West Platte Sports
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.
BASEHOR, Kan. — Cody Phippen closed out his final Bobcat Classic with his third championship in three tries.
Platte County could’ve endured a difficult rebuilding year, but the senior class instead found a way to carry on tradition.
Annika Welty’s contributions went well beyond thunderous kills and abrasive blocks.
WESTON, Mo. — West Platte might have been shorthanded and still rebuilding, but a loss Monday, Dec. 18 to Northland Christian still won’t sit well.
Platte County freshman Emma Koeneke didn’t start the season as the Pirates’ No. 1 option at pitcher. She finished it as a Class 3 Missouri Fastpitch Coaches Association all-state selection.
West Platte hung close but couldn’t quite spring the upset to stay alive in the KCI Conference Tournament.
Hunter Hendricks put up a career-high 24 points and helped North Platte overcome a late deficit in a Tuesday, Nov. 21 season-opener.
Tyler St. Louis can feel the energy around the program, and some of the credit can go to his predecessor.
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.
Through all the losses, Dillon Higdon never lost his optimism last season.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — West Platte didn’t even have a team until three weeks ago. By the end of the Class 1 Missouri State Cross Country Championships, the seven runners in the lineup earned a title very few expected.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — West Platte took another step forward in a slow progression but just missed a return to the podium in the Class 1 Missouri State Cross Country Championships.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — West Platte simply came out and took care of business to extend the state’s most impressive active record.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The late season additions were enough.
West Platte put forth a spirited effort despite entering as a decided underdog.
WESTON, Mo. — West Platte made sure not to let an opportunity slip away.
West Platte put together another strong performance in the final tuneup ahead of the postseason. Max Davies recorded his fifth individual victory of the season, and the Bluejays were second in both races of the Richmond Invitational on Wednesday, Oct. 18 in Richmond, Mo.
Even heavy rain couldn’t slow down West Platte in the KCI Conference Championships over the weekend.
WESTON, Mo. — The final match ended up being very representative of the season.
West Platte turned in an encouraging performance and then received some even more encouraging news.
West Platte again showed off potential during a trip to the Kearney Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 7.
West Platte continued to roll in KCI Conference play, sweeping Lawson in an important matchup Thursday, Oct. 5 in Weston, Mo.
West Platte grabbed an early lead and jumped back into the game early in the second half.
West Platte staged a memorable rally but couldn’t come up with the last run needed to extend the season.
Emma Roth set a school record and earned her second victory of the year in the Kansas City Classic held Saturday, Sept. 30 in Peculiar, Mo.
WESTON, Mo. — During West Platte’s annual “Dig the Pink” night promoting breast cancer awareness, the Bluejays received another look at their biggest KCI Conference rival.
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