Sports Spotlight 6-2: Rachel Gianoli

De Soto senior Rachel Gianoli is the latest senior in our Sports Spotlight.

Rachel was a three-sport athlete at De Soto, participating in softball, volleyball, and basketball. She was a two-year captain on the softball team, which had two consecutive third place conference finishes and appearances in the regional final.

In volleyball she earned First Team All-Conference honors, and in basketball she was an honorable mention All-Conference athlete. Across all three sports, Rachel earned conference sportsmanship awards.

She also has a state degree and three top-five proficiency awards for National FFA Organization.

If you have an athlete you want to nominate, head to our sports page at and click on our Sports Spotlight story. There you’ll be invited to fill out our nomination form. You can also send Ken an email ( with any photos and videos of your athlete that you’d like him to include on-air.