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Hoschouer, Edwards emerge in doubles
Cats win quad
May 12, 2005
Dan Hoschouer and Andy Edwards came out of the shadows of five or six teams and won the doubles championship at the De Soto Invitational tennis tournament Saturday to cap a perfect 7-0 week.
De Soto falters heading into state soccer playoffs
Offense naps as post-season nears
May 12, 2005
De Soto’s girls soccer team did not finish the regular season the way a good team that has post-season aspirations would want to end it. Instead of extending its unbeaten streak to 10 games and building momentum going into the playoffs, the Wildcat fortunes have fallen on hard times with back-to-back shutout losses. The first loss was last Thursday to Mill Valley and the second Monday at Lansing.
Relay team sets record
Wildcat distance runners impressive
May 12, 2005
Math was a challenge for Katie James as she tried to time her fellow team members on the 3,200-meter relay team as they went for a school record Friday at the Shawnee Mission North Relays. As it turned out James didn’t have to keep close track of the times of team members Melissa Roberts Carrie Wilbert and Lauren Karnitz. The team shattered its mark by 10 seconds, finishing with a time of 10:08.01, which was good enough for sixth-place.
Sunday liquor sales ordinance approved
May 12, 2005
The city’s liquor stores can open this Sunday after the De Soto City Council passed an ordinance last week allowing the practice.
Metro-area school bus crash prompts questions
District, Laidlaw follow safety protocol
May 12, 2005
A day after a fatal school bus crash in Liberty, Mo., De Soto USD 232 operations director Jack Deyoe spent part of Tuesday morning fielding e-mails from parents asking about seat belts. At De Soto’s Laidlaw Transit office, manager Frieda Wells got some of the same questions.
Students enjoy taste of Cinco
Starside classes celebrate Mexican national holiday
May 12, 2005
Starside Elementary School teachers planned classroom celebrations to go along with Cinco de Mayo, observed by Mexicans and Mexican-Americans to commemorate the 1862 defeat of French troops at the Battle of Puebla. Spanish lessons, salsa taste-offs and Mexican dancing were enjoyed by all but it proved a special chance for Hispanic students to share some of their heritage with peers.
Pool construction contract approved
May 12, 2005
Weighing in with a third opinion about how any extra money should be spent, the De Soto City Council approved a contract last Thursday with Vanum Construction of Kansas City, Kan., to build the new municipal swimming pool. With the action, construction on the new $3.33 million pool could start as early as next week.
Shirley Lambert DeBoever
1935-2005
May 12, 2005
Edward L. Frickey Sr.
1925-2005
May 12, 2005
Cats fritter away Frontier League title
Regular season ends with three-straight losses
May 12, 2005
Somewhere during its quest for a first-ever Frontier League championship, the De Soto baseball team forgot to do one thing: keep winning.