Athletics

For specific high school and MS prep league information go to: http://athletics.dpsk12.org

Athletic Contacts

Mindi Onwuegbu Email
High School Athletics

Jason Murdock Email
Middle School Athletics

Forms

Middle School Athletics Parent Agreement Sports Physicals Information for Middle & High School

High School (Grades 9-12)

Overview

DMLK Athletes compete regionally with surrounding far northeast schools in 4A competition. Practices primarily take place at Montbello campus; students may ride the Success Express or are responsible for their own transportation.

High School Sports Schedule NCAA College Guide

 

Fall Sports
  • Football
  • Boys Tennis
  • Cross Country
  • Boys Soccer – Ray Vergara, 720-810-3107. All tryouts and practices will be held at the Montbello Rec.  Practice will begin at 4:30 p.m.
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Girls Softball
Winter Sports
  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Girls Swimming
Spring Sports
  • Girls Soccer
  • Boys Baseball
  • Girls Tennis
  • Boys Swimming
  • Track & Field

 

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Overview

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

Middle School Sports Schedule Middle School Athletics Handbook

Requirements

  • Students must have a physical form and emergency form completed before they can try-out or practice.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 2:40 to 4:00.
  • Practices take place at MLKJEC.
  • Students are responsible for providing transportation home following practices and games; this is not provided by MLK.
  • Most games; begin at 3:45, transportation will not be provided after games.
  • You can find game schedules and directions to away games on the district website.

Sports

Early Fall Sports
  • Girls Softball
  • Boys Soccer
  • Cross Country
Late Fall Sports
  • Flag Football
  • 6th grade Girls Volleyball
  • 7th/8th grade Volleyball
Winter Sports
  • Boys Basketball (7th/8th)
  • Girls Basketball (7th/8th)
Spring Sports
  • Boys Basketball (6th)
  • Girls Basketball (6th)
  • Girls Soccer
  • Boys Baseball
  • Floor Hockey

Futures Athletics

7th and 8th graders of the current school year have the opportunity to learn from, and get exposure to, high school athletics through this program. Sports include football, basketball and volleyball.

To learn more about Futures Football click here