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Pining for victory
February 3, 2005
Casting a Spell
De Soto students take the stage for school spelling bees
February 3, 2005
Mercer takes friendly path to gold
February 3, 2005
For both Alex Mercer and Joe Beck, their matchup at Saturday’s Baldwin Invitational Wrestling Tournament was a monumental moment. It marked the first time that the two best friends had to compete against each other on a wrestling mat. “We always wondered ‘what if?’” Mercer said after winning the 215-pound weight class for De Soto. “We always talked and joked ‘I hope I get you.’ Then it actually happened.”
De Soto stars split load in win
February 3, 2005
Hunter Noe took over in the second half Monday where Danny Brown left off at halftime in sparking the De Soto boys to a 53-42 win over Wellsville at De Soto. The win raised De Soto’s Frontier League record to 3-2 and marked the first time the Wildcats found themselves in the win column in more than two weeks. With the triumph, De Soto snapped a five-game losing skid.
Wildcats display championship form
Petty, Gonzalez big as De Soto defends Louisburg tourney title
February 3, 2005
The box score of Saturday’s championship game at the Louisburg Women’s Basketball Tournament doesn’t tell the whole story. By looking only at the scoring columns and the score by quarters, it might be assumed that De Soto guards Amy Petty and Kira Gonzalez carried the Wildcats to a second-straight Louisburg championship on their own. It might also appear simply that the Wildcats trailed by three points at halftime and then took control in the second half.
USD 232 calculates ESL costs for study
February 3, 2005
A legislative study last week reported Kansas schools get about 25 percent less funding than educators think they need, and De Soto is crunching numbers before putting in its 2 cents about a more specific funding shortfall — bilingual education costs.
Water plant deal struck
SFAAP developers agree to deed treatment facility
February 3, 2005
In what both parties hope will mark the beginning of a better relationship, the designated developer of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant agreed to deed the water treatment facility on the closed plant to the city of De Soto.
County approves Sunflower developer for federal government
February 3, 2005
After a promise negotiated public benefit transfers would be in place before any transfer, the Johnson County Commission agreed Thursday to formally recognize partners Kessinger/Hunter and Co. and International Risk Group as developers of the Sunflower Army Ammunition
Yantis-Hargrove
February 3, 2005
John Lenahan
1914-2005
February 3, 2005
Downing Eagles sets up big game
February 3, 2005
With a huge Frontier League game at Paola looming Friday, De Soto girls basketball coach Dwight Spencer wanted to see his team’s intensity remain at a high level.
Exploring the Past
February 3, 2005