ODESSA, Mo. — Haley Luna never broke from her smooth strides during the 400-meter final of the Class 4 Sectional 4 meet. She almost effortlessly crossed the line at Odessa High School with no visible strain indicative of her record-setting performance.
After an impressive two-year stint at Iowa Western, the No. 1 junior college prospect, according to Rivals.com, is trading in textbooks for paychecks.
After winning a Class 1 title last year, needless to stay the West Platte girls track and field team was interested in picking up the MSHSAA program last weekend at the annual MSHSAA Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City.
Platte County senior Jacob Laures waited hours for his turn to compete in the Class 4 Sectional 4 meet on Saturday, May 18, but the weather kept him in a holding pattern for almost two more full days.
West Platte’s season came to an end on a walk-off loss on Monday, May 13 in the semifinals of the Class 2 District 12 Tournament at Benner Park in Weston.
Platte County’s final race appeared to be more about formality than competition. Left with a choice in the 4x400-meter relay, the Pirates’ made a statement in claiming the Class 4 District 8 title on a dreary and unseasonably cold Saturday at Jerry Litton Memorial Stadium.
Maddie O’Neill had a perfect day for North Platte at the Class 2 Sectional 4 meet.
KANSAS CITY — Jay Threadgill couldn’t have had a rougher start to a high-pressure situation than the one he encountered on Monday, May 6.
Platte County scored nine runs over the final three innings it batted to pick up a 13-5 victory over Winnetonka on Monday, May 6 at Platte County High School.
With a trio of NAIA offers to consider, Grace Rice settled on one thing — comfort.
LEE’S SUMMIT — Teresa Thomas and Caleia Johnson shared the ‘golden spike’ medal given to the high-point scorer at the Suburban Conference Gold Division meet on Friday, May 3.
West Platte brought home more hardware for the school's collection on Saturday, May 4, with a pair of top two-finishes at the Class 2 District 7 meet hosted at Rudolph Eskridge Stadium in Weston.
GREENVILLE, Ill. — The Park women’s track and field team made history at the American Midwest Conference meet on Friday, April 26.
Nada Meawad admitted she had a little bit of nerves at the prospect of announcing a draft pick in front of a national audience.
A six-run fifth inning vaulted West Platte past rival North Platte, 9-5, in a KCI Conference game on Tuesday, April 23 in Dearborn.
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