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Poor outing costs Cats league lead
October 7, 2004
Despite winning its only game of the evening in the second set of the Prairie View match, the Wildcat team didn’t play its best volleyball against the Buffalos, said De Soto coach Lori Brooks.
Missed chances haunt De Soto in overtime loss
October 7, 2004
It was one of those games where we just kept waiting and waiting for that big play to happen,” Scott said. “Whether it was a big play score or a turnover, we expected it to happen. But it didn’t happen. All of a sudden we’re in the fourth quarter, and it’s a ball game.”
Soccer team ends up after down week
October 7, 2004
According to Murphy’s projections, the Wildcats scored five goals in about the first 10 minutes of the second half.
Runners tear up red dirt
October 7, 2004
Both De Soto teams fared well in a meet that featured some of the better high school cross country teams and runners in Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Kansas.
First-place finishes prep tennis team for regionals
October 7, 2004
Sullivan decided to move No. 1 singles player Lauren Hampton — who has suffered from tennis elbow off and on during her career — to No. 1 doubles with Bianca Gonzalez for Saturday’s action.
Exploring the Past
De Soto history
October 7, 2004
Technical cool
October 7, 2004
Ziegler spent most of this week and last at De Soto High School training teachers and students how to use the newly installed thin client remote computing system.
From the Editor’s Desk
Spin cycle has long since grown old
October 7, 2004
Arbor Ridge talks prove best way to resolve dispute
October 7, 2004
Ruth V. Connett
1922-2004
October 7, 2004
Feds, TOTO announce agreement
October 7, 2004
In announcing settlement of a lawsuit it filed against the federal government four years ago, a local citizens’ watchdog group vowed to stay vigilant as another plan to redevelop the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant moves forward. At a press conference Friday at the downtown Kansas City, Mo., law office of William Session, Taxpayers Offering Tomorrow’s Opportunities released details of a settlement in a lawsuit it filed four years ago when it was known as Taxpayers Opposed To Oz — and when Oz Entertainment Co.’s plan to redevelopment Sunflower looked eminent.
New pool design nearly set
October 7, 2004
Later this month, De Soto residents will get the first glimpse of the pool they purchased last spring. City Administrator Greg Johnson said a committee of City Council members, city staff and residents have been meeting since July with Larkin Aquatics pool designer Tredwell Jones to settle on details of the pool’s design. That work was mostly done and should be completed with one last meeting this month, Johnson said. The plan now is to share a schematic design for the pool to be built behind City Hall with the City Council at its Oct. 21 meeting.
De Soto in for evening of Chamber music
October 7, 2004
The De Soto Chamber of Commerce’s usually offers golf tournament or, perhaps, bingo, as fund-raisers. This month, the Chamber will offer something different. The Chamber’s Musical Extravaganza will be from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at The Crossing, on the corner of Peoria and 83rd streets downtown
Following one’s deep voice
Career in opera goal of 1999 DHS grad Beruan
October 7, 2004
To talk to Jeff Beruan on the telephone is to be misled. His rich, deep conversational voice conveys an image of a man much older than Beruan’s 23 years. Someone, perhaps, of the age of James Earl Jones, with whom his voice is comparable. “I’ve heard that before,” the 1999 graduate of De Soto High School said. “Or people compare me to Barry White. Barry White talked even lower than I do.” Like White, Beruan hopes to make a living from his unique voice. But although White’s career was famous for his soulful pop tunes, Beruan aspires to the more rarified art form of opera.