Olympic High School
MaxPreps.com - Olympic High School
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