GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — There were points in Friday’s Class 5 District 8 championship game when Platte County could have accepted a disappointing but seemingly inevitable fate. Grain Valley built a three-score halftime lead behind a trio of touchdown runs from star senior running back Ty Williams in what felt like a familiar script from […]
For two full seasons, Sisely Mitchell and Carmen Gentilia served as leaders for a senior-less roster. The job description didn’t change this fall for Platte County’s top two runners, who continued to thrive and ended their careers together on the medal podium of the Class 4 MSHSAA Cross Country Championships at Gans Creek Recreational Area […]
Andrew Johnson gave all he could for the final five kilometers of his career. Even when Platte County’s senior star came up just short of the individual title, the real reward came from a group of teammates who gave all they could to support Johnson. The Pirates turned in the fastest cumulative performance in program […]
Platte County senior linebacker Seth Martin recorded five tackles, a sack and a pass breakup in the Pirates’ 28-21 win over Fort Osage in a Class 5 District 8 semifinal Friday at Pirate Stadium.
Platte County built a big early lead and then held on late for a 28-21 victory over Fort Osage in a Class 5 District 8 semifinal Friday at Pirate Stadium.
Platte County senior wide receiver Dawsen Mizell caught four passes for 89 yards and two touchdowns and added an interception in a 28-21 win over Fort Osage in a Class 5 District 8 semifinal Friday at Pirate Stadium.
The pass fluttered in the air with Seth Martin the only player in position to make a catch. Platte County’s senior linebacker went high in the air only to have the ball slip away from his hands and fall to the turf at Pirate Stadium. Even as teammates put hands to helmets in disbelief, the […]
For much of the first half, Platte County absorbed and repelled swift and dangerous counterattacks. However, Kansas City East broke through in the 24th minute for the opening goal of the Class 3 District 8 championship game Wednesday at Pembroke Hill High School in Kansas City. The top-seeded Bears then pulled away for a convincing […]
Still seeking to close a gap, Palmer Keith turned in a sought-after performance to not only record an important victory but take down another school record. The Platte County junior standout dominated the 100-yard breaststroke, becoming the first in program history to break the 1-minute mark in the event. Palmer won the final individual race […]
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — In a match filled with drastic momentum swings, Platte County thought the final shift occurred in a runaway fourth set. Instead, St. Michael the Archangel quickly recovered, built a big lead in the fifth and deciding set and pulled away for a 25-17, 20-25, 25-14, 11-25, 15-7 victory in Saturday’s state […]