Saturday, December 25, 2010

Holiday Tournament Results

Varsity took third place in the Oswego East Holiday Tournament.  They beat East Aurora and Oswego East.  Lost to West Chicago, then beat Kaneland.  Andrew HS won first place.  Carly Saraceno was named to the all tournament team. 

Sophomores took second place in the DGS Sophomore Holiday Tournament by beating Plainfield South and Waubonsie Valley then losing to Downers Grove North in the championship game.

Freshme took sixth place in the DGS Freshman Holiday Tournament by losing to Lockport, beating Waubonsie Valley then losing to Willowbrook.  Mother McAuley won first place.

Congratulations to Carly and to all the teams.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Updated Schedule

Sat. Jan 15th will be a home game against Proviso East.
There is no game scheduled for Wed. Jan 19th.
The schedule has been updated to be what it was prior to the above change.
On Saturday 1/15 we will play York and on Wednesday 1/19 we will play Proviso East.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Attention Varsity Alumni

Our annual Alumni Night Basketball Game will be on Friday, December 17th.  Please join us if you can.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Game Results

11/16 Vs Wabonsie Valley:  Varsity Lost.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Won.  Fresh. B Won.
11/20 Vs Lyons Township:  Varsity Won.  Soph. Won.    Fresh. Lost.
11/23 Vs Queen of Peace:   Varsity Won.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. Won.
11/26 Vs Prospect:              Varsity Won.  Soph. Lost.  Fresh. Lost.
11/28 Vs West Chicago:      Varsity Lost.   Soph. Won.  Fresh. Won.
11/30 Vs Addison Trail:       Varsity Won.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.  Fresh. B Won.
12/04 Vs Proviso East:         Varsity Lost.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.  Fresh. B DNP.
12/07 Vs Leyden:                 Varsity Won.  Soph. Won. Fresh. A Lost.   Fresh. B Won.
12/08 Vs. Proviso East:        JV Won.
12/11 Vs. Glenbard North   Varsity Won.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.  Fresh. B Lost.
12/14 Vs. Morton                Varsity Won.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Won.  Fresh. B Won.
12/15 Vs Hinsdale South      JV Won.
12/17 Vs Willowbrook        Varsity Won.  Soph. Won. Fresh. A Lost.   Fresh. B Won.
12/18 Vs Willowbrook        JV Won.
12/20 Vs Glenbard East       JV Won.
12/27 Vs East Aurora          Varsity Won.
12/28 Vs Oswego East        Varsity Won.
12/28 Vs Lockport              Fresh. Lost.
12/28 Vs Waubonsie Valley Fresh. Won.
12/28 Vs Plainfield South      Soph. Won.
12/29 Vs Willowbrook         Fresh. Lost. (Took 6th place in DGS Tournament)
12/29 Vs Leyden                  Soph. Won.
12/29 Vs DGN                     Soph. Lost. (Took 2nd place in DGS Tournament)
12/29 Vs West Chicago        Varsity Lost.
12/30 Vs Kaneland                Varsity Won. (Took 3rd place in Oswego East Tournament)
01/ 05 Vs Leyden                  JV Won.
01/08 Vs Leyden                  Varsity Won.  Soph. Won. Fresh. A Won.   Fresh. B Won.
01/10 Vs Hinsdale South       Varsity Won.  Soph. Won.  Fresh A Won.  Fresh. B DNP
01/15 Vs York                      Varsity Lost.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.   Fresh. B Lost.
01/17 Vs LT                          Soph. B Won.
01/19 Vs Proviso East            Varsity Lost.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.   Fresh. B Won.
01/22 Vs DGN                       JV Won.
01/22 Vs Addison Trail           Varsity Lost.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.   Fresh. B Won.
01/25 Vs Benet                       Varsity Lost.  Soph. Lost.  Fresh. A Lost.   Fresh. B Won.
01/26 Vs Addison Trail           JV Won.
01/27 Vs Hinsddale South      Varsity Lost. Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.  Fresh. B DNP.
01/29 Vs Morton                   Varsiy Won.  Soph Won. Fresh. A Won.  Fresh B. Lost.
01/31 Vs Hinsdale South        JV Won.
02/04 Vs Willowbrook          Varsity Won.  Soph. Won. Fresh. A Lost.   Fresh. B Won.
02/05 Vs Willowbrook          JV Won
02/05 Vs Downers North        Varsity Lost.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Won.  Fresh B Won.
02/08 Vs Providence Cath.     Varsity Won.  Soph. Won.  Fresh. A Lost.  Fresh. B Lost.
02/15 Vs Oswego East            Varsity Lost

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Email Alerts

If you have not been receiving emails then we may not have your correct email address. To be added to the email distribution, please send an email to with the following information:

My Name is:
        I am a player on the:   Freshman/Sophomore/Varsity 
(or)  I am a parent of : (name the player)

Friday, November 5, 2010


Monday, November 8th at - in the DGS Cafeteria

To the parents of the members of our 2010/2011 DGS Mustangs Girls Basketball Teams, please join us on Monday night for our annual Meet the Team Night.  While the teams are practicing for the upcoming season, the DGS Girls Basketball Boost-Hers Board would like to meet with you and welcome you to our basketball program.  After our meeting, the players and coaches will join us for introductions and Coach O’Brien will have some final announcements.
At Meet the Team Night you will have the opportunity to learn more about the DGS Girls Basketball Boost-Hers program, volunteer on some of our committees, purchase spirit wear, and help us kick-off the season.  With your help the Boost-Hers will be able to support all of our players and coaches and help make participating on our school’s basketball teams a very rewarding high school experience.  This year’s membership fee is $50 per player for which the player will receive 1 reversible practice jersey, 2 DGS Basketball shooting shirts, and 1 personalized gym bag.  Membership fees will be collected that evening and practice jerseys will be available for immediate pick up or can be purchased separately for $20.  Please make your check payable to DGS Girls Basketball Boost-Hers and add the player’s name to it. For your convenience we will also collect and submit for you the District 99 Athletic Participation Fee which needs to be paid by November 15th.  This year’s fee is $115 and a separate check can be made payable to Downers Grove South.
For more information about our Boost-Hers program, please visit our blog and make it one of your favorites at:  I hope to see you on Monday night!
Thank you.
Dan Stanger, Boost-Hers President

Sunday, October 24, 2010

2010/2011 Schedule Changes

Game times for Home Games will be Fr. A @ 4:30, Fr. B & Soph @ 6:00, Vars @ 7:30.

Wed. Dec 8th there will be a JV game at Proviso East at 6:00 pm.
Dec. 11th will be an Away Game at Glenbard North.
Jan 10th will be a Home Game against Hinsdale South
Jan 17th the Sophomore B team will have a 12:00 noon Home Game vs. LT.
Visit the DGS Athletic Website for the most up to date information.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Open Weight Room and Gym Schedule

Open weight room and conditioning is being offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday after school from 3:30 until 4:30 pm.  There is an activity bus Monday – Thursday it leaves at 4:40 pm.
Below is the open gym schedule for the future.  If you have any questions, please see Coach O’Brien in room E-009 or email me her at:
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010            R                 6:30-8:00            LARGE GYM
OCTOBER 5, 2010                  T                 3:30-5:00            LARGE GYM (*)
OCTOBER  7, 2010                 R                 3:30-5:00            LARGE GYM (*)
OCTOBER 12, 2010                T                 3:30-5:00            LARGE GYM (*)
OCTOBER 14, 2010                R                 3:30-5:00            LARGE GYM (*)
OCTOBER 19, 2010                T                 7:30-9:00            LARGE GYM (#)
OCTOBER 21, 2010                R                 6:30-8:00            LARGE GYM
OCTOBER 26, 2010                T                 3:30-5:00            FIELD HOUSE ($)
OCTOBER 28, 2010                R                 3:30-5:00            FIELD HOUSE ($)


Saturday, September 18, 2010

Volunteer Opportunities

Can you believe that the start of the 2010/2011 season is less than two months away?  Right now there are many opportunities for you to help our program to prepare for it and make this upcoming season one that our players can be proud to be a part of.  

Volunteers are needed to help with the following:
Souvenir Program Coordinator
Fund Raiser
Meet the Team Night  
Concessions Purchasing
Concessions Scheduling
Split the Pot
Spirit Wear
Alumni Night
            Shoot For a Cure - Cancer Awareness Night
Teacher Appreciation Night
Senior Night
2011 End of the season banquet held in February
Varsity Team Parent Rep
Freshman A Team Parent Rep
Freshman B Team Parent Rep

The following positions have aleady been filled:
Junior High Night(s)
Varsity Game Half-time Entertainment Coordinator
Sophomore Team Parent Rep
Future opportunities:
            2011 Car Wash in September

Please email Dan Stanger at if you have any questions or are interested in volunteering your time for one or more of the above activities.  Thank you.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sept. 2010 Board Meeting

Sept. 13, 2010 - Our next board meeting is scheduled to start at 7:15 pm and meet in room D-180 at DGS.  Enter the school at the library entrance (first entrance to the school off of Dunham).

Annual Car Wash - 2010

Sept. 11, 2010 - The DGS Girls Basketball Boost-Hers had a successful car wash thanks to the many players, parents and coaches who supported our organization's fund raising efforts.  We are very grateful that Home Run Inn Pizza hosted our car wash and Top Notch provided lunch for all of the volunteers.  Please visit our friends at Home Run Inn when you can.