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Park Hill South coach Josh Walker subscribes to the old baseball adages that pitching and defense lead to success. The Panthers’ winningest coach in school history is also hoping his team’s pitching and defense come out of the gates strong.
With a combined 47 years of coaching experience, Park Hill South boys track coach Clay Lenhert and girls coach Andy Keefer’s squads are not lacking for returning talent heading into the 2018 season.
Coming off a 2-10 season and losing just one senior to graduation, coach Ian Cunliff and the Park Hill South tennis team is looking to recreate a “culture of winning” within the program in 2018.
The postseason honors were announced for the Suburban Conference wrestlers.
The postseason for Park Hill South ended on March 1, but the regular season didn’t conclude until March 5.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two of the best teams in state clashed for the Class 5 District 14 championship for the second year in a row.
Park Hill South junior Alecia Westbrook continues her climb up the leaderboards at the Riverside, Mo. school. Westbrook scored 25 points in a win vs. St. Joseph Central on Thursday, Feb. 15 which included her 1,000th.
Park Hill South is the top ranked Platte County team entering the large school district brackets which kick off this weekend.
After claiming at least a share of the Suburban Conference Red Division title, Park Hill South coach Dan Parra said he and his staff have already began some prep work for their Class 5 District 14 opening round matchup with Rockhurst set for Thursday, March 1 at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Mo.
Park Hill South senior Paige Reikhof closed out her swimming career with four more all-state medals at the first Class 2 Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the St. Peters Rec-Plex in St. Peters, Mo.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — In a battle for Suburban Conference Red Division supremacy there was added motivation for Park Hill South. The game revisited an earlier-season loss, the Panthers only conference loss of the season and this time the result was different as South topped Truman 50-47 at Truman High School on Friday, Feb. 9.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When it comes to Missouri high school wrestling, there’s a good-chance if you come out the champion of the Missouri State High School Activities Class 4 District 4 meet, you’ll be the state champion.
For two of Platte County’s nine wrestlers making the trip to Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. for the MSHSAA State Wrestling Championships, it will be their first time stepping onto the mats in front of the large crowd assembled for the three-day tournament.
Platte County swept the podium in the 200 individual medley, but the big points couldn’t overcome Kearney in the Suburban Conference Blue Division Swimming and Diving Championships which wrapped up on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Lee’s Summit Aquatic Center in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Park Hill South coasted into the semifinals of the 2018 Northland Classic on Monday, Jan. 29 at North Kansas City High School.
In the final regular season tournament of the year, Platte County had four individual champions and placed second in the Lydia’s Lights/Blue Springs South Tournament that concluded on Saturday, Jan. 27, in Blue Springs, Mo.
The first varsity tournament wins for Blake Bills and Austin Kincaid came at just the right place for both — at Platte County’s home tournament.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Park Hill South made its living early by the 3-point shot in the opening game of the Panthers’ Suburban Conference White Division play against Liberty North on Friday, Jan. 12 at Park Hill South High School.
BASEHOR, Kan. — Cody Phippen closed out his final Bobcat Classic with his third championship in three tries.
Shannon Banark broke through and hit her first two automatic qualifying times for the Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships over the weekend.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The annual Battle for the Hill rivalry game lived up to the billing in front of a capacity crowd Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Park Hill High School.
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