Football beats Campus behind Tre Washington, Lem Wash

Blake Chadwick

October 18, 2019

Campus. Derby. Rivalry. 6.2 miles between the two towns, and no love to be shared.  Derby came in looking to stay undefeated -- and the Panthers did just that with the 54-27 victory. The Panthers struck fast with a score ...

Chadwick: Q&A with senior center Kevin Washington

Blake Chadwick

October 18, 2019

The talk of the town today, like always, is GAME DAY in Derby. Derby vs. Campus is a one-sided, big brother-little brother sort of rivalry. But it's a rivalry for sure.  So I decided to switch it up a little bit and get a lit...

Panthers send four to Class 6A tennis tournament

Callie Knudson

October 14, 2019

Derby qualified two singles players and a doubles team for the Class 6A tennis tournament on Friday and Saturday in Topeka. Junior Mia Agpoon and sophomore Adora Weir-Dowd qualified in singles. Agpoon finished fifth at the 6A ...

Wash leads Panthers football to 19th straight win

Blake Chadwick

October 11, 2019

Hutchinson at Derby Friday night was the battle between two of the most dominant teams in Class 6A during the past two decades.  The Panthers and Salthawks have been a part of a state championship game in 16 out of the last 17...

Volleyball continues cruising with tourney title, win over Newton

Mya Studyvin

October 10, 2019

The volleyball notched an epic milestone at the Andover tournament on Oct. 5.  The Panthers went 6-0 and took first place.  It was a huge win for the team and also accomplished one of the Panthers’ goals. On Tuesday, Derby...

Soccer celebrates seniors tonight

Blake Chadwick

October 10, 2019

As the season winds down, so does the career of the Class of 2020 soccer players.  The Panthers, who are 9-1-1, take on the Hutchinson Salthawks (6-4) tonight. Senior night is tonight because the final home game is Oct...

Girls golf takes third in AVCTL

Jasyra Kennedy

October 9, 2019

The golf team finished third in the AVCTL I tournament on Monday. “I think we all did good at this tournament,” junior Macey Truitt said.  Junior Abbey Simonsen was named to first team AVCTL, while Truitt was second team....

Football cruises to 48-point win

October 5, 2019

Another game, another win for the Derby Panthers, who handled their business at Salina South. The Panthers won 55-7 to improve to 5-0 in its 18th straight win. It was a game that was again highlighted by the dominance of the ...

Clemons key to Panthers’ dominant defense

Blake Chadwick

October 3, 2019

After two straight home games and a four-game winning, the Panthers travel to Salina again, this time to take on the Salina South Cougars (1-3).  The Panthers have given up 26 points and have recorded two shutouts, including the ...

Tennis rebuilds with young talent

Callie Knudson

October 2, 2019

Rebuilding a varsity team was just one of the changes for the girls tennis team. The 2018 team was mostly seniors. so this year it’s a mix of all grades.  “We’ve grown together as a team already and are winning most...