Park Hill Sports
Despite all of the success the past four seasons have brought the Park Hill girls’ soccer team, with three Suburban Gold Conference titles and three district titles, the Trojans are hungry for more.
Park Hill will not be short on weirdness, personality or guys with great hair, according to first-year coach Blaine Lewis.
The postseason honors were announced for the Suburban Conference wrestlers.
Park Hill graduate Chris Nilsen earned his third straight All-American honors in the pole vault. The now-sophomore at South Dakota finished second in the pole vault in the NCAA National Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station Texas.
Matthew Schmitt secured a spot in Platte County High School wrestling history by becoming a three-time champion.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Class 5 District 16 boys championship game featured a pair of highly-touted recruits and provided plenty of highlights for the standing-room-only crowd on Friday, March 2 at Staley High School.
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.
Platte County turned a pair of earlier close losses into wins in Suburban Conference Blue Division play last week.
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.
A 2016 Park Hill graduate, Chris Nilsen continues to raise the bar on his own performances after a history-making performance at the University of Nebraska on Saturday, Feb. 16.
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.
The last time Platte County suffered a loss it came at the hands of Kearney.
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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just a few feet away from each other, two Park Hill seniors signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers.
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.
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