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With five solid returning contributors, Park Hill can set its expectations even higher.
The flashy parts of Park Hill’s offense return, but improving in the Class 6 postseason will likely come down to development at less-heralded positions.
Park Hill dropped to 18th in the team standings at last year’s Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships, and after a record three-year run that included two state trophies for top-four finishes, the Trojans will be looking to build the next generation.
Despite a rough regular season, Park Hill ended up inches away from making a coveted return to the playoffs.
After losing one of the program’s all-time greats, Park Hill finds itself in a bit of a rebuild with a last-minute coaching replacement. Tara Garner actually returns to the head coaching spot she never truly left when an offseason replacement ended up taking an administrative job.
Park Hill posted a winning record in its new conference last year, and now looks to build on the successes under a new coach.
Park Hill’s rosters will be built with runners from all grade levels.
Park Hill started to show signs of improvement and again return the bulk of a roster that’s been building for two difficult seasons. The Trojans have won four games in each of the past two seasons behind a large bunch of underclassmen.
Ashton Sharp started strong and finished even stronger.
Platte County’s top pitcher-catcher combo for the past two years shared a notable distinction this season.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. —Platte County’s trio of Missouri All-Stars didn’t factor in the scoring, but Mike McNair, Kevin Neal and TJ Guillory took advantage of playing together one final time.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Greg Reynolds expressed humility at receiving the honor, but Park Hill’s former football coach couldn’t be more deserving.
Justin Mitchell ended up hearing his name called but not early enough to have him pursue a professional baseball career just yet.
No late season injury could be enough to keep Jenna Winebrenner from deserved postseason honors.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Jena Hahlbeck took the baton and almost immediately fell from first to third place.
Park Hill’s two Class 2 Missouri State Tennis Championships qualifying doubles team ended their year together.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With disappointment squarely in the past, Papay Glaywulu covered the necessary distance in his career.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Odds stacked against them, Park Hill’s shorthanded roster of players didn’t back down from another monumental challenge.
LIBERTY, Mo. — Staked to an early lead, Park Hill goalkeeper Kelbey Emerson made sure the advantage held up.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — A heavily taped right ankle still seemed to bother Chris Dupree, but Park Hill South’s freshman phenom feels a little bit closer to full strength.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Sephora Koudou saw an opening and took advantage.
Five seniors from Park Hill played their final match together as a team last week.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just call the play Park Hill’s “Ali-oop.”
Kris Snodgrass saved his best for last.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Taiya Shelby started receiving congratulations before the time even became official.
KEARNEY, Mo. — For the second time in program history — and the second straight year — Park Hill advanced two doubles teams to the Class 2 Missouri State Tennis Championships.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Park Hill didn’t lose a match on the way to earning another Class 2 District 16 title.
With the potential tying run at third base, Collin Brougham came up with the biggest pitches of his career.
Kris Snodgrass made the most of his limited time on the course this season.
Park Hill’s quartet of Taiya Shelby, Jena Hahlbeck, Manuela Ngo Tonye Nyemeck and Teresa Thomas broke a two-decade-old school record and showed off their postseason credentials in the Suburban Conference Gold Division Championships.
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