Three novice teams place at Derby debate tournament

Chloe Brown

November 16, 2019

Derby hosted a debate tournament on Nov. 15-16. Three of five novice teams placed. Sophomore Pierre Mason and freshman Josh Hassell placed second. Semifinalists include sophomores Makenzie Erxleben and Jacob Vazquez and freshmen...

Football gets another shutout to advance to 6A semifinals

Blake Chadwick

November 16, 2019

Derby football had a game for the ages Friday night as it beat Manhattan 56-0 in the Class 6A quarterfinals. The Panthers started Grant Adler at quarterback against Manhattan, and the senior looked like he hadn’t missed a bea...

High school transition varies for freshmen

Reese Cowden

November 15, 2019

How are high school sports different than middle school sports? “They are so much longer and I feel like there is so much player benefit than there is in middle school sports because now there is good competition," fresh...

Winter sports practices set to start

Blake Chadwick

November 15, 2019

Winter sports practices start on Monday.  “We’re just super excited to kickoff the season,” senior basketball player Nick Bonner said. Boys and girls wrestling, boys and girls basketball and boys swimming all have thei...

One-acts an opportunity for drama students

Gavin Abshire

November 14, 2019

For freshmen and sophomores, securing a part in one of DHS’s larger productions may prove to be challenging.  To get students involved, drama is putting on a series of three one-act plays: Check Please, Lockdown and This Is...

EdRising students win three events

Jillian Wedman

November 14, 2019

At the Educators Rising event on Wednesday at the Alvin E. Morris Administrative Center in Wichita, DHS students won three events. Junior Tori Rhynard placed first in CTE Lesson Planning. Juniors Macey Truitt and Alexand...

Additional parking spots not enough

Jordan Allen

November 13, 2019

Renovation is coming, and there is no stopping it. For three months students have parked in the same stalls, but are now starting to find themselves lacking a place to park. Regardless if they wake up 30 minutes ear...

Parking lots woes frustrate DHS students

Emma Baxter

November 13, 2019

How do you feel about the parking lot right now? "I think it's kind of dumb. They should have done it over the summer," junior Mckenziee Bell said. "I think it's necessary, but it's just kind of annoying, " senior Gavin San...

Nilles named league volleyball MVP

November 12, 2019

Senior Sydney Nilles was named the AVCTL I volleyball MVP and, along with junior Sophie Connor, was named to the AVCTL I first team. Senior Heather Mills and sophomore Tatum Boettjer were named to the AVCTL I second team. ...

Boys soccer rakes in AVCTL I awards

Jillian Wedman

November 12, 2019

AVCTL I Player of the year - senior Saul Munoz First Team - senior Omar Vielmas First Team - senior Matthew Young First Team - senior Saul Munoz First Team - sophomore Xhavier “Gato” Vaquera Second Team - senior Connor Robinet...

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