Smith’s return sparks nonconference win over Pembroke Hill

Coming off an irritating loss, Riley Smith didn’t take long to make her return to the lineup a focal point Monday night against Pembroke Hill. Platte County’s junior leading scorer tallied a pair of goals in quick succession early in the first half, and the Pirates held on from there for a 2-0 victory at […]

Conference title chase over, Platte County focused on postseason

The chase for the Suburban Conference Blue Division championship ended with a 4-2 loss to Smithville on Monday at Platte County High School. Platte County dropped a third straight game, the second in a row in league play, as a common theme persisted: missed opportunities. The Pirates stranded six total runners, including leaving the bases […]

Early’s runnerup finishes highlight Platte County’s 2nd-place showing at conference

Platte County hung around the top of the team standings for most of Friday’s Suburban Conference Blue Division Championships at Grandview High School. Ultimately, the Pirates just didn’t have enough to claim the top spot, but the depth and development of a mostly unknown roster coming into the season showed. Despite finishing with only one […]

Platte County enters postseason with momentum, high hopes for history

Platte County entered the season with nothing but unknowns. The Pirates have a chance to finish it by making a lot of history and adding to what’s already been an inarguable success. On Monday, Platte County honored eight total seniors after their final home dual Monday, the program’s first-ever victory over Park Hill South. The […]

Platte County looking to regain early season momentum

Despite having three golfers in the top seven of the final standings, Platte County finished third in the Suburban Conference Blue Division Championships  on Monday at Shiloh Springs Golf Course. The contenders at the top were the ones expected to compete for the team title, and Smithville took top honors by eight strokes with a […]

Platte County girls claim 1st conference title since 1992

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Simply needing to shuttle the baton around the track four times, Platte County’s senior quartet in the 4×400-meter relay decided to put on a show instead. The Pirates had already wrapped up the Suburban Conference Blue Division Championships team title on Friday night, assuming they finished the final race. Abbie Schwieder opened […]

Post Dual Interview: Platte County Seniors

Platte County seniors Daunte Alaiwat, Bradley Beeson, Tony Railsback and Emilio Escamilla led the Pirates to a 5-4 win over Park Hill South on Monday at Platte County High School.