Recap on State Basketball Game

March 12, 2015

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The first game of Derby’s state tournament started like any other game. The offense came out firing on all cylinders while stifling the opposing offense. Derby jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead, and the team did its thing. Then...

Derby Football Voted Third for Best Football Program in 2014

December 11, 2014

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The high school football team has been competing for the title of best football program in the nation. A poll online at has allowed people to vote for their school in hopes of winning $1,000 toward their...

Watch the Administration do the Ice Bucket Challenge

September 10, 2014

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The Derby High School's administration participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after the pep assembly September 5th. Watch a GIF of it here! ...

Derby Night Lights

August 30, 2013

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By Sara Wallace   The most anticipated sport at Derby High is about to take off, and the whole town is ready. Yesterday was Derby Night Lights, but this year it was on a Thursday night. The reason for this change...

Basketball Time Lapse

February 11, 2013

Filed under News, Sports On Feb. 5, 2013 Derby and Maize faced off at the Derby High School in a game of basketball. Panther's Tale Photo Editor, Jason Sanabria.

Best photos of the semester

December 17, 2012

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The semester is almost over and our photographers have captured the semester, these are the five top photos of the past semester. Photos chosen by the Digital Media and Design class.  

College signings at Derby High

December 11, 2012

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Signing for college was a big part of the year for many seniors because it was time for them to  take the next step for college. Kennedy Long, Alyxis Bowens, and Rebekah Spainhour all took their next step and signed with in the...

Winter Sports

December 8, 2012

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Winter sports just began and are off to a good start. These sports are boys and girls basketball, wrestling, boys swimming, and bowling. Read More »...


December 6, 2012

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Every sports team is different. They all use separate equipment and have their own way of running things. Despite that, teams have one thing in common: their managers. The managers are an vital part of the team. Read More »...


December 3, 2012

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 It's that time again; chilly weather, lots of days off from school and basketball. With basketball comes the Pantherettes performance with the Mantherettes. Mantherettes have been a tradition of Derby High for as long as students can remem...

State Cross Country

October 30, 2012

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On weekend of Oct. 20, 2012, the cross country regional meet was held in Wichita, Kansas at the Cessna Activity Center. The meet featured 6A teams to determine who qualified for state.  Senior Brandon Lewis finished first place...

Behind the scenes

October 25, 2012

Filed under Sports   The Digital Media Design and Production class took more than 10,000 images at the Derby High School football game on Oct. 19, 2012 at Panther Stadium. The project culminated in a time lapse...