High School Basketball-Friday, February 21

Boys...

Union 68 Hermann 62. Nick Ziegler scored 24 for the Wildcats followed by Tanner Bunch with 11 and Brian Borgmann with 10. Mathew Hug scored 16 for Hermann.

New Haven 35 Owensville 30

Sullivan 67 St. James 65

Pacific 41 St. Clair 33

Holt 70 Washington 64

Zumwalt North 58 Zumwalt South 55

St. Charles 76 Warrenton 42

Girls...
Borgia 58 Rosati Kain 33. Borgia wins the outright AAA Conference Championship

Washington 53 Holt 26

St. Charles 47 Warrenton 30

Final Boys Four Rivers Conference Standings
Pacific 7-0 to finish as outright champs
Sullivan 6-1
St. James 5-2
Hermann and St. Clair 3-4
New Haven and Union 2-5
Owensville is 0-7

Boys GAC Central Standings
Zumwalt South 6-2
Zumwalt North 5-2 with one conference left next week
Washington 5-3

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

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What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 34 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.