SMITHVILLE — A Smithville Middle School football team recently pulled off a nifty trick play to garner national attention.
KANSAS CITY – Smithville’s defense held a potent Winnetonka offense to two touchdowns, rebounding from a road loss with a 38-14 victory on Friday, Oct. 11.
LIBERTY — Class 6 No. 3 Liberty North stayed hot on the coolest Friday night of the 2019 season defeating No. 10 Blue Springs 31-14 Friday, Oct. 11, at the Crossley Family Activity Center.
GRAIN VALLEY — From the 20 to the 20, the Kearney Bulldogs put some impressive drives together on the road against the Grain Valley Eagles.
LIBERTY — Kaden Rottjakob was a perfect 3-for-3 on field goals Friday, Oct. 11, including a 37-yard game winner in double overtime that gave Liberty a 23-20 win over Lee's Summit West at Liberty Hospital Activity Center.
Boys Swimming and Diving
LIBERTY — Liberty senior Tait Harvey will continue his swimming career on the other side of the state. Harvey, an all-state swimmer, announced via Twitter on Thursday, Oct. 3, his commitment to Lindenwood University in St. Charles, nearly 24 miles northwest of St. Louis.
The Liberty Blue Jays are ranked seventh in the first Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association Class 4 rankings of the 2019 season. Rankings were announced Friday, Sept. 27.
KEARNEY — The Smithville girls cross country team is now 2-for-2 on Suburban Blue conference championships as Olivia Littleton led the Warriors to a second straight league title, while Kearney’s Tyler Pedee won the boys race on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Jesse James Park.
LIBERTY — Liberty’s cross country teams swept the team titles at the Suburban Red conference meet while Liberty North’s girls placed second and the boys took fourth on Saturday, Oct. 12, on the Wildflower Cross Country Course across from Liberty North High School.
PECULIAR — Liberty North and Liberty’s boys cross country teams took fourth and fifth place, respectively, and Liberty’s girls placed third while Olivia Littleton highlighted Smithville’s runs at the KC Classic on Saturday, Oct. 5., on Raymore-Peculiar’s cross country course.
KEARNEY — Katie Blodgett and Makaela Carr put on quite the showing inside the circle on Monday, Sept. 30. But, in the end, it was Blodgett who outdueled Carr to lead the Kearney Bulldogs to a 1-0 softball victory in eight innings over the Smithville Warriors at Kearney High School.
INDEPENDENCE — The Liberty girls golf team is back in the fold as a state team qualifier after finishing second at the Class 2 Sectional 4 tournament on Monday, Oct. 14, at the par-72 WinterStone Golf Course.
SMITHVILLE — Abby Howard brought home a district championship to lead the Liberty Blue Jays to a team title while Liberty North was runner-up at the Class 2 District 8 golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 7, on the par-72 Posse Golf Course at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex at Smithville Lake.
KANSAS CITY — Liberty placed five individuals inside the top 10 to win the Suburban Red girls golf title. Liberty North’s Averi Mickelson claimed the individual title to lead the Eagles to a runner-up finish on Monday, Sept. 30, at Hodge Park Golf Course.
PLATTE CITY — The Kearney Bulldogs placed second and Smithville’s Mahlee Wohlford won medalist honors to pace the Warriors to a third-place finish at the Suburban Blue conference championships on Monday, Sept. 30, at Shiloh Springs Golf Course.
The Kearney Bulldogs took care of business with a conference victory in three sets with Grain Valley on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Grain Valley High School.
WARRENTON — In what Kearney volleyball coach Pete Smart described as an emotional awards ceremony, the Bulldogs graciously accepted the first Megan Gross Memorial trophy Saturday, Sept. 28, at Warrenton High School.