Although several sports teams fell just short of state championships this winter season, it's been a great period of athletics for the Falcons.
Their girls basketball team , their cheerleading squad , and their bowling team went to states as well.
And now, several of their coaches are getting recognition, too.
Announced this month, DC hockey coach Brian Dallas was chosen for induction into the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, girls track and field coach Tony Mifsud is a finalist for Girls Track and Field Coach of the Year title from the National High School Athletic Coaches Association.
The former honor was given to Dallas to recognize his nearly 20 years of coaching DC's hockey team. His tenure as coach has included nine regional titles, plus the state championship in 2002.
Mifsud, following a lengthy career as a runner, coached track at the , , Allen Park High and Southgate Anderson High before coming to DC.
Under his guidance, the girls track team took home the state title in 2010, plus numerous Catholic High School League championships.
The Coach of the Year awards will be presented July 25 at the National High School Athletics Coaches Association awards banquet in Fargo, ND.