St Pius X offers basketball for all boys/girls entering 5th – 8th grade; we encourage all those interested to sign up October 1st of each year. Junior Varsity (5th and 6th) and Varsity (7th and 8th).
Team Evaluations: If an age group has more than 15 athletes interested in playing we conduct evaluations to place athletes according to the DPL Skill and Assessment Criteria and form two teams.
Practices: Mid-Nov to early March practices are held here at the SPX gym -TBA.
Preseason Tournaments: Some teams elect to participate in preseason basketball tournaments offered by other DPL schools; typically played the first two weekends in December. Tiger Athletics covers the cost of each team to participate in ONE pre-season tournament.
Uniforms: SPX provides jerseys and shorts; Player must provide or purchase: basketball court shoes, kneepads, etc.
Games: Regular season games are held on Saturdays and Sundays typically the first weekend in January through the last weekend in February; Playoffs begin in early March. All games are held at area DPL school gyms; playoffs at area high school gyms.
Sports Physicals: All athletes must receive an annual physical to participate in DPL sports; a physical form is on our website for your convenience.