Park Hill South Sports
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The fourth straight district title showdown between Park Hill and Staley turned out like the first three — with the Trojans winning.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Chris DuPree played a part in both of the sectional championships for Park Hill South.
After a 5-0 loss to Rockhust in the Class 2 sectional round of the MSHSAA State Tennis Championships bracket one entry for Park Hill South is still alive entering the state championships set for this weekend at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield, Mo.
Entering the year Park Hill South coach Ian Cunliff did not expect to break the school’s district championship drought which has lasted since the Panthers won the Class 2 District 15 title in 2011.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. — It would’ve been pretty easy to ‘sharpie’ Staley into the finals of the Class 5 District 16 tournament.
In a pair of high-scoring contests, Park Hill swept the visiting Fort Osage Indians in a doubleheader at Park Hill High School on Saturday, April 28.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — When the finally scores came in, Park Hill got five golfers through to the sectionals.
Thanks to a clean sweep over Kearney, Platte County earned the Suburban Conference Blue Division title on Monday, April 30.
In a playoff rematch from last year, Park Hill picked up a 4-1 victory against Liberty in a showdown on Monday, April 16, at the Park Hill District Soccer Complex in Riverside, Mo.
The Pirates finished second at a doubles tournament at William Chrisman on Monday, April 16.
Both Park Hill high schools competed in the Liberty North Invitational on Friday, April 13, and each one had at least one champion.
Park Hill South muscled up for a win in the Northland Invitational on Monday, April 16.
Platte County hosted a change of pace tournament on Monday, April 16 at Shiloh Springs Golf Course in Platte City.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — After being delayed five days, due to a threat at the game’s original-location at Oak Park High School, The Hoop Focus Culture Run All-Star Game featured a lot of high-flying offense and a 133-132 victory for the Black Team on Wednesday, April 4 at the Marcus Denmon Elite Practice Facility in Independence, Mo.
Platte County swept the double matches to set the tone for a 7-2 victory over visiting Oak Park on Monday, April 9, at the Platte County Tennis Courts.
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.
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