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A crowning achievement
August 30, 2001
The 2001 winners of Little Miss and Mr. De Soto were crowned at the Miller Park Gazebo on Saturday during the De Soto Watermelon Festival.
Yo-yos are more than toys in the hands of Wind Wizards
August 30, 2001
Those who use the word yo-yo as a synonym for a predictable, monotonous activity probably haven’t seen Andrew Conde perform.
Last scrimmage behind them, Wildcats eyeing Lansing kickoff
August 30, 2001
If last Thursday’s Green/White scrimmage was any indication of what De Soto fans have to look forward to this season, there should be plenty of excitement in the air.
Jags to face early test against Immaculata
August 30, 2001
Friday night, when the Mill Valley football team opens its season on the road at Immaculata, you can bet that coach George Radell has his players realizing just how big this game is.
Wildcats rout Braves to open soccer season
August 30, 2001
The De Soto High School soccer team overwhelmed Bonner Springs Monday for a 7-0 win.
Juniors Kelli and Ellie lead Jaguar volleyball team
August 30, 2001
A few years ago, Mill Valley junior Kelli Wilbur unofficially changed the spelling of her name from Kelly to Kelli she said she just liked how the “i” looked. Around the same time, Ellie Gundelfinger tried to do the same thing, but her attempt was unsuccessful.
New DHS tennis coach starting with new players
August 30, 2001
The fact that De Soto doesn’t have a clear-cut No. 1, or No. 2, or No. 3 singles player could prove to be a good thing for the Lady Wildcats tennis hopes.
DHS cross country gets fresh legs
August 30, 2001
When Chris McAfee inherited the De Soto boys and girls cross country teams in March of 2000, he had only two runners on the boys side of the slate, and none on the girls side. So he had to make a trip down the De Soto recruiting trail.
Watermelon Festival delivers the smiles
August 30, 2001
At 1:30 Saturday afternoon, the De Soto VWF Ladies Auxiliary found all the walking tacos in its De Soto Watermelon Festival food booth had walked off in the hands of customers.
2001 Watermelon Festival parade winners
August 30, 2001
Local lumberyard fills niche market in Kansas City metropolitan area
August 30, 2001
Gary Matthews admits De Soto residents may find little of interest in his store’s inventory, but he is delighted with his location in the city, nonetheless.
Oz needs to pay up, move forward
August 30, 2001
It’s too bad the people at Oz Entertainment Co. are so intent on destroying their chances of ever building a theme park at the closed Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant. Judging from their conception of reality, they could create a wonderful fantasyland.
Haley Lynn and Hanna Elizabeth Beck
August 30, 2001
Balancing the books:
Teenage workers juggle work, school
August 30, 2001
Justin Cloud has two ambitions. The high school junior wants to become an obstetrician and he wants to be as independent as possible now.
Bigger, stronger Manson wants better, longer season
August 30, 2001
After three seasons of near misses, senior stopper Todd Manson hopes he and his De Soto teammates will finally get a taste of the Kansas 4A State Soccer Tournament this season.
Latest twists could turn Oz supporters
August 30, 2001
Dismayed by Oz Entertainment Company’s recent dealings with Wyandotte County, two supporters on the Johnson County Commission have put the company on the clock.