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Debate Update

After taking off Homecoming weekend on September 23, DHS Wildcat Debate has been back in action these past two weekends. Four teams of advanced debate students participated in a tough day of open competition at the Paola Invitational on Saturday, September 30th. Everyone did well, and Ethan Iddings and Shantel Horne, who could have actually […]

Issa Sullivan – Regional Singles Champion

On Saturday, October 7th De Soto High School hosted a KSHSAA Class 5A Regional Girls Tennis Tournament. Teams included: De Soto, St. James, Olathe West, Blue Valley Southwest, St. Thomas Aquinas, Pittsburg, and Mill Valley. Issa Sullivan was our lone Wildcat to qualify for the State Tennis tournament in Singles. She defeated Konopelleo from Pittsburg […]

Spikefest Champions

The Varsity Wildcats fnished in 1st place this weekend in their annual Spikefest tournament. The Lady Wildcats went 6-0 against the following teams, facing the Lansing Lions in the championship match: Leavenworth: 2-0   25-11, 25-11 Eudora: 2-0   25-13, 25-20 Tonganoxie: 2-0   25-12, 25-15 Hayden: 2-0   25-20, 25-17 Gardner Edgerton: 2-1   25-14, 24-26, 25-14 (Semis) Lansing: […]

Volleyball Finishes 2nd at the SMNW Inv.

The De Soto Varsity Volleyball Team competed in the Shawnee Mission Northwest Invitational Volleyball tournament on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. The Wildcats went 4-0 in pool play defeating Bonner Springs, Shawnee Mission West, Olathe South, and Mill Valley. 2-0 over Bonner Springs (25-16, 25-11) 2-1 over Shawnee Mission West (25-12, 21-25, 25-15) 2-0 over Olathe […]

Softball Winter Pitching Clinic for Grades 2-8

The De Soto High School Softball Program will be hosting Winter Pitching Clinics on Sundays in January of 2018. Dates will be:  Sunday, January 7th from 6:00pm-7:00pm  Sunday, January 14th from 6:00pm-7:00pm  Sunday, January 21st from 6:00pm-7:00pm Sunday, January 28th from 6:00pm-7:00pm  Who:     Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th (2017-2018 School Year) When:  […]

Debate Opens Season – 1st Place at Gardner

The DHS Debate Program began their 2017 season on Saturday, September 16th at the Gardner-Edgerton Novice Debate Tournament. Nine teams of first-time debaters from the DHS Wildcat Debate squad had an incredible opening weekend. The team finished the day in 1st Place! Sydney Ames and Brayden Wadehra placed 8th, Kennedy Ebberts and Kaitlyn Johnson and Tori […]

Homecoming Week – 2017

This year’s homecoming theme is “De Soto’s Emerald City” and the week has plenty of activities to keep track of, so here they are listed for you by each day! Monday, September 18th: Spirit Wear: Meme Monday Seminar: Chalk the Walk Tuesday, September 19th:  Spirit Wear: Tourist Tuesday Lunch: Vote for King and Queen Wednesday, […]

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Spring Hill Quad

On Tuesday, September 5th the Girls Tennis team competed in a Quad hosted at Spring Hill High School. Kelsey Heer and Josie Bedford when 3-0 in #1 Doubles Holy Capling when 2-1 in #1 Singles The Girls Tennis team will be in action next on Monday, September 11th at DHS in a home quad vs. […]

Volleyball takes 2nd at Lansing Inv.

The De Soto Lady Wildcat Volleyball team competed in the Lansing Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. The Wildcats finished 2nd overall on the day falling in the Championship Match to state ranked Lansing. In pool play the Wildcats finished vs. Piper – 2-0 (25-8, 25-5) vs. Lansing – 0-2 (23-25, 24-26) vs. […]

Boys XC takes 1st at Miege

The Boys Cross Country team competed in the Bishop Miege Cross Country Meet on Thursday, September 7th, 2017. The Boys Team took 1st Place overall at the meet! Here are their individual results: 1st: Sam Hubert: 17:22.33 2nd: Graham Huddleson: 18:25.39 3rd: Andre VanMeerhaeghe: 18:31.58 8th: Chase Culver: 19:56.27 9th: Connor Gibson: 20:04.11 10th: Jack Loomis: 20:08.14 […]

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