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West Platte will have the returners to continue one increasingly amazing streak, and an influx of runners should help the Bluejays field a more complete girls team.
West Platte took second in the KCI Conference and finished with a winning record but bowed out in the first round of Class 1 District 15 play with a three-set loss to Wellington-Napoleon.
Bailee Giger’s players have shown repeated ability to battle through adversity during tough seasons, a trait the second-year coach doesn’t believe can be taught.
Don’t expect West Platte’s returning players to accept last year’s results. As a matter of fact, they don’t seem to know a lot about it.
Paul Thomas ended up at West Platte for a reason. The veteran coach didn’t switch jobs for the fancy new football facilities or to get away from a tough tenure at Warsaw.
Platte County’s top pitcher-catcher combo for the past two years shared a notable distinction this season.
Down to the final two throws of her illustrious career, Sydney Oberdiek found a little extra.
Sydney Oberdiek took down one school record Saturday, May 13 and has one final chance to add to her legacy this weekend.
CONCORDIA, Mo. — West Platte found a way to advance to the Class 2 District 16 semifinals but didn’t have enough firepower to continue its strong postseason pedigree. After turning over their entire pitching staff from a year ago, the Bluejays romped to an 8-3 win over Wellington-Napoleon in the first round but couldn’t muster more than one hit in a 12-2 five-inning, season-ending loss to second-seeded Concordia on Monday, May 15.
WESTON, Mo. — West Platte’s girls bookended the Class 1 District 8 meet with standout performances from relays.
Trevor Lamar’s complete game effort helped North Platte get back into the KCI Conference win column.
Sydney Oberdiek knows what her big discus throws look like. She’s just struggled to hit one in competition.
PLATTSBURG, Mo. — West Platte’s winning streak came to an abrupt end in a KCI Conference doubleheader last week.
WESTON, Mo. — Despite allowing a big first inning, West Platte found a way to keep up its dominance over a top rival.
North Platte grabbed its second KCI Conference win of the year a day ahead of a big rivalry game.
A three-vehicle accident claimed the life of West Platte football coach Nate Danneman the evening of Wednesday, April 19.
West Platte swept the team titles at its home meet Tuesday, April 11 behind a standout performance from the distance events.
A five-run fourth inning helped give West Platte its first victory in KCI Conference play this season.
WESTON, Mo. — After a non-voluntary two-week break, West Platte returned to the field with a stiff challenge.
Ciara Davies turned in another season-best in the 400 for West Platte, which finished third in the final team standings of the Atchison Invitational on Thursday, April 6 in Atchison, Kan.
Despite a disappointing finish to the season, Park Hill South ended up with a Missouri Basketball Coaches Association all-state selection for the third consecutive year.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Corbin Green didn’t waste time getting up to speed this season.
WESTON, Mo. — As the first home meet at the new Rudolph Eskridge Stadium started, the early star toiled away outside the fence and down the hill from the multi-million-dollar facility.
North Platte’s first loss of the season came in the KCI Conference opener last week.
After the girls dominated most of the 2016 headlines, West Platte’s boys hope to show some improvement this year and catch up a bit.
Not only did West Platte lose the top pitcher and top hitter from a year ago, the two all-state seniors were also the Bluejays’ main battery.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Parker Rotterman’s final trip to the mat didn’t end as expected.
Nealie Niemeier did all she could to extend her career in the opening round of the Class 2 District 15 tournament.
North Platte and West Platte were both eliminated in the first round of Class 2 District 15 action Tuesday, Feb. 21 in Lone Jack, Mo.
North Platte senior Parker Rotterman repeated as a champion, while West Platte junior Brayan Rodriguez earned his first berth to the Class 1 Missouri State Wrestling Championships over the weekend.
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