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...

McDonald’s All-America nomination another high point for senior Sydney Nilles

January 16, 2020

Since her freshman year, senior Sydney Nilles has thrived in three different sports --  volleyball, basketball and soccer.  “My favorite memories from high school sports would have to be, for basketball, winning that stat...

Boys basketball falls in matchup of ranked teams

Morgan Humphrey

January 15, 2020

The Derby boys basketball team, which is ranked No. 3 in Class 6A, faced Campus, the No. 1 team in 6A. Both were 6-0. The Panthers fell short to the Colts 56-53 on Tuesday. Senior Tre Washington had a team-high of 14 point...

Basketball faces off against rival Campus

Blake Chadwick

January 14, 2020

It’s Campus week for the boys and girls basketball teams.  The Panthers girls (5-1) kick off the start of two games tonight at 6 when they face off against their rivals, who are 1-5. At about 7:30 p.m., the game of the week...

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