Andrew Johnson lowers 3,200 school record again in win at Bill Summa Invitational

Andrew Johnson always goes into big races with a plan, and for the majority of an accomplished career, he rarely disappoints. On Saturday, Platte County’s bonafide senior long-distance star continued to enhance his legacy. He pulled away from an elite field in the 3,200-meter race at the Bill Summa Invitational at William Chrisman High School […]

Platte County rattles off 3 straight wins in surge to start conference play

Critical offense coming from players who just made a gamechanging defensive play can feel fitting. On Friday night, Platte County sophomore rightfielder Rocco Marriott and senior catcher Tyler Stearns combined on an inning-ending double play and then immediately provided the Pirates with a go-ahead run — the only one needed in what ended up a […]

Platte County’s 1st 2 wins of season come in dominant conference efforts

Platte County needed the results, regardless of the opponents. The Pirates opened Suburban Conference play with back-to-back dominant wins this past week, including an 8-1 triumph over visiting William Chrisman on Thursday at Pirate Stadium. After suffering four straight losses to strong competition to open the season, Platte County remained committed to finding continuity for […]

Knickman/Gentilia team up in medal-winning performance at home invitational

Platte County appears to have a new No. 1 in the lineup, but veteran coach Trevor Short continues to assess a deep group of potential contributors in the early part of what ultimately ends up being a short season. The Pirate Scramble Invitational provided a perfect opportunity Monday at Shiloh Springs Golf Course. Each team […]

Photos: Platte County 8, William Chrisman 1

Platte County scored five times in the first half and held on for an 8-1 win in Suburban Conference White Division play over William Chrisman on Thursday at Pirate Stadium.