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Cats hope successful season sparks new trend
November 10, 2005
What a difference a year makes. For the De Soto Wildcats volleyball team it was all about a commitment to improvement for the 2005 campaign.
Finale makes offseason bearable
November 10, 2005
There’s an easy solution to any long day, rough class or annoying student — an answer to whatever may ail, De Soto tennis coach Michael Sullivan said. “If I’m ever having a bad day for whatever reason, I can just go back to regionals or think of state and it puts a smile on my face,” Sullivan said.
Williams to play soccer at MCC
November 10, 2005
A bizarre and entirely uncharacteristic red card left De Soto senior Lance Williams standing on the sideline for De Soto’s final soccer game, a 3-1 loss to Bonner Springs. But Wednesday Williams made it official: the end of his soccer career won’t have anything to do with a red card or that sideline. Williams signed a scholarship offer from Manhattan Christian College Wednesday in the De Soto media center.
Right at home
Dmirij Schleinin is attending school 4,800 miles from where he did last year, but playing on the De Soto soccer team has helped him feel right at home
November 10, 2005
They called him “Blitz,” first just as a joke. Dmirij Schleinin came to the United States in August. A German foreign exchange student, he was searching for a little bit of home and he found in the De Soto soccer team.
Offense could again dictate success in ‘06
November 10, 2005
The start of the boys soccer season is 288 days away, but fans need not look far to catch a glimpse of what the 2006 Wildcat might look like. De Soto, strong on defense and inconsistent on offense in a 9-9 2005 campaign, may have been in ‘06 form when it wrapped up the season with a 3-1 loss to Bonner Springs.
Orr joins De Soto practice
November 10, 2005
Dr. Maribeth Orr said late in her undergraduate days at Kansas State University she had thoughts not unfamiliar to those about to don a cap and gown. “I thought, ‘Gosh, what do I want to do?’” she said. Orr found the answer to the question by looking to her interests, which had her on the cusp of earning degrees in nutrition and kinesiology, the study of anatomical motion.
DHS musical of biblical proportions
Cast of 75, 13-member orchestra to perform ‘Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat’
November 10, 2005
It’s hour four of the De Soto High School musical practice, but the students don’t show it. With smiles and singing, they wrapped up their Monday evening rehearsal of “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which will be performed Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
De Soto youth ministries recognized with grant
November 10, 2005
As their peers skateboarded off steps Tuesday in front of De Soto Youth Ministries, Sarah Longman and Cameron Magdalen sat on the porch waiting for a bus that would take them to an outdoor outing. The two 13-year-olds said they visit the ministry at least once a week, finding companionship, entertainment and religious instruction.
John D. Roth
1925-2005
November 10, 2005
County colonialism must end
November 10, 2005
CDBG process needs greater transparency
November 10, 2005
De Soto has benefited greatly in the past six years from the Community Development Block Grants. During that time, grants of $100,000 a year — sometimes a bit more — with at least a 20 percent local match have been used to upgrade the Community Center, pave the west parking lot at Miller Park, install sidewalks in the old-town section and repave 83rd Street.
Board reject’s Shawnee road request
November 10, 2005
The De Soto USD 232 Board of Education is prepared to put up a “for sale” sign at 71st Street and Chouteau rather than pay an additional $1 million in road costs.
Exploring the past
November 10, 2005