Category Archives: Sports

Detroit Public School League All-City Basketball Teams 2017–2018

Ms. PSL VONTANE GARRETT-CMA All PSL Girls 1st Team COURTNEY STONE—Cody KAILEE DAVIS-Renaissance MARIA MARTIN-Osborn SAPHIRE DAWSON-DCP-Northwestern VANTANE GARRETT-CMA 2nd Team BIANCEE CAMPBELL-Ford CAMARIAN TAYLOR-Western JORDAN LEWIS-King RAVEN JACKSON-West Side ZAMAIA POLK-Mumford 3rd Team DAYLIN HENDERSON-Renaissance DEL’JANAE WILLIAMS-King JAYLA SMITH-East English KEYANA MCCRANEY-Southeastern LAZARIAH MARTIN-DIA Honorable Mention IYSHANE FORD-DIA ANGELICA MCBEAFULU-Renaissance DESTINEE BULLOCK-Ford AMARA CROFT-Ford TIA PENSLEY-CMA KRYSTAL CROSBY-Delta Prep PRECIOUS TAYLOR-Cass Tech SHYNELL TONDER-Cass Tech MONICA WILLIAMS-Mumford CAPRICE EDWARDS-Osborn RACHEL ROBINSON-Det. Leadership SIOBHAN STRINGER-CMA KENNEDY KEARNEY-Cass Tech ANJANEE HORTON-DCP-Northwestern EMANI SMITH-Det. Leadership KIARA MCGOWAN-Cody NIKIYA CORDELL-DCP-Northwestern SHANNON WHEELER-Renaissance MYA BRADLEY-Cody BRIANNA SMITH-CMA ALEXIS THOMPSON-East English BROOKLYN TAYLOR-Mumford Mr. PSL DAVID DEJULIUS-East English All PSL Boys 1st Team ANTHONY ROBERTS-Ford DAVID DEJULIUS-East English D’JUAN SEAL-Pershing PIERRE BRIIKS-Douglass TREY JACKSON-Western 2nd

Detroit Public School League Winter 2017–2018 Championship Results

Boys Swim 2/14/2018 King “Crusaders” Girls Junior Varsity Basketball 2/15/2018 Cass “Lady Technicians” Boys Junior Varsity Basketball 2/15/2018 Cass “Technicians” Girls Varsity Basketball 2/16/2018 Mumford “Lady Mustangs” Boys Varsity Basketball 2/16/2018 Detroit Edison PSA “Pioneers”

ICYMI: Athletic programs on the rise for Detroit k-8 students

DPSCD was featured in Michigan Chronicle’s “Best of Young Detroit” with the rise of k-8 athletics. The increase of extracurricular activities plays a role in developing the whole child, a priority within the Blueprint 2020 strategic plan. Read the full article below! DPSCD Jamboree in Nov. 24 Best of Young Detroit

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.

Congratulations Cass Lady Technicians

Congratulations to Coach Ramona Cox and the Cass Lady Technicians who captured the DPSL volleyball title by defeating the Lady Phoenix of Renaissance in front of a capacity crowd by a score of 3 sets to 0. In the consolation match, the Lady Pioneers of Detroit Edison PSA defeated the Lady Crusaders of King to determine the third and fourth placed finishing varsity teams in the DPSL for 2017. In between matches, the coaches’ All-City Volleyball Team was honored in a medals presentation ceremony. Great job to all our teams and thank you to all coaches, officials, trainers and parents for another successful season!

DPSCD Cross country teams finish strong

Congratulations to the boys and girls cross country teams on a great season! The final championship race on Belle Isle brought families, friends and the community together to cheer on our student-athletes. The top girl’s runner, Kennedee Cowles of Renaissance, finished the course in 21:35 and in the lead for the boys was Gilbert Vance of Denby, who ran a final time of 18:27. King Girls captured the team trophy, with five runners finishing in the top ten. Taking home the boy’s team trophy was Pershing, who also had five runners finishing in the top ten. Runners who finished in the top 20 were named to the All-City PSL Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams for 2017. Thank you to the coaches, officials, sponsors,

Pack the stadium with DPSCD pride

Tonight is the night! Head down to Ford Field for the Detroit Public School League’s football championship games. Denby and Central will fight for the Division B title at 4 p.m. and King will take on East English Village for the Division A championship at 7 p.m. These games will determine who will move forward to the state championship game in December. These teams have worked extremely hard all season to make it to Ford Field. Let’s show our support by packing the stands and cheering on our student-athletes! Visit detroitk12.org/sports to see more on standings, schedules and all things athletics.

Congratulations to the DPSL Baseball & Softball Champions!

On Monday, May 22, the final four DPSL baseball teams competed in the division finals at Comerica Park! In the Mega division, Western International defended their title with a 5-4 victory over King and Detroit Edison pulled off a 8-4 win over Osborn for the East-West division. On May 19, The Lady Colts of DCP-Northwestern were crowned Division 2 champions by defeating Denby 13-8. In the East)West division, Cowgirls of Western won their first Division 1 championship, defending champion Renaissance by a score 19-4. Congratulations to all of the teams on a great season and thank you to all coaches, parents and staff for supporting our athletes all year long!

2016-17 Boys Swim Championship Results

DPSL Central Office, EAA Central Office, Athletic Coordinators, Boys Swim Coaches and DPSL Supporters The Office of Athletics would like to acknowledge the winners from our 2016-17 Boys Swim Championship held on Wednesday, 2/15/17 at Western International High School. Team Placement Results 1st Place Team – Cass 2nd Place Team – Western 3rd Place Team – King 4th Place Team – Renaissance 5th Place Team – East English Village 6th Place Team – Mumford 7th Place Team – Cody 8th Place Team – DCP-Northwestern Event Winner Results 1. 200 Medley Relay – Cass 2. 200 Yards Freestyle – William Cameron – Renaissance 3. 200 Individual Medley – Brian Williams – Mumford 4. 50 Freestyle – Dorian Ross – Cass 5.

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!