Editor’s Note: The Courier-Tribune’s Boys and Girls Athletes of the Year for Liberty, Liberty North, Kearney and Smithville were selected by sports writer Mac Moore based on his opinions from covering the teams and using insights provided by area coaches when available.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Athlete of the Year: Christina Walsh, Smithville
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The Greater Kansas City Suburban Conference released its 2020-21 Blue Division all-conference selections and 13 local players made the list.
Monday, March 15, 2021
LIBERTY — The Liberty girls basketball team's stellar postseason run came to an end in a blowout loss against Staley in the state sectionals.
Sunday, March 07, 2021
SMITHVILLE — The seniors for Smithville girls basketball spent the last four years trying to overcome the challenge of beating rival Kearney and winning a district championship.
Friday, March 05, 2021
LIBERTY — Liberty girls basketball took the court on Thursday, March 4 at Liberty High School to compete in its seven straight district championship game, although the circumstances were a little different than in years past.
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
SMITHVILLE — Smithville girls basketball beat St. Joe Lafayette 40-26 in the Missouri Class 5 District 15 semifinal game Monday, March 1 at Smithville High School.
LIBERTY — Liberty North girls basketball found itself on the wrong side of history as the top-seeded Eagles lost to No. 4 seed Truman.
LIBERTY — Liberty girls basketball defeated North Kansas City 50-38 in a Missouri Class 6 District 15 semifinal game Monday, March 1 at Liberty High School.
KEARNEY — Kearney girls basketball pulled out a 28-22 win over Platte County in a Missouri Class 5 District 16 semifinal game Monday, March 1 at Kearney High School.
Monday, February 22, 2021
LIBERTY — Liberty North girls basketball turned its first win over Liberty into its first regular-season sweep of the crosstown rival in program history.
Sunday, February 14, 2021
LIBERTY — Liberty North pulled off an historic win for the team on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Liberty North High School, beating crosstown rival Liberty for the first time in program history.
Monday, February 08, 2021
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
LIBERTY — The Liberty girls basketball team won the first two games of the Northtown Tournament to advance to the finals.
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
KEARNEY — Kearney girls basketball beat Platte County 35-27 on Thursday, Jan. 28 at Platte County High School to win the team’s third straight game and its fourth in its last five games.
Monday, February 01, 2021
SMITHVILLE — Smithville girls basketball took third place at the Cameron Tournament with the team’s 51-34 win over the host team Saturday, Jan. 30 at Cameron High School.
Sunday, January 24, 2021
LIBERTY — A young Liberty girls basketball squad survived an extended losing streak to start the season before finding its footing with four straight one possession victories.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
KEARNEY — Relentless defense, big momentum swings and low scoring.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
LIBERTY — Liberty North girls basketball finished fourth in the Oak Park Tournament last week.