High School Basketball-Saturday, March 8

Class 4 District 9 at Borgia High School...
Girls Championship-Borgia 55 Sullivan 29. Janie Arand scored 25 for the Lady Knights.
Boys Championship-Borgia 69 Pacific 66 in overtime. Borgia was led by Walton Eckelkamp with 18 points. Zac Schweissguth and Joe Helfrich added 16 apiece. Cullen VanLeer paced Pacific with 26 followed by Tanner Brown with 16.
Borgia advances to the sectional Wednesday and will face Marshfield at Missouri S&T in Rolla. The girls play at 6:00 and the boys at 7:45.
The Washington girls will play Rock Bridge Wednesday at Camdenton High School at 6:00. We'll broadcast live from both locations on KLPW-AM 1220.

Other basketball Saturday...
Girls Class 2 Quarterfinal
New Haven 42 Neelyville 34. Rachel Steinhoff scored 18 for New Haven. The Shamrocks will play Skyline in the semifinal at 3:20 Thursday at Hearnes Center.

Girls Class 3 Quarterfinal...
Hermann 54 Palmyra 39. Hermann advances to state and will face Ash Grove in the semifinal Thursday at 8:20 at Mizzou Arena

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

19 hours 38 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

5 days 15 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 43 min ago

The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.