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Generally unhappy with year’s results
Defense lacking in 2004-05, basketball coach says
March 10, 2005
The De Soto High School boys basketball team couldn’t overcome a tough start in a season coach Jason Generally admits was disappointing. The Wildcats lost their first five games, including the three games played in the season-opening tournament at Central Heights, and ended the season with a 6-15 record.
Wrestlers reflect on successful year
Team notches first top-10 finish at state
March 10, 2005
Although Bryan Roddy didn’t compete at the state 4A wrestling meet last month, the senior grappler still felt as if he contributed to De Soto’s first top-10 finish. In all, four wrestlers qualified for the state meet for De Soto. But that doesn’t mean the other wrestlers didn’t affect the team standings in Wichita.
Henderson’s big first half foils Wildcats
Second-round sub-state loss to Sumner ends girls season
March 10, 2005
What De Soto’s coaches didn’t know about Sumner Academy’s Marisah Henderson came back to hurt them during their 59-28 season-ending loss to the Sabres Friday in a 4A sub-state semifinal game at Basehor-Linwood High School.
If interest is any indication, the city of De Soto could get a good deal on its new pool.
March 10, 2005
If interest is any indication, the city of De Soto could get a good deal on its new pool. De Soto City Administrator Greg Johnson said nine general contractors and three specialty contractors attended a pre-bid conference on the new pool last Thursday. Moreover, 11 other general contractors and 15 specialty contractors have requested bid sets.
Council agrees on scope of Waverly Road improvements
March 10, 2005
Waverly Road will get at least a $140,000 upgrade this summer, a cautious De Soto City Council agreed last Thursday.
Baptist youth happy to improve smiles
March 10, 2005
Helping others is nothing new for high school students in the “High Adventure Class” at De Soto Baptist Church. “We’ve always just done this stuff,” said 17-year-old member Lucas Walker, ticking off a list of fund-raisers, improvement projects and service stints the group performed during the past year. “We never really think about it. We just do it.”
Priddy strives to make reading personal
Starside reading specialist honored as De Soto USD 232 elementary teacher of the year
March 10, 2005
Starside Elementary reading instructor Tana Priddy learned last week that she would represent the De Soto district’s elementary school teachers in 2005-2006 Kansas Teacher of the Year competition.
De Soto fortunate to have Huhtamaki in community
March 10, 2005
Exploring the past
March 10, 2005
Buckleys celebrate 35th anniversary
March 10, 2005