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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

View the DSMS Athletics Overview Presentation

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!

Girls Softball and Boys Basketball All-Star Schedule  

Track and Field Schedule

Middle School Festival Sports Program


Festival Dates  

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.

Participation Form

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.

Athletic Director

Mrs. Bell
Athletic Director (Email)
Desert Shadows Middle School

Contact Our Coaches

Softball Coaches

Mrs. Bell

Mrs. Nobley

Basketball Coaches

7th Grade - TBD

8th Grade - TBD