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A year to remember
DeSoto girls win Kaw Valley track title again
December 28, 2000
In a year that saw DeSoto expand to a second high school, there were plenty of noteworthy feats on the athletic fields. Over the next two weeks, we will look back at the top six stories of 2000.
This girl can twirl
Former Kansas Miss Majorette starting her high school career
August 3, 2000
Natalie Brent works hard at honing her craft even if most people around her have no idea what it is she does.
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Local teen spends summer surfing for dollars
August 3, 2000
It’s 11 a.m. when Melissa Parsons, 17, strolls into work at IQ Coordinator in Overland Park. That’s a bit late for the business world, but for Parsons, it’s right on time.
On the run
Going the distance demands a commitment to summer work
June 15, 2000
The lights are down, the grandstand is empty, and the sand pits have been raked for the last time. Track season is over and many athletes have traded in their spikes for swimsuits.
Setting the bar high
DeSoto’s first female vaulter blazing new trails in track
April 13, 2000
No one told senior Michelle Roellchen that pole vaulting was going to be easy. Nor did they tell her she’d nearly slice off her thumb in her attempts to defy gravity.
Moyer’s goal: A return trip to state tourney
Cats shoot for third straight Kansas Class 5A berth
March 30, 2000
Two years removed from the memories of a state softball championship, Brooke Moyer is looking to make her final season in a DeSoto High softball uniform another to remember.
Senior learns lessons through adversity
March 2, 2000
For senior basketball player Aaron Ray, that tattoo on his shoulder serves as a motto. It is a summary of his life to date, from his troubled early teen years to getting back on track with the help of basketball.

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