Media Information Director
DPS Office of Athletics
East English Village senior defensive end was a one-man wrecking crew last Saturday in a 63-7 victory against St. Clair that earned the Bulldogs the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3 foootball district championship.
“Jonnie is playing his best ball when the team really needs him and that’s now,” Coach Rod Oden said of Smith, who had three sacks, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt last week and has been named the Detroit Public School League Proud Strong Learner of the Week.
The Detroit Public School League Proud Strong Learner of the Week award is representative of the league’s top boys and girls athletes. The award is presented by the DPS Office of Athletics and sponsored for the third year in a row by Detroit-area McDonald’s owner-operators