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Donovan Athletics | Week of 11/14

By Donovan Athletics, 11/14/22, 8:00AM EST

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Donovan Athletics

Week of 11/14/22

"The minute you get away from fundamentals--whether its proper technique, work ethic, or mental preparation--the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you're doing."

– Michael Jordan
                                                                                            

 

ATHLETICS THIS WEEK

  • 11/14 - 11/18 - Boys Basketball Practice
  • 11/14 - 11/18 - Girls Basketball Practice
  • 11/14 - 11/17 -  Swim Practice
  • 11/16 - Fine Arts Night @ the Donovan Gym
  • 11/19 - Basketball (Girls/Boys) @ Commerce

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Congratulations to Sytes Finch, Chloe Floyd, Amaree Gartrell, Nick Huff, and Trip Thompson for being named to the 22-23 OnlineAthens Area Players to Watch list.
  • Don't miss your chance to order custom embroidered Donovan Athletics fan gear from our LIMITED X-Grain Store!  The countdown is at the top of the page, order yours today!
  • We hope you join us for Fine Arts Night this Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 in the Donovan Gym.  The Donovan Athletic Department is well-represented by Student-Athletes who will have Art on display, perform in the band, or present our competition One Act.  Our Rams are as talented as they are athletic!
  • Visit the Season Highlights section of DonovanRams.com for a list of accomplishments of the Rams throughout this academic year!  It's only November and the results so far are something we can all be proud of!
  • Watch Donovan Athletics LIVE on the NFHS Network!  If you subscribe be sure to navigate to MY ACCOUNT and select Monsignor Donovan under "Support Your School!"

 

Donovan Basketball Schedule Updated

The 2022-2023 Monsignor Donovan Basketball Schedule has been updated to correct times.  It is available under the Basketball sub-pages of Donovanrams.com and you can CLICK HERE in order to view them.   Note, we are still attempting to schedule home games, so this schedule is subject to change.  There will be a notice in the weekly newsletter whenever changes are made.

 

Fine Arts Night and Donovan Drama

There will be one last performance of "Relative Strangers" at Fine Arts Night on Wednesday November 16th.  Don't miss your chance to see this funny and touching show!

 

interactions with officials

Please note that our interactions with officials are to reflect our school's culture and values.  While our venues afford us an intimate "in the action" feel at events,  that proximity cannot lead to negative interactions with officials.   This may lead to a spectator being suspended from attending athletic events at Monsignor Donovan for up to one year.

At no point should a spectator approach officials following a contest.  

 

Donovan Swimming

Anyone interested in the Donovan Swim Team should email Head Coach Elizabeth Blanco ASAP at elblanco@mdchs.org.

 

SENIOR NIGHT AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Please note, as we go forward, Senior Night may not necessarily always be the night of the final home game of a season.  A variety of factors will be considered when selecting the date for any special events during competitions.  Recent years have proven that there are occasions where rescheduling is impossible and we want to be sure we honor our Seniors.

 

DRAGONFLY MAX / ATHLETIC PAPERWORK

All student-athletes must have their paperwork up to date and in Dragonfly Max.  This platform houses all of our required information.  Parents are advised to scan and upload PDF copies and retain the original (free apps like Adobe Scan can do this for you).   As of 8/1 all student-athletes must be up to date in Dragonfly Max to participate.

 

KEEPING UP WITH THE RAMS

Don't miss a moment of the 2022-2023 Donovan Rams seasons!  Follow along with our social media and website for exclusive videos and images, game results and stories, athlete features, supporter recognition, and more!  

 

DIGITAL TICKETS THROUGH GOFAN

This season we have partnered with GoFan to provide a digital ticketing option.  Purchase tickets for events at the gate or in advance and avoid the hassle of cash.   CLICK HERE to visit our GoFan page and purchase your tickets today!

 

SCHOOL ATHLETIC RECORDS AND COLLEGIATE ATHLETES

I am putting together a comprehensive record of our athletic achievements (Athletic Records, Team Accomplishments by Year, and Rams that went on to compete at the next level).  If you know of someone who has an outstanding athletic achievement at Monsignor Donovan, please share this with me via email.  Please share my contact information with anyone you think appropriate to help compile the achievements of our athletic community.

 

APPAREL

As of 11/6, new items have been added to the Donovan Athletics Apparel Store .  Featuring items from Nike, Adidas, Under Armor, and more.  Over 100 items are available in Men's, Women's, and Youth sizes/cuts.  Some items allow for additional customization beyond our logo (at an additional cost), and all items state in the description whether the Donovan "D Logo" will be screen printed or embroidered.  These items include a 10% markup that comes back to support athletics.

 

CAR DECALS

Donovan D Car Decals are available for $5 in the Athletic Office, or at concessions.  These are high quality decals that are intended to last 3 to 5 years even with regular washing.  Let the world know that together We Are Donovan!

 

As always, let me know if you have any questions.

GO RAMS!


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