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About DPS Sports

Our sports program consistently fields some of the best athletes in the state. Read about the achievements of our athletes. On this page you can also find forms and policies that affect athletic participation and events at DPS.



  • Hillside High senior Greg Little is a member of the 2007 U.S. Army All-American football team.Riverside High School lacrosse midfielder
  • Bob Kercher was named an All-American in 2006 and 2007.
  • Southern High School's Patience Coleman took first place with a high jump at the 2006 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships and represented the USA in the World Junior Championships in Beijing China. 
  • Hillside High School 2006 valedictorian Justin Gorham is recipient of North Carolina State University’s Park Scholarship.
  • Riverside High Football Team is the 2006 Eastern Regional Class 1AA Champions.
  • Riverside High School volleyball player Megan Hodge was named Gatorade’s National Player of the Year for 2005-06.
  • The Hillside women’s track team has won six conference championships, four regional championships and three state championships (2002, 2003, and 2004).


Board Policies

  • 3505 Interscholastic Athletics
  • 4301 Code of Student Conduct
  • 4405 Student Accident Insurance
  • 6405 Transportation for Instructional Field Trips and Extracurricular Activities