Archive for Thursday, January 10, 2008

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Wildcats place two at Burlington meet
January 10, 2008

The De Soto wrestling team traveled to Burlington Saturday for the Burlington Wrestling Invitational, an 18-team tournament.

The fly route
January 10, 2008

Friday night’s game at Paola saw the best, the worst and the future of De Soto basketball. Even though the boys barely beat a mediocre team and the girls lost their sixth game of the season, the messages were resoundingly positive.

Deviating from bid process requires limits
January 10, 2008
Last month, the De Soto City Council awarded a contract to clear brush and do preliminary grading for the new riverfront park in the West Bottoms to a local contractor. What may have raised eyebrows was that the bid for the local contractor was $65,000 more than low bid of $75,000 from a Lawrence company.
Aggressive play, sharp shooting leads Cats to promising run
January 10, 2008

The De Soto boys basketball players filed out of a post-game meeting with their coach, disappointment engraved on their faces, sadness slumping their shoulders like an anvil around the neck.

Comebacks fall short in pair of losses
January 10, 2008

They’ll be recorded for posterity as two losses, the scores - 46-40 to Paola and 44-30 to Gardner Edgerton - neither close enough to pique any curiosity nor extravagant enough to warrant a second glance.

Thanks owed to many
January 10, 2008
As the saying goes, “All good things must come to an end.” That is what is happening in my world these days as my tenure with The World Company ends tomorrow.
Council made right choice with park bid
January 10, 2008
Last month, the De Soto City Council did the right thing when it chose a local business to do the first work on the new city park in the West Bottoms on the Kansas River even though the bid was higher than one from out of town.