SAVANNAH, Mo. — For more than 30 seconds, Platte County sat down on defense before forcing a turnover late in the second quarter of the Savannah Invitational championship game. Kobe Cummings, a senior guard, came up with the steal and raced in for a late layup, putting the Pirates seemingly in control with a 20-point lead at halftime against Chillicothe.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blake Hopson drew the important assignment for leadoff in a dual between nationally ranked foes.
Shannon Banark didn’t take long to make a noticeable impact.
Platte County coach Chris Stubbs saw his team in exactly the spot he expected.
North Platte decided to make sure the seeding looked off.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chad Jones didn’t have exactly the debut lineup he expected for the season-opener.
Park Hill closed out the Winnetonka Invitational with a win.
Platte County faded back to fourth place in the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 2, unable to come away with any individual titles.
West Platte hung close but couldn’t quite spring the upset to stay alive in the KCI Conference Tournament.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ronnie Bell couldn’t wait to take the celebration to the crowd.
SAVANNAH, Mo. — On Platte County’s opening possession, Deiondre Ragsdale splashed in a 3-pointer and ended up with a four-point play. On the second, the senior guard banked in another 3.
A balanced offense led to a blowout win in the season-opener.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Park Hill still needs to answer plenty of questions, but the debut for a revamped roster yielded an encouraging result.
Hunter Hendricks put up a career-high 24 points and helped North Platte overcome a late deficit in a Tuesday, Nov. 21 season-opener.
On what ended up the final play of Platte County’s historic season, Tanner Clarkson’s pass fluttered in the crisp autumn breeze toward wide receiver John Watts.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. — The assembled students chanted, “Welty! Welty! Welty”
PARKVILLE, Mo. — Maren Mair’s journey back to a volleyball court in Platte County was worth the wait.
Park Hill looked the part of feared powerhouse early last season, flexing a deep and talented lineup in a difficult schedule.
Lamel Robinson, Desi Williams and Saadique Perkins will be well-known commodities.
Platte County won’t boast the flashiest lineup but expect the Pirates to compete again for hardware in Class 3.
Park Hill came so close to the proper ending for a special season.
Tyler St. Louis can feel the energy around the program, and some of the credit can go to his predecessor.
While a Division I talent returns, Park Hill knows a playoff return hinges on development.
As odd as the statement sounds, Chris Stubbs believes he returns more than five starters from last year.
Park Hill South came so used to success that some could interpret last year’s finish in the Misosuri State Swimming and Diving Championships a disappointment.
West Platte knew replacing Nealie Niemeier would be a big job. With two other players not back, the Bluejays have even more work to do.
A crew of mostly unknown commodities combined to find success a year ago.
Park Hill’s reason for optimism seems obvious. Last season, all of the Trojans’ qualifiers for the Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships were underclassmen.
Park Hill South experienced the ups and downs a year ago.
Tim Sutton should understand the challenge at this point.
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