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Grapplers pinned at quadrangular
January 30, 2003
Brandon Hurt continued to show signs of improvement, and Leif Goleman moved his record to 12-1 at 152 pounds, but it wasn’t enough, as De Soto lost a pair of duals at the Bonner Springs quadrangular Tuesday.
Whipping up on the Trojans
Girls snatch 46-28 win over Tonganoxie
January 30, 2003
De Soto mixed in a lot of pressure defense with balanced scoring and came up with a winning combination Monday in opening round action at the Louisburg Girls Invitational Basketball Tournament.
De Soto nets seventh-place finish in tourney
January 30, 2003
De Soto outscored Osawatomie 32-26 in the second half, posting a 54-48 win at the Spring Hill Boys Invitational Basketball tournament last week. The win gave De Soto a seventh-place finish in the event.
Wildcats take hit from Blazers
January 30, 2003
Gardner-Edgerton used pressure defense to take De Soto out of its offense and then connected on 16-of-20 free throws in the second half, securing a 52-43 come-from-behind non-conference win Tuesday in Gardner.
Pool bond referendum possible on April ballot
January 30, 2003
There may still be time to get a bond referendum for a new pool on the April 1 city council/school board election.
Lawmakers mulling Sunflower legislation
January 30, 2003
Three Johnson County lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation that would facilitate the transfer and development of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Audies leaving Maine Place in their heart
January 30, 2003
Rick Audie tends to express his affection for his customers in an odd way.
Board nearing decision in superintendent search
January 30, 2003
The De Soto USD 232 Board of Education is near a decision in its search of a successor to retiring Superintendent Marilyn Layman.
Tribe’s Sunflower bid hit with setbacks
January 30, 2003
Two recent legal actions appear to have harmed the Shawnee Indian’s claim to property at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Errors compound filling deadline mistake
January 30, 2003
Last week’s filing deadline fiasco doesn’t reflect well on the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education.
Wyatt-Cloud
January 30, 2003
Allenbrand accepts blame for filing miscue
January 30, 2003
Curtis Allenbrand isn’t pointing the finger at anyone else for a situation that may see him leaving the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education when his current term ends this year.
Dancin’ for a livin’
De Soto’s Tina Twidwell teaches tots, adults to have fun and get into the groove
January 30, 2003
In the basement of Tina Twidwell’s De Soto home, music booming from the stereo bounces off the linoleum floor and echoes from each wall. In the center of the room, Twidwell leads a group of knee-high tall dancers through warm-ups as they get ready for a night of dance lessons.
Brandon Lee Thomas Jr.
January 30, 2003