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

3 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 2 days ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

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

18 hours 53 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.