Platte County R-3 Sports
Platte County football ended the previous season 11-3 with a quarterback who averaged 257.1 yards per game and a kicker who converted 60 of 61 extra point attempts. Both graduated in May and are continuing their football careers in college as walk-ons.
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.
After a pair of tough losses in the opening round of the Greater Kansas City Softball Tournament, Platte County bounced back in a big way on Monday, Aug. 27.
Fittingly, the final play Friday, Aug. 24 at North Kansas City District Activities Complex featured one more turnover. With many eager to see the debut of Platte County’s latest all-state quarterback, the Pirates’ defense took the spotlight in a dominant 35-0 whitewashing of host Oak Park.
There is one notable change this year for the Platte County softball team, but that won’t change the expectation of a group that has reached four straight district finals.
Hannah Valentine continues to pile up wins and the senior will likely break a career record at some point this season.
While the boys cross country continues to get stronger, positive steps were taken last year for the girls squad as well.
One of the all-time greats not only in Platte County history, but in the history of the Missouri State High School Athletic Association, will be a key piece to replace this fall for the Pirates.
For the past few years, Bill Utz was building up a program that would compete for district titles and beyond.
What is better than two Shipps? Three Shipps could be the answer this year for the Platte County golf team.
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.
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.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — What looked to be the biggest defensive stand of the game turned out to be a momentum changing series.
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.
Platte County was one of 52 schools from Missouri to compete in the National Archery in the Schools Eastern National Tournament and International Bowhunting Organization 3D Challenge held May 10-12 in Louisville, Ky.
ODESSA, Mo. — Erin Straubel didn’t enter her first race of the Class 4 Sectional 4 meet as the favorite, and she didn’t seem to care much either.
ODESSA, Mo. — The verbal alarms went off with the 800-meter race set to commence.
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.
Platte County netted a pair of district runner-up plaques from the Class 4 District 8 track and field championships held Saturday, May 12, at Excelsior Springs High School.
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