Category: High School

Unified Floor Hockey at JFK and South High

Denver Public Schools had another successful year of Floor Hockey in it’s second season as part of the Denver Public Prep League thanks to a generous grant from the Colorado Avalanche and the NHL. In an effort to include more kids in the program, DPS Athletics invited two high school UNIFIED programs to participate. Denver

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Avalanche Players Came to Play

February 24th, 2017 was a day that the hockey players of McAuliffe International School, DCIS Montbello, and MLK will never forget. Competing in one of their first hockey games of the season, the student athletes came ready to win, but little did they know, a few more people would be joining their teams that day. The

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Futures Volleyball Ramping Up for Upcoming Season

Futures Volleyball is ramping up for the upcoming season for 2017. Futures Volleyball is a youth league program sponsored through Kronke Sports Charities and Denver Public Schools that gives middle school students, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, the chance to play competitively for their future high school against other members of the DPS community also

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Two Titans of DPS Wrestling Honored at State Wrestling

  On February 25, 2017, two titans of DPS Wrestling were honored at the Colorado State Wrestling Championships at the Pepsi Center. Darryl Miller, long-time District Athletic Trainer, along with legendary John F. Kennedy wrestling coach Ben Knaub were celebrated for their recent induction into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Both careers spanned six

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Kailer Rundiks of Denver East Named 1st Team All State

Kailer Rundiks was named 1st Team All State for the first time in his career after a strong 9th place overall finish at the CHSAA Boys Golf State Championships in Grand Junction.  Rundiks, who is only a junior was also a 1st Team All League selection in DPS after finishing the regular season with the

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Kayla Young of Denver North Wins CHSAA State Cross Country Championship

Denver North senior sensation Kayla Young capped an incredible career at Denver North High School by winning a CHSAA Cross Country State Championship over the weekend in Colorado Springs. Her time of 18:36 was eleven seconds ahead of second place finisher Quinn McConnell of Peak to Peak in what most in the crowd described as

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Denver Public Schools Cross Country League Meet 2016

The 2016 DPS High School Country Season concluded on Monday with the running of the DPS League Championship. This year’s event included over 250 runners from around the district. With several finishes that would come right down to the wire the action was intense and full of excitement. The meet started out with the running

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Denver East Captures League Golf Title

Denver East captured the DPS Boys Golf League Title on Wednesday, September 7th at Willis Case Golf Course in Denver.  Led by Kailer Rundiks and Joseph Madden, the Angels shot a League best 218 as a team to win both the City Cup and the overall DPS League Title.  The Spartans of Thomas Jefferson finished

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Nominations for PCA Double-Coach Award Open

Double-Goal Coach® Awards – PCA Double-Goal Coach® Awards PCA’s Double-Goal Coach Award is given to youth and high school sports coaches from throughout the U.S. who embody the ideals of the Double-Goal Coach, striving to win, while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. The award includes $200; a certificate;

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