West Platte Sports
DEARBORN, Mo. — It’s taken North Platte nine years to get a win against West Platte in baseball. This year, the Panthers nabbed not only one victory off their cross-county rival — but two, and a spot in the district semifinals.
West Platte ran away with their first-ever girls KCI Conference championship at the KCT Conference Track and Field Championships held Saturday, April 28 at Mid-Buchanan High School in Faucett, Mo.
West Platte’s Grant Eagen is back after hitting .408 last year and earning all-district honors.
WELLINGTON, Mo. — For the third straight year, Santa Fe found a way to end the season for the North Platte squad.
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.
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