Athletics

As a 6-12 school model, our middle school sports program holds practices and games at DMLK thus allowing our high school athletes to compete in the 5A regional program, the Far Northeast Warriors. Additional information for the middle school and high school programs can be found below.

Winter 2021 Season Starts Oct. 9th, register by Dec. 2nd

(Boys/Girls Basketball)

All athletes must register prior to tryouts

Fall 2021 Season Starts August 9th

(Football*Softball*Boys Soccer*Girls Volleyball*Cheer)

All athletes must register prior to tryouts

Middle School Athletics

Fall Sports

Girls Softball

Boys Soccer


Late Fall Sports

Volleyball

Flag Football


Winter Sports

Boys Basketball

Girls Basketball


Spring Sports

Floor Hockey

Girls Soccer

Baseball

Futures Football, Volleyball (High School Prep League-8th grade only)

High School Athletics

Fall Sports

Football

Volleyball

Girls Softball

Boys Soccer

Baseball (off-season)

Cross Country (Through Regis Groff)

Cheer (Year-round)


Winter Sports

Wrestling (Coed)

Boys Basketball

Girls Basketball

Boys Swimming (Through Northfield HS)


Spring Sports

Track and Field (Coed)

Girls Soccer

Baseball

Girls Swimming (Through Northfield HS)

Girls Tennis

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College after school athletics is a full comprehensive athletic program in the DPS Nuggets/ Avalanche Prep League. The Athletic program competes against middle schools throughout the far northeast and the rest of DPS.

Requirements

  • Physical form -Physicals may be completed by your family doctor or at the school health clinic. It is the student’s responsibility to schedule a physical prior to the season beginning and give the completed form to the coach.

  • Emergency form completed before they can try-out or practice.

  • Eligibility-Students must maintain academic and behavioral eligibility. All grades must be a C or better to play and behavior must be satisfactory in all classes and throughout the school throughout the season.

Fees

  • Once the student has made the team, a $25 participation fee (per sport) must be paid prior to the first game for each sport; DPS officials and playoffs.

Schedules, Practices & Games

  • Practices are held after school Monday through Friday from 2:45 to 4:00 or as directed by the coach.

  • Practices take place at DMLK.

  • Students are responsible for identifying transportation home following practices and games; this is not provided by DMLK.

  • Games- Most games begin at 3:45.

  • You can find game schedules and directions to away games on the district website

Transportation

Student-athletes are responsible for securing their own transportation after practice concludes. If we have an away game, district transportation will take the team to the away location. If parents/guardians wish to take their child home after the game, they must clear that with the coach prior to leaving.


Learn More

FNE Warriors Athletics is a regional 5A CHSAA sanctioned program competing amongst the top programs in the state. 7 schools from the far northeast unite and compete as Warriors. Most of the practices and competitions are held at Montbello Campus or Evie Dennis Campus.

Transportation-Student-Athletes may utilize the Success Express bus route to travel to their sport's practice location as a transportation option.

Eligibility-

How to Participate-

Student-athletes wishing to join a sport must complete the following:

  1. Physical-Provide a copy of the student(s) current year physical (must be taken within 365 days of sport season played) to either Ms. Mindi @DMLK (in the Library) or to LaChelle Mitchell, FNE AD Secretary @Montbello Campus

  2. Register-Complete link through FamilyID and pay fee (please indicate whether you are free/reduced lunch or not.



Still have questions?

Contact

LaChelle Mitchell, FNE Athletics Secretary

lachelle_mitchell@dpsk12.org

Far Northeast Warrior Athletic Director

Paul Jefferson

paul_jefferson@dpsk12.org


DMLK Panthers

Middle School Athletics

Middle School Athletic Director- Jason Murdock

FNE Warriors

High School Athletics

High School Athletics Site Director- Mindi Onwuegbu

720.424.0440