According to Grecian history, the word “academia” or “academics” takes its name from a sanctuary outside the city walls of ancient Athens.  The sanctuary was dedicated to the legendary hero named Akademos. In this sanctuary, the philosopher Plato conversed with followers who believed they would be enlightened by their teacher through disciplined sessions of rhetoric and study. These sessions came to be known as the Academy.

It is interesting to note that the Academy contained two separate divisions, a gymnasium and an area suited for informal gatherings for learning. Traditionally, sport has been an integral part of academics. Developing the mind and the body go hand in hand.  The apostle Paul used many illustrations of sport in his attempt to communicate the Christian faith to his readers; one of the most famous being 1 Corinthians 9:24-27, where Paul says,

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.”

UVC believes that sport is a co-curricular activity.  We use our sporting practices and events to help us reach our intended student outcomes.  Since sport provides physical, mental and character development opportunities, we are committed to supplementing the classroom education with education on the fields and in the gymnasiums.
Please refer to our Coaches Handbook for more information on how sport is intended to educate and disciple students from a Biblical worldview. Also see our Student Outcomes.
Umpqua Valley Christian School offers the following athletic programs:

    Soccer – Boys High School Soccer
    Volleyball – Girls Jr. High & High School  JV/Varsity Volleyball
    Basketball – Boys & Girls Jr. High,  JV/Varsity Basketball
    Baseball – Boys JV/Varsity Baseball
    Track– Girls Varsity Track


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February 2021
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1February 1, 2021
H.S. Vball
2February 2, 2021
M. VBall Practice
3February 3, 2021
H.S. Vball
4February 4, 2021
M. VBall Practice
5February 5, 2021
M. HOME scrimmage vs. DAYS CR.
6February 6, 2021
Church Volleyball
7February 7, 2021
Open gym & Weightroom
8February 8, 2021
M. Vball Practice
9February 9, 2021
M. Vball Practice
10February 10, 2021
HOME M. Vball vs. Glendale
11February 11, 2021
H.S. VBall
12February 12, 2021
Athletics 3rd Mid-Quarter Grade Check
13February 13, 2021
Church Volleyball
14February 14, 2021
Open gym
15February 15, 2021
5th Grade Girls
16February 16, 2021
H.S. VBall
17February 17, 2021
M. Vball Practice
18February 18, 2021
H.S. VBall
19February 19, 2021
Athletics 3rd Final Quarter Grade Check
20February 20, 2021
Church Volleyball
21February 21, 2021
22February 22, 2021
M. Vball Practice
23February 23, 2021
H.S. VBall
24February 24, 2021
M. Vball Practice
25February 25, 2021
H.S. VBall
26February 26, 2021
27February 27, 2021
28February 28, 2021
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