DBHS SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Women's Basketball: Coach Jernard Grant
Men's Basketball: TBD
Wrestling: Coach David Watson
Bowling: Coach Cecil Jones Jr.
Swimming: Coach Jenn Southard
The spring sports season is here!!! If you are interested in any of the following sports, click on the highlighted name and it will connect you to the coach of that sport. This is the PERFECT time to get involved in athletics and maybe try something new! If you have never played a sport before, no worries!!! Our coaches will help you safely develop your skills so that you can participate!Football Coach WatsonWomen's Soccer: TBASoftball: Coach GrantBaseball: Coach SimmonsTrack: 1st SGT FreemanEligibility Requirements: Please read the chart below to help you determine your athletic eligibility. If you need help figuring this out, please email me so that I can walk you through it.If you need support to help you become eligible, please let me know! We can help prepare you for next school year!
Academic Requirements PRIOR to the season of your respective sport.
70 average or 2.0 GPA
Pass 3 out of 4 classes
Get promoted to the next grade level (Must pass English!)
Take a minimum of 3 classes the semester before your season starts
Take at least 2 classes during the semester your season takes place
CANNOT miss more than 54 class periods
Must live in DBHS Attendance Area OR be a member of one of our academies
All students MUST have their information on Final Forms completed in order to participate in workouts. Please contact the head coach of your respective sport for more information.DBHS HEAD COACH CONTACT INFORMATION: Click here to view or print DBHS Head Coach Contact Information
Our high schools are split between two conferences, Sandhills and Patriot Athletic Conferences. For more information about each conference will come in the very near future.
Schedules and Game Results
We’ve provided the following link, NCPrepSports.net to watch for future sports' schedules and game results.
The Douglas Byrd High School Athletic Director is Jeffrey Gotshall and can be reached by phone at 910-484-8121 ext. 707. Got Athletic Questions? You may also contact the Office of the Director of Student Activities at 910-678-2445.
Please contact Jeffrey Gotshall, Douglas Byrd Athletic Director, if you have questions.
As we gear up for another year of athletics, we are looking for members to join and volunteer for the booster club. Parents, alumni, and staff members are all welcome to join. Membership is only $5.00!!! Membership applications are available in the main office. We are also needing volunteers to assist with selling concessions at our home football, basketball, baseball, and softball games.
[Click links below to view schedules and forms.]