Platte County R-3 Sports
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.
A key Class 5 District 16 preview seemed to be going well for Platte County on Monday, April 30 at Platte County High School.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — When the finally scores came in, Park Hill got five golfers through to the sectionals.
Thanks to a clean sweep over Kearney, Platte County earned the Suburban Conference Blue Division title on Monday, April 30.
In a playoff rematch from last year, Park Hill picked up a 4-1 victory against Liberty in a showdown on Monday, April 16, at the Park Hill District Soccer Complex in Riverside, Mo.
The Pirates finished second at a doubles tournament at William Chrisman on Monday, April 16.
Park Hill South muscled up for a win in the Northland Invitational on Monday, April 16.
Platte County hosted a change of pace tournament on Monday, April 16 at Shiloh Springs Golf Course in Platte City.
Platte County swept the double matches to set the tone for a 7-2 victory over visiting Oak Park on Monday, April 9, at the Platte County Tennis Courts.
Platte County and Grain Valley entered the final pool play match of the Platte County Invitational knowing where each other stood.
If the adage ‘there is strength in numbers’ holds true, Platte County will again have a banner year in track and field.
Noah Singer became Platte County’s first-ever Class 2 sectional qualifier last year in tennis.
Another spring brings another chance Platte County to return to the district championship game.
Platte County reached the postseason for the first time in Class 5 last year behind a senior class of 13 players.
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