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Defense falters late in loss
October 12, 2006
The problem with relying on a defense to win is the unit — not to mention the team’s chance of winning — is only as good as its weakest moment. Despite proving themselves as fast, talented and reliable time and time again, the De Soto soccer team’s defenders slipped up twice, and that was once to much Monday as the Wildcats faced Ottawa. The Wildcats fell 2-1, losing their seventh game of the season.
Cross country teams ready for final races
October 12, 2006
The boys and the girls cross country team both harbor the same dream — a Class 4A team state championship. How the separate Wildcat teams went about preparing to make the final run toward that goal was different, however.
Wildcats again can’t cling to first-half lead
October 12, 2006
It all comes down to this. Well, it doesn’t “all” come down to this, but if De Soto wants to push its way into the Class 4A football playoffs, winning at Baldwin is almost a must.
Oak Country eight approved
October 12, 2006
The De Soto City Council approved the final plat last Thursday for Oak Country Eight, paving the way for construction to start on the 24-home addition this month.
City to start new CIP process
October 12, 2006
City of De Soto department heads are putting together Christmas lists. But these lists will be forwarded to an office in the southwest corner of City Hall and not the North Pole.
Rehab project could signal new direction for downtown
October 12, 2006
Bob Power is bringing a piece of De Soto history back to serve its future.
Agriculture class lessons more than skin deep
October 12, 2006
Agricultural science teacher Kristy Taylor has a point to make. “My main focus is to have students learn that ‘ag’ is not just about tractors and crops,” Taylor said.
Crowded schools at bond issue’s core
October 12, 2006
De Soto High School may have homeless teachers soon with the large number of new students in the building.
Neighbors
October 12, 2006
Mail Call: Surbaugh stood against Oz
October 12, 2006
Letter to the editor from Russell Means, Leawood resident.
Mail Call: Board careful with funds
October 12, 2006
Letter to the editor from Don Clark, president of the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education.
NCLB’s problems need addressed in reauthorization
October 12, 2006
Johnson County Nutrition Program
October 12, 2006
Libby Stone fund-raisers set
October 12, 2006
Carmon Kraus
October 12, 2006
Olga G. Graham
October 12, 2006
George Abel
October 12, 2006
Home field advantage
Wildcats cruise on DHS hardwood, continue to struggle away from home
October 12, 2006
The De Soto High School gymnasium has been kind to the girls volleyball team all season. Other gymnasiums have not, and it was all proven again at Saturday’s De Soto SpikeFest and Tuesday’s triangular in Spring Hill. De Soto advanced from its pool Saturday and fell only when matched up against the state’s best teams, then dropped a pair of matches Tuesday against Spring Hill and Ottawa.
New course teaches practical fix-it skills
October 12, 2006
De Soto High School sophomore Charlie Modereger is learning that masonry isn’t as easy as it looks.