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Photo of the Week: Girls Basketball

This photo is of Meagan Blanchard (12) at a home basketball game vs. Seckman at the beginning of this season in the Fountain City Classic Tournament. In this photo Blanchard is going up for a jump shot with two defenders on her. Student Journalist, Madalyn Bone  

Chalk Talk with a Twist

On January 30, 2018 Austin West (12) reached his high school career 1000 points against Hillsboro at home. This is a huge accomplishment for a high school basketball player. The photo above is of Austin West and his brother Brenden West. Brenden also played basketball at DeSoto a couple of years ago. I got the

Big Week for De Soto Wrestlers – District Champion and State Qualifiers

The DHS Wrestling Team had an impressive showing at the District Championship this past weekend. Coach Brown will be sending five wrestlers to state this season. Congratulations to Cole Watson, Devin Francis, Landon Porter, Conner Zimmerman, and Logan Zimmerman. The high school will have an all-school send off for our state qualifiers at 2:30 this

Chalk Talk with the A.D.

    Mr. Deaton, who is our Athletic Director and Assistant Principal here at DeSoto High School, has many responsibilities to make sure all athletics go smoothly. I got the chance to speak to Mr. Deaton about being the A.D. and some of the challenges he faces. Q: How do you manage to keep everything

Photo of the Week: Dance the Night Away

This is a photo of Jenna Harness (11) dancing at a home basketball game during halftime. The dance team dances at almost every home basketball game. They entertain the crowd during halftime with their amazing performances. Student Journalist, Madalyn Bone  

Photo of the Week: Wrestling Senior Night

On Tuesday, January 23, the wrestling team held their senior night at home against Ste Genevieve, Herky, and Cape Notre Dame . They won two of the matches with a shutout and one win that was a big upset. There is only one wrestler senior, Michael Whitt (12). There are four wrestling senior managers, Laura

Chalk Talk: Boys Varsity Basketball Team Working Towards a Championship

  The boys varsity basketball team has started off this season very well. The season is half way done and they are getting closer to district time. Every practice and every game the team is trying to get ready for district time. I got the chance to interview Coach Hammond and this is what he

Chalk Talk: Wrestling Cheerleaders

  The wrestling cheerleaders have been cheering the wrestling team onto many victories. They always complete very impressive stunts and wow the crowd. I asked Coach Roop a few questions about this season and this is what she had to say.   Q: Describe your organization of a typical practice? A: We always start with

Zach Trent Signs to Play Football with Greenville University

DHS Senior, Zach Trent, recently signed to play football with Greenville University in Illinois. Coach Johnson made the following statement about Trent’s performance and dedication to the sport: “Zach has been a 2 year varsity player. Although he has not received any post season accolades, he was a strong contributor to the varsity team in