Whether you join one of our teams or just want to cheer them on, here you’ll find all the information you will need about Desert Shadows' athletics programs.
DSMS Athletics Overview
DSMS Athletics Calendar
Track and Field sign ups begin Monday, October 3rd and will go through October 25th. Track and Field Practice begins November 1st, and Festival will be December 3rd.
Check the dates of upcoming events so you’ll never miss a game!
Middle School Festival Sports Program
|Girls’ Softball & Boys’ Basketball||September 17, 2022|
|CO-ED Track & Field||December 3, 2022|
|Girls’ Volleyball & Boys’ Football||January 21, 2023|
|Girls’ Basketball||March 25, 2023|
|Boys’ Wrestling||May 13, 2023|
Festival Practice Dates
|Girls’ Softball & Boys’ Basketball||August 22 – September 16|
|CO-ED Track & Field||October 31 – December 2|
|Girls’ Volleyball & Boys’ Football||December 5 – January 20|
|Girls’ Basketball||February 21 – March 24|
|Boys’ Wrestling||April 17 – May 12|
All-Star Practice Dates
|Girls’ Softball & Boys’ Basketball||September 19 – October 18|
|Girls’ Volleyball & Boys’ Football||January 21 – February 15|
|Girls’ Basketball||March 27 – April 13|
DSMS Athletics Late Bus Schedule and Parent Pick-up
The late bus picks up between 4:10 and 4:20 p.m. in the back lot.
Parent pick-ups are in the back lot only.
Bus Drop Off Schedule:
- 4:07 PM - Desert Shadows Middle School / 5858 E. Sweetwater Ave.
- 4:16 PM - E. Sweetwater Ave. & N. 70th St. (WSW) / E. Sweetwater Ave. & N. 70th St.
- 4:18 PM - E. Sweetwater Ave & N. 75th PL. (WSW) / E. Sweetwater Ave & N. 75th Pl.
- 4:22 PM - N. 82nd St. & E. Wood Dr. (NNW) / E. Wood Dr. & N. 82nd St.
- 4:24 PM - E. Charter Oak Dr. & N. 83rd St. (WSW)
- 4:26 PM - E. Sweetwater Ave. & N. 84th St. (S)
- 4:35 PM - N. 70th St. & E. Ludlow Dr. (SSE) / E. Ludlow Dr. & N. 70th St.
- 4:37 PM - N. 69th ST. & E. Acoma Dr. (SSE) / E. Acoma Dr. & N. 69th St.
- 4:41 PM - Elite Apartments (SW) / E. Greenway Pkwy & Kierland Apartments
- 4:43 PM - The Nines at Kierland Apt. / The Nines at Kierland Apts. / E. Tierra Buena Ln. & N. 71st St.
- 4:48 PM - E. Bell Rd. & N. 82nd St. (WSW)
- 5:05 PM - East Lot / 20621 N. 32nd St.
All Desert Shadows athletes must complete and return this form with any required fees and the signature of a parent or guardian.
Away Game/Meet Release Form
This away game/meet form must be signed before athletes can accompany the team at athletic events that happen off-campus.
No Pass/No Play Policy
Read our policy regarding minimum grade achievement among our athletes.
PVSchools Athletics Site
Visit our district's Middle School Athletics webpage for more information.
Still have questions? Visit our Athletics FAQ page.