J.J. De Simone

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The Fly Route
August 16, 2007
Opportunity knocks for Austin
May 17, 2007
After years of waiting, Eudora student Chase Austin has signed a contract with big-name NASCAR racer Rusty Wallace. It couldn’t have come at a better time, Austin said.
The family business
May 10, 2007
For Eudora’s top two pole vaulters, flying high and scoring big at track meets isn’t just a field event. It’s a family occasion. Senior Austin Hoover and his sister, sophomore Allison, have come up big for the Cardinals, and they say it wouldn’t be possible without the support of one another, or the constant cheering their parents provide meet in and meet out.
Folks’ bomb bashes scoreboard
May 10, 2007
So freshman Evan Folks wasn’t bleeding from a surgical wound, she didn’t use a handcrafted bat and she didn’t quite get the ball high enough to explode the lighting system at the 3 and 2 Baseball Club of Johnson County. She sure messed up the scoreboard, however.
Track team rolls at Wellsville
May 10, 2007
If Eudora High School’s track and field results at last Thursday’s Redbud Classic in Wellsville are any indication of how the Cardinals might perform at the league, regional and state meet, then they should be feeling pretty good about themselves.
Sweeps don’t come sweeter as Cards beat Cats
May 10, 2007
The doubleheader baseball games against De Soto Tuesday were more than simple victories. Baseball coach Dirk Kinney said the 6-5 and 5-2 wins indicated something much more important than quality play: Team cohesiveness.
Awards aplenty for Cardinals after trip to Silver Lake meet
May 3, 2007
With 30 season bests, nine meet records, two stadium records and two school records, it’s hard to argue that both the girls and boys track and field teams made their presence felt in a big way Friday at the Silver Lake Invitational.
Sliding around
Tuesday win helps struggling Cardinals bounce back from sweep
May 3, 2007
Attitude is everything, Eudora baseball coach Justin Mayer said. And the 9-1 victory to Osawatomie Tuesday proved it.
Cards hoping for strong finish
May 3, 2007
Sometimes it takes the Eudora softball team a few innings to warm up. The Cardinals beat Osawatomie 6-0 Tuesday, scoring all of their runs in the second half of the game. Coach Cara Kimberlin said the girls needed time to get used to the pitcher and the stadium for them to open up and show what they were made of.
Rolling right along
April 26, 2007
There’s really only one thing better than being a high school state track and field champion — being a Kansas University Relays champion. Emily Ballock can say she was both.

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