Archive for Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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June 17, 2009

DHS football camps set

The De Soto High School football camp for grades nine through 12 will be July 13 through 17. The camps will run from 6 to 8 p.m. July 13 through 16 at De Soto High School. The camp on July 17 will run from 5 to 7 p.m. There also will be a barbeque at 7 p.m.

The De Soto Middle School football camp for players entering seventh- and eighth-grade will be from 10 a.m. to noon July 13 through 17 at the high school.

The De Soto youth summer football camp will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. July 20 though 23 at De Soto High School. The camp is open to kids entering first- through sixth-grade in August. Cost for each camp is $35, which covers insurance and camp T-shirt. For more information about the summer football camps contact De Soto football coach Tom Byers.

DHS football fundraiser announced

The De Soto football team will have a fireworks stand from June 29 to July 4 to help raise money for the football team.

Burnett named to Sporting News All-American team

Taylor Burnett, senior at Ottawa University, has been named to the Sporting News NAIA All-American Football Team. Burnett had had 40 receptions, averaged 17.6 yards a catch and caught seven touchdowns last year at tight end. Burnett finished 26th in the NAIA in receiving yards per game at 78.2. Burnett is from De Soto.

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