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DeSoto seeks responses before crafting bond
October 20, 2005
More than 10,000 residents throughout the De Soto USD 232 district are being asked to fill out a survey with their opinions on the next bond issue.
Exploring the past
October 20, 2005
Computer use comes with concerns
October 20, 2005
Kemp-Slaughter
October 20, 2005
Sunflower transfer praised with song
October 20, 2005
With a guitar and the vocal accompaniment of two the state’s top politicians, Congressman Dennis Moore celebrated the meaning of the transfer of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant at a ceremony Thursday marking the transfer. Joining the 3rd District Democrat at the microphone in the singing of “This Land is Our Land” were Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. Pat Roberts.
Near misses could cost De Soto
October 20, 2005
The De Soto soccer team has endured a wild up-and-down ride over the past month. But good luck trying to figure out the team’s last week. The Wildcats (7-8) appeared to have finally snapped out of a funk, beating a solid Louisburg team 3-2 and playing “some of the best soccer we’ve played,” coach Darren Erpelding said.
New tools spark hope against Tonganoxie
October 20, 2005
There weren’t a lot of positives on the surface of Friday’s 31-7 home loss to Perry-Lecompton. That was true only on the surface, however, coach Brad Scott pointed out. Despite the lopsided score — De Soto’s third loss in its last four games — Scott and the Wildcats found plenty to smile about afterward, and spirits are still high as they gear up for what may be a do-or-die game Friday against Tonganoxie.
De Soto loses three at home
October 20, 2005
It was the final night of volleyball for the seniors of De Soto in front of the home crowd and with Frontier League-power Eudora in the house, things were set up to be memorable. The night didn’t quite go according to plan for the Wildcats as they went 0-3 in a quadrangular that featured Santa Fe Trail, Gardner-Edgerton and Eudora on senior night.
De Soto can’t match Perry-Lecompton’s height
October 20, 2005
De Soto was without its star defensive end and tight end when it first lost this season and it lost its second game without one of its best receivers and most elusive ball carriers. No easy answers awaited after Friday’s 31-7 loss to Perry-Lecompton.
Coach let down at cross country league
October 20, 2005
The De Soto girls cross country team placed second at Thursday’s league meet and the boys came in third — both roughly on par with what coach Chris McAfee had in mind when the bus unloaded at Rim Rock Farms. Yet afterward, McAfee couldn’t help but consider the girls’ race an opportunity missed and the boys’ a flat-out disappointment.
State success
Five Wildcats medal, team takes third at state
October 20, 2005
TOPEKA — Disappointment was rampant and De Soto tears rained Saturday at the Class 4A state tennis tournament. It was temporary, however, and smiles and congratulations on a job well done dominated by the time the five state-qualifying Wildcats accepted the third-place trophy at Topeka’s Kossover Tennis Center.
New bank coming to De Soto
October 20, 2005
De Soto’s third bank is the next development slated for De Soto’s increasingly in-demand Lexington Avenue corridor.
Emotional Band aid
De Soto man joins team helping soothe Gulf’s fragile psyches
October 20, 2005
Having applied an emotional first aid to storm-ravaged residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Lyle Lancaster said most are ready to move on
Talk of city fouled air at SFAAP event
October 20, 2005