LIBERTY — Liberty girls basketball outlasted Raymore-Peculiar 55-52 in a double-overtime thriller Thursday, Jan. 14 at Raymore-Peculiar High School. The Blue Jays won their fourth straight game to pull within one game of a .500 record.
SMITHVILLE — After a car crash left a 16-year-old from Smithville in critical condition, members of the community are rallying to help his family raise funds for his medical bills.
LIBERTY — The Liberty boys basketball team rattled off two double-digit victories to start the new year.
LIBERTY — The Liberty North basketball team experienced its second four-game losing streak this season after dropping two contests last week.
LIBERTY — Liberty girls basketball pulled out two straight narrow victories to recover from the team’s previous six-game losing streak.
Smithville girls basketball had a tough week as its five-game win streak came to an end and another game was canceled.
LIBERTY — The accolades continue to roll in for Liberty North’s undefeated state champion volleyball team as their freshman outside hitter finds herself ranked at the top of her recruiting class.
KEARNEY — The Kearney girls swimming team won six events and landed in the top three of four more during the Ray-Pec Tri-meet Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Raymore-Peculiar High School. The Bulldogs finished second with 550 points, landing behind the host team’s 765 points and ahead of Smithville’s 159.
High school sports teams were not immune from the “new normal” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
High school sports teams were not immune from the “new normal” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, despite spring teams losing out on the chance to compete, most 2019-20 winter sports teams were able to complete their season before the shutdown and 2020 fall sports teams put protocols in…
LIBERTY — William Jewell College will welcome back the High School Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament for the 41st consecutive year.
Coach of the Year: Chad Frigon, Liberty
Coach of the Year: Tom Rottjakob, Liberty
Coach of the Year: Katie Dowden, Liberty North
Coach of the Year: Kaily Mayhugh, Smithville
KEARNEY — Kearney girls basketball ended a six-game losing streak by beating Platte County 38-22 Thursday, Dec. 17 at Kearney High School.
LIBERTY — Liberty North boys wrestling took first place in the Bronco Invitational Saturday, Dec. 12 at Lee’s Summit North.
LIBERTY — Liberty boys basketball lost 67-57 against Park Hill in the championship game of the Liberty North Invitational Tournament on Friday, Dec. 11 at Liberty North High School.
The Missouri High School Soccer Coaches announced the boys all-state teams and three local players made the list.
LIBERTY — Liberty North girls basketball finished 1-2 in its Liberty North Invitational Tournament after losing their 3rd-place game against Raytown 44-33 Friday, Dec. 11 at Liberty North High School.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville girls basketball won its third straight game with a 44-39 win over conference foe Grandview Thursday, Dec. 10 at Smithville High School.
KEARNEY — Kearney girls basketball fell to 0-4 after the team’s 51-28 loss against Lincoln Prep Friday, Dec. 11 to end the Liberty North Invitational Tournament.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville boys and girls wrestling teams did not take home any first-place team trophies this week, but both groups had some individual performers who stood out in tournament action.
LIBERTY — The Liberty North wrestling teams had a strong first week of action as the boys and girls teams went undefeated in dual competitions and the boys took runner-up in their first tournament.
LIBERTY — The Liberty Blue Jays wrestling teams got the season started with a few dual wins before they went on the dominate at the Leavenworth Challenger tournament in Leavenworth, Kansas.
LIBERTY — Liberty North girls basketball kicked off the season with a commanding 61-33 win over Lee’s Summit Friday, Dec. 4 at Liberty North High School.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville girls basketball finished in third place at the Savannah Tournament after its grinding 26-20 victory over William Chrisman Friday, Dec. 4 at Savannah High School.
KEARNEY — Kearney boys basketball had its hot start cooled down against Platte County in the finals of the Savannah Tournament Saturday, Dec. 7.
LIBERTY — Liberty girls basketball and Kearney girls basketball faced off on Thursday, Dec. 3 in a matchup of two perennial contenders that had huge roster turnover from district championship seasons last year.
LIBERTY — Liberty North boys basketball fell short in its season opener 41-37 against St. Joe Central, but the Eagles got back to .500 with a 35-32 road win over Rockhurst on Friday, Dec. 4.