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  1. DeSoto eliminates Berkner with late 10-0 run

    Randy Jennings

    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- When DeSoto guard Benquan Petty's unintended bank shot finds it way into the basket, he says, "It's a sign I'm hot." And when it happens in the final four minutes of a tight playoff game, as it did Tuesday night, it can me...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  2. DeSoto girls survive scare to reach regionals

    Randy Jennings

    The DeSoto girls basketball team will be making its sixth trip to a regional tournament in the last eight seasons thanks to Tuesday's 58-57 victory over District 11-5A rival Mesquite at Lancaster High. DeSoto (33-5) will face Spring Dekaney (38-1)...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  3. DeSoto board approves Claude Mathis' return

    Randy Jennings

    Just a little over a month after bidding farewell to Claude Mathis, the DeSoto ISD school board welcomed his return as football coach at DeSoto High School. The board passed by a 5-0 vote to accept a rescission of Mathis' resignation Saturday morn...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  4. Football coach's return to DeSoto put on hold

    Randy Jennings

    DeSOTO, Texas -- The DeSoto ISD school board tabled action Monday on Claude Mathis' return as head football coach until the next school board meeting Feb. 27. The request for a two-week delay came from board member Donald Gant following a half-hou...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  5. Over 70 apply for DeSoto football coach job

    Randy Jennings

    Today is the final day the DeSoto ISD is accepting applications for the vacant football head coaching position at DeSoto High. Claude Mathis, Eagles head coach the last four years, resigned in early January to become running backs coach at the Uni...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  6. Realignment notes: Playoff rivalries on hold

    Randy Jennings

    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas -- Notes from 2012 reclassification and realignment day. *Say goodbye to the chance of Euless Trinity-Allen and DeSoto-Dallas Skyline second-round playoff meetings that have become a fixture in recent seasons. Allen's m...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  7. Rockwall teams head east instead of DeSoto

    Randy Jennings

    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas -- North Mesquite, Mesquite Horn and Mesquite High will continue their ties to East Texas foes Longview and Tyler Lee for the fifth straight realignment. This time, the Mesquite schools will be joined by Rockwall and Ro...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  8. Four 5A districts in area undergo little change

    Randy Jennings

    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas -- The makeup changed very little or not at all in four of the area's nine Class 5A districts at Thursday's UIL reclassification and realignment. *The current District 4-5A (five Arlington schools, Fort Worth Paschal, N...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  9. DeSoto's Echols relieved after signing with UT

    Randy Jennings

    DeSOTO, Texas -- After signing a letter of intent with Texas, Bryson Echols said the feeling was one of relief. "I worked hard since I was a freshman for this day and now I'm glad it is over," said the DeSoto cornerback, who is No. 79 in the ESP...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  10. DeSoto's Riser eager to impress Longhorns

    Randy Jennings

    DeSOTO, Texas -- DeSoto offensive lineman Curtis Riser put pen to paper on Wednesday and became a Texas Longhorn. "It was always between Texas and LSU in my mind," said the 6-foot-3, 283-pounder who committed to the Horns on Junior Day. "Austin w...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  11. DE Richardson rides DeSoto-to-A&M pipeline

    Randy Jennings

    DeSOTO, Texas -- The tradition of DeSoto sending a top-flight defensive lineman to Texas A&M continued when Michael Richardson signed a letter of intent Wednesday in a massive ceremony at the school gym. The Aggies had three former DeSoto play...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  12. Mesquite stuns DeSoto behind Reed's 25 points

    Randy Jennings

    DESOTO -- A college scholarship at Long Island University and an internship on Wall Street are in Eric Reed's future. On a stormy Tuesday evening, the 6-6 Mesquite senior post was "money" from the free throw line, connecting on 12-of-12 in the Sk...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  13. Mathis decides to leave DeSoto for U of Houston

    Randy Jennings

    Calling it "the hardest decision I've ever had to make in my life," Claude Mathis has announced plans to resign his position as DeSoto football head coach and accept an offer to become an assistant coach at the University of Houston. Mathis, who ...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  14. DeSoto girls start District 11-5A play on a roll

    Randy Jennings

    The DeSoto Lady Eagles will carry momentum from last week's Sandra Meadows Classic into their District 11-5A opener at 7 p.m. Tuesday when they host Mesquite. DeSoto finished strong in the Meadows tournament, winning its final three games to captu...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  15. Plano West downs DeSoto in Meadows Classic

    Randy Jennings

    DUNCANVILLE, Texas -- Just because Kiran Lakhian is the tallest Plano West player, don't expect the 5-11 senior to be limited to playing in the paint. The versatile Lakhian did a little bit of everything, even handling the ball in the backcourt at...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  16. Another deep field set for 61st Meadows Classic

    Randy Jennings

    The roots of Duncanville's Sandra Meadows Classic stretch to a time when girls basketball was not yet recognized as an official University Interscholastic League sport. Tradition remains a big selling point for a holiday tournament named for one o...

    Blog | December 26, 2011