Category Archives: Sports

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

Congratulations Renaissance and Central Softball Teams!

At the end of the season only one team in each division can hoist the trophy, and those teams were Renaissance and Western. The championship game was Wednesday, May 11. DIVISION ONE Renaissance played Western at the University of Detroit Mercy Field and won 10 to 6. DIVISION TWO Central played Denby at the University of Detroit Mercy Field and won convincingly 24 to 4.

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

Softball Championship Game

Congratulations to all the schools that have made it this far. The Championship games will be held at the University of Detroit Mercy Softball Field on Wednesday, May 11. DIVISION ONE Renaissance will play Western at 3:00 p.m. DIVISION TWO Central will play Denby at 12:30 p.m.

Paul Robeson Boys Varsity Basketball Team receives Spirit of Detroit Award

Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy varsity boys basketball team, lead by Head Coach Terrell George, received the Spirit of Detroit Award on April 12, 2016, presented by the Detroit City Council. The team received the award for their back-to-back championship wins. Due to handwork, dedication and teamwork, the young men not only won the championship title but also continue to succeed academically. The majority of the team members are eighth grade students who have been accepted to the top three high schools in the district. Congratulations Coach George and Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy athletes! WDIV: Spirit of Detroit Award

Detroit Public Schools Softball League Standings

These are the league standings as of 4-29-16.   Division One East 1st: Cass 4-1 2nd: East English Village 3-2 3rd: King 2-3 2nd: Cody 1-4   Division One West 1st: Renaissance 5-0 2nd: Western 5-0 3rd: Ford 1-4 4th: Mumford 0-5   Division Two East Standings: 1st: Osborn 3-2 2nd: DIA 2-2 2nd: Southeastern 2-2 4th: Pershing 0-5   Division Two West Standings: 1st: Central 4-0 2nd: Denby 4-0 3rd: CMA 3-1 4th: DCP at NW 2-3 5th: West Side 0-5  

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  

Softball Scores 4-25-16 and League Standings

Division One Softball games played 4-25-16: Renaissance 14 – Mumford 1 Western 16 – Ford 2 Cass 15 – East English 0 King 22 – Cody 10   Division Two Softball Games played 4-25-16: Denby 16 – Osborn 5 CMA 14 – Pershing 8 DIA 18 – West Side 5 Southeastern 6 – DCP at NW 3   Division One Standings: 1st: Renaissance 3-0, Western 3-0, Cass 3-0. 2nd: Cody 1-2, Ford 1-2, King 1-2, East English Village 1-2. 3rd: Mumford 0-3.   Division Two Standings: 1st: Central 2-0, Denby 2-0. 2nd: CMA 2-1, DIA 2-1, DCP at NW 2-1. 3rd: Osborn 1-2. 4th: Southeastern 1-1 5th: Pershing 0-3, West Side 0-3.

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