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

5 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Soccer Player Anna Merseal from St. Clair High School. Anna currently leads the team with 15 goals and nine assists. Last game out, Anna scored leading the Bulldogs to a 2-0 win over Fatima. Coach Tim Isgrig says Anna has worked hard to improve her game in the past year. Her teammates respect her and look to her for leadership. Anna is also a very good student. Current GPA is 3.8.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 23 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 32 min ago

A late surge by the Cardinals gave them a 6-1 win over the Reds at Busch Stadium. Yadier Molina hit a three-run double in the seventh inning to break the tie. The Cards put up two more runs in the eighth to secure the win. Michael Wacha pitched seven innings of one-run ball for St. Louis to improve to 2-and-0. The Cards have won three straight.