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BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Down two scores and looking to swing the momentum further in his team’s favor, Park Hill South head coach Mike Sharp opted for the element of surprise coming out of halftime and went for the onside kick.
Park Hill South showed they were the best team in the Class 2 District 16 tennis tournament on a few occasions last week.
Platte County closed out the regular season with a two-hit shutout by Emma Koeneke against Winnetonka, 6-0, in a Suburban Conference Blue Division victory on Thursday, Oct. 4 in Platte City, Mo.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Park Hill and Park Hill South teamed up to raise awareness for breast cancer in Dig for A Cure match on Monday, Oct. 1 in a non-divisional showdown.
The Platte County Pirates took home the championship at the Platte County Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Platte County Community Center North in Platte City.
LIBERTY, Mo. — More than 25 teams showed up Saturday, Sept. 1 for the first-ever Tim Nixon Invitational held at the Wildflower Cross Country Course at the Warrior’s Best Friend Training Grounds near Liberty North High School.
Two wins by William Chrisman made the difference between a repeat and a runner-up finish for Platte County on Friday, Aug. 24.
Platte County expected a bigger test in a second straight nonconference matchup with a Class 5 opponent.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. — One game into the season, Park Hill South already had a statement win.
Park Hill South girls swimming coach Tim Busenhart has added the title of boys swimming coach this year.
Park Hill South returned to the state playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time in more than a decade last year.
Park Hill South coach Ian Cunliff is in a position that not many other tennis coaches in the state of Missouri can say: he has a returning state champion.
The Park Hill South cross country teams are both looking to replace key runners from last year’s teams but will also have a solid base back as the 2018 season begins.
Park Hill South will return four letter winners this year when the golf team hits the links to open the 2018 season. That is almost a complete change compared to last year when coach Tracy Mangels had only one golfer returning to the lineup.
A new schedule, mixed in with some key returning players, brings optimism to the Park Hill South football program.
The growth of the Park Hill South softball team continued last year as a young team won more games throughout the season and in conference play.
Chris Farmer will have more returning pieces back when Park Hill South’s soccer team takes to the pitch this fall compared to last fall.
South Dakota sophomore Chris Nilsen finished runner-up in the pole vault at the 2018 U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships inside Drake Stadium on Saturday, June 23 in Des Moines, Iowa.
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — Dymeria Guillory got to put the ending on her high school track and field career on her own terms.
The Class 4 state champions were well-represented on the Missouri Soccer Coaches Association All-State team.
One school kept a streak alive, while another got a name on the all-state list for the first time in more than a decade.
Team Missouri had a pair of strong showings in the Great Southwest Track and Field Classic at the University of New Mexico late last month thanks to some standout performances from some Park Hill School District athletes.
Pittsburg State junior NaRon Rollins, a former Platte County star, earned two medals and All-American honors in the 100 and 200 meter dashes at the NCAA Division II National Track and Field Championships held this weekend in Charlotte, N.C.
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