High School Basketball-Saturday, January 12

Boys...
Washington Tournament
Seventh Place-St. Clair 62 Fort Zumwalt East 57
Consolation-Borgia 63 St. Charles 61
Third Place-Francis Howell Central 65 Bayless 49
Championship-Washington 55 Westminster 51. Washington scored 30 points in the fourth quarter to win it.

South Callaway Tournament
Championship-Russelville 50 New Haven 41. Seth Schenk was named to the second team All Tournament Team. Kyle Ruediger was named the Tournament MVP, even though he didn't play in the championship game after suffering an injury in the semifinal.

Girls...
Union Tournament
Consolation-Union 51 Washington 41. Rachel Bassett reached one thousand points for her high school career.
Third Place-Borgia 48 St. Charles West 36
Championship-Sullivan 49 Helias 48. Sierra Pryor hit a three pointer with less than two seconds left to win for the Lady Eagles.

South Callaway Tournament
Championship-Hermann 41 New Haven 26

Wrestling...
The Owensville Tournament is Saturday. Herculaneum took first, Owensville was second and Sullivan third.

Washington took the championship in the 1-41 rumble at Rockwood Summit. Spencer Baird is the new Washington High School Career Wins record holder with 126. Cole Hamai picked up career win number 124 as a junior.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 19 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 17 hours 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

19 hours 59 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.