Platte County won its fifth straight game by holding off Fort Osage, 3-2, on Monday, Sept. 16 at Pirate Stadium.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Platte County volleyball team competed at Hillcrest High School in a tournament, finishing second in the consolation finals.
Platte County finally enjoyed the opportunity to “put a little orange” on the Highway 92 Showdown’s road-sign emblazoned traveling trophy. Pirates’ veteran coach Bill Utz showed just a hint of a celebratory smile mixed with some obvious and understandable relief even after a 51-14 bulldozing of Kearney on Friday, Sept. 13 at Pirate Stadium.
Platte County made quick work of the visiting Raytown South Cardinals on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Platte County High School.
Visiting Stanberry snapped North Platte’s winning streak with a 2-0 win on Monday, Sept. 16 at Dean Park in Dearborn.
Platte County continued its dominance of the Barstow Tournament.
With deer hunting opening for archery season on Sept. 15 and firearms portions in the coming months, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants hunters, landowners, and others to know key information about chronic wasting disease, or CWD.
Park Hill South picked up a win over rival Park Hill on Monday, Sept. 9 at Park Hill High School.
West Platte took first place in the boys division at the North Platte 2-miler held on Tuesday, Sept. 4 in Dearborn.
Following up a conference opponent with a district foe is never an easy way to start a new campaign — especially when that foe handed you two losses the prior season — but No. 8 Park Hill (2-0) rode the strength of three first half touchdowns to a 21-10 victory over Liberty (1-1) last Friday night at HyVee Field.
West Platte reached the championship game of the KCI Tournament and settled for second place after a loss to Lawson in the title match on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Mid-Buchanan High School in Faucett.
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.
There was a time where Daire Stelljes thought she would be running track and field in college. Then, the West Platte graduate thought volleyball was going to be the way to go and decided on Pittsburg State.
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.
Princeton took advantage of miscues and rolled to a 41-14 win against visiting North Platte on Friday, Sept. 6.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is considering changing regulations to help landowners address damage caused by problem wildlife and feral hogs.
KANSAS CITY — Josh Hood finally got the check mark he long sought.
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.
West Platte coach Paul Thomas did his best to keep the news from the Kansas City Chiefs under wraps.
Trey Phan turned to sprint back toward the Platte County sideline in celebration, only to encounter an on-field mob ready to congratulate him.
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