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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/Baseball Week 1 Recap

Softball and Baseball have officially started this week in the Detroit Public Schools!   Softball scores from Thursday, April 14, 2016. Renaissance 11 – East English Village 5. Cass 22 – Ford 9. Osborn 19 – DCP at Northwestern 4. Northwestern 16 – King 2. Cody 19 – Mumford 17. CMA 10 – DIA 3. Central 22 – Southeastern 0. Pitcher J’Nai Sykes from Central pitched a no-hitter! West Side 7 – Pershing 8.   Baseball Scores from Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Renaissance 19 – Mumford 2. Western 16 – East English 0.  

MHSAA Boys District Tournament Results

The Michigan High School Athletic Association Boys District Tournament’s Semi-Final Round concluded Thursday, March 9. Class A The results from the games held at Grosse Point South High School are Western edging East English in overtime 77 to 76 and King beating Cass Tech 54 to 37. At Southfield High School, Renaissance beat Southfield Lathrup 60 to 45. The District Championship games on Friday, March 11, will be Western vs. King at Grosse Point South at 7:00 p.m. and Renaissance vs. U of D Jesuit at Southfield at 7:00 p.m. Class B The outcome of the games held at Detroit Collegiate Prep Academy are Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School at Northwestern smashing Hazel Park 90 to 63. Along with Mumford

Pershing forward-center Jalen Smith signs with Fisk University

Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics chuck.johnson@detroitk12.org 313-870-5863 Jalen Smith, a 6-6 senior forward-center from Pershing High, has signed a national letter of intent to attend and play basketball at Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn. Fisk is a member of the NAIA and plays in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.

Pershing loses Class A boys’ basketball quarterfinal game 67-62 against Romulus

Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics chuck.johnson@detroitk12.org 313-870-5863 An early spring isn’t just indicative of the unexpected warmth and sunshine that Detroit weather has given us over the past week. It’s also the status of Detroit Public School League basketball, which won’t have a team in the Class A boys’ state semifinals this weekend for just the second time in 34 years. Pershing, bidding for its first state championship since 2009 and its sixth in history, became the last PSL team to fall from contention Tuesday when it lost to Romulus 67-62 in the Class A quarterfinal game at University of Detroit Mercy’s Calihan Hall. In avenging a 67-52 loss to Pershing earlier this season, Romulus

Pershing High’s Caprice Dennis selected Associated Press Class A Player of the Year

Pershing High’s Caprice Dennis has been chosen the Associated Press Class A Player of the Year, an honor that soothed some of her disappointment after being passed over for the state’s prestigious Miss Basketball award. “It’s an honor being player of the year because the writers are on the sidelines and actually watch the games, so they know what you do,’’ Dennis said. The 5-9 senior guard averaged 26 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to lead the Doughgirls after entering the season ranked the No. 1 player in the state. She made 11-of-13 three-pointers and scored 56 points in one game this season and also led the Doughgirls to the Detroit Public School League and Class A regional championship

Pershing charges into Class A state quarterfinals with 75-70 regional-championship victory against King

Pershing High is the Detroit Public School League’s lone representative in the Michigan High School Athletic Association boys’  basketball state quarterfinals after winning a physically-rough game against King 75-70 to capture the Class A regional championship Wednesday at Cass Technical High School. In avenging a 76-69 loss to the Crusaders in the PSL championship game, Coach A.W. Canada’s Doughboys jumped out to a 41-25 lead early in the third quarter and held on to advance into next Tuesday’s (March 20) 5:30 p.m. Class A quarterfinal game at the University of Detroit Mercy’s Calihan Hall. Pershing (22-2) will play Romulus (21-3), with the winner advancing to the state semifinals Friday (March 23) at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center in East Lansing.

Hundreds of DPS students accepted to colleges and universities on Decision Day now to make choices

Following the third annual Decision Day at Cass Technical High School, sponsored by Michigan State University and Detroit Public Schools, hundreds of students now are working on the next step in the college application process: whittling their many college choices down to one. Of the nearly 400 students who participated in Decision Day, approximately 1,422 college applications were submitted to the 18 participating universities. Decision Day is a large on-site program that allows students to bring their completed college applications in the morning and return in the afternoon to pick up admissions decisions. The universities as a group tendered more than 880 offers of admission, and now students like Davonte Smith of Pershing High School have a choice to make among