Sports

Center of attention
DHS senior Stanley looks to lead soccer girls from middle
March 10, 2010
De Soto soccer coach Darren Erpelding is strategically placing his top-scoring senior, Carly Stanley, in the center midfield so the opposing team can’t ably mark her.
Wrestlers look to take next step in 2011
March 10, 2010
Shannon Sawner made it pretty clear last week that hardware is what he is most concerned with when it comes to De Soto wrestling.
Girls basketball team makes big strides, wins nine
March 10, 2010
Just one year removed from a disappointing three-win season, Dwight Spencer led the Wildcat girls out of the Frontier League cellar in 2010.
Cat girls fall on Senior Night, at sub-state
March 3, 2010
After a disappointing 45-35 loss to Louisburg on Senior Night, the Wildcats looked to bounce back in Monday’s sub-state opener at Baldwin.
Turnovers cost Cats in 71-44 loss to SJA in sub-state
March 3, 2010
De Soto basketball coach Jim Bonar simply couldn’t find the words Tuesday after his Wildcats’ 71-44 loss to St. James Academy in the opening game of sub-state.
Cannon takes two
DHS sophomore wins two matches at State Wrestling Tournament
March 3, 2010
In his first campaign as a De Soto Wildcat after transferring from St. James, sophomore Cole Cannon finished just one match away from placing in the Class 4A State tournament last weekend in Salina.
Class 4A state wrestling blog Day 2: All four finalists win
12:31 p.m., February 27, 2010 Updated 06:24 p.m.
6:23 p.m. — Well, all four area wrestlers that qualified for the finals are 2010 state champions.
Wildcat boys win, girls lose on Senior Night
February 26, 2010
Paul Stallbaumer and Brandan Philbrook scored 12 points each in De Soto’s 50-31 victory over Louisburg Friday at De Soto.
Class 4A state wrestling blog: First day complete
09:57 a.m., February 26, 2010 Updated 08:46 p.m.
8:45 p.m. — Eudora’s Caleb Clayton-Molby (285) lost his semifinal match, but has already earned himself a spot in the top six. He will compete in the consolation semifinals tomorrow, which begin at 12:15 p.m.
All the way to state
Cannon, Parr qualify for Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament
February 24, 2010
For the first time in four years, the De Soto Wildcats will be represented at the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament.
Girls fall at Gardner, home to Baldwin
February 24, 2010
For a quarter of play Friday, the visiting De Soto Wildcats looked poised to pull off the upset against an athletic Gardner team.
DHS boys look to bounce back on Senior Night
February 24, 2010
The De Soto boys basketball team is gearing up for a strong finish, and if it hopes to do that, its five seniors will lead it.
Wildcats swept by Gardner
February 19, 2010
The Gardner-Edgerton Trailblazers proved to be too much for the visiting De Soto Wildcats Friday, winning 47-25.
Two of the league’s best
DHS juniors Vukas, Parr win Frontier League tourney titles
February 17, 2010
Three years ago the idea of fielding a team with two league champions seemed like a long shot.