Category Archives: Boys

Touchdown! Two DPSCD teams advance to regionals

After tough competitions in the district finals, two DPSCD teams came out on top to advance to the MHSAA regionals. Congratulations to King and Cass Tech for their victories, and to the teams from Mumford, Central and East English for a great season. Shout out to all the supporters who came out to cheer on our boys! We’ll see you in the stands this Friday as the Crusaders and the Technicians continue their march to the state championship. Friday, November 10 Division 2: Ypsilanti Lincoln at King at 6 p.m. Division 1: Cass Tech at Chippewa Valley at 7 p.m.

DPSCD Athletes Participate in National Football Signing Day

National Football Signing Day

On February 1, National Football Signing Day, DPSCD athletes joined family and friends in the Horatio Williams Foundation Center to sign and commit to colleges across the United States. Daryl Weaver, the public address announcer for the Detroit Public Sports League, individually recognized the players as they made their way to sign.

A total of 32 from the DPSL students have committed and a select few graduated early to start winter conditioning with their college football teams. Congratulations Young Men!

Detroit Public School League’s Division I/II games this Friday at Ford Field

Detroit Public School League’s Division I/II games this Friday at Ford Field Rivals Cass Tech and King compete for Division I title DETROIT (October 20, 2016) – The Detroit Public School League’s football games to determine who will make the MHSAA playoffs are scheduled at Ford Field this Friday starting with the first line-up at 4 p.m. with EAA’s Mumford High School (8-0) vs. Denby High School (7-1). The DPS Community District’s Cass Technical High School (8-0) will faceoff with Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School at 7 p.m. The 4 p.m. game will yield a Division I/II champion and the 7 p.m. game will yield a Division I champion.  After these games there will be a TV selection

Dale Harvel Helmet Dedication Ceremony

The Detroit Public Schools Community District Office of Athletics is eternally grateful to all vendors and community supporters who were present at the Dale Harvel Helmet Dedication Ceremony. The ceremony took place during halftime at King’s home football game versus Southeastern, on Friday, September 9, 2016.    

Congratulations Team Detroit Youth Travel Baseball Athletes

Congratulations to our Team Detroit Youth Travel Baseball athletes for representing Detroit at the Piper Davis International Inner City Classic in Birmingham, Alabama on July 10. Several HBCU (historically black colleges and universities) coaches were present for the purpose of looking to offer scholarships. Nine athletes were offered and three were DPSCD students: Daniel Little- Renaissance High School, offered by Alcorn State University Jonathan Darby- Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School, offered by Wiley College George Osborn- Southfield High School, offered by Stillman College The team competed well in the tournament but fell short losing 5-2 to a team from Puerto Rico. Way to go Team Detroit and Coach Norman Taylor!

2015-2016 Season Recap of DPSL Sports Champions

2015-2016 Fall Sports PSL Division One Football Champions: Martin Luther King High School PSL Division Two Football Champions: Northwestern High School PSL Junior Varisty Football Champions: Cass Technical High School MHSAA Division Two Champions: Martin Luther King High School PSL Boys Cross Country: Cass Technical High School PSL Girls Cross Country: Renaissance High School PSL Girls Volleyball: Renaissance High School PSL Girls Swim: Cass Technical High School   2015-2016 Winter Sports PSL Class A Girls Basketball Champions: Martin Luther King High School PSL Class A Boys Basketball Champions: East English Village Preparatory Academy MHSAA Class B Boys Basketball Champions: Henry Ford High School   2015-2016 Spring Sports PSL Baseball Champions: Western International High School PSL Softball Champions: Renaissance High School

Congratulations Elementary-Middle School Track and Baseball Championship Winners!

Detroit Public Schools Middle School Track Championship was held Saturday, June 4 at Renaissance High School. Middle school teams from across the district took the track, but Bunche Preparatory Academy took home the back-to-back championship title for boys and girls! Congratulations athletes and special shout out to Coach Plonka who does a wonderful job at getting his Bunche athletes out to participate! Participating boys teams included: Bunche Preparatory Academy J.E. Clark Preparatory Academy Thirkell Elementary-Middle John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy Ludington Magnet Middle School Participating girls teams included: Bunche Preparatory Academy Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy Thirkell Elementary-Middle J.E. Clark Preparatory Academy Burton International Academy Ludington Magnet-Middle School Also held at Renaissance was the Elementary-Middle School Baseball Championship games! Burton beat Schulze

Baseball Playoffs

The Detroit Public Schools Baseball post season has arrived and teams are just two wins away from winning the championship. The games will be played Thursday, May 12. Mega Division I Western (8-1-1) vs. King (4-6) at Western at 4:00 PM Renaissance (8–2) vs. Cass (4–3) at King at 4:00 PM East-West Division II Osborn (7-0) vs. CMA (4-3) at Osborn at 4:00 PM Ford (6–1) vs. Denby (3-4) at Ford at 4:00 PM Championship Game Wayne State University – Monday, May 16, 2016 2:00 PM – East-West Division II Championship 4:30 PM – Mega Division I Championship

Detroit Public Schools Baseball League Standings

These are the league standings as of 4-29-16.   Mega League Standings 1st: Cass Tech 8-3 1st: Renaissance 8-3 3rd: Western 7-3-1 4th: King 5-5-1 5th: East English Village 3-8 6th: Mumford 1-10   West Standings 1st: Central 3-1 2nd: Ford 3-1 3rd: CMA 2-2 4th: Cody 2-2   East Standings 1st: Osborn 4-0 2nd: Denby 2-2 3rd: DCP at NW 0-4 4th: Pershing 0-4  

Baseball Scores 4-15-16

On Friday, April 15, 2016, The Detroit Public Schools Baseball teams played in league games. The scores are as follows: Renaissance 22 – East English Village 1 Central 9 – Cody 6 Denby 15 – DCP at Northwestern 9 CMA 10 – Pershing 0 Western 4 – Cass Tech 15