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UPDATE — De Soto beats Mill Valley
May 4, 2006
The De Soto soccer team won Thursday, beating rival Mill Valley 1-0.
UPDATE — Baseball falls, 1-0
May 4, 2006
The De Soto baseball team lost it’s first game in the last seven Thursday, falling 1-0 to Gardner Edgerton.
Cinco returns
Saturday parade, festival to entertain De Soto
May 4, 2006
Tony Valenzuela said people in De Soto missed an old friend early last May. “A lot of people told me, ‘It feels weird like something is missing,’” he said. “Five years in a row, and then suddenly nothing is going on with Cinco de Mayo. A lot of people said they missed it, not just in the Mexican community.” The De Soto Cinco de Mayo Celebration is back after a one-year hiatus.
Pool of dreams
May 4, 2006
City awaits soccer complex decision
STAR bond limitations could remove Johnson County cities from consideration
May 4, 2006
De Soto officials await word on Major League Soccer’s selection of a Johnson County city to be home of the Kansas City Wizards. Meanwhile, langauge in the state STAR bond legislation is said to threaten any chance of the team moving to Kansas.
No denying it: De Soto caught looking ahead
May 4, 2006
There was no denying De Soto’s disappointment following a winning-streak breaking loss Monday and a grueling tie game Tuesday, but there was no point arguing the team was totally focused on either of the two games either.
Big inning dooms Cats
May 4, 2006
De Soto scored two runs in the seventh inning thanks to heads-up base running, aggressive at bats and timely hits.
Bills’ bat becoming key to Cats’ success
May 4, 2006
De Soto has won seven-consecutive games and Austin Bills has been a big part in that run, but starting with Thursday’s game against Spring Hill, he’s been one of the team’s most dependable hitters and most sure gloves defensively.
Cardiac Cats
De Soto’s final-frame finesse bags three heart-stopping victories
May 4, 2006
The Wildcats’ run through the last three games doesn’t exactly define smart, steady or stable. But it does define successful. De Soto won it’s third-consecutive game via seventh-inning heroics Monday, and while coach Steve Deghand said he’ll take ‘em any way he can get ‘em, he’d just as soon save himself a few nervous heartbeats and win them the easy way.
The Fly Route
May 4, 2006
I just want to thank the Kansas City Chiefs for proving yet again why they are the Kansas City Chiefs.
Now Showing: Not too soon for United 93
May 4, 2006
The latest controversy is whether or not it’s too soon to make movies about 9-11. I have to answer with an emphatic “No.” As far as I’m concerned, that terrifying day almost five years ago became fair game on 9-12.
Millers offer language ministry
May 4, 2006
Rubin Sandoval struggled to find the right words to explain his presence Tuesday evening at the De Soto Community Center, 32905 W. 84th St. “I need to speak English for work. For meeting people — everything,” he said in slow but clear English.
De Soto school leaders debate math policies
May 4, 2006
De Soto school board members ask administrators for in-depth reports about math achievement at district high schools.
Vets see both sides of human nature
May 4, 2006
Cinco offers chance to bridge culture divide
May 4, 2006
The delightful sights, sounds and smells of the De Soto Cinco de Mayo Celebration will enliven the De Soto Community Center Saturday. The event will mark the return of the festival after a one-year absence
Neighbors
May 4, 2006
DHS performers compete at state music festival
May 4, 2006