Archive for Thursday, April 24, 2008

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Cats earn first win
April 24, 2008

They are on the board.

Board OKs new sports
April 24, 2008
Middle school and high school students in De Soto USD 232 soon will have two new sports options.
Community calendar
April 24, 2008
Local events for the week of April 24-30.
Caution needed with invitation to Kansas River
April 24, 2008
When the boat ramp at what is now De Soto Riverfest Park was first proposed, proponents said it would provide needed access to the Kansas River during emergency water rescues.
Emphasis on quality hikes building costs, De Soto USD 232 official says
April 24, 2008
The message to the De Soto USD 232 board of education Monday was simple: You get what you pay for.
World Company releases KU championship book
April 24, 2008
You experienced the championship, now you can read the book. The World Company today releases “An Incredible Year,” a 176-page full-color book about Kansas University’s men’s basketball NCAA Championship season.
Rough conditions play role in soccer’s tie with KC Christian
April 24, 2008

Sloppy conditions on a less than state-of-the-art field led to a scoreless soccer match between De Soto and Kansas City Christian Monday night.

DHS student receives scholarship
April 24, 2008
Ashley Sweeney, a junior at De Soto High School in Johnson County, Kansas, won a $1,500 scholarship from the Kansas City chapter of Executive Women International. Sweeney was awarded the top prize at the chapter’s 34th annual scholarship dinner on April 16 in Kansas City, Mo.
Through the pages
April 24, 2008
Firestorm By Iris Johansen Mystery (2007)
Tennis earns first league title
April 24, 2008

The De Soto varsity tennis squad went down to Ottawa’s tournament and won the event as a team, placing first in No. 1 singles and doubles and No. 2 singles. It was the third consecutive year the team had done so.

Something to build on
Golfers place fifth at league tourney, eye state berth
April 24, 2008

Just like Rome, the De Soto High golf program wasn’t built in a day. It won’t be resurrected in one day either, but with a successful showing at the Frontier League tournament at Eagle Bend Golf Course in Lawrence, second-year coach Chad Brecheisen’s optimism was at a season high, and then some.

Track team competes at a higher level at Cardinal Relays
April 24, 2008

Overall, it was a bounce-back performance in the eyes of coach Brian Dinkel.

Draft land-use map consistent with origins
April 24, 2008
As envisioned in a draft land-use plan released Tuesday, the area south of Kansas Highway 10 east of Lexington Avenue will one day be flanked by parkland and home to a commercial district at its Kill Creek Road core.
Johnson County sheriff’s report
April 24, 2008
Recent reports fromt the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.
School calendar
April 24, 2008
School events for the week of April 24-30.
Neighbors
April 24, 2008
The De Soto United Methodist Church will have Parents’ Night Out Friday from 6 to 10 p.m.
De Soto high school students experience homelessness
April 24, 2008 in print edition on A9
Cardboard boxes were the only means of shelter for several De Soto High School students last Wednesday. They were homeless for a night as part of the world affairs class taught by Adrianne Lehrman.
Exploring the past
April 24, 2008
18 years ago The De Soto News April 1990 Lexington Grange No. 94 collected 20 pounds of used Christmas cards to be sent to the St. Jude’s Children’s Home.
Linzy, Hartz and runners go to Relays
April 24, 2008

De Soto was well represented at last weekend’s Kansas Relays, as it competed in 11 total events on Friday and Saturday. Eight of those were relay races and coach Brian Dinkel wasn’t sure how pleased he was with the performance as a whole.

Choir awarded high ratings at state
April 24, 2008
The De Soto High School state mixed choir received a rating of excellent and the state women’s choir received a rating of outstanding at the Kansas State High School Activities Association Music Festival last Wednesday.
The eephus pitch
April 24, 2008

I love football. But there’s no reason for fans to evaluate college teams based on spring scrimmages.

Spring Fling blossoms
April 24, 2008
Although its two predecessors were successful, FCB Bank’s Mary Guntert is surprised by the respond to the bank’ third community appreciation day.
Library notes
April 24, 2008
Upcoming events at the De Soto Library.