High School Basketball-Thursday, January 30

Boys...
Union Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Union pounded Crystal City 60-39 behind 25 points from Nick Ziegler. Tanner Bunch added 11 and Brian Borgmann 10.
St. Clair had a seesaw battle with Northwest with the Lions coming out on top 52-49 in overtime. The Bulldogs were led by Reno Jones with 15 and Damon Arnold with 13. Jarrid Hamilton paced Northwest with 17 points and Clayton Meyer chipped in 14.

Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Montgomery County 83 Hermann 74
St. James 51 New Haven 48
Consolation Semifinals...
Warrenton 51 Chamois 30
Owensville 47 Wright City 37

Girls...
Lindbergh Tournament Championship...
Sierra Pryor scored 25 points leading Sullivan to a 51-37 win over Pacific. Pryor was named to the All Tournament Team along with teammates Taylor Lucas and Aley Lucas. Pacific's Kate Cookson and Kya Hill made the team as well.

Elsewhere...

Borgia defeated Trinity 77-26. Janie Arand scored 17 for Borgia with Molly Arand and Emilly Grahl scoring 16 apiece.

St. James 63 Dexter 53

Wrestling...
Pacific won a tri-match by beating Owensville 47-36 and St. James 65-15.

Union beat Rockwood Summit 37-36. The teams were tied at 36 at the end of the match so they went to the dual meet tie breaking criteria and Union won on the 9th criteria, the most near-falls
Farmington over Union 62-12.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 7 hours ago

Union 55 Pacific 7
Borgia 42 Kennedy 6
Battle 56 Washington 8
O'Fallon Christian 50 Wright City 12
Salem 50 St. James 27
Southern Boone 40 Owensville 24
Priory 49 Sullivan 17
Hermann 36 Transportation and Law 6
Cuba 30 Jefferson 0
Moberly 42 Warrenton 0

Saturday...
St. Clair at Westminster 2:00