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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KSHSAA Class 5A State Scholars Bowl Runner Up

De Soto High School hosted the KSHSAA Class 5A State Scholars Bowl Tournament on Saturday, February 13th, 2021. The Wildcats also qualified for the tournament after a Regional Runner Up finish. The Wildcats finished the day as the 5A Runner Up placing 2nd overall in the tournament. Pool Play Results: Round 1: lost to Newton

Regional Runner Up – State Bound

The Varsity Scholars Bowl team competed in a Kansas State High Schools Activities Association Class 5A Regional Scholars Bowl tournament on Monday, February 1st at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. The Varsity team finished 2nd overall at the 2021 Regional tournament! This qualifies the team for State, which will be hosted at De Soto High

United Kansas Conference Champions

Back to Back United Kansas Conference Champions  The Scholars’ Bowl program will hold on to the traveling-UKC scholars’ bowl trophy for another year! The team competed remotely on Jan. 26 against the other schools in our conference. After playing each school twice, the team ended with an undefeated record of 10-0!  The team featured many

Scholars Bowl Update

Scholars’ Bowl Hosts Successful JV Tournament On Monday, January 11, the Scholars’ Bowl program welcomed 17 teams from across Kansas to their virtual, JV tournament. The tournament consisted of 7 pool-play rounds and 3 finals rounds, which ended with Washburn Rural being crowned the champion.  This tournament was a huge success, mainly due to a

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).