For just the second time in what long ago became one of the best careers in program history, Sisely Mitchell broke the 19-minute mark in a race, doing so in one of the Midwest’s largest meets. Platte County’s senior No. 1 placed 47th in the Chile Pepper Festival’s field of more than 600 runners Saturday […]
Even in one of the Midwest’s largest meets, Andrew Johnson stood out, but he also continued to see one of the top runners with a shot to keep him from the ultimate postseason goal. Platte County’s senior star placed eighth in an elite field of almost 900 runners in Saturday’s Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, […]
RAYTOWN, Mo. — Raytown’s mistakes piled up and eventually provided too many openings. Not able to fully take advantage of four turnovers, Platte County still took enough advantage of consistently beneficial field position and pulled away for a 35-12 victory Friday night at Chittwood Stadium in a Suburban Conference White Division matchup that also carried […]
Platte County held on for a 3-2 nonconference victory over Pembroke Hill on Thursday at Pirate Stadium behind two goals from senior Josh Nelson.
For the second straight year, Platte County made the Class 2 District 8 individual tournament doubles final into an all-Pirates affair. Platte County seniors Addy Mayne and Olivia Holbrook earned the championship with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over senior teammates Delaney Bachmann and Lucy McClain on Friday afternoon at Kearney High School. Both earned berths […]
Shorthanded but in control, Platte County appeared set to see out a meaningful and comfortable victory at Pirate Stadium. Instead, Pembroke Hill forced in a pair of goals in the final 10 minutes of regulation and created chaos in front of the Pirates’ net in the closing seconds, nearly producing an equalizer Thursday night. The […]
Platte County senior Gavin Nichols scored the opening goal and added an assist in a 3-2 win over Pembroke Hill on Thursday night at Pirate Stadium.
The offense continues to come in bunches with the entire lineup making contributions. On Monday, Platte County senior outfielder Kallie Hitzelberger collected three singles, and senior catcher Morgan Shields, senior third baseman Emma Reed and freshman Allie Riggs drove in two runs apiece in an 11-7 road win at Park Hill South in Riverside. The […]
Platte County seniors Mackenzie Borland and Lily Ricketts plus junior No. 1 Ella Green all medaled in Wednesday’s Smithville Invitational on The Posse Course at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex, sending the Pirates into the closing stretch of the season with some momentum. They shot a team 398 in the final tuneup before the Suburban Conference […]
At first glance, Platte County’s 27th-place finish out of 35 teams in the Gold Division of Saturday’s Gans Creek Classic in Columbia doesn’t outwardly show success. The deeper look provides the evidence. While still not at full strength, Platte County’s seven runners averaged 21 minutes, 48 seconds on the course that will host the Class […]