are working hard in the classroom and building their skills in their sport every
day. We see the confidence growing in so many young athletes and the larger
understanding of commitment and teamwork by all athletes. The support they
share between them is outstanding!
Our MISD Athletic Word of the Week has been “Initiative”. Dowell Coaches
visited with our Athletes in group settings and individually about taking the
first step on their own, starting a process or coming up with a plan to take on
a job or to complete a task. Our Athletes of the Week are: Vanessa Mejia, Riley
Boyd, Jack Karl, Priscilla Brown, Chase Washington, Laura Mullings, Megan
Hofstetter, Kathryn Smith, Faith Talbott, Jack Eaton, Adam Tregoning, Joseph
Hoyle, Avery Hunt, Frankie Pizana.
Cross Country Teams gave another strong outing at the Evans Panther Run
on Monday afternoon. 8th Boys and Girls brought home 1st place trophies
and our 7th boys and girls finished 2nd in the competition. CC Teams-WOW!!
The Cockrill Cowboy Trail Run is our next meet on Tuesday, Oct. 11th, starting
at 5:00pm. This is an Elite meet with top 10 runners from each school.
Our 7th and 8th Volleyball Teams all defeated Faubion last night. It really was
a great night for our Lionettes! Our Lionettes were focused and prepared and
the results show it! We travel to McKinney Johnson net Thursday, Oct. 13th to
battle the Lady Tigers of JMS. Games begin at 5:00pm. The DMS VB program
decorated a total of 16 boxes and collected 324 pounds of non-perishable food
items plus toiletries, puzzles, books, cards and games to be delivered to the elderly.
The boxes are being donated to Meals on Wheels of Collin County. AWESOME!!
Dowell 7th and 8th Football Teams were all victorious last Tuesday night over
Faubion. Strong defensive efforts in all of the games provided our offense with
great field position and many opportunities. Football Teams will battle Johnson
next Tuesday, Oct. 11th. 8th @ Boyd 7th @ MNHS Games start at 5:30pm
The Dowell Band attended the 8th grade games @ Boyd last Tuesday night and
provided all of us with some super sounds and boosted DMS Spirit vs. Faubion.
NO SCHOOL/PRACTICE this Monday, Oct. 10th. We will start up again on Tuesday.
Enjoy the 3 day weekend with your athlete and create some quality time together.