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Platte County’s offense showed up in just enough time to salvage a win in the season-opening home Invitational.
Platte County’s lengthy match winning streak came to a conclusive finish.
The next evolution for Platte County involves winning a postseason game and making a push for a playoff spot.
Platte County could be in the unique position to have the same number of players returning from injury as they lost from a year ago.
Platte County lost three seniors from a year ago, but the legacy from recent teams remains in place.
Gabe Middleton believes he has the numbers — both overall and in returning talent.
The foundation for the future of Platte County’s program has been laid figuratively and literally.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — The opening moments portended Platte County’s fate.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — True to earned reputation, Platte County fought back and created some uncertainty. The Pirates just didn’t have quite enough to complete an unlikely comeback in the Class 4 District 15 championship game.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Casey Jumps received a simple message from his coaches before taking the mat: “Go win it.” They weren’t just talking about his match, either.
Casey Jumps can add his name to another exclusive Platte County list.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — Platte County played fast and loose, never enduring a tense moment on the way to ending a lengthy streak of postseason disappointment.
Deiondre Ragsdale put up a game-high 32 points, but Platte County couldn’t quite keep pace with Raytown South in the regular season finale.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Casey Jumps became a product of the Platte County program.
Park Hill South just missed a fourth consecutive team trophy from the Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships this past weekend, placing fifth behind some impressive performances from junior Paige Riekhof and sophomore Georgia Clark.
Defense and energy were key for Platte County to end a four-game losing streak.
Platte County closed the regular season with a second straight win, and now the Pirates want to see if they can put together three straight for the first time this season.
RAYTOWN, Mo. — Platte County went into the place matches of the Class 3 District 4 tournament needing to approach perfection.
Don’t expect any wins to come easy for Platte County at this point in the season.
Platte County keeps showing ways to fight, even during a tough stretch of play in Suburban Conference Blue Division play.
Jake Blackwood understands the importance of making his own decision on when to walk away. A 2004 Platte County graduate, he recently announced his retirement from professional baseball after a winding 11-year career that included two stints with Major League Baseball franchises and finished close to his adopted hometown.
Casey Jumps took the mat as an overwhelming favorite in a dual all but assured as a victory for Platte County before it started.
Cody Phippen, Sage Smart and Casey Jumps pinned their way through brackets over the weekend in the Silver Lake Tournament — a late addition to Platte County’s schedule.
GLADSTONE, Mo. — Platte County’s push to finish the season on a positive note didn’t end with a runner-up showing in the Suburban Conference Blue Division Championships. For the second straight year, the Pirates were runners-up to Kearney in the final team standings, but a talented senior group continued to show off its progression.
The players continue trying to adapt as the changes and uncertainty pile up, but Platte County’s task remains difficult.
A big halftime lead evaporated for Park Hill South in a key Suburban Conference Red Division matchup.
Platte County baseball added three more to its junior college gang on national signing day.
Platte County’s Amanda Sullivan enters her senior season with a unique scenario.
Platte County came away with its first tournament title of the year and received contributions up and down a reshuffled lineup.
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