North Platte Sports
Platte County could’ve endured a difficult rebuilding year, but the senior class instead found a way to carry on tradition.
Annika Welty’s contributions went well beyond thunderous kills and abrasive blocks.
WESTON, Mo. — West Platte might have been shorthanded and still rebuilding, but a loss Monday, Dec. 18 to Northland Christian still won’t sit well.
Platte County freshman Emma Koeneke didn’t start the season as the Pirates’ No. 1 option at pitcher. She finished it as a Class 3 Missouri Fastpitch Coaches Association all-state selection.
DEARBORN, Mo. — Perhaps fittingly, Northland Christian came up with the final bucket and kept the final margin at single digits.
DEARBORN, Mo. — The shots stopped falling, two key seniors fouled out and North Platte couldn’t make the stops needed.
North Platte decided to make sure the seeding looked off.
West Platte hung close but couldn’t quite spring the upset to stay alive in the KCI Conference Tournament.
A balanced offense led to a blowout win in the season-opener.
Hunter Hendricks put up a career-high 24 points and helped North Platte overcome a late deficit in a Tuesday, Nov. 21 season-opener.
Tim Sutton should understand the challenge at this point.
The bad news: North Platte’s program hit a major slump last season. The good news: almost everyone returns including some developing talent that learned from a difficult schedule.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — McKenna Fulton didn’t hit the ultimate goal but understood the significance of her final race.
KEARNEY, Mo. — McKenna Fulton continued her penchant for showing up in the biggest races of the season.
The rematch ended up looking a lot like the original.
Even heavy rain couldn’t slow down West Platte in the KCI Conference Championships over the weekend.
DEARBORN, Mo. — For a short period of time, North Platte showed the spirit needed to produce a comeback.
West Platte again showed off potential during a trip to the Kearney Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 7.
West Platte continued to roll in KCI Conference play, sweeping Lawson in an important matchup Thursday, Oct. 5 in Weston, Mo.
North Platte nearly sprung the upset needed to make an unlikely return to a district final.
North Platte couldn’t come up with an answer until too late against a Class 1 powerhouse.
Emma Roth set a school record and earned her second victory of the year in the Kansas City Classic held Saturday, Sept. 30 in Peculiar, Mo.
WESTON, Mo. — During West Platte’s annual “Dig the Pink” night promoting breast cancer awareness, the Bluejays received another look at their biggest KCI Conference rival.
An early lead vanished in a hurry, and North Platte suffered a 52-15 loss in a KCI Conference matchup with East Buchanan on Friday, Sept. 29 at North Platte High School in Dearborn, Mo.
North Platte closed the regular season with three straight losses — one in a district preview.
Nine of 14 runners set personal-best times during a positive trip to the Rim Rock Classic for Platte County.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — North Platte battled through the Mid-Buchanan tournament Saturday, Sept. 23 and walked away with only one win.
Lathrop scored on its very first play from scrimmage Friday, Sept. 22, and the Mules were in control the rest of the way.
DEARBORN, Mo. — North Platte came away with an emotional victory in more ways than one.
Max Davies went into the race thinking about a top-10 finish.
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