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General Athletic Information

Students at Davidson Middle School are encouraged to participate in athletics and extra-curricular activities. Organized sports in the State of Michigan begin in grade 7 (grade 6 for some sports) and are governed by the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). Davidson Middle School is part of the Downriver League. 

Downriver League Mission Statement

The goal of middle school athletics is to serve as a laboratory for lessons learned from the home and in the classroom.  We promote:

·       Physical, mental, and emotional health

·       The connections between the student athlete and his/her school

·       Academic success

·       Sportsmanship and respect from our athletes, coaches, and spectators

·       Lifelong attitudes of dedication, hard work, team work, sportsmanship, respect for authority, and pride in self, team, school, and community

To achieve these goals we encourage our students to participate in our interscholastic programs and to commit themselves to upholding a code of conduct that supports fun, fair, and safe play for all.

List of Downriver League Member Schools 

1.              Allen Park – Allen Park Middle School

2.              Gibraltar – Shumate Middle School

3.              Lincoln Park – Lincoln Park Middle School

4.              Melvindale – Strong Middle School

5.              Taylor – Hoover and West Middle Schools

6.              Trenton – Arthurs Middle School

7.              Southgate – Davidson Middle School

8.              Woodhaven – Brownstown and Patrick Henry Middle Schools

9.              Wyandotte – Wilson Middle School

Organized 7th and 8th grade sports at Davidson Middle School:

Cross Country (6th grade also)
Sideline Cheerleading

Winter I
Boys Basketball
Swimming* (6th grade also)
Competitive Cheerleading

Winter II
Wrestling (6th grade also)
Girls Basketball

Track (6th grade also)

* Due to the closing of the Southgate Anderson High School swimming pool, we will continue our Middle School swim program by joining the Lincoln Park School District. All home swim meets will take place at the Lincoln Park High School swimming pool.

If there are any questions in regards to athletics or extra-curricular activities, please contact the Davidson Middle School main office at 734-246-4628.