Category Archives: Sports
History is now in the making! Both King and Cass head to Ford Field, for the first time ever, to vie for the Division I and Division II Championship titles
This past Saturday’s MHSAA football semi-finals results saw our King Crusaders (13-0) defeat Livonia Franklin 40-6 in Division II while our Cass Technicians (11-2) defeated Plymouth Canton 48-41 in Division I. History is now in the making and the road to Ford Field is set for both teams! Since the MHSAA football play-offs began in 1976, there has never been two PSL teams playing in the same season competing for two separate divisional state football championships. King High School, the 2007 Division II MHSAA Champions and first PSL team to win a state football championship will play Lowell (12-1) on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Ford Field. Cass Tech High School, the 2011 and 2012 Division I MHSAA Champions and first PSL team to win back-to-back state football championships … Continue reading
Renaissance High School’s girls varsity volleyball team defeated Berkley High School on Friday, November 6, winning the District Championship. Congratulations to Coaches Louis Mitchell and Earlander Taylor and all of the talented players for an outstanding job! Go Phoenix!
The District has two DPSL football teams still active in the MHSAA football semi-finals this upcoming weekend who also won regional trophies this past weekend. Division I Regional Final The Cass Technicians beat Macomb Dakota 16-10 on Friday, November 13 and will travel to Troy Athens to play Plymouth Canton on Saturday, November 21 at 1:00 p.m. in the MHSAA semi-final. Division II Regional Final The King Crusaders beat the East English Bulldogs 26-12 on Saturday, November 14 and will travel to Dearborn to play Livonia Franklin on Saturday, November 21 at 1:00 p.m. Congratulations to all of our MHSAA qualifying football teams: Cass, Central, DCP-Northwestern, Denby, East English and King. Come out and support your hard working Proud Strong Learner football teams in their quest to play in the MHSAA championship games at Ford Field Thanksgiving weekend. Photos … Continue reading
Division I Cass Tech will travel to Macomb Dakota High School on Friday, November 13, 2015 and play at 7:00 p.m. Division II East English will travel to King High School to play on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. *Cass Technicians beat Dearborn Fordson 45-13 on Saturday, November 7. East English Bulldogs beat Grosse Pointe South 28-3 Friday, November 6.
Division I Cass will host Dearborn Fordson on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Division II East English will travel to Grosse Pointe South on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. King will host Wyandotte Roosevelt on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Division IV Denby will travel to Milan on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics email@example.com 313-870-5863 The 2015 Detroit Public School League Division 1 and Division 2 All-City football teams, as selected by the league head coaches, were acknowledged during an on-field presentation between championship games last Friday at Ford Field. The number of selections was based on where each team finished in the final division standings — first place (3), second and third place (2) and fourth place (1(). The following players comprise the 2015 PSL All-City football teams. PSL Division 1 All-City Cass Tech Alvin Clemons, SR., 6-3, 285, C/DT Edrick Matthews, SR., 6-3, 285, OG/DT Cody Kevin Mahone, SR., 6-1, 180, DB/WR/QB Rodney Graves, JR., 6-2, 183 WR Denby Calvin Moore, … Continue reading
Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics firstname.lastname@example.org 313-870-5863 King High quarterback Armani Posey, who passed for 208 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Crusaders’ 27-25 victory against Cass Tech in the Detroit Public School League Division 1 Football championship game, has been named PSL Proud Strong Learner of the Week. Inserted as the starting quarterback in Week 4, Posey, who is also a standout linebacker, was at his athletic best last Friday before a PSL championship record crowd of about 11,000 at Ford Field. The 6-1, 200-pound senior eluded Cass Tech’s defensive pressure and utilized his team’s wealth of offensive weapons to help the Crusaders emerge on top after a back and forth thriller. Posey … Continue reading
Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics email@example.com 313-870-5863 Sister tandem Berenice and Iridian Hernandez has been named the Detroit Public School League Proud Strong Learners of the Week after leading Western International to the first PSL girls’ swimming championship in school history. “They’ve meant everything to our program the last four years,’’ Western coach Rosalia Plascencia said. “When they first came to Western, I didn’t have anybody on our team with prior experience. Almost 80 per cent of our team are learners, so we spend a lot of time teaching the basic stuff. As the only experienced swimmers, Berenice and Iridian have made all the difference. They’re the captains and are usually in the water giving … Continue reading
2015 PSL cross country: Cass Tech boys, Renaissance girls top teams; Mumford’s Taylor King, Douglass’ Kelly Broadus win gold medals
Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics firstname.lastname@example.org 313-870-5863 Douglass junior Kelly Broadus won the boys’ race, Mumford junior Taylor King won the girls’ race and Cass Tech’s boys and Renaissance’s girls won the team titles last week in the 2015 PSL cross country championship meet at Belle Isle. After six weeks of competition on the 5,000 meter course along the Detroit River, Renaissance (West Division) and King (East Division) were the girls’ regular season champions and Renaissance (West) and East English Village (East) won the boys’ regular season titles. For photos of the PSL championship meet, click on the Detroit Public School League link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153194969201099.1073742345.343538741098&type=1&l=10d7d4d2c2 Click on the links below for complete results: Girls … Continue reading
Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics email@example.com 313-870-5863 Renaissance decided that Cass Tech’s five-year reign as Detroit Public School League girls’ volleyball champions was long enough. Keyed by a 25-7 blitz in the first set, Coach Louis Mitchell’s Lady Phoenix gained the confidence to win the next two sets 25-21, 26-24 and, with the sweep, dethroned Coach Ramona Cox’s Lady Technicians before a large, boisterous crowd Thursday, Oct. 22 at Western International High School. “I think that first set established the tone for our kids,” Mitchell said. “It had been so long since we were city champions that we had to believe we could beat Cass. We had to work hard for it in the end … Continue reading