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Zach Smith Signs with Culver-Stockton College

A special congratulations is in order for DHS senior, Zach Smith, on his accomplishments as a football player while here at DeSoto High School.Smith signed with Culver-Stockton College on February 1st 2017 to play football. Smith is a four year member of the football team and a 3 year varsity letterman.  As a 3 year starter, […]

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Wrestling State Qualifiers

Congratulations to our state qualifiers for the 2016-2017 Wrestling Season! The De Soto Wrestling Team took 2nd place overall last weekend, with 7 state qualifiers and 3 district champions. State Qualifiers include Ethan Ladyman and Logan Smith, who both took 4th place, and Zach Nash and Johnny Williamson, who took 3rd place. Logan Zimmerman, Landon Porter, […]

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Dragons Take It All in the 39th Annual Bob Georger Classic

Congratulations to our DHS Wrestling Team! Our home team took 1st place in the classic with an impressive 212 points! Russel Korando, of The Leader, covered the event on Saturday: “When the dust settled Saturday night, three Dragons – sophomore Logan Zimmermann (160 pounds), senior Michael Manning (170) and freshman Landon Porter (heavyweight) won their […]

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Landon Porter earns “Athlete of the Week”

Congratulations to Landon Porter for earning “Athlete of the Week” in The Leader for his outstanding performance at Saturday’s home tournament. Excerpt: “De Soto freshman Landon Porter helped the Dragons win the 39th annual Bob Georger Wrestling Classic Saturday by winning the heavyweight championship. Porter improved to 28-5 this season with pins of 28 seconds […]

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Athlete Profile: Ethan Ladyman

DHS senior, Ethan Ladyman, is a four year member of the Varsity Wrestling team; the same team to hold Conference Championship since 2014. Ladyman has yet to attend state, but there’s nothing in his way this year! So far this season, his record is 22 wins and 5 losses. When asked about his outstanding performance […]

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Athlete Profile: Briar Fischer

DHS freshman Briar Fischer plays on the Freshman and Junior varsity basketball teams. His biggest individual achievement on the basketball team so far was the three minute overtime win against St. Genevieve. He would like to continue playing basketball in college if a big opportunity comes his way, but as of right now his real […]

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39th Annual Bob Georger Classic: Photo Story

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Rennick Signs with Mineral Area College

DHS senior, Alyssa Rennick, signed with Mineral Area College to play college softball on Wednesday, January 11 2017. Rennick is a four year member of the Varsity softball team that won four Class 3 District 2 championships and made two trips to the Final Four, including a state championship in 2014. As a pitcher, Rennick […]

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Theiss Signs with Jefferson College

Senior, Craig Theiss, signed to play baseball with Jefferson College on Wednesday December 7th. Theiss was an All-Conference outfielder in his sophomore year. His career earned batting average is .308 with 39 runs batted in and 26 stolen bases. Theiss also has a career earned run average of 3.31. Drew Stanton, Baseball Coach for Jefferson […]

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Kristen Sampson Signs with Mineral Area College

Kristen Sampson signed to play Softball with Mineral Area College on Thursday, December 2. Sampson is a three year Varsity Letter winner and she was awarded 2nd Team Infielder from both the JCAA All-Conference Awards and MHSFCA All-District Awards for the 2016 season. Sampson has been a valuable player to the DHS softball team. Her […]

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