Platte County R-3 Sports
The last time Platte County suffered a loss it came at the hands of Kearney.
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.
The Platte County Archery team hosted a pair of tournaments the past two weekends at Barry School.
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.
Platte County struggled to find a way to unlock the physical Raytown South defense in a Suburban Conference Blue Division matchup on Friday, Feb. 2 at Platte County High School.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Platte County was clicking on all cylinders to begin its Suburban Conference Blue Division matchup at Winnetonka High School on Monday, Jan. 29.
In the final regular season tournament of the year, Platte County had four individual champions and placed second in the Lydia’s Lights/Blue Springs South Tournament that concluded on Saturday, Jan. 27, in Blue Springs, Mo.
The first varsity tournament wins for Blake Bills and Austin Kincaid came at just the right place for both — at Platte County’s home tournament.
BASEHOR, Kan. — Cody Phippen closed out his final Bobcat Classic with his third championship in three tries.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — For only the second time this decade, Platte County picked up a victory against Smithville.
Platte County didn’t end up with any finalists, but three of the Pirates’ four medalists all ended up third place in the team’s third trip to Kaukauna, Minn. for the Cheesehead Invitational.
KEARNEY, Mo. — The final minute of the season’s first meeting between Platte County and Kearney featured plenty of dramatics.
Shannon Banark broke through and hit her first two automatic qualifying times for the Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships over the weekend.
Platte County could’ve endured a difficult rebuilding year, but the senior class instead found a way to carry on tradition.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The annual Battle for the Hill rivalry game lived up to the billing in front of a capacity crowd Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Park Hill High School.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Park Hill South junior DeQuaria Guillory put a lot of attention on her outside shot over the last week of practice and the extra work paid off in a big way.
Park Hill South again looked dominant in a three-team meet Tuesday, Dec. 19 at Platte County Community Center North. Behind wins in seven of 12 events, the Panthers easily outdistanced both host Platte County and Kearney.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A different Devin Winston came to the Kansas City Stampede this year — stoic, confident and meticulous.
Platte County won four events and just missed the team title at its largest home meet held over the weekend.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Park Hill South dug another hole to climb out of in a matchup with Staley.
Annika Welty’s contributions went well beyond thunderous kills and abrasive blocks.
Chandler Peterson turned in perhaps the best offensive season in state history.
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