Jessie Meyer

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Divided they stand
Football practice begins for two DeSoto high school programs
August 17, 2000
This week marked the beginning of a new football era as the Mill Valley High Jaguars took to the field for their first week of practice.
A local tennis Shocker
DeSoto grad new tennis coach at Wichita State
August 3, 2000
Kevin Kowalik will hit the courts this week at Wichita State University as the new head coach of the Shockers men’s tennis team.
DeSoto pitcher leads Jayhawks to state
Eudora-based youth baseball team headed to Ottawa tournament
July 27, 2000
Threes are wild for the Jayhawks.
13-year-olds travel to Mulvane for state tourney
July 27, 2000
The days of summer are winding down, but not before the Jayhawks make a run at the state title.
Teen rides ‘Comet’ to world show
Mill Valley senior to compete in national equestrian event
July 20, 2000
A simple love for horses has turned into a way of life for Erin Zirbel.
Having a ball
DeSoto girl helps lead Eudora Stingers to USSSA World Series
July 13, 2000
The Eudora Stingers are the underdogs. They are young and sporadic at times, but they comprise one of the best 12-and-under fastpitch teams in the nation, and at the end of the month they will try to prove it.
Wildcats green
Seven-on-seven tourney provides young QBs some needed experience
June 29, 2000
DeSoto High School’s young and inexperienced football team needs a quarterback to take charge, and three players have stepped up to the challenge.
7-on-7: More than a passing fancy
June 22, 2000
It’s June. It’s hot. The field is smaller. The roster is shorter and there are no pads and no helmets. But it is football, and Saturday the “boys of summer” will be playing football, not baseball.
Court Awareness
Hail Mary’ restricted by U.S. Supreme Court to on-field play
June 22, 2000
Although the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that allowing students to lead a stadium in prayer before football games violated the separation of church and state rule required by the constitution, the ruling will not likely affect the athletes at DeSoto High.

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