Mitchell High School to Join South Platte Valley Association (SPVA) Conference in 2025-2026


Mitchell, [NE] – The South Platte Valley Association (SPVA) Conference is pleased to announce that Mitchell High School will be joining our esteemed conference starting in the 2025-2026 school year. This exciting development marks a new chapter for both Mitchell High School and the SPVA, enhancing the competitive landscape and fostering greater collaboration among our member schools.

Jordan Cudney, President of the SPVA Conference, expressed his enthusiasm for this new addition: “We are delighted to welcome Mitchell High School to the SPVA Conference. Their commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics aligns perfectly with the values we uphold. We look forward to seeing the positive impact this move will have on our conference and on Mitchell’s student-athletes.”

Mitchell High School’s integration into the SPVA Conference promises numerous benefits, including increased opportunities for student-athletes to compete at a high level, build lasting relationships with peers from other schools, and showcase their talents in a supportive and challenging environment.

Dr. Urbanek, Superintendent of Mitchell Public Schools, echoed this sentiment: “I feel like the board voted unanimously based on the premise the SPVA provides a high level of competition in a variety of athletic, arts, and academic areas while also allowing our 

As Mitchell High School prepares to embark on this exciting journey, we look forward to the many opportunities and positive experiences that await our students. This move underscores our dedication to continuous improvement and excellence in all aspects of school life.