Platte County R-3 Sports
PECULIAR, Mo. — The focus shifted from the impending result to the next task at hand.
The Platte County Pirates, who are ranked No. 6 in the state, beat Park Hill in the championship game of the Panther Classic at Park Hill South High School on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Platte County extracted a bit of revenge when it mattered most — in the postseason.
The Platte County Pirates kept their undefeated season alive this week, finishing the week with a win in pool play at the Panther Classic in Riverside.
The Park Hill South Panthers were able to notch four victories at the Blue Springs South Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Blue Springs Fieldhouse.
Presented with the idea of punting the ball away, Platte County’s five offensive linemen instead asked for one more chance to push forward. The Pirates needed less than a yard to retain possession and run out the clock on any lingering hopes of a comeback for Smithville.
Park Hill South picked up the tournament title at the Blue Springs Tournament, which was held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5 at the Urban Youth Academy in Kansas City.
Madison Carter had a big day at the plate for Platte County on Monday, Sept. 30.
Fittingly, Platte County and Park Hill continued their rivalry with a three-set finale to the Platte County Invitational Championship.
RAYTOWN, Mo. — In a game moved up a day to avoid forecasted inclement weather, Platte County dominated start to finish and avoided any potential setbacks ahead of another ranked showdown.
Park Hill and Park Hill South both got a glimpse of the new MSHSAA cross country course on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Columbia.
Park Hill South took first place at the Pirate Invitational held Monday, Sept. 16 at Shiloh Springs Golf Course in Platte City.
Platte County won its fifth straight game by holding off Fort Osage, 3-2, on Monday, Sept. 16 at Pirate Stadium.
Platte County made quick work of the visiting Raytown South Cardinals on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Platte County High School.
Platte County continued its dominance of the Barstow Tournament.
Park Hill South picked up a win over rival Park Hill on Monday, Sept. 9 at Park Hill High School.
LIBERTY — For a few minutes, at least, Platte County not only won a team championship but also had an individual champion at the Tim Nixon Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Wildflower Course near Liberty North.
In a rematch of last year’s district championship game, Platte County picked up a win over Park Hill on Thursday, Sept. 5 at Platte County High School.
Karlee Chase left this year’s William Chrisman Tournament with a pair of medals.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Matt Suchanick’s read on the decisive play was to throw a deep pass down the right sideline — basically an all-or-nothing chance to effectively end the game.
Platte County opened up the season on a high note and took fourth place at the Greater Kansas City Softball Invitational held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30-31 at Adair Park in Independence.
Johnny Wilson picked his next stop months before his final football season started.
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