Category Archives: Sports

DPSL Varsity Boys Basketball Tournaments

Please review the attached updated brackets with results and next round games for DPSL Varsity Boys Basketball Tournaments. DPSL Varsity Boys Basketball

DPSL celebrates more than 40 scholarship recipients on National Letter of Intent Signing Day

Student athletes signed scholarship commitment letters to colleges and universities throughout the country More than 40 Detroit Public School League student athletes announced which colleges they plan to attend, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 during a National Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremony held at the Horatio Williams Foundation. The Detroit Public School League hosted its 7th Annual Signing Day event where Boys Varsity Football and Girls Varsity Basketball student athletes signed their commitment letters for scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the country. Families, coaches and school supporters filled the room while the student athletes announced their college destinations. Cass Technical High School (11): Alvin Clemons- Indiana State University Brandon Webb- University of Findlay Demetric Vance Jr- Michigan State University Donnell Alexander- Saginaw

DPSL Varsity Athletes Gear Up for College Signing Day on Feb. 3

Students to sign scholarship commitment letters to colleges and universities throughout the country Detroit Public Schools student athletes will announce which colleges they plan to attend on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 during a National Signing Day ceremony. The Detroit Public School League will host its annual “Signing Day” event at the Horatio Williams Foundation where the District’s Varsity Football Players will sign their commitment letters for scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the country. In addition to football athletes, there will also be Girls Varsity Basketball Players who will sign commitment letters on Wednesday. Where: Horatio Williams Foundation 1010 Antietam Ave, Detroit, 48207 When: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 9-11 a.m. Agenda to include: Breakfast- 8-9 a.m. Student athletes to line up- 9 a.m. Introduction

Seventh Annual PSL Holiday Hoops Classic — Two Big Days of PREP Basketball

DETROIT — Ten games, two days, the best High School Basketball Invitational in the State of Michigan which will not only feature some of the best players and teams but also some of the best coaches in the state. Over the course of two days fans will witness the likes of defending Class “A” State Champions the Cowboys of Western International led by Brailen Neely, the Class “B” runners-up the Trojans of Henry Ford led by All Stater James Towns, Justin Turner from Renaissance, Jalen Martin from Chandler Park, Leonard Silas from Cass Tech, and standout player from East English, Karmari Newman. We will witness the homecoming of two High School legends Steve Hall and Latonya Tate returning to coach

Detroit Volleyball Player Combine and Coaches Clinic

Renaissance High School will host the Detroit Volleyball Player Combine and Coaches Clinic on Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 2-7 p.m. Middle School Players: 2:00-4:15 p.m. High School Players: 4:30-7:00 p.m. The clinic will focus on skill development, practice drills, technical and tactical skills taught by area college coaches. For more information and to RSVP, contact Louis Mitchell at 313-475-0273, loumitchell@live.com or Ramona Cox at 313-833-1600, rcox@detroitpal.org.

DPS K-8 Sports Rock!

DPS elementary and middle school sports provide leadership, focus and improved learning in the classroom and on the field.

Week I Girls Basketball Scores

Scores from DPSL Girls Basketball Week I (December 1-4, 2015): East English 39 – Southlake 37 (Varsity) East English 38 – Davis 5 (Varsity) Ford 63 – DCP-Northwestern 15 (Varsity) Cody 33 – West Side 23 (Varsity) Cody 42 – DIA 16 (Varsity) Cody 23 – West Side 18 (JV) Southeastern 39 – University Prep SM 29 (Varsity) Central 36 – Cornerstone 30 (Varsity) Cody 39 – Cornerstone 23 (JV)

Renaissance High Senior Signs with Penn State University

Renaissance High School senior Siyeh Frazier has maintained a 3.2 GPA and recently scored a 24 on her ACT. She has been a 4 year starter on varsity and is a three time All City First Team member! Ms. Frazier was Second Team All State last year and is in the running for Miss. PSL this year! Siyeh averaged 18 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, 2 blocks, and 4 assists last year. She signed with Penn State majoring in sport medicine. Congratulations!

2nd Annual DPSL College Coach-Student Exchange Fair

CollegeCoachStudentExchangeFlyer120115 (1)The 2nd Annual DPSL College Coach-Student Exchange Fair will take place Thursday, December 10, 2015 at East English Village Preparatory Academy, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The free college fair is available only to DPSL senior student football athletes. College football coaches will be onsite. Please bring transcripts, ACT or SAT test scores, bios and highlight films.

See flyer for more details!

Congratulations to the Martin Luther King High Crusaders as Division II Champions!

Final score: DPS MLK: 40; Lowell: 38

Also, we’d like to acknowledge the Cass Tech Technicians on a stellar season! They celebrated many great accomplishments and ended this season with outstanding sportsmanship.

“Even though Cass Tech came up short against Romeo in Saturday’s division I championship contest, the Technicians could very well get another crack at the 2016 title since several impact players are due to return,” according to the Free Press article.

Photos by: Bonnie Warmack