Platte County R-3 Sports
Platte County won’t boast the flashiest lineup but expect the Pirates to compete again for hardware in Class 3.
As odd as the statement sounds, Chris Stubbs believes he returns more than five starters from last year.
A crew of mostly unknown commodities combined to find success a year ago.
Marnie Jenkins would be excited regardless of the task at hand.
MOBERLY, Mo. — Playoff victories shouldn’t come so easy.
Having a former teammate go to the Air Force Academy helped. Having that former teammate still on the roster won’t hurt either.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Chip Sherman’s story didn’t end when he left Platte County. In fact, the legendary coach simply decided to add a few chapters to his legacy.
JP Post emotionally urged teammates to focus on the task at hand.
The largest qualifying contingent ever for Platte County left the Class 1 Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships with plenty of history in tow.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Jackson Letcher continued to put his name in Platte County’s record books, even when he didn’t run his best race.
KEARNEY, Mo. — Park Hill South decided to leave no doubt in its run as defending Class 4 Sectional 4 champion.
KEARNEY, Mo. — Jackson Letcher gave a thumbs up to his coach and then closed out his race.
The final entries came in, and the new two class system yielded the biggest Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships’ contingent yet for Platte County.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Any competitive rivalry tends to level out over time.
Given the choice, Platte County hopes to avoid another lackluster first half.
LIBERTY, Mo. — Park Hill South still might not know the full potential of the lineup, but the Panthers have seen some signs.
Platte County didn’t have the firepower to catch Kearney, but the Pirates turned in a slew of season-best times in the Suburban Conference Blue Division Championships.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Chandler Peterson stood over the free kick from 26 yards out, looked at Kearney’s three-man wall alignment and figured the shot would go in the net. When you’ve scored as many goals as Platte County’s senior forward, you tend to have a good idea.
With little in the way of in-person competition, Caden DeLay looked to the Platte County record board for some added motivation in his final home meet.
KEARNEY, Mo. — Add another agonizing chapter for Platte County to the rivalry story.
Grandview players loitered on the field at Pirate Stadium well after the whistle. They smiled and laughed, patiently waiting to meet the star of the game and maybe the most prolific scorer in state history.
Park Hill South locked up a share of the Suburban Conference Red Division title with a sweep of Truman on Tuesday, Oct. 10 in Independence, Mo.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Unmistakable concern showed on Katlyn Donvoan’s face.
KEARNEY, Mo. — Platte County finally won the other half of the battle with Kearney.
Platte County’s season took a potentially devastating turn in the early minutes of the Panther Classic fifth-place game.
Platte County’s season hit another high point with the Grain Valley Tournament championship Saturday, Oct. 7.
Jackson Phan understands the importance of sticking close to senior linebacker Dakota Schmidt.
Jackson Garrett turned in a pair of season-best times, earning a pair of medals over the weekend in the COMO Invitational.
Maddie Carter dove toward home plate with her glove extended, and Platte County’s freshman left fielder came up with the ball.
Per the usual, not much separated the Shipp sisters in their final tournament of the season.
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