McBratney, Cook successful early in restocking Platte County lineup

Platte County entered the season with potentially the most talented lineup in program history. Yet, the Pirates’ first-year senior starters might have already provided the evidence to support the optimism. In Wednesday’s Platte County Invitational, Platte County seniors Jaron Cook and Mason McBratney both medaled in singles, and the Pirates placed fourth out of eight […]

Post Dual Interview: Jack Forrest, Sr.

Platte County senior Jack Forrest recorded a win at No. 2 doubles in the Pirates’ 7-2 victory over Willard on Tuesday at Platte County High School.

Platte County puts slow start in rearview, goes into home opener on 3-game win streak

SMITHVILLE, Mo. — If the pitching staff comes together, Platte County continues to show the potential to go from a slow start to a consistent winning team. More accurately based on the collective talent, the question might be more about when rather than if. Smithville found out first hand in Monday’s nonconference rivalry game. Platte […]

Platte County goes scoreless in 3 losses at home tournament

Don’t ever expect the field in the Platte County Invitational to include an opportunity to relax. The hosts were on the wrong end of a difficult bracket to open the season, losing three games in three days and finishing eighth. The Pirates failed to score a goal in shutout losses to St. Pius X (3-0), […]

Platte County still looking to nab 1st win of young season

Platte County likely expected some ramp up time to put existing pieces in new, more prominent places, but an already busy start to the season takes on a little more urgency after an 0-3 start in the Metro Leadoff Classic. The Pirates created a grueling schedule coming off of the 2022 Class 5 state championship […]

Platte County enters season with no returning Class 5 state qualifiers

Platte County’s roster includes talented and versatile pieces, and time will likely show how they fit together. Yes, the Pirates move on minus all five of the only Class 5 Missouri State Track and Field Championships medalists in program history, but reasons for optimism abound. After moving up from Class 4 in 2022, Chandler Steinmeier […]

Quartet of returning state qualifiers positions Platte County for success

Platte County experienced the expected bump in postseason competition from a move up to Class 5. Now that the Pirates know they will remain there, the challenge has been revealed about overall expectations for established standouts, developing youth and promising newcomers. In 2022, Platte County’s standout season ended without a medal in the Class 5 […]