so up beat! Weight room is a rocking and the Basketball teams are working up the squeaks! A
really strong week for Dowell as we head into winter break!
Our MISD Athletic Word of the Week has been “Dedication”. Coaches visited with athletes about
developing strong feelings/support/loyalty to causes they believe in and want to be apart of. To
develop a strong commitment to themselves about working to become a better person, athlete.
Our Athletes of the Week: Kerry Alexander, Brady Schwab, Haley Rogers, PJ Samples, Jaden Nixon
Austin Grimes, Leart Ajro, Alanna Copado, Kaydence Tucker, Cora Cao, Jack Morrissey, Landon
Wood, Donoven Grant.
We will have “OPEN GYM” for our DMS Basketball players on Dec. 29th and 30th from 8:00am
to 10:00am. This is not mandatory practice but an opportunity for the players who are in town
to come continue to work on their skills and continue working on their shot, conditioning, and
time with teammates. Coaches will be here to supervise the players.
School/Basketball practices start up again Jan. 3rd. 7th games on Jan. 4th 8th games on Jan. 5th
Our BB Teams will battle McKinney Johnson on these nights. Boys @ DMS Girls @ JMS
Our Parent Meeting for those involved with Intense PC is Jan. 3rd, 2017 6:00pm in the DMS Gym.
With the upcoming winter break, 17days away from school/athletics - it is a great time for some
quality bonding time with your athlete and of course family bonding time. Family Pictures, Family
meals, Family trip(s), Extended Family togetherness…..what a great time of year!!! Coaches have
talked to all the athletes about staying active during the break. We have made so many gains this
semester (we are quicker, faster, stronger, mentally tougher, etc…) and we don’t want to lose all of
The Dowell Coaching Staff wants to wish you all a WONDERFUL WINTER BREAK!!!