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Miracle 3’s lead to key Cat wins
February 23, 2006
Trailing by five as the third quarter ticked to a close in both Thursday’s game at Central Heights and Friday’s home contest against Louisburg, De Soto sank long-distance miracle 3-pointers, cutting the deficits to two in both games and reinvigorating the Cats for dominating fourth-quarter performances.
England falls just short of state
February 23, 2006
England, wrestling in the 103-pound division, lost his opening bout, falling in one minute, 44 seconds to Osawatomie’s Westin Shay. The freshman bounced back, however, winning two-consecutive matches to advance to the semi-finals of the consolation bracket and within one win of a trip to this weekend’s state tournament.
Wildcats make it six straight
Girls wrap up home sub-state game with wins
February 23, 2006
One major regular season game remains and a season-deciding tournament looms, but the De Soto girls basketball team can claim a legitimate sense of accomplishment.
Man on a mission
Neil Erisman has shown he has all the pieces to make him one of the state’s best, but will that add up to an elusive state championship?
February 23, 2006
The first thing you notice is the quickness. Neil Erisman is quick, or at least usually appears quicker than his opponents. When the whistle sounds to begin a match and the referee throws down his hand to signal the action, De Soto’s senior wrestler explodes from his stance.
The fly route
February 23, 2006
Despite picking up a pair of wins, the last week has been tough on the De Soto boys basketball team.
De Soto home valuation increases moderate
February 23, 2006
The annual mailing of notices of valuation to Johnson County property owners shouldn’t cause as much anxiety in De Soto this year as the steady increase in home values abated somewhat in the last 12 months.
Essay contest promotes safe proms
February 23, 2006
One Johnson County group plans to reward a free prom to a couple that can promise not to drink on prom night.
Exploring the past
February 23, 2006
Kindergarten roundup eases parents’ fears
February 23, 2006
Going to kindergarten can be a 5-year-old’s first intimidating step into the world, but school administrators know it can also be difficult for their parents.
Fourth a go, Cinco maybe
February 23, 2006
De Soto residents can mark their calendars for a community celebration for the fourth day of July but the fate of the celebration for the fifth day of May has yet to be determined.
Bond issue decisions determine students’ fate
February 23, 2006
Rhiannon Caldwell doesn’t want to be left out of the De Soto community.
DHS juniors planning prom
February 23, 2006
Nelson Reeves got to see Kansas University beat the visiting Missouri Tigers Saturday in Lawrence thanks to the De Soto High School prom committee.
Board OKs $105.7 million bond issue
February 23, 2006
The De Soto USD 232 Board of Education unanimously agreed Tuesday to place a $105.7 million bond issue before voters in November.
Annual historic homes tour
February 23, 2006
SFAAP board to meet
February 23, 2006
Starside fathers deserve credit for volunteerism
February 23, 2006
It probably wasn’t the free pizza on the designated sign-up night that made Starside Elementary School’s Watch D.O.G.S. program such a success. But if it was a draw to get fathers and other father figures to the school on the late January evening, it certainly paid a premium to the school.
Policing recycling site likely to fall to users
February 23, 2006
Last week, the city of De Soto’s recycling dumpster was spotted in the parking lot at Morse’s Market. The placement restored the recycling dumpster, which has space for cardboard, aluminum and glass.
Health care initiative needed
February 23, 2006
Downtown bypassed
February 23, 2006
Help needed for sesquicentennial
February 23, 2006
Book discussions
February 23, 2006
Carol Jean Knupp
1942-2006
February 23, 2006
Welma M. Harmon
1918-2006
February 23, 2006
Zerrs celebrate year of sunshine
Son Tanner’s liver transplant ends 10-month run of misfortune
February 23, 2006
Stacey Zerr said there is much of her 22-month-old son Tanner’s history wrapped up in his early vocabulary.
Priddy tours state with top teacher team
February 23, 2006
Tana Priddy said she’s learned a lot being a finalist for the Kansas Teacher of the Year program.
Neighbors
February 23, 2006
House bill passed for child booster seats
February 23, 2006
Explorer anniversary
February 23, 2006