Derby girls basketball devastated by abrupt end to title bid

Mya Studyvin

March 13, 2020

Confident in their abilities, the Derby girls varsity basketball team was aiming high. They had their sights set on a Class 6A title. In the quarterfinal round on Wednesday against Shawnee Mission Northwest at Koch Arena, th...

Derby boys take on Campus for a trip to the 6A tournament

Blake Chadwick

March 6, 2020

It’s Derby vs Campus. Round 3.  Separated by 6.2 miles, this is a long-running  of rivalry from over the years between Derby and Haysville.  On Saturday, the Derby Panthers (14-7) travel to Campus (21-0) to face off against ...

Basketball faces tough road this week

Blake Chadwick

February 18, 2020

Coming off of a 70-15 win over the Newton Railers on Feb. 14, the Derby girls basketball team travels to Salina tonight to play the Salina Central Mustangs, who are ranked fourth in Class 5A by the Kansas Basketball Coaches A...

Q&A with Panthers guard Derryana Cobbins

Callie Knudson

January 30, 2020

Q: As a transfer student from Heights, how has Derby made you feel like you fit in with the team? A: “They’re all just welcoming and they helped me get around the school…. The community here is just so welcoming.” ...

Q&A with senior basketball player Nick Bonner

Morgan Humphrey

January 29, 2020

Q: How do you play differently now than your freshman year?  A: “One main thing would be my confidence.… I like playing basketball more than I did back then, so I have more motivation to do good.”   Q: How d...

Poor weather results in basketball, bowling postponements

Jake Hardin

January 28, 2020

Tonight’s basketball games against visiting Salina South have been postponed until Feb. 28 due to weather conditions.  The Panthers’ next home game is Feb. 10, and then they won’t be home again until Feb. 21, 25 and ...

Boys basketball takes third at McPherson tournament

Blake Chadwick

January 27, 2020

The Panthers kicked off their 2020 mid-season tournament as the No. 2 seed in the storied McPherson Invitational Tournament against the No. 7 seed Topeka Seaman, which was winless.   The Panthers came out firing from behind the...

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