Wednesday, April 26, 2017

 

Aurora  

 High School   

Alumni Association

 

Aurora, Ohio

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Home of the Greenmen

History of the Greenmen

Aurora was not always the Greenmen. Years ago, Aurora were the “Irish”. During the late 40’s, Aurora had a number of residents involved in the organization of the Cleveland Browns. Aurora was given permission to use the original “Brownie.” As our colors were green, we became the “Greenies.” A number of people did not like the “Greenies” and around the late 50’s, early 60’s, Aurora became the “Greenmen.” The logo mascot remained.

greenie1950In 1972, an Aurora senior student-athlete, Mark Campana, redesigned the Greenman to the more masculine version we currently use.greenmen 150x150graybg