De Soto Varsity Scholars Bowl

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The Scholars Bowl team at De Soto High School competes at academic tournaments across the area between October and February. The team has won four state championships, most recently in 2018. Last year, De Soto High School hosted the KSHSAA 5A State Championship for the second consecutive year. The team's head coach is Phillip Hamilton and the assistant coach is Philip Kaul. If you have questions about the team, please email Mr. Hamilton at prhamilton@usd232.org.

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Scholars Bowl Claims Regional Championship

The De Soto Scholars Bowl team earned the 2020 Regional Championship after going 11-1 in the regional tournament, hosted by F.L. Schlagle High School. The team includes members Sara Murphy, Abi Yarbrough, and Luke LeBar, along with senior captain Brandin Chase and seniors Mason Ericson and Austin Bradley. All players answered at least seven questions

UKC Scholars Bowl Champions

The De Soto Scholars Bowl team earned the 2020 UKC Championship after going 10-0 in the conference tournament, hosted by Shawnee Heights on Thursday, January 30th. The team includes members Sara Murphy, Abi Yarbrough, and Luke LeBar, along with senior captain Brandin Chase and seniors Mason Ericson, and Austin Bradley (pictured from left to right).

Scholars Bowl wins State Championship

On February 10th, the De Soto Scholars Bowl team competed at the 5A State Championship, hosted at De Soto High School. The team consisted of Cody Moose, Abigail Stutzman, Elizabeth Seidl, Zach Yarbrough, Micah Faulds, and Cody Murphy. During pool play, the team went 5-2, losing to St. James and Bishop Carroll. The record earned

Scholars Bowl is State Bound

The De Soto High School Scholars Bowl team finished as the KSHSAA 5A Regional Runner Up on Thursday, February 1st at St. James Academy. This 2nd place finish has qualified them for the State Championship Tournament on Saturday, February 10th to be hosted at De Soto High School. Please congratulate the following students for earning

Seaman Meet Champions

The Varsity Scholars Bowl team went 8-1 at the Seaman Scholars Bowl meet on Wednesday, January 31st and claimed another regular season meet championship!

Maur-Hill Meet Champions

The Varsity Scholars Bowl team competed at the Maur-Hill Mount Academy in Atchison, KS on Thursday, January 25th, 2018. The team went 10-0 on the night and claimed the championship.

Baldwin Meet Champions

The Varsity Scholars Bowl team went 6-1 at the Baldwin Scholars Bowl meet on Wednesday, January 24th and won the meet!

Scholars Bowl Claims 4th Straight Frontier League Title

On Monday, the Scholars Bowl team won the Frontier League Championship, hosted by Baldwin High School. The team competed in six rounds, earning a 5-1 record. De Soto was strongest in math, where team captain Cody Moose answered 15 out of 18 questions over the course of the tournament. In addition to Cody Moose, De

Scholars Bowl Starts Season

The DHS Varsity Scholars Bowl team began its season last week with competitions at Bonner Springs and St. James Academy. On October 17th, the team competed at Bonner Springs to open the season, going 5-3. The team was represented by six members competing at their first Varsity tournament, and they did a great job, earning