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September 23, 2017

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Soccer team rock n bowls to raise $400 for Red Cross

 Soccer team posing in bowling alley   Soccer team posing in bowling alley

The girls soccer team donated $400 to the Red Cross following their successful rock n bowl fundraiser. The team thanks all who participated and donated to their event.

 

Volleyball team serves up winning sets

Volleyball team holds up trophy on court

Sept. 18, 2017

 

The varsity volleyball team finished off their first week of competition with a championship at the Canajoharie-Fort Plain Get Set Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 16. The team won 10 of 13 sets on their way to a win in the finals.

Lady Eagles battle in tourney, soar over Sharon Springs

Sept. 7, 2017

girls soccer players lay on field and stretch 

The girls varsity soccer team started the season with a tough Middleburgh tournament in which they lost both games, but then rebounded by defeating Sharon Springs 4-0. The team put in some tough practices and worked hard during preseason.

 

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About DCS athletics

The Duanesburg Central School District offers students numerous opportunities to develop and recognize their talents in sports. More than 10 different sports programs are available across three seasons, including baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball and wrestling.

The district is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing as a Class D school in Section II. League affiliation is with the Western Athletic Conference.

Academic Eligibility

Information about student athletes and academic eligibility at DCS.

NYS Athletic Placement Process for Interschool Athletic Programs

The Athletic Placement Process is a program for evaluating students who want to participate in sports at higher or lower levels, as approved by the Board of Regents as a part of the school eligibility rules in 1980, and is aligned with Learning Standards 1 and 2. Commissioner’s Regulation Section 135.4 (c)(7)(ii)(a)(4)states:

A Board of Education may permit pupils in grades no lower than seventh to compete on any senior high school team, or permit senior high pupils to compete on any teams in grades no lower than seventh, provided the pupils are placed at levels of competition appropriate to their physiological maturity, physical fitness, and skills in relationship to other pupils on those teams in accordance with standards established by the Commissioner.

These standards state that students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, maintain personal health, and acquire both the knowledge and ability to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment.

The New York State Education Department collaborated with the New York State Athletic Administrators Association, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, the Statewide School Health Services Center, district directors of school health services (commonly referred to as medical directors and previously known as school medical officers), and directors of physical education/athletics to promote physical education and interschool athletic competition statewide. The Athletic Placement Process guide is the result of that collaboration. DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE

Booster club plays a vital role

The Booster Club plays a vital role in assisting the school district’s athletic department by providing financial support to student-athletes and athletic programs. Each year, the club raises money to support, promote and celebrate the accomplishments of all district athletes. In past years, the club has helped purchase non-budgeted items, such as uniforms, awards for sports banquets, pep rallies, and scholarships and flowers for graduates.

Concussion information for parents

A concussion is a reaction by the brain to a jolt or force that can be transmitted to the head by an impact or blow occurring anywhere on the body. Essentially a concussion results from the brain moving back and forth or twisting rapidly inside the skull. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has prepared a “Fact Sheet for Parents and Caregivers.”

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For more information, contact Director of Physical Education Penny Hardenstine at phardenstine@duanesburg.org or (518) 895-5350, ext. 224.