High School Basketball-Saturday, March 15

Boys Class 4 Quarterfinal...
The season ended for the Borgia Knights with a 57-44 loss to the Republic Tigers at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar Saturday afternoon. Republic senior guard Dylan Bekemeier scored the first seven points for his team and the Tigers never trailed in posting their 25th win of the year against four losses. Cody Geiger scored 18 and Bekemeier finished with 15 as the Tigers advanced to the MSHSAA State Championships next weekend in Columbia. Joe Helfrich capped off his basketball career at Borgia with 15 points followed by sophomore Luke DeLine with 13. Borgia ends the season with a 20-9 record under Coach Dave Neier. Republic advances to state looking for a repeat performance of their title run a year ago.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 22 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 15 sec ago

Baseball...
Borgia hosts St. Dominic in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. First pitch is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field
Herculaneum at St. Clair

Golf...
Washington will host the Class 4 District 3 Tournament at Wolf Hollow...