Guffey gives Platte County another option in the lineup

A newcomer to the lineup provided a big boost for Platte County in a tough Liberty Invitational field. Colby Guffey, one of six seniors on Platte County’s roster, made his tournament debut and third varsity appearance of the season Thursday at Hodge Park Golf Course in Kansas City. On a day when the Pirates weren’t […]

Platte County maintains winning streak, captures NKC title

An early goal stood up in the championship game of the North Kansas City Invitational against the hosts over the weekend. Platte County junior Riley Smith continued her prolific scoring season with a marker in the 22nd minute, and senior goalkeepers Grace Neece and Avery Krahenbill combined on a clean sheet in a 1-0 victory […]

Talley finding home on the course, gives Platte County a boost

A new name popped up on the leaderboard for Platte County during the Park Hill Invitational on Thursday. Lakin Talley, a senior baseball player turned golfer this season, shot an 88 on Thursday at Tiffany Greens Golf Course in Kansas City. He played the course for just the second time and mixed in bogeys and […]

Postgame Interview: Dayton Mitchell, Sr., CF

Platte County senior center fielder Dayton Mitchell collected one of two hits for the Pirates in an unorthodox 4-0 win over Winnetonka on Thursday at Platte County High School.

Platte County out to 3-1 start after pair of conference wins

Platte County coach John Sipes still hasn’t fully deployed his pitchers, instead using a committee approach early in the season. The returns have been strong. On Thursday, Winnetonka faced junior Landon Fulk, senior Jackson McMahan, sophomore Jake Schwieder and sophomore Jeter Mauzey and struck out 17 times at Platte County High School. The Pirates came […]

Schwieder shatters own school record in pole vault

LIBERTY, Mo. — For a few minutes, Platte County junior Maya Sullivan took the program record in the pole vault in her first competition with the Pirates. Abbie Schwieder, a senior, then took her record back before going even higher and shattering her previous best. Schwieder finished second in the competition during the Ron Ives […]

Platte County comes back for 3rd in home tournament

Platte County finally ended a losing skid against a Highway 92 rival in a big spot to open the season. A newcomer came up with the goal needed to end nearly a decade of frustrating. Riley Smith, a junior midfielder, scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Kearney on Friday at Pirate Stadium […]