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2021-2022 DPS Winter Sports Events

When attending winter athletic events (basketball, wrestling) Mask must be worn at all times inside the building, There will be No Re-Entry and Only one clear bag per guest(spectators and students). The clear bag can be plastic, vinyl or PVC that is less than 12" x 12" x 6" exceptions will be made for medical and baby needs.

Please note:

  1. ALL Spectators must adhere to the Department of Athletics' clear bag policy. 
  2. Middle school students must be accompanied by an adult to enter and watch athletic events moving forward, this includes MS and HS athletics.  This is part of spectator and safety guidance for DPS athletic events.  The only exception is when middle school students have received invitations from the high schools. 



2021-2022 Basketball Game 11

Great Job!

Our Panther girl's basketball team displayed good sportsmanship and toughness as they fell short of a victory to Neal MS girl's basketball team. Congratulations to the Panther boy's basketball team for defeating Neal's boys basketball team in their 11th  game of the season.   Both teams will take on Rogers Herr Middle School tomorrow (Thursday). The game will be played at Shepard Middle School. The girls will start at 4:00pm sharp and the boys will take to the floor directly following the girl's game.

  • Face covering (Mask) will be required
  • Spectators are allowed one clear bag  
  • Limited ticket sales for this event

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    2401 Dakota Street
    Durham, NC 27707
    Phone: 919-560-3938
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    Kenneth Jones

    Athletic Director

    Phone: 919.560.3938

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