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Chalk Talk: Lillie Takes on State

On Saturday, November 4, Lillie Kaempfe (10) ran in the State Cross Country meet held at Jefferson City, MO. She was the only runner to qualify for state this year. She ended up taking 56th place. Before she ran at state I asked Coach Pope a few questions: Q: What are your expectations for Lillie […]

Chalk Talk: Cross Country Takes on Districts

Over the years the boys and girls cross country team has been very successful, sending many of the runners to state. The DHS Cross Country runners have been working all season to be successful in districts. Districts were  this past weekend in Dexter, MO on Saturday, October 28. Coach Young had a few things to […]

Athlete of the Week; Logan Sisson

Logan Sisson is a senior on the DHS Cross Country team. Sisson has been running cross country for 5 years and has been on varsity for 4 years of his high school running career. Sisson also runs long distance events during the Track and Field season. When asked why he runs, Sisson replied with, “I […]

Photo of the Week: All the Way to the Finish Line

  Pictured here is Senior, Logan Sisson, running in the Tri-Me Cross Country Meet located at Walthers Park where he took 1st place. Good luck to all of the cross country runners this season!   Student Journalist, Madalyn Bone

Portell signs with Maryville University

Senior, Allison Portell, signed to run both cross country and track with Maryville University on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017. Portell broke the DHS Pole Vault Record in her junior year; she then broke the record twice more in her senior year. First she broke the record at 9ft, and then broke it at 9ft 6in. […]

Koch signs with William Woods University

DHS senior, Cole Koch, signed to run cross country and track with William Woods University on Friday, March 10th, 2017. Koch’s personal record at DHS is 17:11. He placed 75th at State his junior year. During his senior season, Koch placed 12th at districts to qualify for State, where he placed 46th. Cross Country Head […]

Keath Signs with William Woods University

DHS senior, Katie Keath, signed to run cross country with William Woods University on Friday, March 10th, 2017. Keath’s personal record in cross country is 20:39. In her track career with DHS, Keath was a leg of the 4×4 relay. During the 2015 season, Keath placed 3rd at State and set a new DHS all […]

DeSoto Cross Country Athletes Head to State

After a weekend of stringent competition at the district meet in Cape Girardeau, three DeSoto athletes have qualified for state: Lillie Kaempfe (9), Sarah Peoples (10), and Cole Koch (12). The boys’ team finished 5th out of 10 teams with a score of 131; Koch ran the 5k race, finished with a time of 17:13, and […]